ScoreCrowd.meteor.com

App: ScoreCrowd, @ Meteor.com

Published: March 2014

A while back I ran across Meteor.com, and decided to try it out. After a while I hit on the idea of keeping score of a sports game using Meteor.

How many times have you been to a game where

  • you can’t see the scoreboard
  • the board isn’t working, and you keep track using sunflower seeds in piles 😉
  • the operator stayed up too late the night before and is making mistakes
  • someone couldn’t make it but you text them updates, while missing moments of the game

http://scorecrowd.meteor.com/ runs on any device with a browser that is considered ‘modern’. IE10 or Chrome or Dolphin for example.

If someone just wants to look at the score, no login is necessary, just join the desired ‘game’. Someone needs to set up and start the game, and keep score. Anyone with the same ‘login’ can manage the score, so it’s as private or share-able as you like. Even a player, coach or parent in the dugouts or on the bench can join in.

The name is a play on scoreboard, but scored by the crowd. Alternatively I considered CrowdScore. Let me know which you prefer.

When time permits, I may add additional functionality; its not finished, at least considering all the possibilities, but it is functional. Facebook login is yet to be tested; let me know if you want to use Facebook login; otherwise I may just remove it and leave Twitter login support.

 

If you like the idea, and use it and want to see more features, or have any problems, let me know through feedback here. And please, consider a donation. Thanks.

Please consider a donation if you find value in my free/open source contributions.

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