Social Networking Application Development


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Social Networking Application Development

  1. 1. Built a Social Networking application fromconcept to an end solutionfor a company in North
  2. 2. Sigma Infosolutions leveraged itsexpertise on web based technologiesto develop application along with itsweb engine for a company in NorthAmerica.The web application is an automatedengine which allows the usersconnect to a comprehensiveknowledge-base of articles, stories,message boards, etc. based on thetype of queries requested and systemoffers information and communityresources, specific to users personalsituation and needs! Built on Drupal,the application extends numerouscustomization capabilities to bothusers and service providers.The client is a Community Support start-up with a vision to providecommunity support, information, and resources about infidelity that aremeant to ease people’s lives. The client is based in NorthAmerica.The ClientExecutive SummaryThe client wanted to build a social networking platform, that will enable itsusers community support, information, and resources about infidelity. Theapplication connects to a back-end web engine to search for the situation ofinfidelity preferred by the user and offers selective programs, articles,advice, plus a community of individuals and couples who have experiencedsimilar situations which is much lesser than for the cost of ONE counselingsession by a trained psychologist.The application will also allow users to bookmark favorite knowledge articlesfor future reference and also rate them on multiple parameters. The solutioncomprises all features of social networking and referral technologies.With this vision, the client approached Sigma Infosolutions to build this fromconcept to an end solution.Business Casesales@sigmainfo.netChallengesA robust end product was critical towards building a strong revenue channel.For payment gateway development team enabled recurringpayment, which includes automatic renewal of membership. Sigma teamfaced a challenge initially to get the membership role assigned on successfulpayment and remove membership role along with access on failure of thepayment. i.e It was trickier to sync between payment gateway and the site.SuccessesThe web engine has a module called micro blog which works like Facebookwrite on wall feature. Members can post on their friends wall and memberscan comment on the post. Sigma team used drupal "Activity" contributedmodule and "facebook status module" to create our micro blog module.
  3. 3. TechnologyThe team used the following tools andplatforms to develop the application: Drupal Authorize.Net MySQLBusiness BenefitsThe client achieved the followingbusiness advantages: Astrong new business opportunity A competent and a trustedoffshore technology partner toexecute all development tasks forfuture product enhancementsSolutionSigma Infosolutions had an existing skill set and processes for thisdevelopment project. It took 15 days for Sigma Infosolutions dedicated teamof 2 to design, architect, develop, and test application. A few of the salientfeatures of this application are: Friend connect. Request to join as a friend and accept/deny friendrequest. PhotoAlbum. Chat option Blog with friends. Facebook style write on wall feature. Members canwrite and comment on their friends wall Personal Diary. User writes on their own page – Just like a diary Private Email for the members. Personality Profile Articles Search. Admin creates articles under different category forthe members to search Story. User write their own personal story and posts it for thecommunity to see Counsel. Users will email Admin questions - Admin post answers tocommunity to view Headline News. Includes several RSS feeds. Daily Encouragement.Daily -Admin post payment gateways configured and recurrent paymenthas been enabled
  4. 4. About Sigma Infosolutions“ Sigma Group, an Indian conglomerate has more than 4 decades of experience in Mining, Chemicals Manufacturing & Export,Handicrafts Manufacturing & Exports, and Software Development Sigma Infosolutions is a TUV certified ISO 9001:2008 & ISO 27001:2005 company Headquartered in US with presence in India Some of our esteemed customers include Airtel, Zyme Solutions, Yodlee, Celerity Consulting, Resolution Economics, BirlaGlobal Asset Finance, Fosroc Chemicals, Surgery Planet etc. Sigma Infosolutions’ services comprises of application development, application management, IT Consulting, Offshore testing,and Website and Portal DevelopmentMultithreaded data fetch from the web componentto speed-up loading by almost 30 percentSigma Infosolutions, Sigma Towers, #66/A, 13th Cross6th Main, JP Nagar, 3rd Phase, Bangalore- 560078Telephone: +91-80-40865100Sigma Infosolutions, 2082 Michelson Dr.Suite 100, Irvine, CA 92612Telephone: +1-714-717-1826Fax: +1-866-405-6750, Toll Free: 1-888-861-7360Website: www.sigmainfo.netE-mail: sales@sigmainfo.netToll Free: 1-888-861-7360