This is a personal side project that takes inspiration from AutoGPT but with a focus on being an autonomous developer assistant. The GPT agent journey continues…
What did I learn from AutoGPT and why start from scratch?
I learned a few valuable things from working on a JS version of AutoGPT:
Using vector databases to increase available context can supercharge GPT
What a vector database even is (I’d never heard of them until I started delving more into AI)
That AutoGPT was trying to be too many things at once, and was more of a “Jack of all trades” than a specialist tool that could be genuinely useful in the short term
I just want an autonomous developer tool, that I can give simple or medium complexity tasks, and expect them to be completed to a good standard and in a short timeframe. AutoGPT is trying to do a lot more than that, and I don’t want to deal with that bloat. I’ll go into the learnings and new process in detail below.
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