Feb 06

Releasing software is a tough thing

I am 10 days away from a product release. You would think that everything would be done and we are just polishing. But that is not the way software works. The end is always a flurry of activity to complete the final tasks.

This is no different. 80 hour weeks characterize my life right now. It is truly a test of one’s character. But almost every software product release that I have been a part of is like this.

The week or two after the release, it is doing things that you missed. Fortunately this is a cloud-based app and updates go live immediately. So even if we need to make several adjustments, hopefully nobody will even notice.