Tiny Tribute


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Transforming Grief into Digital Memories with Pedals Up's iOS App Development

With Pedals Up’s assistance, Tiny Tribute, an organization that preserves memories, set out to develop an impactful iOS application. The aim was to provide a digital memory collection that would enable grieving individuals to express their deepest condolences to their departed loved ones. Pedals Up was instrumental in creating an intuitive and poignant iOS application for Tiny Tribute by utilizing state-of-the-art technologies, including Node.js, React, iOS Swift, and MongoDB.

About Tiny Tribute:

The specialty of Tiny Tribute is offering a virtual area where people can compose memorials for their departed loved ones. 

The Challenge:

In order to increase its user base and give them a more tailored and convenient experience, Tiny Tribute realized that it needed a specific iOS app. The task at hand involved developing an emotionally impactful application that could be smoothly integrated with Tiny Tribute’s current platform. Utilizing tools like Node.js, React, iOS Swift, and MongoDB, Pedals Up was hired to oversee the iOS app development project.

Scope of Work:

The project’s scope included developing an all-encompassing plan for developing iOS apps using Node.js for the backend, React for the front end, iOS Swift for creating native apps, and MongoDB for the database. As an extension of Tiny Tribute’s purpose to provide a digital sanctuary for remembering loved ones, Pedals Up set out to design an intuitive and aesthetically pleasing application.

Pedals Up's main goals are:

  • Provide an intuitive iOS application that combines seamlessly with Tiny Tribute’s current platform.
  • Make use of iOS Swift for native app functionality, React for a responsive UI, and Node.js for strong backend development.
  • Put MongoDB into practice for easy data retrieval and effective database administration.

Technologies Used:

  • Node.js: Designed to be scalable and effective at managing backend operations, Node.js offered a strong base upon which to construct a reliable and fast server.
  • React: Used in frontend development, React’s component-based architecture made codebase maintenance and modularity possible while also enabling easy backend interaction.

  • iOS Swift: Designed for creating native apps, iOS Swift guarantees top speed and a flawless user experience on Apple hardware.

  • MongoDB: As the database system, MongoDB’s scalability and flexibility were crucial for handling the dynamic and ever-changing data related to user tributes.

Project Phases:

  • Planning and Design: To better understand Tiny Tribute’s vision, target market, and design preferences, Pedals Up worked closely with them during the project’s extensive planning phase. 
  • Node.js Backend Development: Using Node.js, a reliable server has to be set up for the backend development. In order to establish a smooth connection between the iOS app and Tiny Tribute’s platform, Pedals Up made sure that the server could effectively manage user interactions, tribute authoring, and data storage.
  • Frontend Development with React: To design a user experience that is both visually appealing and responsive, frontend development made use of React. The modular design of React components made it easier to integrate dynamic elements, giving consumers a seamless, interactive experience.
  • iOS Swift for Native App Development: Pedals Up used iOS Swift for native app development, guaranteeing that the app runs smoothly on Apple products. During this stage, iOS-specific features, including gesture detection, seamless connection with device functionalities, and fluid navigation, were implemented.
  • MongoDB database management: MongoDB was selected because of its scalability and versatility in managing a wide range of data types. Pedals Up created a user-friendly database structure that included audiovisual components related to tributes as well as text and other user-generated content.
  • Testing & Quality Assurance: To guarantee the app’s functionality on a range of iOS devices and versions, extensive testing was carried out. To find and fix any possible problems, Pedals Up conducted user acceptance testing, integration testing, and unit testing.
  • Deployment and Optimization: Following extensive testing, the software was made available on the Apple Software Store.

Challenges and Solutions:

Ensuring a smooth integration between Tiny Tribute’s current platform and the iOS app presented problems for the project. React components in a modular architecture offered flexibility, which made it easy to adjust to any changing requirements.


Pedals Up played a key role in achieving Tiny Tribute’s goal by developing an iOS app that is both technologically advanced and compassionate. As a result of the collaboration, a very touching platform was created that helps individuals transform their grief into digital memories and preserve the memory of their dead loved ones. A seamless and simple user experience was achieved by Pedals Up with the usage of Node.js, React, iOS Swift, and MongoDB.

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