WEB What script is this?

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  1. karp2381

    karp2381 New Member

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    www.iamcal.com

    Seems to be custom work. So, if it isn't an available script, how much would something like this cost to be programmed? Also, where could I learn to do it myself? My only experience in programming is BASIC, from back in the day with those choose your own advernture type books where you actually programmed BASIC along with the story. :bowdown:
     
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    looks like drupal.
     
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    I don't think so. The source code doesn't show any of the typical drupal indicators.
     
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    Pepsi1975 Mod of the Year

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    maybe he created who knows
     
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    Yeah, that's what I'm thinking. Though, I've seen similar style scripts. Simple, just puting shit out there type of things. I'm trying to set up a personal webspace / blog :greddy: / internet pressense.

    I want to keep it unique and simple. Probly text based. :cool:
     
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    I don't think he would write that if it was off-the-shelf software.
     
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    Looks like Drupal to me.
     
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    agreed...there's no references to any module or themes folders.

    Code:
    <link href="/css/site.v1242350549.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" /> 
    	<link href="/css/editors.v1242331285.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" /> 
    <script language="Javascript" type="text/javascript" src="/javascript/main.v1116646639.js"></script> 
    Those filenames are kind of odd...anyone recognize?
     
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    It doesn't need to do that. I can create my theme to reference stylesheets at a different location. There are plenty of Drupal "indicators". Like the way it handles dynamic elements.
     
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    I know but why rearrange the default directory structure? What else indicates drupal?

    This guy is the chief software architect for Flickr and wrote a book called "Building Scalable Web Sites"....I highly doubt he's messing around w/ drupal for such a simple site like that. Probably did it from scratch in less than 10 minutes :o
     
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    Because Drupal has a high payload. You can do many things with Drupal to minimize the payload and increase performance. It's not that uncommon. The Onion did this on their previous Drupal site.

    Simple looking? Yes, but it isn't exactly a simple site.

    And Yahoo is known for using Drupal for some of their sites as well as internal libraries.

    Not saying he's using Drupal, but at least to me, it's looks like he is... Being so familiar with Drupal and its behavior.
     
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    Not talking about the looks, it'd be pretty simple to do w/ php. I could do the whole site myself in about an hour using the symfony php framework.

    I don't know you may be right, but I'm guessing it's custom. I emailed him and asked :hs:...will let u know if he responds
     
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    Awesome :bowdown: I checked out his forum and he's got posts in there 9 yrs old, so, unless he moved around databases over the years, he is either still using an inhouse script, or he is using something really really old.

    So, here's another one for you, in Drupal though. I'm really trying to set something up and learn in the process. I want a website that harkens back to ASCII days. :h5:

    Ok, here it is. This was featured in the showcase section of the drupal forums. www.crappylife.com All drupal.

    The other option is that I could hire a freelancer to design me something like this. And learn by reverse analyzing the code.:eek3:
     
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    that reminds me of

    http://www.fmylife.com/
    http://www.michaeljacksonwemissyou.com/
    http://mylifeisballer.com/

    I know the last two are ran using fmyclone or something like that
    http://fmyclone.com/
     
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    :hsugh:

    k.
     
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    goddamit.

    back to original question - cost to program / skin a similar design?
     
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    More than you can afford, pal.
     
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    and that kills the thread... :wtc:
     
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    Aside from the "blog stream", it's basically just a bunch of widgets fluffing that page out. This guy makes Flickr posts, has some kind of forum, has a WoW character, a book list, links, etc. The HTML and CSS part of the site is VERY basic.

    Pick a platform, like WordPress or Drupal, and you could probably make (or have made) something like this very easily, in like a few hours of work. I don't really know Drupal, but it's probably more suited to the different data streams than WP.
     
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    Thanks, this was the answer I was looking for. :wiggle:
     
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    Just heard back from him

     

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