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11 unique web apps built by talented female engineers

11 unique web apps built by talented female engineers

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Arelis is the primary school graduate in her household. She accomplished her Bachelor’s diploma with a serious in Graphic Design. With over 14 years of graphics expertise and an in depth background in advertising, undertaking administration, and customer support, Arelis’ artistic eye for content material and drawback fixing helps assure challenge success. Arelis is captivated with problem-solving and has an innate want to be a part of the answer. Studying to code will open new doorways in her profession and can give her the instruments to create change in her life. Arelis could be very excited to convey her all her new information to a full-stack improvement place after Hackbright.

Hackbright Challenge: Pleased Garments

Comfortable Garments is a private closet organizer and clothes sharing net software. Pleased Garments permits customers to create an account and add gadgets to their closet. Each articles and customers are saved in a PostgreSQL database. Customers can add articles with as much as 4 pictures per article, every picture will get saved and S3. Articles may be shared with others with the choice to provide the merchandise away or let different customers borrow them. Customers also can see different customers articles that are set to be public. A consumer may also edit their very own articles and/or delete them which removes the pictures from S3 as properly.

Know-how Stack:

Python, Flask, Jinja, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap, PostgreSQL, SQLAlchemy

APIs Used:

Amazon S3

C.S. or Associated Expertise Previous to Hackbright:

Languages | Python, JavaScript (AJAX, JSON), HTML, CSS, SQL, HTML, CSS; Frameworks & Libraries | Flask, jQuery, Bootstrap, Jinja; Database/Business Instruments | PostgreSQL, Git, GitHub, Command Line; Instruments/Software program | Microsoft Workplace/ Knowledge Entry, Artistic Cloud, Google Suite, Jira Software program, Scrum, Slack, Trello, Pivotal Tracker.


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Earlier than Hackbright, Christine labored as a design engineer for automotive seats at Adient. She carried out all duties from design modifications utilizing computer-aided design (CAD) to root trigger evaluation of producing and design points. She additionally labored at Ford Motor Firm in Michigan as a product engineer for brake tubes and hoses. After shifting to the Bay Space and being surrounded by tech corporations fixing difficult issues, she dove into programming with the Hackbright Prep course. Now, as a software program engineering scholar at Hackbright, Christine is happy to use her robust math and engineering background to unravel fascinating backend issues.

Hackbright Undertaking: Water Tracker

Net-based software which permits customers to trace their day by day water consumption. Outputs a line chart which summarizes every day, weekly and month-to-month consumption, and a radar chart which summarizes consumption by zip code.

Know-how Stack:

Python, JavaScript, Flask, Jinja, PostgreSQL, Chart.js, SQLAlchemy, jQuery, Bootstrap

APIs Used:

ipinfo.io

C.S. or Associated Expertise Previous to Hackbright:

Hackbright Prep March 2018.


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Daesy has a background in arithmetic with an AA in Math and Science. She has labored for the Contra Costa County within the retirement division the place she was capable of work with out supervision. Additionally whereas there, she upgraded the infrastructure and effectivity of the appliance course of saving 4 days a month in labor. In addition to her programming language, Daesy is bilingual, fluent in each English and Spanish. Daesy is a motivated particular person who is ready to work arduous to make programming a critical profession. She is wanting ahead to pursuing a profession as a full-stack developer.

Hackbright Challenge: Nomad

Nomad is a social media net app for bikers. With this app, bikers are capable of search biker pleasant bars on the East Bay. Bikers are capable of create a route with many waypoints in between from an inventory of their favourite bars. They’re additionally capable of see native biker runs’ occasions, in addition to, create their very own personal occasion and capable of share with their pals by way of Fb.

Know-how Stack:

Python, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX, JSON, Flask, PostgreSQL, SQLAlchemy, Flask, Jinja, HTML, CSS, Bootstrap

APIs Used:

Google Maps Waypoints API, Fb Sharing Button

C.S. or Associated Expertise Previous to Hackbright:

Previous to enrolling within the Software program Engineering program at Hackbright Academy, Daesy accomplished courses in C++ and PHP throughout school. She additionally accomplished a mini bootcamp in JavaScript in addition to numerous self-study in CSS and HTML previous to Hackbright.


