Steve Blank and Eric Ries helped popularize the concept of the minimum viable product (MVP) as a way to get a functional prototype into the hands of potential customers as quickly as possible. Previously, too many entrepreneurs built complex, elaborate products without incorporating customer feedback, resulting in failure.
- Grab Bootstrap for the UI
- Store data in the framework’s model (e.g. Ember Data)
- Write tests (e.g. Karma)
The next time the minimum viable product topic comes up, consider a front-end only MVP as a simpler starting point.
What else? What are some more thoughts on a front-end only minimum viable product?