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DayTomato - milestone 3

DayTomato - milestone 3

Milestone 3 presentation by students at the Startup Programming course 2016 at University of Victoria.

Startup Programming course

December 02, 2016
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  1. DayTomato Milestone 3 FridayIdeas fridayideas.github.io

  2. Product Overview & Motivation Even after living in a city

    for so long you may not know about all the hidden gems. Tourists want to see the best local places, not the typical destinations. DayTomato lets: • Locals share their favourite places and trips • Tourists find and explore local favourites based on their preferences
  3. Architecture Android App (Xamarin) REST API (Express) Write information Read

    information Technologies • Xamarin • Google Maps & Places API • NodeJS • MongoDB • Heroku • Appveyor and Travis CI • Segment.io + Mixpanel mLab Database (MongoDB)
  4. • Revamping UI • Translating UX improvements into design and

    implementation tasks • Maintaining team velocity once all major features were in • Acquiring relevant user feedback • Developing with unfamiliar, less mainstream technologies (e.g. Xamarin) Project Challenges
  5. Pilot Testing Method • Distributed to friends & family •

    Distributed survey • Over-the-shoulder testing • Track user interaction with Analytics Results • Received comments about UI ◦ Revamped UI • Spotted complexities in UX ◦ Planned to improve UX • Discovered bugs ◦ Ongoing fixes • Advised to reward user ◦ Planned to send recognition emails