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Diana’s background spans numerous pursuits and an eclectic talent set. She acquired a full scholarship to attend Claremont McKenna School and accomplished her B.A. in Neuroscience. Enthusiastic about self-development, Diana has labored in schooling and social management packages for youth. On the technical aspect, her expertise as a Lab Supervisor and Resident Technical Advisor led to her propensity in the direction of a future within the rising Tech Business. At present working as a Digital Advertising Affiliate for a biotech firm, she leads the social media entrance by creating widespread infographics. After working with a Buddhist non-profit group as the only designer and net developer, she oriented herself in the direction of a profession in software program engineering.

Hackbright Challenge: Sundae

Sundae Socials: get collectively. Right here’s to extra Ice Cream Socials.
We would like individuals to collect spherical and get to know one another, the great ole normal method: IRL. Meet up, get down.

By means of a easy and intuitive interface, customers can simply arrange accounts and create occasions to be shared with buddies very quickly! An account is created via an e-mail, and customers can then view the occasions they’ve been invited to in addition to create their very own. The ultimate format of every occasion leads to a cleanly-designed touchdown web page with every consumer producing a singular URL. From there, customers can invite their pals utilizing their e-mail. With the performance of Eventbrite, and the straightforwardness of Craigslist, Sundae Socials is a unusual event-creation app.

Know-how Stack:

Python, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX, SQLAlchemy, Materials Design Lite, HTML, CSS, Flask, Jinja

APIs Used:

Foursquare

C.S. or Associated Expertise Previous to Hackbright:

From an intro to CS course studying Java, Diana quickly started educating herself net design, making private web sites by means of WordPress and plain HTML, CSS and JS. Trying to attend a bootcamp, she accomplished a JavaScript Prep Course for Hack Reactor’s Telegraph Monitor. Discovering resonance with Hackbright’s mission to #changetheratio, she accomplished a part-time program and is presently in search of employment as a software program engineer.


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Kellie graduated with a level in Finance and developed her profession in Bloomberg, first as a Derivatives Analyst and additional as a Technical Specialist for Bloomberg’s AIM order administration platform. Her day by day position includes investigating and escalating crucial points to software program engineers, which piqued her curiosity in programming the place she started to work on automating repetitive duties she encountered in her every day work. As she discovered herself craving extra problem-solving challenges, she determined to hitch HackBright to pursue programming full-time. Kellie is captivated with discovering new methods to do issues higher and hopes to make the most of her ardour in a full-stack software program engineering position post-graduation.

Hackbright Venture: NutritionRabbit

Vitamin Rabbit is a vitamin software targeted on offering customers the power to trace meals eaten and visually examine dietary values to the Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI) revealed by the US Division of Well being for the age group. Vitamin Rabbit permits a authenticated consumer to create a number of profiles, utilizing the profile’s age to retrieve the required DRI values. Customers can then use the auto-complete search performance, which is powered by the Nutritionix API, to seek out, add and edit dietary content material of meals eaten. Visualization of the info is completed utilizing Charts.js to offer analytics that permits a consumer to right away determine if dietary wants are met for the day, in addition to perceive what vitamins are nonetheless wanted.

Know-how Stack:

Python, Flask, Jinja, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap, ChartJS, HTML, CSS, PostgreSQL, SQLAlchemy

APIs Used:

Nutritionix API

C.S. or Associated Expertise Previous to Hackbright:

Kellie learnt Excel VBA in school which she additional utilized in her daily work in each present and former roles. She primarily targeted on automating repetitive duties, created an automatic shade coded precedence listing, in addition to consumer types with validation guidelines for capturing shopper danger appetites. She then started on the lookout for new challenges and began studying Python3 on Codecademy earlier than being admitted to Hackbright Academy.


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With out realizing it, Ksenia entered the tech world at a reasonably early stage and acquired her BS in IT and Economics. The shortage of ardour at that age and never understanding what this data can do led to the break in her tech profession till she re-entered IT – first as a QA engineer after which a yr after as a QA supervisor. This position was an ideal alternative to make use of her strengths similar to communication, group, and being detail-oriented. This was ultimately overshadowed by a scarcity of problem and progress in her position. Working intently with builders and being fascinated by what they might do, Ksenia couldn’t wait to enhance her technical expertise. She seems ahead to combining her coding information and QA expertise right into a software program engineer position.

Hackbright Challenge: Whatiwant

Whatiwant is an internet software that helps customers determine on what film they need to watch or place to eat at. Customers can enroll with e mail or use Google account if have one. As soon as logged in, consumer sees choices to both seek for a film or restaurant. There’s no means to seek for a selected content material – the app supplies three films or eating places based mostly on random search (with potential default settings) or chosen standards with choice to ‘Present extra’ . In case of flicks consumer can select style and/or decade and delicacies and/or worth vary for locations to eat. Consumer can like content material and discover it in wishlist in addition to share it with buddies by way of e mail. Consumer’s info might be up to date in My Account.

