> We are building a “meta portal?? which will be a combination of aggregated content and editorial content. We will be sourcing data from third party systems by API and RSS. Where we can’t get a direct link, we will be scraping content.
> We are looking to create a unique user experience with heavy use of AJAX in the user interface
> The project will commence immediately and there will be ongoing work for a team of 1 ??" 3 people (full time) for approximately 3 to 6 months.
> This will be the first of a series of projects. If we have a good experience now, there are lots of opportunities to work together in the future.
1) Complete and fully-functional working program(s) in executable form as well as complete source code of all work done.
2) Deliverables must be in ready-to-run condition, as follows (depending on the nature of the deliverables):
a) For web sites or other server-side deliverables intended to only ever exist in one place in the Buyer's environment--Deliverables must be installed by the Seller in ready-to-run condition in the Buyer's environment.
b) For all others including desktop software or software the buyer intends to distribute: A software installation package that will install the software in ready-to-run condition on the platform(s) specified in this bid request.
3) All deliverables will be considered "work made for hire" under U.S. Copyright law. Buyer will receive exclusive and complete copyrights to all work purchased. (No GPL, GNU, 3rd party components, etc. unless all copyright ramifications are explained AND AGREED TO by the buyer on the site per the coder's Seller Legal Agreement).