I am developing a bi-lingual social networking site and am trying to get an idea of the cost and length of time nedded to create such a site. As far as functionality I'm looking for something along the lines of bodyboarder.com. My understanding for languages is that HTML, XML, PHP, CSS are required. I would like to stress that I am still in the planning stages and it will likely be several months before we commence with the site construction.
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).
Linux (Apache webserver) Perl source MySQL or PostgreSQL backend