Meet the Parents

Moms and dads get a chance to connect with other parents:

  • who share common interests with them
  • who have kids of similar ages and
  • who are nearby!

Why it's great

  • Parenting is tough

  • Connect with other parents:

    • local support
    • And de-stress!

Features

  • Login via facebook
  • Swipe: Right - Like, Left - Pass
  • Suggestions are based on common interests, proximity and age of kids
  • Chat with new friends and arrange meetups

Architecture

The backend is developed using Maven (a build automation tool). It is split into a parent project, and four modules (models and end points). The mobile application makes use of the backend through REST services, and is developed using React native. alt tag

Business Logic

Modules

  • User: End points for getting user/child info, friends, likes and rejects
  • Recommendation: Endpoint for recommending other users who match the current user
  • Asset: Endpoints for uploading/removing media(images).

Code quality principles

Truly object oriented programming. We don't tolerate/minimize the use of:

  • Null
  • Global variables/procedure)
  • Public static/class methods or attributes
  • Implementation inheritance
  • Flow control statements (for, while, if, switch)
  • Type casting

Industry-level Quality

  • Backend: Checkstyle, FindBugs, PMD, XML validation, Maven dependencies analysis
  • Frontend: JsLint

Development process

  • Scrum
  • Commit often, release soon

Deployment pipeline

  • Development Environment

App screenshots

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