There are many tools that students use in the modern day when studying but the frequent changing of tabs and windows often causes them to get distracted easily by a notification. We wanted to fix this issue.
What it does
FOKUS provides an all-in-one platform with all of the necessary tools needed for a student so they don't need to be constantly switching tabs and windows. This makes them much less easily distracted.
How we built it
We have two implementations of our project, a website, and a discord bot. The website is built with HTML, CSS, and JS and the discord bot is built with JS as well using the DiscordJS framework.
Challenges we ran into
It was difficult to make the project's UI look professional and resemble that of an actual product rather than a finicky prototype. Additionally, we underestimated the difficulty of integrating third-party databases and login systems into our product.
Accomplishments that we're proud of
We were able to implement our idea and project into two different implementations on two different platforms.
What we learned
We learned that it is important to prioritize tasks so that you don't waste time on low benefit large time consumption tasks.
What's next for FOKUS
Flesh out the Discord bot to include all of the current features in the website. On the website, add a login system, live chat interface, and a badge system where people earn badges the longer their focus streak is, so people are more inclined to stay focused.