2.6 Skills Essay
Developing a system needs a set of skills and to make it a better system I had to improve and learn new skills.
When creating a system its necessary to have a knowledge about coding. When I first started the project my coding skills were not that great because I didn’t practice coding for a long time. I started improving my skills by reading my previous course books and learning and practicing the coding in the book. I had to do additional reading to improve my skills. I used NetBeans for creating the system I had to self learn to enhance my skills Following website by NetBeans Org helped me to get a clear Idea about using NetBeans IDE https://netbeans.org/kb/docs/java/quickstart.html?print=yes (Accessed on February …show more content…
To minimize the risk of users accessing secured data it should be password protected and only owner/Administrator will be given access when they provide a username and password. Following webpage NetBeans Platform Login Tutorial helped me to learn and understand and improve my skill to create a secured login form. https://platform.netbeans.org/tutorials/60/nbm-login.html (Accessed on April 5th 2015)
Creating the user interface for the system is one of the most important tasks in the project. It has to be user-friendly and easy to understand. If it’s too complicated it will take time for users to understand the system.
To minimize this risk I created the system in a way that users can understand. First I created a cardboard rough sketch the system showed it to the users and got feedback from the users. I design the system according to the feedback given by the users. I had to self learn and improve my skills when creating the graphical user interface following website helped me to do that. http://www.cs.wustl.edu/~cytron/cse131/HelpDocs/NetBeans/netbeanstutorial.htm (Accessed on April 20th …show more content…
It is important to communicate with the users to gather information and with the tutor to get his feedback. I used interviews as a data gathering technic to get information from the users. I didn’t have experience in conducting interviews so I had to lean a new skill how to interview and comiunicate to gather information. Following website helped me to learn how to do a interview in a proper way http://ctb.ku.edu/en/table-of-contents/assessment/assessing-community-needs-and-resources/conduct-interviews/main (Accessed on march 15th 2015)
And watching the video presentation called Art of interview by Marc Pacher helped me to self learn how to conduct a proper interview. Video is found in the following website http://ctb.ku.edu/en/table-of-contents/assessment/assessing-community-needs-and-resources/conduct-interviews/main (Accessed on March 15tht 2015)
After learning the theory part from Internet I had to practice to increase my interview skills. Before conducting the interview with the real users I did a practice interview with my roommate. Recorded it and watched it to identify my own mistakes. Writing