Facebook is the best navigational system ever in the world history and thus PhilyBook is an app technically designed to function just like facebook 100%. It enable Students, Lecturers,visitors to access resources within and outside university of Pennsylvania.
This application is also powered with Facebook like chat system with one to one and one to many chat communications. This application is a dynamic app with 100% Content Management System(CMS) that allows Penn University Engineers to Add, Delete and to make changes/ updates within their Database Systems.

The app is not just about navigation. Is all about experiencing PhilyPresence.

Technological Design

PhilyBook was design to function on Computer/Desktop systems as well as on Mobile Devices such as IOS, IPAD, Android,BB and Windows Phone just like facebook.

The Philybook app can be expressed mathematically as follows

Philbook web = Facebook web

Philybook_Mobile == Facebook Mobile Messenger.

Platform of Coverage

1.) Web Version: could be accessed using Computer and Desktop system via the link below using either Google Chrome or Mozillla Firefox Browser only.

http://fredcare.com/philybook/

2.) Mobile Version: this has been tested and it works 100% including the chat system on IOS, ANDROID and WINDOWS Phone.

http://fredcare.com/philybook_mobile/

Acceptable Browsers for Mobile Devices

A.) Android Phone & Tablets:

I) Google Chrome Mobile Browser for Android: Download it here. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.android.chrome&hl=en

II) Mozilla Firefox Mobile Browser for Android: Download it here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.mozilla.firefox&hl=en

B.) IOS Phones & IPad:

I) Google Chrome Mobile Browser for IOS/IPAD: Download it here https://itunes.apple.com/ng/app/chrome-web-browser-by-google/id535886823?mt=8

II) Mozilla Frefox Mobile Browser for IOS/IPAD: Download it here

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/foxbrowser/id550365886?mt=8

C:) Windows Phone:

http://www.ucweb.com/ucbrowser/download/wp.html

App Accessibility

1.) Web App can be access here: http://fredcare.com/philybook/

2.) Mobile Version can be access here: http://fredcare.com/philybook_mobile/

Challenges Encountered

A.) Browsers Compatibility Issues.

B.) Coding of Chat Systems to allows one to one chat communications just like Facebook for both Web and Mobile Apps Devices

Apps Description

Below is the description of philybook apps component both for web and mobile versions.

1.)

Search System:

This Search engine robots works like Google Search. You can search anything about the university of Penslyvania here.

The search can be by Keyword or by a Line of sentence etc. You can search about the University People by name, username, email, phone numbers, Library,Security, Hotels,Housing,Accomodations, Faculty, Department,Traveling Tours, Admission,Arts and Culture, Athletics and Sports, Recreations,Public Parking,Health Care, Hospital, University Events. Just Search about anything you are looking for.

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Get Map Direction:

This shows the users the map direction on how to get to university of Pennslyvania from any part of the world as can be showed in the picture below
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News/Events:

This components allows Penn University to generally share their event status, news, informations, videos, whats in your mind so that Visitors,Users, Students and Lecturers can access it and For Every Events Posted, all Penn Registered Members will recieve notifications directly on the app system. Users can Like or comment on the News/Events posted just like in facebook.
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Travel & Tours

You just wanna travel, you want traveling informations. For things to do, places to stay and where to eat in the five counties that make up the Philadelphia region. Here Travel and Tours covered from Penn University database includes

A.) Penn Travel (Direct Access: http://fredcare.com/philybook_mobile/travel/PennTravel)

B.) VisitPhilly (Direct Acess: http://fredcare.com/philybook_mobile/travel/VisitPhilly)

This components provides Penn University Students, Lecturers and Visitors with all traveling information, accommodations etc. The visitor will be able to map, like, follow any of their events, updates and can also like and comment on any updates posted by the Penn University organisation. The visitor can also communicate with the Penn University Traveling Agency via WALL MESSAGES, SMS, EMAILS and from direct access to their websites

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Searching by name and keywords like travel, traveling, accomodations, in the search box will follow facebook-like navigational approach to provide the visitor with all available search data within university of Pennslyvania database.

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Arts & Culture on Campus

This components provides the visitors with arts and Culture, student performances in music, dance and theater within and outside university of Penslyvania. The visitor will be able to map, like, follow any of their events, updates and can also like and comment on any updates posted by any Cultural Group. The visitor can also communicate with the Penn University Arts & Cultural Groups via WALL MESSAGES, SMS, EMAILS and from direct access to their websites.

