Categories : All, Case Study, Media and Entertainment, Mobile and Wireless, Social Networks
SMS & MMS Based Mobile Community Portal system is an exhaustive mobile community that makes it possible for users to send MMS or SMS from the web or their mobile phone to any phone in the world.
Users are encouraged to build profiles, search for friends and actively participate in the mobile community.
The system supports features such as photo galleries, buddy lists, guest books along with provisions for creating and joining groups.
The system also provides a chat option to enhance interaction between the users.
|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+, Rational Rose Enterprise Edition, AJAX, Java Script, HTML5, CSS3 etc.|
|Database||MYSQL Database Server, DB Clustering, DB Optimization, Master Slave Replication, Query Optimization, Scheduler for Backups|
|Quality Assurance Testers||2|
PHP and MYSQL Server formed the basis of development as the site was rich with user data and featured extensive capabilities for wireless community portal development. Modules were developed in PHP such that they can be executed directly from the UI layer. These PHP files consisted of all the business logics used for respective modules like Save (Add/Update), Delete, Get Single Object, Get Multiple Objects for Listing and were designed to be capable of handling many more logics which were not related to the database. The Data Access layer contained the libraries responsible for accessing data from the database and built a generic query for insert, update, delete and select depending on the business class.
All business layer components were coded to use this library for data accessing process from database. Stored procedures were used only for complex retrieval of data from multiple tables and were entirely avoided with conditional syntax to ensure smooth performance of the website.The UI layer was kept free of any business logic with images, applications and data being called from their respective servers. Sub-domains were used for the different areas of the website to guarantee scalability.
Besides the option of sending SMS and MMS through the web or the mobile, the system provided extensive wireless surfing capabilities. Multi-linguistic support was incorporated into the site and the adaptable code structure was made capable of integrating new language bases. The site was enabled with different payment gateways to provide greater options for conducting transactions. AJAX-based chat system was developed to offer enhanced chat functionality. The system also provided superior control over user profiles with reports and stats that could be generated as a PDF file for greater convenience. The system was developed and fully functional within a span of 5 months.