MetroState University of Denver
Metropolitan State University is a Colorado state institution of higher education. The University wanted to provide key information and services to their students via a mobile platform. In particular Metro State University has a program called “First Year Success” which focuses on building a strong social community among first year attendees of the Metropolitan State University. The participants in this program are a key audience for the mobile application. Through a mobile application Metropolitan State University can reach their students with important information in a timely manner via a channel that is widely available in the student population.
I architected an efficient and cost-effective solution leveraging RhoMobile technology for both Android and iPhone platform resulting in maximum device portability. The effort included architecting web services exposing key MetroState services.
Main Architectural Highlights
RhoMobile allowed creating apps using single code- base in Ruby on Rails environment. The user interface became more of a presentation layer leveraging web services heavily.
HTML5 based app
App QA and
I also assisted the client with app submission to the multiple App Stores and App Markets.