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    Smile Some help here please.


    Hello,
    I am a pretty good scripter I guess... And I would just like to ask a small question... How much would you charge for this script I am just looking for the price... I am not looking for someone to build it for me... I've started developing it, And I'm actually almost done... Just fixing a few bugs in it...

    Well It's an instant messenger written in PHP/DHTML WITHOUT a MySQL or any type of SQL Backend... Since most people find installing the SQL of the script difficult. The scripts features include:

    - Web based
    - Nice encryption script written from scratch
    - Uses cookies
    - Online/offline also other user groups may be added
    - Built in media player
    - BB Code for messages + Smilies
    - User blocking
    - User lists
    - Admin accounts
    - Admin configuration section
    - Online notification(Like MSN's pop-up thing)
    - List updates when user comes online
    - Can run as background (Windows Active Desktop)
    - It's cross platform
    - Specially built themes
    - Users may choose which theme
    - Screen names for chat


    That's not all of the features... But most of the important features....
    Last edited by LavaCube; October 17th, 2002 at 08:30 PM.
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    wow.... Thats a lot of stuff. You might want to consider using some other methods instead/as well like Java. A lot of those things would be very hard with PHP/DHTML. You need something that works in real time. I'm pretty sure the only way you could do something like this with PHP/DHTML is if you had it refreash every second or something... Anyway, I'm not nearly capable or doing that so I don't know what I would charge but I would GUESS $15,000 - $30,000
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    The thing is... I'm almost done :-)
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    I think the most crucial part of this is how important it is for the client - if there's one that's paying for it that is.
    Same old story, if no-one wants it it's worth very little but if it's desperately needed/wanted then maybe look at the commecial application of it - i.e. will it save money, increase productivity etc.
    The bottom line for a company is their return on investment.

    Hope this helps in your quest....
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