Web Platform to Discover Stores & Restaurants
Computer Science
The goal of this project is to design and build a website that will enable people to discover stores and restaurants on a street, remember which ones they would like to visit, and share their discoveries with friends.
Expectations
Provide a 2D aerial view of a street segment, showing each building and what store or restaurant occupies it; digitally “walk” down a street, like Bloor West between Spadina and Bathurst, and visit each of the commercial establishments; Identify buildings based on iterative filtering such as 'restaurant' --> 'japanese restaurant'; Click on a particular building and see a photo of the front of the building with a menu of options including: Address, phone and operating hours, Add store to wish list of places to visit and highlight buildings in 2D map that are on the wish list, Attach comments to a store, Share store with friends on Facebook, Link to store's web site, Link to Google's map for address, Link to Yelp, if a restaurant
Time commitment
5 Hours/Week
Credentials
Students interested in website design, software development, databases and human factors (i.e., interface design).
Positions available
Applications for 2018-2019 is now open! Pleae apply through the link below and send your transcript as a PDF to gsociety.rex@gmail.com (Please attach your complete transcript from ACORN as a PDF file with filename: REX2018_FISTNAME_LASTNAME).
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