SportMingles sports social network for iOS
We live in a post-PC era with mobile devices on the rise. We can witness a growing number of applications that utilize the mobility of such devices to create applications that make our lives more efficient and connected. In the United States alone, millions of Americans play sports each year starting from middle school through college. With social media on the rise, there is a need for an application that takes advantage of the technologies incorporated in mobile devices with the ability to connect athletes in an area to one another. There is currently a lack of a social network application in the sports category of the Apple App Store. Therefore, this report describes how an iOS mobile application for a sports social network is designed, developed, and deployed. Specifically, we will explore in depth the iOS framework, user stories and requirements, the design and development of the client and backend application, and the tests and results.