Gearing Up for Launch

July is finally here, and there is so much to do! Feature development has been slower recently as I've spent some time on administrative tasks, such as GDPR readiness and building the knowledgebase. Still, credit card functionality and basic reporting are nearly complete. I'm trying to plan reporting out as much as possible so that…

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The Road to Early Access Launch (and Beyond)

It's been a while since the last post, and with early access finally launching next month, I think it's a good time to give an update on what will be complete by the time the app opens up, plus what features will come shortly after launch and then later in the fall. Features Available by…

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Early Access Delayed Until July

As excited as I was to release early access by May, there have been a lot of changes this past week and a half in regards to how the budgets are calculated and stored. Everything looks the same from the user perspective, but this will allow reporting to be as granular as possible, and future…

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The First Week of Alpha Testing Has Wrapped Up

Last Friday (April 6th) I released the alpha version of Budgetwise to a small group of volunteer testers made up of savvy budgeters, developers, and QA testers. After getting initial feedback, I feel more confident that opening it up to testers at this stage was the right move. The sheer amount of feedback received over…

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A Change in Releases

So as I am preparing to deploy and launch the beta, it becomes more apparent that this is not yet in beta but rather "alpha", because features may still change, new things are being added every few days, and bugs may pop up a bit more frequently compared to beta. Generally, beta apps…

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