Know-how Stack:

Python, Flask, JavaScript (JQuery, AJAX), SQLAchemy, PostgreSQL, HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, Chart.js

APIs Used:

Yelp API, Google OAuth 2.zero

C.S. or Associated Expertise Previous to Hackbright:

Ksenia’s present place, QA supervisor, solely sounds easy, however in actuality, just isn’t restricted to that. Her obligations differ from working intently with PMs on their tasks to collaborating in conferences with companions on totally different issues apart from being a QA and managing the staff. Previous to that she went to a QA bootcamp and completed a 6-week internship in one other tech firm. She additionally accomplished Hackbright’s Prep course and spent a very good period of time in Codewars training her expertise.


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Maggie is captivated with serving to companies entry and perceive their knowledge so selections might be made with the assistance of those insights. She makes use of knowledge in her present position as a Recruiter for Sentry, an open supply developer software, to assist perceive candidate pipelines and focus consideration the place it’s most wanted. Maggie earned her Bachelors and Masters levels in Social Work from the College of Illinois at Chicago. She hopes to mix her love of knowledge, understanding of human and societal behaviors, and technical aptitude to develop methods and options that maximize market share as a Software program Engineer.

Hackbright Challenge: GigSaw

Job searches are arduous. GigSaw makes it simpler by bringing an organization’s basic stats, funding insights, and social media presence all into one place. Powered by a mixture of Crunchbase monetary knowledge and the Full Contact API, GigSaw permits the consumer to look by firm identify and choose the enterprise whose profile they’d wish to view. Every firm web page provides insights into the markets and measurement, shares the funding spherical historical past, compares their cash raised to comparable corporations, and supplies hyperlinks to all their social media websites. This enables the customers to analysis potential employers with a number of keystrokes. The subsequent dash will embrace incorporating bios for the founders and management group.

Know-how Stack:

Python, React, Flask, ChartJS, jQuery, Bootstrap, PostgreSQL, SQLAlchemy, HTML, CSS

APIs Used:

FullContact Firm Enrichment API

C.S. or Associated Expertise Previous to Hackbright:

Maggie accomplished the Hackbright Prep Course and took part in Sentry’s 2018 Hackweek the place her Huge Knowledge group gained the Steady Enchancment Worth Award. In her work in Recruiting, she makes use of a number of instruments for knowledge evaluation and accomplished on-line trainings akin to Tableau 10 Desktop Coaching, Superior Google Sheets for Knowledge Evaluation, and Google Knowledge Studio. Maggie has additionally attended a number of tech meetups together with Sentry Scouts, PyLadies, and Tech Women.


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Nakita enjoys studying, exploring, and increasing her expertise. In 2012, she was given the chance to attend the Academy of Artwork College, and there found her love for the technical pc sciences. In 2016, she graduated with a BA in Animation and Visible Results. This stimulated her want to drawback remedy, and create packages to make issues extra environment friendly. After looking for one thing new with a very good surroundings, Nakita discovered Hackbright. Hackbright not solely challenged Nakita, however taught her extra expertise and developed her coding information. It additionally gave her a eager pleasure for improvement. At present, Nakita works on private tasks and is happy to maneuver into software program engineering.

Hackbright Undertaking: Discover Fido

An internet site that permits a group to return collectively to seek out their misplaced pets. If an individual sees a stray animal, they will take a photograph and submit a type of the animals description. The shape will (utilizing their location or a typed in handle) put a pin on a map (utilizing Google Maps API). Mousing over the pin will present the photograph thumbnail. In case you click on on the pin, it is going to present (ether by way of new window OR shifting the display as much as present information beneath the map) a bigger photograph and outline of animal.

Potential future options: Potential to speak with different customers. E mail/SMS alerts.

Know-how Stack:

Python, SQL, SQLAlchemy, Javascript/HTML

APIs Used:

GoogleMaps API

C.S. or Associated Expertise Previous to Hackbright:

Nakita has numerous information of python, 3D animation packages, and animation/recreation/visible results pipelines from her undergraduate course work at Academy of Artwork


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Rosemarie’s first job after school was in Apple Retail. She had no expertise with Macs, however her drive to seek out workable options for buyer issues allowed her to transition into technical help inside 2 years. After Apple, Rosemarie labored in numerous help roles the place she has improved tech help inefficiencies on groups, developed efficient customer support methods, and collaborated with QA and engineering groups on buyer options. After 10+ years in customer support, it was time for a change. Motivated to create higher instruments for her personal work, Rosemarie began learning coding on her personal. Now at Hackbright, she is keen to realize the talents that may permit her construct higher tooling on any software program engineering staff she joins.

