If you want to create an app like Uber, the first step is to find the right software development company to help you. Plavno is a reliable software development company that has the expertise and experience needed to help you create an app like Uber. We have a team of dedicated professionals who are well-versed in the necessary tech stack for developing such an app. 

To create an app like Uber, you need to have a comprehensive understanding of the process. First, you need to decide on the features and functionalities that you want to include in your app. 

Key features of an app like Uber

An app like Uber would have several key features and functionalities, including:

  • User Login: The app would require users to create an account in order to use its services.
  • Real-time GPS tracking: The app would use GPS technology to track the location of both drivers and passengers in real-time.
  • Fare estimation: The app would provide an estimated fare for a ride based on the pickup and drop-off locations, traffic conditions, and other factors.
  • Payment Integration: The app would allow users to securely pay for their rides using a credit/debit card, or other digital payment methods.
  • Driver and vehicle information: The app would provide detailed information about the driver and the vehicle, including the driver's name, photo, license plate number, and vehicle make and model.
  • Driver rating system: The app would allow passengers to rate their drivers, providing valuable feedback and helping to ensure a high level of service.
  • In-app messaging: The app would allow passengers and drivers to communicate with each other through in-app messaging, making it easier to coordinate pick-ups and drop-offs.
  • Push notifications: The app would use push notifications to keep users informed about the status of their rides, including updates on their driver's estimated arrival time and any changes to their ride.
  • Ride history: The app would keep a record of all past rides, allowing users to easily access and review their ride history.
  • Multi-language support: The app would support multiple languages, making it accessible to a wider range of users

Technology stack for developing the app

Once you have an idea of the features you want to include, you need to decide on the right technology stack for developing the app. To develop an app like Uber, you will need a technology stack that can handle the scale and complexity of such an application. Here's a list of technologies that are commonly used to build Uber-like apps:


  • Server: Node.js, Ruby on Rails, or Django are commonly used server-side technologies for building Uber-like apps.
  • Database: PostgreSQL, MongoDB, or Cassandra are commonly used databases for storing user information, ride information, and other data.
  • APIs: REST APIs or GraphQL can be used to build the APIs for communicating between the client and the server.


  • Mobile: React Native, Ionic, or NativeScript can be used to build the mobile app for both Android and iOS platforms.
  • Web: React, Angular, or Vue.js can be used to build the web version of the app.

Maps: Google Maps, Mapbox, or OpenStreetMap can be used to display the maps and calculate the distances between the pickup and drop-off locations.

Payment: Stripe, PayPal, or Braintree can be used to handle in-app payments.

Push notifications: Firebase Cloud Messaging (FCM), OneSignal, or Pusher can be used to send push notifications to users.

These are just some of the technologies that are commonly used to build an app like Uber. The specific technology stack you choose will depend on your specific requirements, resources, and preferences.A good software development company should have experience with all of these platforms in order to create a successful mobile app. 

What is next?

The next step is to design and develop the app. At Plavno, our experienced developers will work with you to create an app that is user-friendly and intuitive. We will ensure that the app is visually appealing and that it includes all of the necessary features for a successful ride-hailing app. 

The last step is to test and launch the app. Our team will make sure that the app is bug-free and that it is ready for launch. Once it has been tested and approved, we will launch the app on the appropriate App Store or Google Play Store. 


Creating an app like Uber requires a lot of work and dedication. At Plavno, we have the experience and expertise to ensure that the app is successful. Our team is dedicated to providing the best possible service to our clients and we will work hard to make sure that your app is a success. If you’re looking to create an app like Uber, contact us today to get started.

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