Many people do not have access to a smartphone, or have spotty signal on their phones, so this app allows them to still gain access to transportation.
What it does
Hails a Cab via SMS
How I built it
The team built this app through node.js, the Uber API, google geocoding, mongodb, html, and twilio.
Challenges I ran into
Uber API authentication. Documentation wasn't very clear at times.
Accomplishments that I'm proud of
Hailing an uber with a text message after 16 hours of straight coding.
What I learned
Twilio API, uber API, and creating large code bases using node.js
What's next for Toober
Improving the UX, creating a production environment, and harnessing the data we will collect.