Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Week 5 Internship

March 12-16, 2012 (Mon-Thur)

In this week, author will learn about multitasking, author will handle multiple projects at the same time. Author is required to make instruction on how to install Microsoft Visual C# 2010 Express and how to configure the application (Hotel Management system) which the author did last week. Step by step is shown in figures with some explanations such as:
  • How to install Microsoft Visual C# 2010 Express and Dev-C++
  • How to open “HotelManagement_CSharp”
  • How to see the code/syntax in C# and C++
  • How to run / debug the application and
  • How to see customer’s data that save in the directory
The next day, author has a look at The Centre for Marine and Coastal Studies (CEMACS) website and gives suggestion for improvement the website from author’s view and visitor's point of view. The website available at, this is called multi-tasking. The methods that author choose to get visitor's point of view is author have post a link of the website to facebook and ask for suggestion to the website for improvement. Besides that, author tries looking at others website in the same area, what’s the criterion or requirement for a standard faculty website and collects their similarity. Author also makes comparisons with National Advanced IPv6 Centre (Nav6's) website, Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP’s) website and other website for suggestions.

Some of suggestions from author views and visitor views are
  • The organization of the website is simple but it can improve it.
  • The font type, color and size for main topic and contents are not suitable.
  • For the latest event, may add mouse over effect when user point at it, the event will pause from scrolling to let user gets info.
  • Need to organize the links based on category and add simple JQuery photo gallery to replace the image at the bottom of the page.
  • Needs to add background to make it more attractive and enlarge the pages
  • Suggestion to add calendar and visitor counter ( 'widget'@gadget )
  • The banner is not contrast with the texts, people also do not know what is the pictures in the banner
  • Suggest to add “Google Map”, “Driving Directions” and “Public Transport are available in “Contact Us”, to ease finds them

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