For any internet application, peak transactions time and volume are unpredictable
What it does
Mobile app that provides buying and selling functionalities of stocks and digital currencies.
How I built it
Use the ionic framework to retrieve stocks and digital currencies from the IEX API. Use AWS infrastructures to execute and store transaction data
Challenges I ran into
Connecting to Aurora Mysql cluster. Connecting to Aurora Mysql serverless cluster. Integrating AWS lambda function with mysql node package. Finding good stocks and digital currencies API.
Accomplishments that I'm proud of
Knowledge of the serverless framework. Serverless framework making AWS integration a breeze. Broaden my knowledge of the AWS ecosystem.
What I learned
Emphasize on figuring out how to test what the challenge/hackathon is trying to solve
What's next for Xschange
Integrate payment method in the mobile app. Build the Xschange website.