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Customer Documentation For Online Ride-Board Submitted by Team Awesome Joes

Instructor Professor Morelli Team Members Jacob Narva and Robert DeSimone Cycle Spring 2007 Date Submitted 4/23/07

Copyright (c) 2005, Gregory W. Hislop. Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction 3

1.1 Overview 3

1.2 References 3

2 Product Installation 3

2.1 Product Package Contents 3

2.2 System Requirements 3

2.3 Installation Instructions 3

3 Product Use 3

1 Introduction

1.1 Overview

The goal of this project is to create an online ride board which will store users’ travel plans, and match up

drivers with people hoping to get a ride to a similar location. The rest of this document contains an overall description of

how this program is designed to be used and installed.

1.2 References

None Identified

2 Product Installation

2.1 Product Package Contents

To install this program, one should have this document,,, driverDisplay.php, driverEnter.php,, map.php, rideDisplay.php, rideEnter.php, statusPending.php and toXml.php.

2.2 System Requirements

The Online Ride-Board can be run completely through any internet server. Basically, as long as access to a

domain name or some online storage space is available, this program can be run. Users can then access the program through

their regular internet browsers.

2.3 Installation Instructions

This program has no installation required, at least no in the general sense. Because it is completely run through a

Content Management System online, all one must do to ‘install’ this program is use a File Transfer Protocol to upload the

files into the same online directory.

3 Product Use

Once this program is up and running it is really quite self-explanatory. Users go to the URL of where you have saved

the documents through their internet browser, and create usernames and profiles, plan trips and find rides through the


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