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Project Fedena and  
Why Ruby on Rails 


                                 ARVIND G S
                                         CTO
                 Foradian Technologies Pvt Ltd
                         arvind@foradian.com
What is fedena ? 

•  Fedena is an Open Source school/campus management
   system
•  It is the first Open Source School ERP based on RoR
•  It is a web 2.0 application being developed by Foradian
   Technologies
Evolu:on of Fedena 
•  Many schools/colleges in India approached foradian to
   provide them an exact solution for managing their data.
•  Foradian’s thought of providing an efficient, user friendly
   school management system to the universe
•  A system that should make the user feel that the real
   power is in their hands
•  Cannot find an exact open source solution for this till
   date
Start of Project Fedena 
•  Project Fedena started with two new fresher as
   developers and a designer for designing the UI of the
   application
•  Developers started learning Ruby language and RoR
   framework which was an entirely new platform to
   foradian
•  The development got started in parallel with the learning
   process
•  When we were able to generate the desired output, the
   management team planned to release the system as
   open source
Why Ruby on Rails 
•    Foradian’s desire to learn a new language/technology
•    Ruby is a powerful scripting language
•    Adhered to OOP principles
•    Code Maintainability
•    DRY principle
•    Increased Productivity
•    It allows us to work with minimum confusion
Fedena System 
Highlights of the System 
•    Eye Catchy UI Design
•    User Friendly
•    Easy Navigation
•    Any one with basic knowledge in computer and internet
     can easily operate fedena
Architectural Overview 
                Users
                                                HTTP Request

                 Browser                                                                          Apache/Nginx
                                                                               Web server

                                                                        Forwards
Delivers Mail           HTML Output                                     Request

                                                                                                 passenger/mongrel/
                                                                               dispatcher        fast cgi




                                                               Loads                            Active Record
                   Action View                                                     CRUD

                                      Renders
                                                                                   Response
                                                                                              Renders     Passes
                                                               Controller                     Data        Query




                                          Delivers
                   Action Mailer                                                                        Database

                                                                                                          mysql

                                                  Fedena Application (RoR)
Architectural Overview 
•    Ruby version used - 1.8.6
•    Rails version used – 2.3.5
•    Database used is mysql
•    Web Server used is Apache
•    Deployment Techniques Used – Passenger/Fast CGI
Gems and Plugins Used 
•  Prawn – for pdf generation
•  Declarative Authorization – To implement authorization
   mechanism for different users
•  Open Flash Chart – For graphical representation of
   student’s progress report
•  Fckeditor – used for adding rich text contents in the news
   section of the system
Rails Advantages 
•    Powerful
•    Readable
•    Convention Over Configuration
•    Inbuilt security improvement techniques
•    MVC architecture
•    DRY principle
•    RESTful architecture
•    Code Reusability
•    Active community ready to help at any time
Rails Disadvantages 
•  Rails applications are comparitively slow
•  Deployment is a bit tougher and the support is less for
   this
•  Increased hosting cost
Project Fedena – Challenges Ahead 
•  Rails testing to be started
•  Choosing the appropriate deployment method
•  Cache Mechanism to be implemented
•  More Performance and Security improvement methods
   to be incorporated
•  Scalable architecture to be implemented
ProjecGedena.org 
•    Developer’s area for contributing to project
     fedena
•    Features:
      1. RoR developers can join and start
     contributing to the project
      2. Source Code Download
      3. Installation Instructions
      4. Bug Submission
      5. Bug Tracking
      6. Community Forum
Fedena License


- Fedena is licensed under Apache 2.0 -
More Links 
•  Website – www.projectfedena.org
•  Test Fedena Application – www.projectfedena.org/testing
•  Video Tutorials – www.youtube.com/user/projectfedena
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Project Fedena: An Open Source School Management System Built with Ruby on Rails

  • 1. Project Fedena and   Why Ruby on Rails  ARVIND G S CTO Foradian Technologies Pvt Ltd arvind@foradian.com
  • 2. What is fedena ?  •  Fedena is an Open Source school/campus management system •  It is the first Open Source School ERP based on RoR •  It is a web 2.0 application being developed by Foradian Technologies
  • 3. Evolu:on of Fedena  •  Many schools/colleges in India approached foradian to provide them an exact solution for managing their data. •  Foradian’s thought of providing an efficient, user friendly school management system to the universe •  A system that should make the user feel that the real power is in their hands •  Cannot find an exact open source solution for this till date
  • 4. Start of Project Fedena  •  Project Fedena started with two new fresher as developers and a designer for designing the UI of the application •  Developers started learning Ruby language and RoR framework which was an entirely new platform to foradian •  The development got started in parallel with the learning process •  When we were able to generate the desired output, the management team planned to release the system as open source
  • 5. Why Ruby on Rails  •  Foradian’s desire to learn a new language/technology •  Ruby is a powerful scripting language •  Adhered to OOP principles •  Code Maintainability •  DRY principle •  Increased Productivity •  It allows us to work with minimum confusion
  • 7. Highlights of the System  •  Eye Catchy UI Design •  User Friendly •  Easy Navigation •  Any one with basic knowledge in computer and internet can easily operate fedena
  • 8. Architectural Overview  Users HTTP Request Browser Apache/Nginx Web server Forwards Delivers Mail HTML Output Request passenger/mongrel/ dispatcher fast cgi Loads Active Record Action View CRUD Renders Response Renders Passes Controller Data Query Delivers Action Mailer Database mysql Fedena Application (RoR)
  • 9. Architectural Overview  •  Ruby version used - 1.8.6 •  Rails version used – 2.3.5 •  Database used is mysql •  Web Server used is Apache •  Deployment Techniques Used – Passenger/Fast CGI
  • 10. Gems and Plugins Used  •  Prawn – for pdf generation •  Declarative Authorization – To implement authorization mechanism for different users •  Open Flash Chart – For graphical representation of student’s progress report •  Fckeditor – used for adding rich text contents in the news section of the system
  • 11. Rails Advantages  •  Powerful •  Readable •  Convention Over Configuration •  Inbuilt security improvement techniques •  MVC architecture •  DRY principle •  RESTful architecture •  Code Reusability •  Active community ready to help at any time
  • 12. Rails Disadvantages  •  Rails applications are comparitively slow •  Deployment is a bit tougher and the support is less for this •  Increased hosting cost
  • 13. Project Fedena – Challenges Ahead  •  Rails testing to be started •  Choosing the appropriate deployment method •  Cache Mechanism to be implemented •  More Performance and Security improvement methods to be incorporated •  Scalable architecture to be implemented
  • 14. ProjecGedena.org  •  Developer’s area for contributing to project fedena •  Features: 1. RoR developers can join and start contributing to the project 2. Source Code Download 3. Installation Instructions 4. Bug Submission 5. Bug Tracking 6. Community Forum
  • 15. Fedena License - Fedena is licensed under Apache 2.0 -
  • 16. More Links  •  Website – www.projectfedena.org •  Test Fedena Application – www.projectfedena.org/testing •  Video Tutorials – www.youtube.com/user/projectfedena