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Matt CollinsWeb Developer

Astro Science Challenge

Build an API for a new educational mobile application

The challenges

  • Work closely with mobile developer to build a consistent API

My part in the story

The Unlimited Space Agency wanted to turn their successful Astro Science Challenge online education tool into a mobile application to reach even more kids. Working closely with the mobile developer, Nick Sidhu, I designed an HTTP API. The API provided all the content for the application as well as storing users' state as they progressed through the application. I then built the API using Django Rest Framework. In addition to this I created an online portal for teachers and parents to review their kids work and access resources.

The facts