We wanted to create an app that motivates people to stay active and stay connected with their friends.

How it works

Users sign up online and download the app. A group of friends can each put in an equal amount of money, to create a pool that the user with the highest step count at the end of a certain period of time wins. The app uses a pedometer to keep track of the user's steps per day and it compares it to the number of steps of their friends over the challenge period.

Challenges I ran into

Connecting the server to the app was a real challenge for our group.

Accomplishments that I'm proud of

A straight 36 hours awake! We're proud of the amount we learned over this period of time about android programming and creating servers.

What I learned

We learned how to create a server that can gain response from an online page and from an android app.

What's next for RunnyMoney

Better group creation and more individual customization.

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