Customer: a consulting company
Category: mobile development
Industry: mass media, publishing, luxury, travel
Technologies: Objective C, iPhone SDK, Adobe Acrobat Professional, .NET MVC 4, IIS 7.5 Server
The goal of this application is to popularize Paris Capitale Magazine. In other words, the editors wanted to make it more available for people due an application for reading it on the iPad.
The scope of the necessary software included creation of such options as purchasing, downloading magazine issues and an option for readers to subscribe to it.
Apart from it, the back-office needed a friendly administration opportunities to manage data edition and image covering of the magazine.
- A need to present the content to the user in a friendly and convenient way;
- Providing an opportunity to download the magazine in chunks to one’s iPad with an option for users to read the downloaded articles and not to wait for the downloading to be over;
- Creation of a friendly fluent UI;
- A need to integrate the application into Apple’s iOS Newsstand.
At the output of the campaign, the editors have the desired Paris Capitale Magazine application with the required functionality. The readers are welcome to download the magazine on their iPads, buy back issues of the magazine, subscribe to them as well as swipe through pages, add favorites, pinch-zoom etc.
The back office can edit all the data, upload PDF files, cover image as long as they go through security procedure by entering their username and the password.