Online Shopping Mall project

{Surjyendu Ray, Suvendu Bhattacharya, Sandip Shaw, Souvik Sett} {Web Application Final year Project}

Project Initiation Document

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2008 Page: 3 .  A multiple merchant venue with each merchant having his/her own window which the customer can visit to browse and subsequently buy the products from  Maintaining the deliverable goods as well as services through single or multiple windows is also on the agenda. Souvik Sett. Project aim and objectives:  This project envisages bridging the gap between the seller. the retailer and the customer. 3. Student name: Suvendu Bhattacharya.Ananya Kanjilal 2. and a system administrator to approve and reject requests for new shops and maintain lists of shop categories. Outline of the project environment and problem to be solved: The Online Shopping Mall (VSM) application enables vendors to set up online shops. Also on the agenda is designing an online shopping site to manage the items in the shop and also help customers purchase them online without having to visit the shop physically. A very high flexibility is being maintained in the design process so that this project can take either of the two paths :  A single retailer window which the customer can visit to browse and subsequently buy the products from. Basic details: Surjyendu Ray. Sandip Shaw. Project title: Online Shopping Mall Department: Information Technology : 4th year Project supervisor: Mrs.Online Shopping Mall {Surjyendu Ray} Project Initiation Document 1. customers to browse through the shops.  Other common shopping objectives to be described and corroborated Printed: 9th September.

getting customer's delivery-time feedback.  Uploading ‘Most Purchased’ Items in each category of products in the Shop like Apparel. Online or offline help to above said users.  Creating a Shopping cart so that customers can shop ‘n’ no. Bath accessories.ear) with source code C. Food items etc.war/. 5. Project constraints: Hardware and software constraints to be discussed later. etc. Application deployment executive and developer B. • User manual. assure home delivery. 2008 Page: 4 . Database backup and DDL Script The project deliverables will also include final versions of the following documents: • Project Initiation Document • Software Requirements Specification Document • Project Reports • Progress and Status Reports as and when required. Kitchen accessories.Online Shopping Mall {Surjyendu Ray} 4. Application archive (. of items and checkout finally with the entire shopping carts  Customers should be able to mail the Shop about the items they would like to see in the Shop  Secured mechanism for checking out from the Shop (Credit card verification mechanism)  Updates to customers about the recently added items in the shop through various mechanisms. updating order's status and answering client's queries online Printed: 9th September. Bath accessories. Project approach and Functional Requirements: Initial functional requirements will be:  Secure registration and profile management facilities for Customers  Browsing through the e-Mall to see the items that are there in each category of products like Apparel. Kitchen accessories. Food items etc. 6. Project deliverables: A.  Strategic data and graphs for Administrators and Shop owners about the items that are popular in each category and age group  Give special discounts to Premier customers  Shop employees are responsible for internal affairs like processing orders.

0. 24 X 7 availability Better component design to get better performance at peak time Flexible service based architecture will be highly desirable for future extension  Advertisement space where it will effectively catch the customer’s attention and as a source of revenue.     Initial reporting needs that are to be answered will be: o Category wise items that are sold more and the brand names for the same o Which brand is more popular in each category of products o Who are the customers who visit often( to facilitate them by making them Premier customers ) o Discounts given to the Premier customers The following user interface priorities will be considered since for this type of application the user and web interface will serve as one the major turning points:     Professional look and feel Use of AJAX at least with all registration forms Use of Graphical tool to show strategic data to admin Reports exportable in .Online Shopping Mall {Surjyendu Ray} . 2008 Page: 5 . Web-services. AJAX. . Initial non functional requirements will be: Secure access of confidential data (user’s details). SOA etc. XML. UML. Printed: 9th September. Facilities and resources: In addition to the normal computational and networking requirements needed to set up the project as a viable business option we will be using the following tools: J2EE.XLS. Web 2. SSL can be used.PDF or any other desirable format 7.  Database systems like Microsoft Access or Oracle.  New techniques and tools as deemed necessary or that will vastly revolutionise the project or the process.

Online Shopping Mall {Surjyendu Ray} 8. Pressman Internet an World Wide Web How to Program by Deitel and Deitel Java How to Program by Deitel and Deitel The job involves managing the subcategories of the items in the shop.tgmc. The shopping cart details can be viewed and items can be removed from the cart. 9. and from there on is given the role of Shop Owner. The customer can also Page: 6 Shop Owner Mall Customer Printed: 9th September. the customer is prompted to login. The application notifies the administrator of all shop creation requests. The administrator can also view and delete entries in the guestbook. the shop owner can add or remove items from his shop. A Mall Customer can browse through the shops and choose products to place in a virtual shopping cart. Shop Owner and Mall Customer—each with different privileges. the customer can modify personal profile information (such as phone number and shipping address) stored by the application. When the request is approved by the Mall Administrator. and the administrator can then approve or reject them. 2008 . Also. Any user can submit a shop creation request through the application. About Online Shopping Mall( OSM) Users: The application identifies three types of users—Mall Administrator. To proceed with the purchase. The Shop Owner is responsible for setting up the shop and maintaining it. the requester is notified. The Shop Owner can view different reports that give details of the sales and orders specific to his shop. (This is only an initial tentative list) Mall Administrato r The Mall Administrator is the super user and has complete control over all the activities that can be performed. The administrator also manages the list of available product categories. Starting point for research: The initial list of the starting points of research will be: • • • • Software Engineering by Roger S. The Shop Owner can also decide to close shop and remove it from the mall. Also. Log of risks: To be discussed later.php?page=1&id=5 1.

and cancel any order that has not been shipped yet. 2008 Page: 7 . The basic use case diagram will be: - Printed: 9th September.Online Shopping Mall {Surjyendu Ray} view the status of any previous orders.

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Online Shopping Mall {Surjyendu Ray} A sample database schema of what the data required for the project will look like can be given as: - 10. Project plan: Page: 9 Printed: 9th September. 2008 .

2008 Page: 10 .Online Shopping Mall {Surjyendu Ray} To be discussed later.php Signatures: Signature: Date: Student Project supervisor Printed: 9th September. 11. Legal. We will also follow the spirit of Open Source throughout the design and implementation of the project wherever possible. ethical. professional. The New BSD License can be obtained at http://www. social issues: We will be strictly following the New BSD

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