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Help needed

Post by mrshah1980 » Sun Nov 24, 2019 2:07 pm

Hi,

This is my first post, so be gentle. I have an idea for a forum that would require some modification to the phpBB3 out of the box software we can get currently. It would involve extension development. I have tried the independent job sites posting modest budget limitations, but all I garnered is inexperienced programmers either not understanding the requirements or not having the technical skills to deliver a quality solution.

Questions: What would be a fair price for a 100 hour phpBB project? Has anyone had good or bad experiences on these sites or even can honestly recommend anyone other than themselves on this forum?

Thanks,
Mo

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Re: Help needed

Post by DavidIQ » Sun Nov 24, 2019 2:41 pm

You do realize that someone with mid-level experience will most likely be billing, at a minimum, $30/hour right? So if it's 100 hours then you're looking at a minimum $3,000 price tag. And if they're really experienced you could be looking at 2, 3, or even 4 times that.

You should look over the rules of this forum, check the template we provide there, and then use that to post more relevant and specific information about what it is you need.
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Re: Help needed

Post by david63 » Sun Nov 24, 2019 2:45 pm

Perhaps if you were to explain exactly what work it is that you want doing we might be able to give you a better answer as it is possible that it may only require a small change to an existing extension or it could be a large project.

Believe me 100 hours is not necessarily that long to create an extension from scratch and as for how much somebody would charge that would be between you and the developer. If I do any work for anyone I do not specify a price but ask for a donation of your own choosing
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Re: Help needed

Post by Mick » Sun Nov 24, 2019 6:02 pm

DavidIQ wrote:
Sun Nov 24, 2019 2:41 pm
check the template we provide

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[b]Title/Job Description:[/b]

[b]Target: (e.g. professionals, hobbyists, students)[/b]

[b]Reward: (e. g. money, backlinks, fame)[/b]

[b]Deadline:[/b]

[b]Preferred contact method: (e.g. PM, e-mail)[/b]

[b]Link to the board:[/b]

[b]Detailed description of the tasks:[/b]
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Re: Help needed

Post by mrshah1980 » Mon Nov 25, 2019 12:01 pm

Hi all and thank you for your replies. I was very aware of the template for posting, but deliberately left it out to get people’s experiences.

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Re: Help needed

Post by DavidIQ » Mon Nov 25, 2019 1:38 pm

Moved to the correct forum then. If you're wanting to request services from someone on our site feel free to post a new topic in the Wanted! section with the needed information.
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Re: Help needed

Post by mrshah1980 » Mon Nov 25, 2019 5:43 pm

Thank you David. I will take heed of your advice.

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