“MV Octagon”: Octagon’s new app is underway

Uncovering the setbacks, benefits and takeaways of the ongoing creation of Octagon’s iOS app

Annie Zhang

“MV Octagon,” Octagon’s anticipated iOS app, is under works. Developed by junior Ritvik Banakar and junior Siddhant Kumar using the Xcode user interface and the Swift coding language, the app underwent several trials of testing and modifications and encountered a number of issues with the database’s code. Once a series of paper sketches of squares, the once “lingering” thought of an app that ensured event attendance integrity became a reality; from idea proposals to prototype models to iterations, the app morphed into a five month long ongoing project due to code complications. 

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