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CMS for Static Site

CMS for Static Site

to : A Ruby on Rails-based CMS for managing static pages on the homepage of a Rails application.

Client

Problem

What was the problem to be solved?

Qualis needed a CMS to manage the static pages on their site.

Solution

What was the proposed solution?

We used a CMS plugin for Ruby on Rails to allow Qualis to manage the static pages on their site.

Challenges

What challenges arose during the project?

We needed a solution that was intuitive to use and integrated with the existing Rails application

Technical

What was the technical approach to the project?

We installed and set up the Rails gem.

Management

What was the project management approach to the project?

We used an Agile approach to deliver rolling updates to Qualis and allow for several weeks of testing before launch.

Architectural Description

What platform was built for this project?

The CMS run on a Rails stack served from AWS.

Lessons

What did you learn from working on this project?

We learned best practices for installing a CMS with Ruby on Rails.

Benefits

How did this project benefit the client?

The client was able to manage their static pages through the CMS.

Why Gunner?

Why was Gunner selected for this project?

Gunner Technology had previously built numerous applications for them.

Proficiencies

What tools, techniques and methodologies were used on this project?

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Adobe Illustrator

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Adobe Photoshop

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Git

Fast, scalable, distributed revision control system

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Node.js

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Scrum

Scrum is a framework for project management that emphasizes teamwork, accountability and iterative progress toward a well-defined goal.