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jackanapes
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Database developer

Postby jackanapes » Mon 17 Mar, 2014 10:40 am

I need to find someone to code the data management and input front ends for a SQL server based database. Anybody local like to quote for the job, there seems to be a healthy number of IT professionals in the locale.

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Steve
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Re: Database developer

Postby Steve » Mon 17 Mar, 2014 2:08 pm

MySQL or MS-SQL?

Browser based? Mobile?

Do you have a written spec?

jackanapes
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Re: Database developer

Postby jackanapes » Mon 17 Mar, 2014 3:00 pm

Steve wrote:MySQL or MS-SQL?

MS-SQL

Browser based? Mobile?

Possibly browser based, devs seem keen to point you this way but if a non browser based solution is easier, quicker and cheaper I'd happily go for that option (have a bad experience project managing a browser based application the majority of the problems, according to the developer, was the browser front end, which he recommended in the first place - sigh.)

Steve wrote:Do you have a written spec?


Not yet/really

Thanks

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Re: Database developer

Postby allrounder » Mon 17 Mar, 2014 8:14 pm

You could have a Microsoft access front end ?

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Re: Database developer

Postby daskier » Tue 18 Mar, 2014 8:04 am

Before spending money. Have a search for open source crm solutions.

Unless you have a special requirement most will suit your needs and be free to use. They are also skinable.

Some developers would use that as a starting point anyway.

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Re: Database developer

Postby Steve » Tue 18 Mar, 2014 11:22 am

daskier wrote:Before spending money. Have a search for open source crm solutions.

The O/P has made no mention of CRM

jackanapes
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Re: Database developer

Postby jackanapes » Tue 18 Mar, 2014 1:15 pm

You could have a Microsoft access front end ?


I use Access loads and while it has a place I don't think it is stable/scalebale enough for our business.

Before spending money. Have a search for open source crm solutions.

Unless you have a special requirement most will suit your needs and be free to use. They are also skinable.

Some developers would use that as a starting point anyway.


Thanks I'll look into that, although it's not really a customer database.

Thanks all. If there are any programmers out there who may be interested and have the time this is a paying job, potentially quite big. I'm not expecting any favours.

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Re: Database developer

Postby McHardy24 » Tue 18 Mar, 2014 4:01 pm

Hi Jackanapes

I have a business in town and we have a developer that might be interested. Could you inbox me more of a technical spec and a brief overview about what you would like including scalability requirements etc and I can see if it is something that they could build for you.

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Re: Database developer

Postby jackanapes » Fri 21 Mar, 2014 5:12 pm

McHardy 24 - I've PM-ed you


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