We are a startup working on a project with a business model designed for web 3.0, one that is poised to become a DAO. As we aren’t blockchain proficient right now and felt like blockchain technology still needs to mature, so we decided to develop the prototype of our first app in the standard web 2.0 specifications (using Java for backend and Flutter for front end). We found Dfinity 2 weeks ago, were really impressed and did a study, and have a bunch of questions for a better understanding before we decide to make the jump. We have very limited funds at the moment and need to be picky about how we spend it.
Existing language compilers – There are compilers for high level languages like Java, what may be the factors to consider or changes we may need to make in order to make the code ready for compilation and suitable for the IC platform?
The prior questions were to ascertain a way forward. What would you recommend?
a. Continue building the MVP the way we did so far, and migrate to IC after support for Java and Flutter is available?
b. Rewrite Java to motoco and build an agent in Dart for flutter? If yes, is there a guideline or specification available to build an agent?
c. Scrap everything and rewrite everything to IC stack Motoko + React.
Options b and c may be hard considering our budget and the development done/funds spent so far, but will try if one of them is the best way forward.
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