Masters Dissertation Project – 2011
|Ruby on Rails, MySQL, jQuery, HTML, CSS|
- Conducted intensive research in the field of online learning.
- Extrapolated the functional and non-functional requirements from research and usability testing.
- Implemented core social networking features using Ruby on Rails.
- Designed feature rich note and notebook creation functionality to allow learners to share their information.
- Devised software to summarise a learner’s notes and produce detailed analyses using proprietary algorithms created using Ruby.
- Integrated the system with the Amazon AWS API in order to provide book search functionality.
- Integrated with several web services such as Delicious and YouTube to provide additional material to learners.
- Provided options to allow the learner to instantiate new communities of learners.
- Implemented a powerful privacy control system.
- Won award for best research dissertation and project.
Degree Dissertation Project – 2009
|Ruby on Rails, MySQL, Prototype, Scriptaculous, HTML, CSS, Clickatell|
- Conducted intensive research into the consumer decision process, auctions and Internet technologies.
- Extrapolated best desired features of an e-commerce website.
- Employed Rapid Application Development for the software development life-cycle.
- Developed a user-friendly web interface based on the consumer decision process research explored in the dissertation.
- Created AJAX enabled live search functionality.
- Incorporated drag and drop functionality powered by AJAX.
- Integrated fully the Clickatell SMS gateway into DitBay to create DitBay Mobile.
- Created several SMS features for users of the application (Sending bids via SMS, Receiving SMS updates etc.).