Below are a few examples of things you can build on the Fancy Hands API. Sometimes complete with totally working applications. We can't wait to see what you've got in mind.
We would love to see what you come up with, and if it tickles our fancy we'll publish it on this page! Share your project with us at [email protected].
This is one of our favorite app ideas. The idea is simple: you pull out your phone, tell us where you are and where you'd like to go and we'll have a car there in minutes. In any city in the country. (Crystal Lake, IL, we've got you covered).
We decided to make one and spent a weekend building it. (We'll release the code this week!
Anyways, how would you build this with our API? Quite simply, and in just a few steps.
Here are some screenshots from our implementation, we'd love to see yours!
We ask for your device's geo-location and then automatically set your location on the map. You can then drag the marker around to update the pickup spot, or use the 'From' field to search for a different place.
Once you set your pickup point, use the 'To' field to search for your destination. We hit the Google Maps API to search.
After you set a dropoff point, we hit the Google Maps Directions API to set the route and distance. Once we have the distance we can also calculate an estimated price (based on average NYC car service rates).
Plug in your information (so we can have the driver contact you), and hit send! The request immediately hits our API and one of our assistants will pick it up ASAP.
We often find ourselves on Seamless looking at "Soup of the Day" thinking, "I'd sure like to know what the soup is." Or we find ourselves seening exactly what we want on Amazon thinking, "I'd like to support local business and get it this today." So we built an app for that.
Install the Chrome extension and take a look at the tiny amount of code this takes over at github.
Supply a phone number and a script and have our assistants reach out. Want to write this app and have it featured here, reach out by emailing [email protected].
You can create an app that helps sales people generate leads letting them focus on closing. Want to write this app and have it featured here, reach out by emailing [email protected].
Create an app that submits schedule and contact info and have Fancy Hands take care of finding a time and getting it on their calendar. Want to write this app and have it featured here, reach out by emailing [email protected].
If you've got questions about the API, using it, or just want to chat with the developers, email [email protected]