Code Poetry Portfolio
Here is some of the software I've created for my customers.
The online booking tool is used by salon clients to schedule their hair, nail or other personal service appointment. This development project was a rewrite of an existing classic ASP and VB6 application that features a more modern and streamlined user interface. The business requirements included:
The online booking tool uses the following technologies:
This application was built for Salbei.
The public uses hList Search to find affordable housing vacancies in Minnesota. The hList application consists of two pieces:
hList was built for HousingLink. The search tool is publicly available.
The data entry portion of the application uses some fairly sophisticated validation rules to prevent incorrect data. It also performs some data cleaning routines to make some address and name data consistent. The search tool features an embedded PDF report that includes only the selected records on a previous page.
The newest version features the search criteria page implemented as a Sitefinity control, as HousingLink's new website uses Sitefinity CMS. It also allows location searches via a Google Map, and users can also optionally register to receive notification via email or text of new vacancies matching their search criteria.
The hList application uses the following technologies:
Financial Aid Independent Review provides objective, comprehensive and affordable financial need analysis to private schools. The online application allows parents to complete their financial aid application via a wizard-like process, guiding them through the complex financial information gathering process.
When users have completed their financial aid request, they are prompted to pay a fee to submit their application, so credit card processing is part of the application.
The application uses the following technologies:
The custom survey application is used by an executive coaching firm to capture feedback from various participants on their coaching clients. It consists of three pieces:
The survey application uses the following technologies:
The field sales quotation application allows sales people to gather window measurements and other specifications, and then generate a sales quote which can be printed for a customer in their home.
The application must perform a number of complex calculations to arrive at the correct pricing. The system also shows users their sales schedule, and helps them to track other information about the sales process.
The field sales quotation application uses the following technologies:
It was originally deployed on Pocket PCs, but has since been upgraded to Tablet PCs.
The Logistical Choice application allows lawn care contractors to create an online schedule for their field workers, which can then be downloaded to field workers, eliminating a trip to the office. It consists of two pieces:
In addition to designing and building the application, I also created the help system.
The application was built for HYDROLogic.
Logistical Choice features a drag-and-drop web interface for adjusting a worker's schedule. It also allows back-office workers to create an export of completed work orders, which can then be imported into QuickBooks.
The Logistical Choice application uses the following technologies:
Here are some other applications I've written:
Some of the technologies used in the above applications include:
In addition, I've worked on technology upgrade projects:
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Avonelle is a rare IT professional who can communicate with business users on a level they can understand, and who can recommend creative technical solutions that are in line with the business goals and the business budget. Avonelle is conscientious not only about meeting deadlines, but also exceeding her customers expectations around quality software while providing superior customer service. Avonelle is an inspiration to me.
Valerie Vogt, Director of IT Advisory Services @ Inetium
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