We were inspired to try our hand in the SBB Surprise challenge since all team members are frequent users of Switzerland's extensive train system. The project seemed like something that could be achieved in the limited time we had so we dove in headfirst. The first challenge we ran into was figuring out what technology we should use since we had only met during the team-matching, we were still getting to know each other. We all come from different backgrounds and have working with different tools and tech. We also spent too little time conceptualizing and brainstorming, leading to a functional yet not creatively enlightened endproduct. However, we all learned a lot over the course of the weekend.

We built our projects in teams of two whereas two of us focused mostly on the backend aspect while the other two stuck with the frontend. Our backend consists of python and our frontend was done using javascript. We built our project focused on a mobile look optimized for iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.

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