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Finding roommate: Android application
Accommodation in today’s world has been soaring at high rates. In addition, to get a shelter that matches one’s preference, budget, interest and proximity is a challenge. This problem becomes even more bigger if the person looking for accommodation is a student. For students, factors like affordability, proximity to the university, similar company etc. matters the most. There are number of websites and mobile apps that provide facilities for finding suitable roommate and vacant apartment, but as of now, there is no such mobile app that helps to find roommate or apartment for a specific university. This application is aimed at trying to solve the major accommodation problem for university students. This application consists of a variety of features like sending messages, searching based on university name and address, potential match based on user’s preferences and shortlisting. This Application is developed using Android API for front end and Spring MVC for creating Restful web service and Google Maps API for location based services.