HitCal

The fastest way to schedule a one-to-one meeting

Scheduling a meeting in your iPhone can be a pain: it usually involves a lot of back and forth and long email and chat threads nailing down an availability that works for both parties. Hitcal aims to simplify the process.
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aracena
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Hi there, hunters & makers! We originally built Hitcal trying to solve a problem we had. Scheduling meetings on the iPhone is painful, especially when you need to nail availability. I would put off sending availability until I got to my laptop and I could use MixMax. Often I would forget to send slots or even to send the invite. We built hitcal to solve that. A long time ago Sunrise calendar had a similar feature, but they got acquired and shut down. Hitcal is an iOS keyboard. With the Hitcal keyboard, your calendar is presented in a way that lets you see what time slots you have available in any app you can see a keyboard. Choose the slots that work the best for you, select a title for your meeting, and a link is inserted into your message or email, and you can send it off to the other party. They choose from the time slots that you provided, and boom, the meeting is scheduled and added to both of your calendars. There are many things that we have to improve, but we decided to release it early so we could get more feedback. Hope you find it useful - if you have any questions we're here!
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Michael CheungBusiness Development
Sounds like you were inspired by Sunrise. I have been looking for a replacement for it for a while (actually planning on building it for a while). Looks like you beat me to it. Awesome! If you don't mind, here is a bit of input from my first test: 1. Would love to be able to integrate my work and personal calendar into one. Right now I can only connect one. 2. When I was putting in the title and decided to go back, all my previous time selections got deleted 3. Picking time slots would help if you had a box that highlighted the calendar. I keep dropping the box on 11:45am instead of 12pm 4. Wish I could set duration of meeting (currently defaults to 1hr) 5. On the landing page, it only shows the start time, but not the end time. I can only see this getting much better! thanks so much for building this.
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aracena
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Hey @mikecheung thank you so much for the feedback!!!, We are working on many of those items. I'd love To hear your thoughts when we get it done (I'll write you a DM)
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taniazapataCo-founder & CEO at Akily.co
I love this! Downloaded and testing it.
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aracena
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Thank you @taniazapata!!!!!!! :D
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Lyondhur Picciarelli
T&R Innovation HCI Industrial Designer
Thank you for offering this for free. This is a greatly needed solution. A few tweaks and some UX light work and it will be ready to start making you money. I hope your first users get their lifetime profile after you start charging for it. I wish you all the best with this. Well done so far. Keep it up mate!
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aracena
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@lyondhur thank you so much Lyondhur!!! I would love to see people using it and improve it as much as I can I really want to make it great
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Arjun SundararajanTech Founder
The number of times I've needed a solution like this !! Thanks for building this. Though, the iOS version of it has been really buggy / unusable for me. Only able to create 1 hour event + clicking on next leaves me with an event title that I'm not able to type. Looking forward to using this.
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aracena
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@sarjun thank you so much for giving us a chance we are working to improve all this, I will write you a DM get a better idea of the event title bug.
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