Searching by name and keywords like art, arts, culture, etc in the search box will follow facebook-like navigational approach to provide the visitor with all available search data within university of Pennslyvania database.

Here Arts & Culture covered from Penn University database includes

A.) Arthur Ross Gallery (Direct Access: http://fredcare.com/philybook_mobile/art/ArthurRossGallery)

b.) Annenberg Center for the Performing Art (Direct Acess: http://fredcare.com/philybook_mobile/art/AnnenbergCenterforthePerformingArt)


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Athletics & Recreations


This components provides the visitors with informations on team sports, physical fitness at state-of-the-art, world-class training centers, including the Pottruck Center, Hutchinson Gym and the Fox Fitness Center. The visitor will be able to map, like, follow any of their events, updates and can also like and comment on any updates posted by any Sports Group. The visitor can also communicate with the Penn University Athletic Groups via WALL MESSAGES, SMS, EMAILS and from direct access to their websites.

Searching by name and keywords like athletics, sports, etc in the search box will follow facebook-like navigational approach to provide the visitor with all available search data within university of Pennslyvania database.

Here Athletic & Sports covered from Penn University database includes

A.) Penn Ice Rink: (Direct Acess: http://fredcare.com/philybook_mobile/athletic/PennIceRink)
B.) Intramural Sports (Direct Access: http://fredcare.com/philybook_mobile/athletic/IntramuralSports

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Hosing & Dinning Services

Home is where the heart is. With 11 College Houses, two high-rise towers and many off-campus housing options, Penn can help those searching for a place to live find a home short-term or long-term. From food carts to fine dining, the University is full of places with good eats, drinks and treats.

Searching by name and keywords like house,housing,accomodation, etc in the search box will follow facebook-like navigational approach to provide the visitor with all available search data within university of Pennslyvania database.

Here Housing & Dining Services covered from Penn University database includes

A.) Off-Campus Services (Direct Access: http://fredcare.com/philybook_mobile/housing/Off-CampusServices)
B.) Penn Home Ownership Services (Direct Access: http://fredcare.com/philybook_mobile/housing/PennHomeOwnershipServices)


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8.)

Faculty & Departments

University of Penslyvania consist of more than 12 major Faculties and Numerous departments that takes care of various academic Programmes both for graduates and Undergraduates. All these were arranged and sorted within one digitalized system.

This components enables Users to find faculities, departments, Programmes and courses offered by University of University of Pennsylvania. Once department is located and found, the visitor can be able to access all the departments and building locations within the faculty.

The visitor will be able to map, like, follow any of their events, updates and can also like and comment on any updates posted by the Head of Faculty, Head of Departments and by the Area Managers of the faculty and Departmental Buildings.. The visitor can also communicate to any of them via WALL MESSAGES, SMS, EMAILS and from direct access to their websites.

Searching by departmental name, faculty name, Building name, building Codes, and by keywords like buildings,department, faculty, etc in the search box will follow facebook-like navigational approach to provide the visitor with all available search data within university of Pennslyvania database.

Here Faculty covered from Penn University database includes

A.) School of Nursing (Direct Access: http://fredcare.com/philybook_mobile/faculty/SchoolofNursing)


B) Law School (Direct Access: http://fredcare.com/philybook_mobile/faculty/LawSchool)

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Department covered under the above Faculties from Penn University database includes

A.) Nursing (Direct Access: http://fredcare.com/philybook_mobile/department/Nursing)

b) Law (Direct Access: http://fredcare.com/philybook_mobile/department/Law)

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Library

With University of Pennslyvania Library Systems, Reading, studying and Digital learning is made easier than ever.
This components enables Users to find list of all University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Library Buildings, Its addresses and Locations on Google Map.

The visitor will be able to map, like, follow any of their events, updates and can also like and comment on any updates posted by the Libraian The visitor can also communicate to any of them via WALL MESSAGES, SMS, EMAILS and from direct access to their websites.

Searching by library name, and by keywords like reading, library. libraries, etc in the search box will follow facebook-like navigational approach to provide the visitor with all available search data within university of Pennslyvania database.



Here Library covered from Penn University database includes

A.) Biomedical Library (Direct Access: http://fredcare.com/philybook_mobile/library/BiomedicalLibrary)


B.) Annenberg Library (Direct Access: http://fredcare.com/philybook_mobile/library/AnnenbergLibrary)


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Hospital/Health Care System

Penn Medicine is dedicated to high-quality patient care and service, advancing medical science through research, and educating the next generation of leaders in medicine.
It includes four hospitals and outpatient centers throughout the region.

