Louis Hemmi's KoolWEB Project:
A Presence for the WEB
& Beyond . . .
Sacred Codes - A simple Chinese Zodiac Utility. Key in a 4-digit
year after 1792, and find out what the Chinese Zodiac symbol
is for that year. This is a Flash-compatible application with
music and animation. http://www.SacredCodes.com
My book club - I designed, implemented, and host this web
site. We are friends on a journet through literature. We vote
on a topic, and stick to it for as many months as we have
members; each member chooses a book on the agreed topic, and
hosts the monthly meeting.
to enter Nguyen Freres Asian Antiquities. This client likes
an artistic retro look bespeaking his interest in art and beauty.
The navigation is simple and effective, though he likes an iterative
approach. In other words, he has ideas, I implement them, and
this starts a new idea which causes the cycle to repeat. No
matter how much you plan up front, there will always be changes
once the client can actually see a working prototype, and as
they think their site through.
I formerly used Autocart by Scott Vining, MIVA
offers better scalability, and has thousands of business
using it. MIVA is typically offered by your WEB host, such
as ValueWeb. With more than 3,000 products, we used
about 100 MB of disk space. There are many third-party add-ons
which make the administration of an online store feasible,
not just technically, but also economically. Accepting credit
and charge cards is a breeze, as MIVA integrates with various
services such as Linkpoint, etc.
-- I wrote a mortgage qualification form, and a mortgage amortization
graphics and user interface (if I say so myself).
A unique set of convenience
stores catering to those with a taste for premium candies,
a huge variety of foreign and domestic cigars, as well as
literature, clothing, food and fun! Still under construction.
While it lasted,
it generated quite a bit of business.
Featured HIV home tests: confidentiality, protection and quality.
This site featured Online Ordering via Credit Card, Check,
Money Order, etc. I
offered online ordering capabilities using Autocart
by Scott Vining.
This system can be used on any server running Perl (a scripting
language for CGI - Common Gateway Interface). CGI is needed
for many common tasks such as collecting and formatting information
submitted via forms, and is much faster than cient-side applications
Whether or not
you are set up to accept credit cards, this is a good way
to collect order information. You are e-Mailed the order details,
as is the placer of the order. All information is also stored
on the server. You define your own product descriptions, numbers,
prices, shipping charges, sales tax, etc.
Reiki Healing, HIV counseling, hypnosis,
and past life regression.
John is a super guy in tune with the spiritual and subconscious
sides of life.
However, he has outgrown this project, and is now off doing
other things, but remains available as a reference upon request.
I hosted the Asians
and Friends of Houston Web site for 3 years. It's a nonprofit
organization providing assistance and services to the Asian-American
It was challenging updating the web site as well as doing the
newsletter and serving on the board.