Over the years, I've had a number of users on the site write me asking if there was a way they could help or inquiring if we ever needed assistance with the site itself.
As many of you are aware, we are currently working to overhaul the site in one fashion or another. And as part of this, we are looking for / soliciting anyone who does site work or has connections as such (friends, employers, etc.) that might want to put in a proposal. A few details are included below, but please contact myself (here via PM or via direct email at [email protected]
) with interest and/or questions.
Thanks in advance and hopefully we can get things rolling soon...
Project to include:
Data rebuild and migration. The database will be redesigned for indexing and scaleability. All existing data will be migrated, and scripts will be written to manage data synchronization in the interim beta period.
User Authentication. The existing user model will be updated to contemporary encryption standards, and methods for existing users to update their accounts will be deployed.
CMS. TBD, however it is assumed there is some level of content administration of the site at large.
URLs. The URLS will be rewritten to contemporary routing standards and semantics. And necessary forwarding will be performed.
Front-end build. The front-end will be built according to provided designs, TBD.
Forum. The forum will be re-skinned to the new design, however ideally the backend will remain.
Vendor Integration: Application to include automated daily or weekly connection to various vendors resulting in data to be used and merged with the Expressobeans.com database.