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Automatio

Web Automation without coding and in just few clicks. You can mine data, scrape websites, build charts widgets and much more.

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State of Automatio

State of Automatio

Automatioย /ย Generalย ยทย April 22, 2019 at 7:21pm

Hello everyone.

After some exchanges with @kinderminder, I learned that the Automatio project will go through a complete rewrite to make it production ready. So I have a few questions about this:

  • In terms of resources, how much money would we need to start and then launch such a project? I assume it's going to be a ballpark figure, it's alright ;)
  • What would use the money for? Developers time? Marketing?
  • Which technology, outside of Puppeteer, Node.JS , will be used for this project? Is it still up for debate?
  • How many people are ready to work for the rewrite at this moment?

Well, for now, that's all I have :D

It really looks like an interesting and challenging project. I'm really looking forward to start working on it.

Cheers!

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April 23, 2019 at 11:49pm
  1. The tech stack will not change. We will mostly use puppeteer, node.JS, bull queue, redis, mongo etc. for scraping part.
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    1. It depends, but we estimate the will be there or four phases and starting just the first phase will cost 8-10k or something closer.

      Yeah, around $10k for basic version without all features we currently have. Just MVP to lunch for 2000+ subscribers waiting for it.

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        And it will be used all for development.

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          We don't need budget for marketing currently, since we already have people waiting for lunch, and plus we can grow organically easy, like we did so far

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            April 24, 2019 at 1:55pm
            1. It depends, but we estimate the will be there or four phases and starting just the first phase will cost 8-10k or something closer.

              Do you have a strategy to raise that kind of money? Some GofundMe or some crowdfunding tool? I would personally be okay to get started as a volunteer. If there are some aspects I could take care of in the mean time... Just ask away, I do have some free time ;)

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                April 27, 2019 at 11:51am

                Do you have a strategy to raise that kind of money? Some GofundMe or some crowdfunding tool? I would personally be okay to get started as a volunteer. If there are some aspects I could take care of in the mean time... Just ask away, I do have some free time ;)

                  There is potential investor, which wanna invest ~ $10k for phase 1 development.

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                    However, I was also thinking about crowd funding on Kickstart, since we have ~2k subscribers and could reach more people

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                      Not sure how that would go honestly, but I am interested to try it out.

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                        However, even crowdfunding would require some investment in terms of creating a good looking video showing the prototype

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                          June 3, 2019 at 4:15am
                          1. The tech stack will not change. We will mostly use puppeteer, node.JS, bull queue, redis, mongo etc. for scraping part.

                            Hey I am fullstack meteor dev looking for opportunities!! I know react and material ui! Also apollo! Even I have done an 'url to screenshot app' with meteor and puppeteer!

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