Often students are either too nervous to ask a question during their classes or entirely unable to get the professor's attention. This can easily lead to students being confused and frustrated with their classes, even if multiple students had the question. This app is designed to alleviate this difficulty of asking questions in class.
We wanted to create an app that would allow students to ask anonymous live questions during class and be able to get responses from their professors. This app is designed to alleviate the stress and difficulty of asking questions in class.
What it does
This app allows students to anonymously ask questions that would be posted in a live feed. The other students and the instructor will be able to see the questions and answer them for the class.
How we built it
Challenges we ran into
Accomplishments that we're proud of
We are most proud of integrating Google services into our application. This is including the Firebase database and Authentication. We learned a great deal about working with a service provider like Google. We are also proud of the fact that we learned a new templating language over the course of 24 hours, which allowed us to use dynamic webpage rendering and control flow in HTML.
What's next for HandUp
For the future of HandUp, we will likely restructure it to utilize Socket.io and possibly incorporate React to create a more responsive webpage. We would like for this application to handle being cross-platform and to update faster and more efficiently as new data comes in. We also plan to take the skills that we learned at BullyHack into industry and expand our programming toolkits.