Goal

Create a web-based tool for MMWR staff/content managers to publish content for the MMWR Express mobile app for iOS and Android OS.

Summary + Outcome

The MMWR Express Admin Tool (code named “Blob the Builder”) is a web page (more specifically, a single-page application) that helps generate JSON-formatted data (aka a JSON “blob”) from the MMWR articles that are consumed by MMWR Express – once uploaded to CDC Syndication Services. JSON, or JavaScript Object Notation, and is a “lightweight” data-exchange format.

Client

CDC’s MMWR Team

Skills + Technology Used

• Web Application Development
• User Experience Design
• Public Health Informatics
• JavaScript
• JQuery libraries
• JavaScriptSpellCheck (spellcheck assistant)
• tag.it (tag building tool)

Links

• Web-based tool located here.
• Source code on Github.