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House maintenance app for South Africa

House maintenance app for South Africa

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Mobile development

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CHALLENGE

A complex android app to reduce anxiety before the tedious home management process

We’ve got a request with an idea of a new startup for the South African market - Home+ App. The initiative included a complex Android application that would consist of 3 main submodules and a provider-homeowner marketplace for managing household services. Basically, users should be able to coordinate the service providers in their area, pre-pay for the electricity, and get a dedicated security team for their homes.

FRONTEND STACK

React

React Native

SOLUTION

From an idea to a complex MVP in 3 months

The product was released in several phases, with MVP being the home maintenance service. First of all, we released the closed beta version of the online marketplace to properly test it out. The beta version and the initial open MVP took 3 months of preparation before launching to a selected group of customers. After 1.5 months, they were followed by the electricity purchase feature in the next major version update. Some of the additional features included the ability to purchase prepaid electricity tokens, and trigger an emergency security service response directly to the home.

The mobile app was developed in React Native with Python microservices, Admin Panel web app - using React. The cloud infrastructure is set up on AWS.

BACKEND STACK

Python

Microservices

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