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Succeed with Xojo

How to Succeed in Business Using Xojo

Issue: 11.4 (July/August 2013)
Author: Richard Duke, CEO of Mediatec Limited, UK
Author Bio: Richard Duke is the CEO Mediatec Limited, UK and is a commercial software developer for the art and insurance industries. His main products are Artscene and ACMS.
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Article Number: 11404
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At the recent Xojo Developers Conference in Orlando, I shared my experiences of creating and running a successful company developing applications using Xojo.

My wife, Trisha, had earlier given a presentation on creating smart applications, with many useful tips to create good apps, with the emphasis on reducing the amount of time spent on developing and maintenance.

My presentation and this article is focusing on completed applications (commercial applications which can be resold many times). Note that in my discussion on annual charges, I am not referring to subscription software (software that requires an annual fee or stops working if you don't pay a fee).

Why do we work?

Although this is such a fundamental question, it is important to know the benefits of working other than to earn money to do most things. We work because people need our skills and, as a result, we derive benefit by learning more and becoming more marketable.

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