CryptoAlerts

Web Application Development

Dec 2013
4,000+ notifications

The Problem

Bitcoin was a very volatile industry back in 2013 and everybody wanted to get the latest updates about how well or poor a particular cryptocurrency was doing.

The Idea

After thinking about the issue for some time I realized that building an application which allowed users to get notified via SMS or E-Mail as soon as a certain crypto currency reaches a target point. This would enable users to make informed decisions about purchasing or selling a crypto currency.

Process

I decided to go with CodeIgniter (PHP framework) because of the large community supporting it. We settled on using Twillio as our SMS gateway and Paypal as our payment gateway.

Result

With over 100 users sign up, we were able to send more than 1000+ SMS notifications in the first week alone. The users were delighted and the site received positive emails from the users.