Our inspiration was the Facebook Developer Circle. Building the Developer Circle is a manual process and we aim to fill that gap. We created CodeBook - a social app to connect people with different skill-sets to connect locally, team up and build something awesome!
What it does
CodeBook connects users of varied skills to connect and build together.
Our app uses Facebook's OAuth2 to sign in a person into the app. A user stores his skills and can search for people of required skills locally and be matched with coders in the local vicinity. These connected users/coders form a developer network. They plan, set goals and track their projects. One the group starts gaining some momentum, CodeBook enables them to join/create the local Facebook Developer Circles.
How we built it
We used the react-native, expo for the front-end and amazon web services for the back-end. We also used Facebook's OAuth2 to help the user sign-up/sign-in to the app.
Challenges we ran into
We went through a bunch of technical challenges. Some of them were Geopointing the users on a map, trading-off aesthetics and functionality (due to time constraints).
Accomplishments that we're proud of
We built the app from scratch!
What we learned
We learned new skills - react-native, expo, and AWS
What's next for Codebook
Seamless integration of Codebook with Facebook's Developer Circle