Capstone Computing Project

Meeting Times Poll

During your first meeting determine which times, from the list below, the group can meet with me.

Each group, please submit the form below to let me know all the times your team can meet, by Friday, September 4 @midnight. Note that it is OK if some in the group have to arrive late/leave early by up to 15 minutes. We will be meeting every-other week.

Project Assignments

Team assignments are done. In the end 71 students chose a client project, while 22 chose a Startup project (or Dr. Rekleites' special project). In the assignment, 49 students received their first-choice project, 18 got their second-choice, 3 their third-choice, and 1 got their fourth-choice (sorry if this is you!)

The table below list the project names along with the email addresses (all are of the students in the project. Email the other people in the project now, and get started on Milestone 1 which is due Monday September 7.

Project Preferences Form

Fill out the form below by Thursday, August 27 @midnight with your project preferences. By now you should have read all the project descriptions. I will feed these preferences to my program to find a solution where all groups are of 4 or 5 students while giving everyone their best possible choice.

If you are on a startup group, do not use this form. I already know what group you are in.

If you don't have one, get a github username before filling out the form.

TIP: If you first login to this website you will be able to change your preferences after submissions, but before the deadline.

We Slack

I have just invited all of you to our slack group. You should get the email at your address. If not, email me. After you create your account, install the clients you need. They have desktop, web, and mobile clients.

Slack is Chat for work. It is only for communication, not grading. All graded stuff must be in your github repo. Watch the welcome lecture for details.

My initial plan for the channels is:

  • #general: all my announcement and general class discussion
  • #android, #ios, #web: platform channels. Subscribe to the one you are using. Create more as needed
  • #startup: discuss your startup ideas
  • #proposed-projects: discuss the proposed projects, ask me questions and I'll try to answer or contact client.
  • #your-github-reponame: you will create this after you create your github repo. It is for your team. Make it public or private as you wish (I can't go into private groups).
  • create more channels as you see fit.
  • You can Direct Message me (or, anyone) when you want a private chat. Feel free to DM me. Also, if you @josemvidal mention me in a public conversation I will get notified.

Project Proposals

Below are the client project proposals for this year. Feel free to contact the prospective client to ask questions about the project. Click below to see the whole list.

Capstone Projects Video Showcase

These are the final projects from the 2015 Capstone project class. Click on the name of each project to visit its website. This year we have

  • 10 web applications, a couple of them mobile-optimized, most of them using responsive design
  • 5 Android applications
  • 1 iOS app
  • 1 PhoneGap app, compiled to iOS and Android
  • 1 Unity app, compiled to Android, iOS, and web
  • 1 Erlang project, with some JavaScript for visualization
  • 2 hardware projects using raspberryPis with various attachments

Click on the project names to visit their website, or view the playlist. Or, come see the live demos on Wednesday, April 29.

Final Demo Times

The final demo will be on Wednesday April 29, 8:30am in Amoco Hall. Everyone has a maximum of 10 minutes. Please be ready before your turn. Feel free to invite your client and anyone else you want to attend. The event is open to the public.

The presentation times are (as always, we might be running a bit earlier/later depending on the Demo Gods whims. Tip: offers of Bitcoin appease them):

Time Group
8:30 CockyReaders
8:40 IArch
8:50 MSN
9:00 CampaignApp
9:10 USCConnect
9:30 driftNode
9:40 DD-USC
9:50 EST
10:00 QRECT
10:10 CourseManager
10:20 AdvisementCEC
10:30 Apollo16
10:40 ClassTrack
10:50 PetDetector
11:00 leader-assess
11:10 Krit
11:20 ErlangRouters
11:30 AAVRAD
11:40 FIGS
11:50 VWRoom


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