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Gradient Website: Technical Report

English, James (2017) Gradient Website: Technical Report. Undergraduate thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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Abstract

This report details the development methods and solutions involved in the production of Gradient, a social media website. Gradient’s aim is to reduce cyber bullying and the influx of negative comments that come along with posting on a social media platform. To achieve this Gradient uses an algorithm to dynamically share the contents of your status updates with other like minded users and users with similar
interests.

Gradient is built using the Laravel 5 framework on a PHP codebase and deployed on a Amazon Web Service Server. Detailed information on class structure and system architecture can be found within this document. As well as some of the more important code snippets.

We believe that the small change to how relationships and content sharing works on our website truly sets Gradient apart from the competition in terms of safe spaces and friendly user interaction. Gradient frees users from the
burden of being judged about their niche interests and promotes freedom of self expression.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > T Technology (General) > Information Technology > Electronic computers. Computer science

Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > ZA Information resources > ZA4150 Computer Network Resources > The Internet > World Wide Web > Websites > Online social networks
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering > Telecommunications > The Internet > World Wide Web > Websites > Online social networks
Divisions: School of Computing > Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing
Depositing User: CAOIMHE NI MHAICIN
Date Deposited: 31 Oct 2017 13:21
Last Modified: 27 Apr 2018 12:39
URI: http://trap.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/2686

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