John Blyberg Creates the SOPAC for


Blyberg works his code magic on his catalog, Drupal and improves the social aspects of their Innovative Interfaces Inc catalog:

So what is the SOPAC? It’s basically a set of social networking tools integrated into the AADL catalog. It gives users the ability to rate, review, comment-on, and tag items. The concept is nothing new, but the nature of our systems do not yield readily to this kind of retrofitting–something I plan to really start tackling in earnest, but that’s a topic for another post.

If you’re wondering (and didn’t know already), AADL’s automation system is III which recently released a software package called “Encore” that does some of what the SOPAC does. We did not purchase it, nor do we intend to. Instead we’re going to use the money we saved to buy a Lexus. *grin*

Well done, Mr. Blyberg! Read John’s post, watch the screencast and check out the social features he’s included.