Presentation on theme: "Week 8 Presentation. Who are we? Fraser Somerville – Project Manager John Theis – Creative manager Edward Dorey – Lead Developer Carl Balding – Web Developer."— Presentation transcript:
Week 8 Presentation
Who are we? Fraser Somerville – Project Manager John Theis – Creative manager Edward Dorey – Lead Developer Carl Balding – Web Developer Chris Sparkes – Android Developer Sam Daubney – Apple Developer
What’s our project? “Writees, upload and share your own unique written work of any kind with anyone anywhere anytime. Whether you’re an up and coming kids fiction writer to a journalist, Writees allows you to get your work out there for all to see and read.” Creating a Content Management System for aspiring writers.
Fraser Somerville Role: Project Manager Tasks: - To make sure the tea’s are made - Bamboozle investors into giving money - Business Plan - Use of Redmine to track progress
Goals for the project Provide a website where writers can upload their written work and view work of other writers Provide the ability for other readers to rate work and writers to comment constructively Provide Mobile applications to allow the viewing of written work on mobile devices. Also incorporate the ability to have the written work sent direct to kindle accounts for viewing on multiple platforms.
RedMine File storage Group meetings noted and posted for all to see Documentation uploaded as backups.
Facebook Used for easy use File storage and sharing Linking to information
Expansion The project can look to expand to users other than university Can look to expand by linking with publishers, so we can offer to introduce them to our best reviewed works to read Look to linking with LinkedIn so that people could use the service as a portfolio of work Gain sponsorship from publishers and in exchange allow them to use our service as a test bed for work they have received
John Theis Role: Creative Manager Tasks: – Research existing Apps – Creating designs for Application and Website – Web Servicing
John Theis Research: Who’s our Competition? – Tumblr – Story Tracker Why is our product Different? – Writers free to publish their work – Available on the Kindle – Can be critiqued by other writers
John Theis Storyboard: Home Page RegisterLog in Profile Page Recently Added Categories Story page Most Popular
John Theis Preliminary Designs: ApplicationWebsite
John Theis Web Servicing – Why do we need it? Communicate between the App and the Website User can browse easily from any platform Secure for dataflow Security for Users
Edward Dorey Role: Lead Developer Tasks: – Design the web based application. – Build the web based application. – Test the web based application. Progress??
Carl Balding Role: Web Developer Tasks: – Source reliable hosting and secure domains – Build HDCoders.com – Register and set up social networks – Style Writees.com – Developer code for ‘Download to Kindle’ functionality
Carl Balding Progress Linux hosting for HDCoders Windows hosting for Writees HDCoders.com and Writess.com secured Half Dozen Coders (HDCoders) website was set up to advertise our business name and to link to our products. Personal accounts set
Carl Balding Progress Registered facebook.com/HalfDozenCoders Twitter.com/halfdozencoders Google+
Chris Sparkes Role: Android Developer Tasks: – Design the android based application. – Build the android based application. – Test the android based application. Progress??
Chris Sparkes Designs
Chris Sparkes Current progress Drawn up UML diagrams to show classes and functions that need to be written. Created a Login Page and Registration page that write to a local database. Tested current pages for functionality.
Chris Sparkes Next Step? Implement a bio page for users. Call up information stored on a database. Implement interactive header.
Sam Daubney Role: Apple iOS Developer Tasks: – Design the iOS based application. – Build the iOS based application. – Test the iOS based application. Progress??
Sam Daubney Where am I at the moment Created Login Page Created Registration Page Quick functionality between the two via use of a toggle switch Registration writes to a local database All current pages tested
Sam Daubney Current work
Sam Daubney Next steps… Create the “home” screen View current posts Read from the main Writees Database Login and posts Write to the main Writees Database Registration Submit Application to App Store for User Testing and User Evaluation
Where do we go from here? Complete Stage 1 on all parts of the project – Web Site – iPhone App – Android App – Web service Design and Plan Stage 2 Ensure documentation is up to date and relevant