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How long will it take to build a minimum viable product in PHP or Python or Ruby on Rails?

I'm curious to hear your thoughts around the range of time.. Should there be a goal of X days? Should there be a ceiling? Exp, if over X weeks it is not a MVP etc... thanks
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tynamite's avatar It depends what you're coding.
I've coded simple websites with PHP in 3-5 days, and ones using the Symfony PHP framework in 3-5 days. I use a framework for big projects to accelerate the development speed.

I've also coded things that took me 3 months, and me and others have worked on a coding a website using Symfony that took years to add all the features, even with of constant coding every day.

I've tried Rails and I hated it. I prefer Symfony. I don't like how the same module is split into 3 different app/ models/ view/ folders. I don't like having to use various db table files to define my database rather than just use one file. I don't like the perplexing app_controller.rb files that make it hard to know exactly what needs to go there, to achieve what effect. I don't like the enigma of the syntax.
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