Misframe

Apr 28, 2020

ReadFaster.app

I have a new project! It’s called ReadFaster.app. I’m launching it May 1, 2020.

When I usually talk about my projects, I’m either thinking about starting something or already have something in progress. This time is different: I’m already done!

ReadFaster.app

I started this project for Startup School. I needed something to build and decided to work on something I’ve wanted for a while.1 Plus this idea is simple enough to implement that it gave me time to focus on other aspects.

This project was more about the process and execution, and less about the idea itself. It was my first time taking the Startup School course, attending group sessions, getting feedback about the idea, and talking to users… all before writing a single line of code. Usually I start with code 🙃. I learned a lot this way, like how to really focus on the problem and the why.

I did most of the implementation in the last couple of weeks. It was a nice way of taking advantage of all of the free time I have during this COVID-19 pandemic.

Here are some implementation details. I did a few new things this time:

Now that this is all done… I should to get back to reading 😂.


  1. I was using my old Transverse project for this use case but it was a poor experience.