The application is a green-tech platform that combats climate change, for free, when users shop online. The platform has formed affiliate marketing relationships with over 7500+ of the largest online retailers and startups. When users shop using a green-tech platform, the partners pay them commissions and these commissions are used to fund carbon offset and Green Tech Platform projects like reforestation and methane capture. The technology works automatically once installed, making it easy for anyone including startups. The browser extension automatically applies coupon codes so users can save money too.
The Green-Tech application has numerous ventures in different innovations to achieve the over explanations.
Extension - The Shopping Extensions are built for multiple browsers like chrome and Firefox, which get activated automatically and apply the best discount codes available from 25,000+ online stores when the user visits any of the partner sites of the said Green- Tech Platforms.
Affiliate Bots - The Bots are used to perform automated jobs on all affiliate networks. Following are the types of jobs for each network:
Applying to new programs
Send follow-up email to pending programs
Reapplying and sending email to declined programs
Accepting offers from programs
Custom Content PDF Generator - Used for generating files (PDFs) for schools or universities.
Flight Carbon Emission Calculator
Car Carbon Emission Calculator
Partner - It is used as a scheduler for running background jobs for various affiliate networks. It is deployed on AWS beanstalk. Below is the list of networks and types of jobs executed for each network.
API - It acts as multipurpose APIs accessed by UCaptue Website, UCapture Extension and also to perform background tasks. Many API methods are hosted on Microsoft Azure to access directly like a CDN.
Created flight carbon emission calculator where user input source, destination and then it calculates carbon emission by flight. Bound source and destination dropdown from airports JSON and after selection of source and destination, it calculates the distance between source and destination and applies formula on it and shows carbon emission.
Created a car emission calculator where user input year, make, model, and distance in miles, and then it calculates carbon emission by car. Bound year, make and model dropdown from vehicles JSON and it applies formula on it and shows carbon emission by car on a particular distance
Written scraping scripts for reading values from checkout pages of following sites for flight calculator:
Used autocomplete for binding all dropdowns to increase usability
Restful APIs with Amazon Cognito for authentication management and Azure Cosmos DB for database management.
Background Jobs for creating cache to reduce database hits. Redis Cache is also used with Lua Scripts.
Alexa Ranker API to get particular site details and similar sites etc
FluentScheduler is used for running various jobs on each Network. Scheduling a job depends upon the rate limit of the Network’s APIs.
Created overlay of extensions and shown on partner sites in shadow dom.
Implemented Message Passing to send background messages.
Created an options page for an extension to manage its localStorage data.
Used puppeteer to perform automation for each job of the network in NodeJS like goto, click, keyboard.type, evaluate, waitFor, waitForNavigation, waitForSelector, waitForFunction, etc.
Error handling to handle app crashes and if an error occurred then it starts on the next jobs and Logging of each job through console log.
Stored and modified records in Amazon DynamoDB
Show extension in the popup so that its default overlay can be assessed in a new tab, options page, etc. of the browser
Deployed application to Amazon BeanStalk
Injected the script into the extension to automatically like/follow Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & LinkedIn page.
Dynamic pdf generation using hummus
Created Angular components using Custom Elements so that they can be used in a simple HTML file as well as any front end technology using npm.
Created project in angular and done setup using ng-package to convert angular components to packages and can be published over npm.
Created the following components:
Save Payment Card UI
The client invariably called for an honest and dedicated team of full-stack developers having expertise in varied technologies like Asp.NET Core, Angular, DynamoDB, Node.js to develop their existing MVP based on affiliate marketing for a green-tech startup. It is significantly imperative for productive partnerships when it comes to relinquishing new traits and elements, additionally to perform platform integration for the technologies to run sleekly. With agile methodology and round-the-clock project flow, DITS has initiated the development method that embraces designing, prints, retrospective, and demonstrations at the initial business analysis phase. The highly enthusiastic team at DITS has the forte of working closely with the startups from various industries helping them to develop MVPs and Prototypes with quick turnarounds