AggieExplorer

Winter/Spring 22 Upkeep Project

Introduction

The Team

Timeframe

Tools

The Project

Design

Overview

Initial Research

  1. Competitive Analysis
  2. SWOT Analysis
  3. Personas
  4. User Surveys
  • The site doesn’t have enough interactive features
  • Users want resources comparable to Oasis or ScheduleBuilder
  • We should include personalized elements

Low-fidelity

Iterations of page layouts

Mid-fidelity

  • The purpose of the profile page is confusing
  • Execution of layout is incohesive
  • ‘Your Planner’ section is misleading

High Fidelity

  • Save student information
  • Emulates popular UC Davis student planner, Schedule Builder
  • Allows user to view classes for upcoming quarters and curate a potential schedule
  • Save statistics for past classes
  • View, compare, and assess multiple statistics

Development

Google Oauth Implementation

Backend Improvements

Average load times before and after database split

Calendar implementation

Sample view of the calendar

Reflection

Challenges

Takeaways

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