I want you to write a facebook application that will allow the user to write custom texts into a pictures. this recquires basic html, php, facebook api and maybe java or flash knowledge (i dont know). i am not sure which technique or database will be best for this. i will provide all graphics.**
it will be a simple 3 or 4 page application
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* first page should be a welcome screen with a short "how-to", i provide anything necessary like pictures and text. on all pages there needs to be the usual "like" button on the top as well as short links to the app review page as. advertisement space on each page below the menu u can see (now there is a yellow info box) should be there also.
* second page is a selection screen that may have multiple pages. on this page the user selects the picture that he would like to put his custom text on. i will have to be able to add pictures manually later on. this requires me to be able to prepare the picture for the user to write text on it. i will explain that later on.
* page 3 is the core of the application. on this page the user will have a toolsbox and see the actual picture that he has chosen to customize.
> *the toolbox will consist of:*
> #Text input field: the user will put his custom text in here. the text should be displays 'as live' on the picture itself, so there won't be any refreshes of the website necessary. i hate that. if it is much easier (cheaper) to have a 'submit button' for textchanges, feel free to discuss with me! but no page refreshes, please!
> #Text adjustments:
> - A font dropdown menu to choose one of the fonts we provide. i have no idea which fonts are allowed or so, lets pick them together. i would like a preview on each font in the dropdown box. most programs have this feature that shows the name of the font like "corbel" in the font itself.
> i think i need to be able to choose a default fontsize for each picture as well. but maybe not, tell me if its too much work :P
> - A fontsize dropdown menu or a slider or something to choose the size of the text. i think a slider or a number surrounded by "larger" and "smaller" buttons.
> - colorfield to pick the fontcolor: well that should be pretty simple to implement? i dont know which kind of colorselection is available for this, so tell me!
> - another colorfield for shadows: if it is necessary at all i would like the user to have the option to add a shadow to the text (simply another text below the actual one). so they can pick from "no shadow" or a color.
> - if you have another idea for a nice texteffect, please let me know! i do not know many possibilities we have here.
*to get to the next screen there has to be a "finished" button or something*
* page 4: the last page will be filled with the typical "tell your friend"-box as well as the "post to wall" popup and the question "make another custom text picture?" followed by a button to start all over.
*the user should be able to send this picture not only to his own, but friend's walls as well.*
**the picture itself **
there has to be a text area with restrictions. a new textlayer will have to force the custom text to be inside a restricted area, which will be preset manually.
this textfield needs to be tiltable 3dimensionally. that may sound complicated, but its not. just have a look at picture i submitted to get a better idea of what i mean.
i do not know how to make it possible for me to size and tilt the "textbox" easily, because i have no idea of the possiblities of coding, so tell me how you want to do it, please. there will be more work to follow if we are doing a good job! implementing the user to be able to develope their own picture e.g. since we are trying to make me change and tilt the textbox, maybe it is even smarter to implement it from the start. we would have to talk about this.
and that's basically it. all tips, questions and bids are welcome! i am not sure about the estimated costs for this, because i am a single private person.
i am looking forward to hear from you!