14 Days: Day #2 – Putting together a small landing page

1. Domain name. Nothing fancy here. Nowdays domains are such a widespread merchandise, I beleive you can even buy one along with your hotdog while walking a park on Sunday. I’m a little conservative so I buy domains from NameCheap (no affiliate links here, sorry). They offer an expensive basic hosting plan as well, so […]

Challenge: from idea to the first sale in 14 days with Delphi

Last time I told a bunch of young coders that I am selling a Windows desktop app written in Delphi (it’s Helpinator) my words caused a huge blast of laughter. I was a little angry at first. But then I thought to myself – in times when everything is blockchainy SaaS and React-ive and node.js […]

LiteHelp For Delphi

LiteHelp is a lightweight portable context-sensitive help system for Windows desktop apps. You can read more about it in this post: https://www.dmitripopov.com/introducing-litehelp/ I also created a Delphi unit that allows to integrate LiteHelp into the context-sensitive help of Delphi VCL. It works pretty much the same way HTMLHelpViewer.pas works – just include it into your […]

7 Countries My Most Notable Customers Come From

A long time ago (in a galaxy far far away) I started my own microISV business selling help authoring tool named Helpinator. Initially I thought that doing business online was quite easy, but it proved to be wrong for many reasons. One of them is that culturual differences affect your business communications. I am a […]