Destination Page Notable features: 1. Query string is sent to the database on the page load to collect the page’s content. 2. Content delivered via SQL queries and filled with information provided by multiple users. 3. Weather information to be queried from a separate forecast table in the database (not yet fully implemented). 2. 1. 3.
Kite Club Page Notable features: 1. CSS layering of a semi-transparent box over the image. 2. Data fetched based on the query string and positioned with CSS. 2. 1.
Kite Club Page Continued Notable feature: Each club user has their own unique page based upon their responses in the registration process. The Kite Club page fetches the appropriate data on the page load and populates the page based upon the query string passed into it.
Registration Page Notable features: 1. Use of CSS throughout the website to ensure consistent styling and a pleasing browsing experience. 2. Use of ASP.NET’s membership capabilities to set up the kite school user system. 2. 1.
Log-in Page Notable feature: 1. Constructed using ASP.NET’s multiview capabilities. This page is the same as the registration page but appears differently to the user based upon the query string sent to the URL. In this case, the string is “login”. 1.
Basic Registration Page Notable features: 1.Data is stored in multiple tables and connected by foreign keys in the database. For example, e-mail is stored as part of ASP.NET’s membership table and the other information is stored in a userInfo table. The tables are connected by the unique membership ID. 2. Error checking of key fields to ensure they are stored in a consistent format. 1. 2.
Detailed Registration Page Notable features: 1.Use of the multiview capability for the bulk of information provided by each user with error checking in key fields. 2. Customized greeting based upon the user’s name using the ASP.NET label control and the database. 1. 2.
Detailed Registration Page Cont. Notable features: 1.CSS styling to align the ASP controls into pleasant looking columns. 2. All previously entered data throughout registration is pre-populated on the page load via database query. 1.
Detailed Registration Page Cont. Notable feature: 1.Challenging CSS styling to ensure the ASP controls align properly with the image’s arrows. 1.
Built for Mobile Notable feature: Use of 1140 grid design via CSS to build a pleasant experience both for desktop and mobile users. The columns stack for smaller browser sizes and expand to multiple columns when a larger screen is available. 1.
Built for Mobile Continued Another demonstration of mobile design based upon the screen size with the Destination page. The image also resizes itself. 1.
Database Design One database with five parts and connected via a unique destination key and a unique user key: 1. ASP.NET Membership System and Tables 2. Destination Table Stores the global destination information used to connect kite school user and weather information 3. UserInfo Table Holds the user responses to the registration pages which is used to generate Destination page content and individual Kite School page content 4. GFS Table Intended to store weather forecast information from the Global Forecasting System 5. NWW3 Table Intended to store wave information from the NWW3 wave forecast model
Weather API and Data Attempt to deliver up-to-date forecast information on each destination page by interfacing with National Weather Service servers Accomplishments: Successfully queried the NOAA NOMADS Server and pulled down forecast data programmatically in the wgrib2 format Successfully parsed the data with command line options into useable CSV files Challenges Execution on 6 hour time intervals to get updated forecast information Server permissioning for read and write access to add the data automatically to the database