UberGloss was the name of a Java based university project developed by myself and 3 fellow students from QUT using the agile development methodoligies. This project encompassed a number of features and leveraged off a variety of web technologies and services.


  • Support for multiple languages.
  • Completely AJAX driven, all content is loaded using JavaScript.
  • Permission based system, users are assigned a role which limits the functionality which is accessible to them.
  • Submitted definition and comments can be moderated before approval and reported by members if they are in error after approval.
  • Search suggestion simplifies the process of searching for a definition, enter the first few characters of the term and a drop down list of matching terms.
  • Notifications allow users to recieve updates when new content is published without refreshing the page.