Faculty Sponsor

Nicholas Rosasco


Arts and Sciences


Department of Computer and Information Science

ORCID Identifier(s)

Fred Yaniga, 0000-0002-9921-5532; Rene Aguilar-Delgado, 0000-0003-2182-0705; Allura Magsino, 0000-0003-2017-0173

Presentation Type

Poster Presentation

Symposium Date

Spring 4-28-2022


Valparaiso University’s Computer Science department needed a better way to schedule and visualize courses. A web application serving this request will be built using a web framework connected to a database backend to store critical class information. This web application will be called F.A.R SKED (Fred.Allura.Rene SKED). This acronym represents that one can schedule “F.A.R” into the future, and “SKED” is an abbreviation for “scheduler”. The application will include views where courses can be defined, semesters visualized, classes scheduled, and supporting data managed. To achieve scheduling that prevents calendar conflicts, the MySQL database organizes semester, professor, building, room, department, and course information. As a design decision, our calendar page filters by the aforementioned fields to provide visualization of scheduling availability, and a dynamic way to plan classes in those openings. A problem with achieving our goals was pairing extensive backend logic with this simple-to-use application.

Biographical Information about Author(s)

Rene Aguilar-Delgado, Junior, Bachelor's Degree in Science in Computer Science, May 2023.

Fred Raymond Yaniga, Senior, Bachelor's Degree in Science in Computer Science with a second major in German, May 2022.

Allura Isabella Magsino, Senior, Bachelor's Degree in Science in Computer Science with minor(s) in Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics, May 2022.