The "A Large Ion Collider Experiment" (ALICE), one of the four large experiments at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), is responsible for studying the physics of strongly interacting matter and the quark-gluon plasma.
In order to ensure the full success of ALICE operation and data taking during the Large Hadron Collider Runs 3 and 4, a list of tasks identified as Service Work is established and maintained, which concerns detector maintenance, operation, calibration, quality control, data processing and outreach, as well as coordination and managerial roles in ALICE.
The ALICE Glance Service Work system is a tool developed in a cooperation between the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and the ALICE Collaboration that serves as the link between the user interaction and thousands of database entries. In this poster we describe the development process of this system and its functionalities that ranges from planning the entire year of work for hundred of tasks to individually assigning these tasks to members of the collaboration.
The system is divided into two distinct environments that communicates to generate a service. The first is a REST API written in modern PHP with its source code composed of bounded contexts following the Domain Driven Design paradigm, making the code very adaptable to different interfaces, be it a HTTP controller, in our case the Slim framework or a CLI command. The second is a responsive and clean web page made with the Vue.js framework, responsible to communicate with the user and to provide them with the means to make the requests to the API.
Our database versioning is managed by the PHP Doctrine library, making it easy to semi-automatic deploy our development changes to production.
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