CST272 Final Project
This cumulative final project is a vastly scaled down
version of the popular social networking website "Facebook."
The "FacePamphlet" database
consists of the following three tables, Members, Posts, and
Friends, to be created in Microsoft SQL Server (or Microsoft Access
Please note to make your application transportable
(to be able to move from one workstation to another during development to
work on the project, as well as to facilitate grading by the instructor)
the database must be placed in the "App_Data" folder and the ConnectionString
in the "web.config" file must point to that folder using the
DataDirectory variable in place of the absolute path
(a 5 point penalty out of 100% if you fail to do this)
For all the Web pages in this application,
you should be using:
A Master Page with text and images in a banner that is positioned at the
top of the page (the sample banner at the top of all the Web Forms is only
a suggested model and does not need to be reproduced exactly as displayed;
it was created with a basic on-line banner maker program, incuding a small
image file that was downloaded and pasted onto the left margin of the banner),
and some simple text Label such as "A virtual social gathering place"
inserted below it
An external style sheet linked to all pages on the website to
create a uniform look for the entire site; some suggestions for
this file include a class for all the asp:Buttons on every page;
all <hr> tags, all <th> (table heading) tags, etc.
You may use any images you want as the friends' photos or download the
images available by clicking the following
either way (if you download the "photos" from this link or use
your own "friends" photos) make certain that you rename each
image so that the filenames match the FirstName field values in
your Members table
Create a Web page "Login.aspx"
from which users select their "login name" and access their
"Face Pamphlet" member home page
Create a Web page "MemberHome.aspx"
from which users view and manage information about their posts and friends
Create a Web page "InsertPost.aspx"
from which users can add new posts to their member home page
Create a Web page "InsertFriend.aspx"
from which users can select new friends
Create a Web page "FriendInfo.aspx"
from which users view information about their friends' posts and friends
You may complete all or part of the specifications above for the
For a maximum of 60%--complete items 1, 2, 3, and 4
as well as 5a, 5b, and 5c (just the "Member Information" on the "Member Home"
page—member name, image and e-mail)
For a maximum of 65%--complete items 1, 2, 3, and 4
as well as 5a, 5b, and 5c, and either 5d or 5e (the "Member Information" plus
either "Current Posts" or "Friends Info")
For a maximum of 70%--complete items 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
(the "Member Information" plus both "Current Posts" and "Friends Info")
For a maximum of 80%--complete items 1, 2, 3, 4
and 5, as well as any one item from 6, 7, or 8
(either "Insert Post" page or "Insert Friend" page or "Friend Info" page)
For a maximum of 90%--complete items 1, 2, 3, 4
and 5, as well as any two items from 6, 7, or 8
(either "Insert Post" page and/or "Insert Friend" page and/or "Friend Info" page)
For complete credit or a maximum of 100%--complete
items 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5, as well as all items from
6, 7, and 8 ("Insert Post" page and "Insert Friend" page and "Friend Info" page)
The completed project, a ZIP file that contains the folder with all
files including ".aspx" Web pages, the "FacePamphlet"
database, and all image files, is due to Prof. Struck as an attachment to a
dropbox by 11:59 p.m. on the date specified in the course outline.