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High schoolers jump into the app development game

Anselmo Jason

The Jakarta Post

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Jakarta  /  Mon, November 25, 2019  /  03:06 pm
High schoolers jump into the app development game

Young developers: Presenting their Indonesian Cultural Education app are (from left) Destriyana Aulia, Alief Alwan, and Rizki Ferdiansyah. (@America Cultural Center/-)

Teams of aspiring high school students have launched their own home-developed apps for social change. Ever since the inception of the Gojek ride hailing app, smartphone applications have become an integral part of our daily lives. People depend a great deal on applications to assist them in their daily routines, from checking the distance of one’s daily jog to paying electricity bills. However, while the presence of smartphone apps has been remarkably helpful in improving the quality of our lives, there is always room for improvement. This is not due to a lack of quality of the apps we currently use, but due to the presence of issues that have not been solved by a suitable app yet. As if answering this challenge, a group of high school students have come forward with smartphone applications of their own design, each providing a solution to different kinds of problems. H...