This components enables Users to find list of all University of Pennsylvania Hospital/Medical Center,Buildings, Its addresses and Loctions on Google Map.



The visitor will be able to map, like, follow any of their events, updates and can also like and comment on any updates posted by the Hospital Management. The visitor can also communicate to any of the Penn HealthCare via WALL MESSAGES, SMS, EMAILS and from direct access to their websites.

Searching by hospital name, healthcare name and by keywords like Health, hospitals etc in the search box will follow facebook-like navigational approach to provide the visitor with all available search data within university of Pennslyvania database.

Here Hospital/Health Care System covered from Penn University database includes
A.) Penn Dental Care (Direct Access: http://fredcare.com/philybook_mobile/hospital/PennDentalCare)


B.) University of Penn Health System (Direct Access: http://fredcare.com/philybook_mobile/hospital/UniversityofPennsylvaniaHealthSystem)


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Hotel/Lodging System

This components enables Users to find list of all University of Pennsylvanian Hotel & Loding System, Its Buildings, addresses and Loctions on Google Map.
The visitor will be able to map, like, follow any of their events, updates and can also like and comment on any updates posted by the Hotel Management. The visitor can also communicate to any of the Penn Hotel Managements via WALL MESSAGES, SMS, EMAILS and from direct access to their websites.

Searching by hotel name and by keywords like Hotel, lodging, restaurant etc in the search box will follow facebook-like navigational approach to provide the visitor with all available search data within university of Pennslyvania database.



Here Hotel/Lodging/Restaurant System covered from Penn University database includes

A.) Sheraton City Hotel (Direct Access: http://fredcare.com/philybook_mobile/hotel/SheratonCityHotel)


b) Hilton Inn Hotel (Direct Access: http://fredcare.com/philybook_mobile/hotel/HiltonInnHotel)


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Traffic System

This components shows statistical analysis of the actual number of Users who visited the site on Daily, Monthly and Yearly basis.
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Statistics System

This components show statistical analysis of all Pennslyvanian University Registered Members every month. For instance on January, (1) Members were Registered...

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Penn People

This components provides Visitors with the list of all Penn registered Members.
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The visitor will be able to map, like, follow any of the Penn Members events, updates and can also like and comment on any updates posted by the fellow Penn Members. The visitor can also communicate to any member via WALL MESSAGES, SMS, EMAILS and from direct access to their websites.

Searching by member name, username, email, id, phone numbers etc in the search box will follow facebook-like navigational approach to provide the visitor with all available users search data within university of Pennslyvania database.

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Security/Penn University Police

The University of Pennslyvania is here to protect just everyone. We care about your Life. Your Safety is our priority .....

In the event of Security needs, you can automatically send an SMS Emergency Message to University of Pennslyvania Police Department to inform them of any emergency situation. The app will automatically pick your Name, Mobile contact & Geo-locations via Longitude and Latitude in other to map you on Google map for easy location and immediate response by the University of Pennslyvania Police Department.

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University Monitoring System

Click University of Pennslyvanian Multi-Search Engine System This Monitoring System keeps tracks of the Users and Visitors who accessed the University Site along with the Day, date and time for which the site was accessed and duration of their stay on the site.....

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WebCam System

This Webcam System enable users, Students, Lecturers, Visitors to takes a cleans photos of the Penn School Environments, comments on the Photos before sending it to the server to reflects on the Users Profile.

The app also picks up the Users current Geo-locations via Longitude and Latitude in other to map the location on Google map so that the User could be able to known the point and Location in which the photo was taken within Penn University.



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Notifications/Alerts System

This components gets you notify of any posts, events, News, Updates happening within and outside the university of Pennslyvanian just like facebook alert system.



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SMS Messaging System

Notifying a Penn University community Members about any events is very crucial in building a Network.

This components enable Penn University Community to Send Individual or Multi-Users SMS Message Broadcast to all Members on any events or community Updates.

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Email Messaging System

Notifying a Penn University community Members about any events is very crucial in building a Network. This components enable Penn University Community to Send Individual or Multi-Users Email Message Broadcast to all Members on any events or community Updates.

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BirthDay Calendar/(BirthDay Alerts):

This allows Penn University to see their Members who will be celebrating their birthday every month in other to send them birthday gifts and good wishes.Birthday details is collected from your year of birth you inputted during registration.

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Content Management System (CSM):

This components allows Penn University Community to add, edit or Delete content which may be deemed fit upon circumstances.

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Chat System

One to one chat communications bettween Penn Online Users.

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