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Pressfeed: Technical Report

Fulton, Sean (2023) Pressfeed: Technical Report. Undergraduate thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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This document outlines the implementation of Pressfeed, a social media focused news aggregation web application built using the Python based web framework Django. Throughout this document I will outline the requirements specification of the application’s development, UML diagrams, explanations of core functionality code snippets, testing and continuous integration approaches. All technologies included are listed with clear reasons for why they are implemented in the application and what purpose they provide to the application.

The forefront of Pressfeeds goals are to deliver a platform for users to curate the news they would like to keep up to date on, offering features such as a direct message system to allow discourse on articles recommended by the system, focusing on a younger demographic Pressfeed aims to attract frequent users of social media in which they would rely on to stay up to date on news, Pressfeed provides a way to keep the features of social media platforms but deliver real world news sources to its users.

The aim of this document is to showcase the methodologies and approaches taken to implement such an application while also looking at the future of the product.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Clifford, William
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > T Technology (General) > Information Technology > Electronic computers. Computer science
Q Science > QA Mathematics > Computer software
T Technology > T Technology (General) > Information Technology > Computer software
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > Journalism > Press
Divisions: School of Computing > Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Technology Management
Depositing User: Tamara Malone
Date Deposited: 29 Aug 2023 10:50
Last Modified: 29 Aug 2023 10:50

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