Inspiration

I know I always have trouble waking up in the morning, so with the invention of this clock. You can now be scared into waking up early or your money disappears. But it isn't all bad though since it will go to a charity of your choice.

What it does

An alarm clock that threatens you to wake up otherwise you will lose money, and it will be donated to charity. A small price to pay to make sure you wake up on time.

How we built it

Using the Electron framework and javascript. The groundwork for a clock was made first, and then an alarm. We used the Galileo API to start transactions if the user fails to wake up in the given timeframe.

Challenges we ran into

Lots of layout and UI problems, and some API bugs that we were having.

Accomplishments that I'm proud of

First time using this framework, turned out way nicer than we thought it was going to be. The UI looks pretty decent as well

What we learned

Most of us don't know much of javascript and it was our first time using Electron. Initially we tried using python and some other stuff. But found it was probably easier to use javascript.

What's next for DonutClock

Perhaps making a mobile app, since most alarms these days are on a phone.

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