I have an exciting desktop application project here for the right expert.
Time, as is often the case, as well as high quality, is very much of the essence. : )
Please only bid if you can complete this project within three weeks preferably two, with the minimum amount of bug fixing required thereafter.
Admittedly, I am a business man not a technical expert, but I believe the program that we'd like you to copy is flash or flex -based, but what I do know is exactly how we want things to work!
Please take a proper look at the project and give me your thoughts, we are ready to go as soon as possible.
Generic bid messages pointing to irrelevant projects will be ignored, so please, serious, professional bidders only!
Please take a look at this - [url removed, login to view]
This magazine is created using a program called ceros.
We need you to create a replica of this program with the drag-and-drop functionality.
As we are to have full intellectual property resale and distribution rights to the program code and it is for commercial use you must not lift or copy code from Ceros, this link is provided as a guide only to show the functionality that we require!
Your task is to create a drag and drop interface that will allow publishers to add their own content in the form of the following elements to be placed within a magazine style template.
Graphics such as JPEG's, gifs, png's etc– with ability to add rollover or operate a slideshow feature with unlimited images. (any other suggestions welcome)
Video components (with play button etc)
Page turning animation - has positioned on the top left top right bottom left and bottom right of the example magazine.
The interface will require no programming or technical knowledge to work, it must be easy enough to use that a child could do it! Very simply it will allow the dragging of a file on to the magazine from a folder and then the positioning/resizing/reshaping as required to fit the template. Every element must also have the option of linking it to an external site.
Projects will then be able to be saved and opened and edited on the desktop before finally being uploaded.
The template itself as you can see, must allow the following functions,
Ability to set unlimited number of pages and change size of magazine template in terms of dimensions.
Centralised homepage and end page .
Turning of the page by clicking on the top left or top right, bottom left or bottom right or by dragging any of these as you would turn a page.
Page turning animations to be positioned wherever the publisher chooses by default they will be at the top left, top right, bottom left, and bottom right.
Click to zoom in on content.
Ability to scroll around content
Page turning at the top left via the two grey arrows.
Clippings tab as on the left of the page - simply drag box over the content you want to save or email.
Ability to forward magazine link or clippings to friends.
Content to tab as on the left of the page.
Share facilities as on the right of all the buttons the top left including an e-mail function
Doodler- the very basic ability to draw and a number of different colours and brush sizes on the magazine and the ability to clear all doodlings. This feature is not present on the current magazine template.
As you can see from the magazine template the minute you go on the home page the minute it starts downloading all the other pages, usually you will be unaware of this so try and scroll to be back pages quickly to catch it in the process. Obviously we need the same functionality, so as soon as you visit the homepage all other pages images etc will begin to download.
The software must come in the form of a downloadable package with a 30 day free trial. The free trial will allow the publishing of 8 pages maximum.
The package will be unlocked via a domain name and password and the Magazine will only function on that domain name as a security measure, you will be responsible for creating this fully downloadable desktop application along with security measures to prevent software piracy.
Once the trial has ended the program will be locked and will not be able to publish but will be able to be used to create.
Please feel free to suggest the addition of any of the features you may find useful!
Have your current any questions you have before placing a bid, so please feel free and I very much look forward to working with you!