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CIVIC COMMONS

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CIVIC COMMONS

CIVIC COMMONS

CIVIC COMMONS - Directory Open Source solutions. Civic Commons is a marketplace for open innovation in government.

Project Analysis

Directory Open Source solutions for government agencies in the USA

Preface

Create an online catalog of software Open Source with the publication of real-life scenarios of using software in government agencies (mainly the USA).

Audience

Employees of IT departments of state. institutions responsible for making decisions on the choice of technology.

The developers of Open Source software

Main Issues

The complex relationships between entities (software organization, a user, various types of data)

An output map of using software to clustering / grouping on different levels (city, region, country)

Design and implementation of the most user-friendly interface content additions - taking into account the complex relationships between the different types of data.

The distributed (geographically) the development team (Minsk, Philippines, USA) - the complexity of transfer functionality, developed by different teams.

Solution

Drupal 7 - as a content management system.

Openlayers library and a set of modules for Drupal (Geocode, Geofield, AddressField) to collect and display geodatabase. There was also redesigned third-party database cities in the world for quick work with the coordinates of cities and regions - more than 3 million records..

Context module for controlling the layout of pages.

Modules have been written for Drupal, providing input and display of information on the website in accordance with the requirements of the customer - the plugins and handlers for Views, custom field types and formatters for their output, custom functions to collect and display statistics regarding use of the software.

The main means of releases and deploymenta functional control module used Features and source control system Git.

Agile approach to project management.

Project Result

Finished!

Live demo