Hackbright Challenge: Ghost Bike

A ‘ghost bike’ is a white, spray-painted bike positioned at a roadside location the place a bike owner has been killed in a car accident.

Ghost Bike is a spot the place people can add photographs of ghost bikes they see within the space by location. By making a username and password, a consumer can mark the situation the place they noticed the ghost bike, add their photograph, and choose the date the photograph was taken. The top result’s a map displaying markers wherever a ghost bike has been noticed, and clicking the marker shows a photograph thumbnail, date, and the road tackle. A photograph gallery of all uploaded pictures shows the every picture in close to full measurement.

Know-how Stack:

Python, Flask, Jinja2, SQL, PostgreSQL, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS/HTML

APIs Used:

Google Maps Javascript API

C.S. or Associated Expertise Previous to Hackbright:

Earlier than attending Hackbright, Rosemarie was beforehand licensed to help Mac OS 10.5 & 10.6. Extra just lately, she has taken JavaScript programs on Codecademy, Udacity, and at Coding Dojo in San Jose to dip her toes in coding. She additionally took the Hackbright Prep course in Python and wrote a text-based ‘select your personal journey’ recreation for her last undertaking.


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Takia works at a genetic testing firm on the automation engineering workforce the place she troubleshoots and maintains built-in robotic techniques. She acquired her BS in Biology at UC Santa Cruz and later landed her first biotech job at a robotics cloud lab startup as a lab assistant. It was there the place she was launched to coding and grew curious about software program engineering, and particularly studying Python. She went from being a lab assistant to with the ability to troubleshoot loads of the robotic failures. Ultimately she was capable of write some Python scripts herself to run on the robotic methods. Takia seems ahead to making use of her information that she gained at Hackbright all through the remainder of her profession.

Hackbright Undertaking: Tripster

Tripster is a journey app that permits customers to arrange journeys with associates in addition to maintain monitor of a number of journeys. The app permits customers to maintain monitor of the locations they need to go to throughout a visit and shows a map of the world utilizing Google’s Maps JavaScript API. Utilizing Google’s Locations API customers can search locations to go to utilizing the autocomplete search perform. As soon as added the place is pinned onto the map utilizing Google’s Geocoding API and is then added to the listing of locations to go to with the choice to additionally write a remark. Customers even have the power so as to add buddies to a visit. As soon as they’re added they can also additionally begin modifying the itinerary.

Know-how Stack:

Python3, JavaScript, JQuery, JSON, AJAX, PostgreSQL, SQLAlchemy, Flask, Jinja2, HTML, CSS, Bootstrap

APIs Used:

Google Maps JavaScript, Google Geocoding, and Google Locations

C.S. or Associated Expertise Previous to Hackbright:

Previous to enrolling within the part-time software program engineering course Takia enrolled in Hackbright’s Prep Course in April of 2017 the place she discovered the basics of Python. This allowed her to have the ability to write Python scripts at her earlier job utilizing their Autoprotocol Python Library. In her free time she took numerous Codecademy programs resembling Newbies Python, Command Line, and HTML & CSS. By means of her earlier job she additionally was uncovered to software program akin to Git, Jupyter Notebooks, and Phabricator.


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Tilia has been learning programming on her personal and now at bootcamp with Hackbright Academy for the final yr. She’s studying full stack net improvement in preparation to modify careers into software program engineering. Prior thus far she labored at a small firm managing a staff of three operations and customer support individuals. She additionally volunteers together with her group, being the first organizer of occasions as much as 100 individuals, and managing group security instruments. She’s aiming to extend her functionality to do good on the earth by including invaluable expertise to her device package. She’s looking for work at a non-profit or socially conscientious firm working to make the longer term higher for humanity.

Hackbright Challenge: Mojivation

A enjoyable and lightweight to-do app that motivates customers to finish their objectives by awarding them smiley faces once they end their duties for the day.

Know-how Stack:

Python, Flask, SQLAlchemy, JavaScript, HTML/CSS

C.S. or Associated Expertise Previous to Hackbright:

Codecademy: Study Python 2; Khan Academy: Intro to JS; Venture Euler; Hackbright Academy Software program Engineering Program.