Case Study - Overview

Web Engineering:
A Practitioners Approach
Roger Pressman, David Lowe

This website is a partial prototype of the fictional SafeHome Products application - a case study developed to support the book: Web Engineering: A Practitioners Approach, written by Roger Pressman and David Lowe.

The website prototype is only a partial implementation, and aims to illustrate the main components of the site and some of the design elements. On each of the prototype pages there is a link in the top right corner which, when clicked, provides some additional information regarding the design of that page.

Note: Where the real WebApp would contain a link, but in this prototype the link isn't implemented, it will be shown with a dotted underline.


Case Study - Bonus Information

The first bonus item is an extract from the book which summarises the initial discussions when the idea for SafeHome is first being proposed. It illustrates the basic concept behind the site.

The second item is a screendump which illustrates the early concept for the site. It would be useful to compare the screendump to this prototype.

The final pair of items show the initial information structure - firstly as a preliminatry sketch and then as a refined model for


Dummy Link

This website is only a partial prototype of the fictional SafeHome Products application. As such this link is not yet operational. Non-operational links are shown with a dotted underline.


SafeHome Products
Security and Monitoring Systems for Home and Office

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Bonus Information




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Let us help you make your life safer!

SafeHome Products, a subsidiary of CPI Corp, will help you protect and manage your Home and Office. Through the use of cutting edge wireless, internet, and security products, we provide homeowners or small-business people with a system thatís controlled by your PC via the Internetóhome security, home surveillance, appliance
and device control.  You can turn down your home air conditioner while youíre driving home, be alerted of a security breach or fire while you are on holidays, or monitor your external home video cameras from your office.

Example SafeHome Devices

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The omnidirectional infra-red sensor is ruggedly designed for outdoor use. With a programmable range, this device is ideally suited to remote monitoring. It directly interfaces wirelessly with the Master Control Unit and is easy to install.
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