Categories : All, Web & Desktop Application
Client needed a toolbar that tracks an overall browser activity of the user. It is basically a plug-in developed for Internet Explorer and Firefox browser. This toolbar is developed with the intention of enhancing user’s browsing experience and assist the client in market research. This toolbar is active by default and provides a deactivating option also. Some of the incorporated client requirements are as follows:
|Operating System & Server Management||Red Hat Linux OS, Multi-Server Architecture with Staging & Production Environment through Version Controlling releases, Server Optimization, Security & SSL Implementation, Scheduler for Back-ups, Alert Monitoring System Integration, Server Performance Tuning at regular intervals, Software Firewall Configuration & Maintenance|
|Development Tools & Environments||PHP5+, Apache Web Server, Installshield 7.0, AJAX, Java Script, HTML5, CSS3, JSON etc.|
|Database||MYSQL Database Server, DB Clustering, DB Optimization, Master Slave Replication, Query Optimization, Scheduler for Backups|
Keeping in mind the peculiar structure of the application and the challenges involved, N -tier architecture was adopted with all the layers loosely coupled with each other.
Maintaining privacy and security was the important concern. The entire framework was kept highly scalable so that new features can be incorporated or old functionalities can be further enhanced or customized. Comprehensive search and browse options are offered within optimized query features. Several cutting-edge technologies were utilized to bring up this application for various browsers. Web usability guidelines were strictly adhered to during the development and the interface was easily made navigable through the judicious use of CSS and HTML controls.The application was developed and fully functional within a span of 3 months.