Akashroku - like heroku but on akash. (Hope posted this in the right thread)

Developer Award Application



**1. First & Last Name: (optional) **
jessy james

**2. Email Address: **

**3. Akash Wallet Address: **

**4. Akashian URI: **

**5. Time Zone: **

6. Language:

Social Networks

telegram: @jessyjames7777
**7. Discord Username: **

**8. Discourse Username: **

**9. Github: **
giltab.com/ optima66

**10. Twitter: **

**11. LinkedIn: **

**12. Website: **
13. Blog:


**14. Are you a developer or software engineer? **
fullstack dev
**15. Are you currently involved in Akash’s Discord developer community channel? **

**16. Have you deployed on Akash’s Mainnet or Testnet? (docs. akash .network) **
**17. Do you have other team members? **

**18. Are you looking for additional team members? **
why not
**19. Are you interested in working on Akash full-time? Akash is hiring engineers and contractors. careers/ **
**20. What Cloud hosting services do you currently use? (Amazon/Google/Microsoft) **
digital ocean
**21. How much do you pay per month for Cloud services / hosting? **
**22. How did you hear about this program? **

Product Vision:

**23. What is your project? **
Akashroku - like heroku but on akash

**24. What is the problem you will solve? **
It is very difficult to deploy on akash - you have to read some tutorials, watch some videos, know some advanced level stuff

**25. What are your goals? **
Consider how this process is done on heroku:

register on heroku. com install heroku cli (heroku console tool) => print in console:

heroku login
heroku create 
git add. && git commit -m "first commit" && git push heroku master

So here it should be the same:
install akash cli, then print in console

akash login
akash create 
git add . && git commit -m " first commit" && git push akash master

SO my goal is to built simple to use tools to deploy.

**26. What impact will this project have on the Akash developer community? **
Users will have easy way and less entry barrior to deploy on akash nodes => more users will deploy their apps on akash

**27. Who will use your project when it’s complete? **
people who want to simply deploy on akash
**28. Will you monetize your project? **
**29. Will you open source your project? **

Product Leadership / Drive:

**30. Tell us about yourself, your passion, your values **
I Like freedom and something new.
**31. What’s your aspiration for blockchain technology? **
it’s like a future:) we will all be there:)
**32. If you had $1 million in grant funding what would you do? **

  1. but $450k akt (and stake)
  2. buy $450k $rune
  3. continue developing an app:P

**33. Who will benefit most from your project? **
akt deployers, developers
**34. How will you help grow the Akash community? **
more useful tools => more developers will join akash community.
**35. How will you make Akash approachable to developers? **
easier to deploy=> more approachable
36. How do you think Akash should improve?

Product Execution:

**37. How would you utilize the grant funding? **
marketing/development new features
**38. Have you already started this work? **
**39. Do you have a GitHub or website for your project? **
private gitlab
**40. How will this task be accomplished? **

**41. How would you break this work up into 3 or 4 phases / milestones? **

  1. user deploys simple html app on akash using our service API
  2. user pays us in akash and deploys his app using our service dashboard
  3. user uses git to push his files and deploy

**42. How many months of work will this project require? **
1-3 months for mvp
**43. What’s the expected amount of funding required for your project? **

Product Progress:

**44. Will you open source your project? **
**45. How do you plan to share your work with the community once complete? **
via telegram
**46. Will you report your progress to the community every month? **
**47. Do you have any screenshots, videos, or other context you can share? **

Developer Associations:

**48. Are you associated with any accelerators, incubators, venture capital firms, or startup funds? **

**49. Are you associated with any startup communities? **
**50. Are you associated with the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF)? **

**51. Are you associated with any open source projects? **
**52. Are you associated with any of the Akash Network core team members? **


53. Are you a resident of, citizen, or located in a geographic area that is subject to UN, US, EU, Swiss or any other sovereign country sanctions or embargoes?
54. Are you over the age of 18?


As someone who used to use Heroku I can totally see the need for a tool like this. Anything that reduces the onboarding for new developers will massively increase deployments on the network. I’d be very interested to see a proof of concept funded to start with.

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We will fund this up to $1,000. Please give us an update on your progress next month!

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awesome thanks!:))))

Hi Jessy, do you have an update on progress?