How much total time and resources did it take to develop stackoverflow.com? This is a great application that sets the bar for the rest of is.
According to the article the initial coding of the site was managed by Jeff Atwood and three programmers.
The plan :
"It's going to take six to eight weeks."
In reality, it took about twice as long as that, which wasn't that bad, but it was still a 100 percent overrun.
And a great community website.
Please read the entire article.