To develop a shopping carts application for an online store of your choice
1. Apply the GUI components of Java and other tools to create user-friendly interfaces.
2. Explore best practices for designing, developing and deploying web applications.
3. Implement JSP and other Java web technologies to create multi-tier web applications.
4. Work effectively in teams.
5. Enhance presentation as well as communication skills.
The application has the following requirements:
1. The user browses to the application and is presented with a list of products categories depending on the type of the store.
2. The user selects a product category and is presented with a list of products that are within the selected category.
3. The user can also search for a particular product.
4. The user clicks a link to add a product to the shopping cart.
5. The user clicks a menu link to view the current contents of the shopping cart. This page, My Cart page, presents a list of the shopping cart items, along with the quantity and price of each. At the bottom of the list is the total value of the cart. The quantity of each item is presented in a way that the user can modify to change the quantity in the cart. At the bottom of the list is an Update button that refreshes the page and updates the user's shopping cart with the new quantities.
6. From the My Cart page, the user can select to clear the entire cart, removing all items. When the user selects this link, all items are removed from the cart and the user is presented with the list of product categories.
- A purchase order must be made through a customer account. This account must be authenticated using a valid login and password.
- A customer is identified by email. System must guarantee the uniqueness - one email can identified one and only one account.
- A unique order number/confirmation number must be generated for each order that is placed.
- Every order/confirmation must have the current date and time (server time).
- Every product is identified by unique ID and has: name, description, price and quantity on stock.
- Quantity is decreased when item is sold.
- Quantity is an integer number equal or greater than 0 (zero). Negative quantity is not allowed Important guidelines:
- A text file or database can be used to store the information.
- The interface must be user-friendly and have a professional look-and-feel.
- Appropriate validations must be done.
- MVC model should be followed
- Add any two additional features to enhance the functionality of your application.
- Use appropriate comment entries to signify your course code, team name and each member's student ID, last name and first name.