Not having data when you need it sucks. Data caps shouldn't hold you back from what you need in your day to day life. We decided to make it so even without your data, your phone can guide you around, ket you know if it's gonna rain, and get you home for the night.
What it does
Get directions, today's and tomorrow's weather, and call an uber home all with a click of button.
How I built it
In Android Studio, a lot of text parsing, and clever compression.
Challenges I ran into
Compression of the data we got back from the APIs so we could send them back as reasonable text messages.
Android xml is frustrating.
Random laptop shutdowns
Accomplishments that I'm proud of
Getting it done.
What I learned
Android is not fun to code UI's for.
How to make an Android app.
What's next for Roam
The Play Store?