Social Networking Portal

Avg Bid (USD)
Project Budget (USD)
$500 - $5000

Project Description:
Highly experienced PHP/MySQL expert sought for a new social networking site: [][1]. is similar to's site (but for high schools only), so that is a base example of what I seek to create. Currently, I have been developing based on code copied from a previous project (, and I have been trying to redesign and add features based off of the previous code. However, is very slow and has less than 10,000 users, so there is a need to revamp the old code as well as add new features similar to I am seeking a talented developer who can improve the code, make it cleaner and well commented, more efficient, and add new features.

You MUST have experience with tuning websites for high traffic efficiency to improve performance. You must also have advanced experience with CSS, XHTML, and databases. will also need added features including all functionality that is on (email address imaging, highschool specific features, class schedule features, and an automatic addressbook import systems for hotmail, aol, yahoo, outlook). For all intensive purposes, bidders should estimate how much it would take to recreate the site. Actual site specifics will be given later.

I am looking for a long-term relationship with a talented developer/development team to work on The developer(s) must be able to communicate well and be accessible by messenger and voice chat. The work will entail communicating regularly, and pair programming with myself. The pay is competitive and will depend on your background and abilities. Live projects and code samples are required. If the work is great, there are opportunities for fulltime work on my other projects.

## Deliverables

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1) Complete and fully-functional working program(s) in executable form as well as complete source code of all work done.
2) Deliverables must be in ready-to-run condition, as follows (depending on the nature of the deliverables):
a) For web sites or other server-side deliverables intended to only ever exist in one place in the Buyer's environment--Deliverables must be installed by the Seller in ready-to-run condition in the Buyer's environment.
b) For all others including desktop software or software the buyer intends to distribute: A software installation package that will install the software in ready-to-run condition on the platform(s) specified in this bid request.
3) All deliverables will be considered "work made for hire" under U.S. Copyright law. Buyer will receive exclusive and complete copyrights to all work purchased. (No GPL, GNU, 3rd party components, etc. unless all copyright ramifications are explained AND AGREED TO by the buyer on the site per the coder's Seller Legal Agreement).

## Platform

Mac, Internet Explorer, Mozilla.

Skills required:
Amazon Web Services, CSS, Engineering, Java, Javascript, MySQL, PHP, Software Architecture, Software Testing, SQL, Web Hosting, Website Management, Website Testing, XML
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