About the Client:

A San Jose Business Journal Entrepreneur of the Year award winner and previously named one of Smart Computing Top 25 Internet Executives, The client is widely interviewed and quoted, has appeared numerous times on CNBC, Silicon Spin, and other financial and high tech venues, has guest lectured at both Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford Law School, and holds multiple patents for online desktop publishing/manufacturing process work.

After spending over two decades as a technology entrepreneur and investor, he is currently Chairman and CEO of a large company that sells software products. He decided to develop a website as well as a shopping cart for selling software products such as CD, DVD, and Books etc that helps students of all ages for growing their knowledge. The site is a global leader in retail CAD (Computer Aided Design) and home design desktop software, and a pioneer in mobile solutions for the AEC (Architectural, Engineering, and Construction) industry.

Project Introduction:

The site is dedicated to championing the growth and improvement of technology in education. In addition to creating software and support materials that build a solid learning foundation for students of all ages, the goal of the site is to provide students and faculty with a solid foundation of skills and knowledge necessary for success in their professions, curriculums, and for their growth as life-long learners.

They publish innovative design tools that inspire students of all ages to learn, brainstorm, plan, innovate, and create. With their products in use in schools and universities worldwide, their award-winning software is revolutionizing learning in education.

Project Assignment Highlights:

Combine two websites and make a single new website.
A whole new code base will be used to support latest technologies.
The new website should have a lot more clean, readable and up to date, very simple and very professional.
Custom Professional Graphic Design to stand out from the competition.
Home Page JavaScript Slideshow Presentation displaying your areas of excellence and products.
Fully Featured Content Management System (CMS).
Social Media Integration.

Challenges:

Subscription of virtual products.
Integration of 3rd party server.
Provide multiple downloadable files into single virtual product.
Serial key manager module.
Bulk Mail Provider Integration Module.
Promotions & Commercial Discounts Module
Responsive Live Chat Module.
Cloud Cart Connector for Intuit QuickBooks Module.
Multiple Currency Processing Module.
Typical Sales Volumes and Transaction Processing.

Technology Used:

PrestaShop, PHP, MySQL, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery

Solutions:

The project required easy to create, manage and customize user interface that we did by using PrestaShop. Managed a virtual product list through the PrestaShop back-office. With multiple ranges of products, this administrative interface helps to manage the most complex inventory easily with one-click updates. For payment integration PrestaShop is integrated with numerous payment options and business owners can install a desired payment option with one-click. Ensure payment is received and customers are comfortable providing their information. Different promotion rules and discounts attributes were also configured where discounts are automatically placed by the module into the current cart as vouchers. In each rule configuration, it may decide to send by email the voucher to the customer instead of placing it into the cart. The customer will have to place a new order to use this voucher. A much needed tool to allow Admin to communicate with customers was also build called live chat. It is a user-friendly interface facilitates chatting between visitors and an operator. If the operator is offline, customers can leave messages that will be saved and displayed the next time the operator appears online.

Result:

The final result was a well designed feature rich Prestashop website which helped students in the growth and improvement of technology in education. By providing an innovative design tools it inspired students of all ages to learn, brainstorm, plan, innovate, and create. Along with other leading software companies, it is also contributing to the green effort.

Client Feedback:

After the successful completion of work, our client gave us a wonderful feedback:

“Extremely professional and collaborative. An expert all rounder. . Delivered as per commitment and at par with expectations. I would definitely would love to work with again”