This project was to create a website where the Chicago Puerto Rican Cultural Center (PRCC) could scan, tag and host digital versions of their historical documents.


The project is currently being set up on a new server and is offline for the moment. Once the project goes live I will post a link here.


  • Remotely scan in documents
  • Document permissions
  • User roles
  • Ability to tag documents
  • Search documents

Technology Stack

  • PHP 5.5
  • MySQL
  • Javascript
  • JQuery/JQuery UI


  • MVC with custom router
    • Router supports controller/action/parameters url
    • Router also supports subcontrollers like controller/subcontroller/action/parameters
  • Custom caching system for application settings
  • Custom asset management with cache busting feature
  • Dependency Injection
  • Dispatcher Ajax system