The preview website has been deployed at http://nyp-journey.azurewebsites.net
Due to consistent increment of Polytechnic Students, more requirements will be needed by Campus Community. Many individuals are now not fulfilled by the limited knowledge on paper and are struggled in finding a platform to guide them to study further in their interested aspects as well as find someone that can help you. In order to increase the opportunities of interaction between all teachers and students, make it much convenient, a new Web-based application need to be developed. Therefore, We came up with an web-based platform to solve these inconveniences. NYP Journey eases the users within campus by establishing a communication platform for users to investigate their academic concerns and share their learning experience. This idea is derived from question and answers sites like stack overflow and Quora which users can ask questions in different aspects and professionals can solve their problems. Furthermore, we would like a system that can encourage the users to interact with the platform more actively just like Grab. We hope that the platform can combine the advantages of the pure question & answer site and well-known service site to build a unique platform and bring convenient service to the users.
The web app has been deployed on azure: https://education-system-nyp.azurewebsites.net/
These instructions will get you a copy of the project up and running on your local machine for development and testing purposes.
To be able to run the application, .Net Framework SDK is required.(Recommended version: .Net framework SDK V4.7.2)
- C# - Language
- ASP.NET Webform - Framework
- .Net framework SDK V4.7.2 - Runtime Environment
- Bootstrap 4 Keen Theme & Material-kit Pro - UI Framework
NYP Journey summary functions and features are user identification system, user profile, wallet, question forum, management tools, notification menu, shop, ranking, invitation system, reporting pages and credit system.
- ##### User identification system
User register and login the account by key in correct credentials with their corresponding Admin Number(For Student)/NRIC(For Teacher). User can find back their password by receiving system’s email.
The email will be sent to validate user's email.
- form wizard
The form will be shown step-by-step to guide the users more friendly.
By using users' own identity numbers, they will be able to sign in to the system.
System will send password to users emails if they forget their passwords.
- ##### User profile
User can customize their own head icon and leave comment under other users’ profile. The profile contains users’ posted blogposts and brief data statistics about what have user done in NYP Journey. User can also add their favorite blogposts to favorite section.
Modifications in users' own profile icon and information are available.
Users can leave comment under other users’ profile page.
User can share their learning experience in Blog system. User can tip the author with credit and can add the blogpost to favorite. Administrator can highlight the blogpost to make it more obvious on blog list page.
- ##### Wallet
User can check their own transaction history about their credits and shop purchase history which generate as Invoice. User can also top up their credit balance using PayPal.
If users need credits, they can purchase through PayPal API using real-life currency.
User can view their credit transaction histories in My Wallet.
- ##### Question forum
User posts question with a credit reward, after being approved by management system, other users can answer the question and one of them will be picked as the best solution and claim the credit reward.
All users can ask question in the forum, the posting of the question will cost credit as a reward to the best solution made. All user can answer the question and the best solution for the question poster will claimed the reward. User can also leave reply under the answer.
Manager Review System
Before the question publishes to the public users, it will be reviewed by administrator, if the question is approved, it can be seen by all users, else, it will be deleted.
- ##### Management tools
In order to manage the massive data more effectively, NYP Journey has a system that can only be accessed by admin account. The system can let the admin check the statistics of the website by data visualization. It is also able to edit all users’ information, posts and check the credit transaction record.
Admin is authorized to delete or modify any users' information.
Admin can delete any question in the forum.
Admin can highlight the blog if the blog has quality content, the blog that has been highlighted will be more obvious for the viewers in the blog list.
- ##### Notification menu
Users check their own action record in NYP Journey and can redirect to the corresponding page.
Every action user does, including of creation of question in the forum, posting blog and redeeming any book from the shop.
- ##### Shop
Users redeem the credit for learning resources and the purchase invoice will be saved inside Wallet>Invoice.
The books can be redeemed by credit from wallet system.
- ##### Ranking
User can see the overall ranking about users, blogposts and question forum in NYP Journey.
- ##### Invitation system
Users invite their friends who have not yet get into NYP Journey with a invitation code. Both the new user who key in the code and the invitation code owner will be rewarded extra credit.
Every user has their own unique invitation code, once the code has been key in by other new user that has not yet applied invitation code. Both users will be awarded credit that can redeem books in bookshop.
- ##### Reporting pages
User can feedback in the questionnaire page and can type in if any issue occur in contact page.
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