51: What is a Minimum Viable Product?

A Question of Code

Feb 24 2020 • 28 mins

Creating an MPV (Minimum Viable Product) is a big deal in "startup land". But what are they, exactly? How do they differ from a normal proof-of-concept or technical prototype, and are they a useful part of the development cycle?

MVP is an oft-abused term, but why do people insist on skipping the "viable" part? What should you bear in mind when creating a genuinely useful MVP of your own? Find out all this and more in this week's fortuitous instalment of A Question of Code.

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