Tag: mobile application

Data Model Design: A Mobile App Marketplace for Local Services

Using a mobile app to hire builders, landscapers, and other skilled professionals makes taking care of property less of a hassle. In this article, we look at a data model to support such an app.Is it easy for you to hire a plumber, handyman, or electrician? Most people would say no! That’s why there are several apps and services that match service professionals with buyers.These apps are based on a simple, one-platform concept. On one side, this platform verifies professionals’ credentials, gives them a way to find customers, and collects buyers’ reviews and ratings when the job is done. On the other side, it allows buyers to find a provider, set up an appointment or reserve a time slot, and negotiate a price for work to be done. The object of this platform is to enable people to hire high-quality, trusted professionals that will work within a specific budget. And because it’s done via an app, it’s about as easy as it can be.