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AppDirective™

Directives go in, apps come out.™

An app to get software created without managing developers

How it works:
  1. Go to AppDirective and become a CodeBoss™
  2. Provide a simple description of your problem to launch a directive
  3. Sit back and enjoy reviewing and approving contributions
AppDirective uses advanced technology to get the software developed that you want, without you ever needing to hire a developer.

Note: This app is currently about halfway built, at the time this is being posted. We plan to have it completed soon. Until then, please leave a comment or contact us to become a boss.

Q&A:

Q: How do I get recognized for being original?
A: When you launch a directive, you stake a claim to your app idea on a first-come, first-served basis. AppDirective™ keeps an unchanging public record that you deserve credit for claiming the idea at that time.

Q: Does launching a directive protect my legal rights?
A: No. Directives do not provide any legal protection for Intellectual Property (IP) rights. For assistance with obtaining IP protections, please consult a lawyer.

Q: What if I get bored of being boss?
A: Other people can offer to pay you to take over your directive, depending on how popular it is.

Q: What's in it for AppDirective™?
A: AppDirective™ facilitates trading between developers at various prices, during development. AppDirective™ earns income by charging a small (1%) commission per trade.

Q: Can I use AppDirective™ for secret or closed source projects?
A: No. AppDirective™ is based on public source code, because we believe in the freedom to collaborate. (An AppDirective™ app can safely use secret data, but the app itself cannot be secret.) Also, while you cannot use AppDirective™ to develop software that is part of closed source itself, you may still use it to develop related software such as environments and tools, as long as you keep them separate.

If you simply need valuable software developed to solve a problem, use AppDirective™. If you have a project for software that must be restricted from being Open Source or disclosed for some reason, unfortunately, you cannot use AppDirective™ to have it developed, at this time.

Please leave a comment with your thoughts, or contact us with any questions or concerns.

Author: Isaac Serafino on behalf of Serafino Software™
Originally Posted: March 1, 2018



Advanced Technical Details (For Developers Only):

Use ballots and contributions to exercise your creative talents as you think best.

Ballots:

  1. Find a directive that fits your interests
  2. Buy and sell ballots for that directive to earn incentives as the app is developed
  3. Use ballots to elect new bosses
    • You get to cast one vote per ballot
    • You can vote for yourself or for any boss whom you trust to represent your interests
    • Bosses have control to change the directive and approve contributions

Contributions:

Contribute a repository for the solution
  1. Find or create a repository to contain the solution for the directive
    1. Collaborators will develop the solution through the approved repository
  2. Propose the repository to the boss of the directive, to build the value of the directive
  3. The boss has control to approve or deny the proposal
  4. AppDirective™ links the repository to the directive when the boss approves it

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