gifthive - Interview with the developer of a fantastic app

Did you have any prior development or coding experience?

no, a company did it for me

What was the most challenging aspect of developing mobile app?

the geolocation: finding the right gift depending were the receiver lives

French man living in New Zealand, I was keen to find a way to send birthday gifts to friends and family and make sure I don't miss their date of birth

Name a few of your favorite apps and reason you love them.

social connection; easy; automatic

How long have you been working on this app?

7 months

What need of the user did you have in mind when developing this app?

being able to send gifts to friends on time for their birthday (even if you don't know the date of birth or address of your friends) without having to scroll thru shopping website.

In what way do you think your app is better than similar apps on the market? Please describe in detail what innovation you think you bring and what you are proud of in your app.

you don't have to know your friends' date of birth or address for the gift to arrive on time

What are your future plans and expected features of the coming new versions of this app?

on top of the generic present gift of hamper and chocolate, adding a specific gift tailored for the receiver

Assuming new users of your app are reading this page. What do you want to ask them to do (contact you about X, Share the app, etc.)?

share the app


About App: Join the Hive, connect with your friends, decide who you want to buy a birthday gift for and the budget. Get reminded a few days before a chosen friend's birthday, choose a gift out of 3 option, pay and the app deal with the rest. You don't need to know their date of birth or address. Perfect for your out of state or overseas friends.

Categories: Shopping

Date: February 25, 2019

Developer: francois hecquet

About developer: French man living in New Zealand, I was keen to find a way to send birthday ... Read more



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