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SR Database question

Discussion in 'Discussion Archive' started by TradingCo, Mar 21, 2013.

  1. TradingCo

    TradingCo New User

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    Hey, im not 100% sure if this is the correct section to post this.

    I'm in the process of setting up a database similar to SR's in witch they have steam ID' s stored and you can search a users id and other aspects of their profile, and its able to pull up the info the website has gathered about them. I was curious if i could get a tip or 2 on how to do this? I had some thoughts on how to do so but so far none have worked.
  2. Xenophobia

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    From what I've heard, it's pretty complex.
  3. TradingCo

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    Yeh, i assumed it would be. I wanted to run a very dumbed down version of it but even that aspect would be complex i assume
  4. Chaos

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    could you describe in more detail what you want to do?

    The way SR loads a profile is EXTREMELY complicated. It's taken mattie (Our resident super genius) a long time to get it as far as it is now.
  5. TradingCo

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    Yeh, rumor has it mattie! is the "the godfather". I currently have my website being worked on and its a database for Sharks. So similar to SR's database we wanted a database for Sharks. So from what i see it being needed for isint as much as SR's database. After talking to Geele9 for a few minutes he says "it wont be that hard", but from an average users view such as my self, it does seem to be complicated but not impossible.
  6. Chaos

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    heh, good luck with that.
  7. TradingCo

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    is that reffering to the basis of the website or the setup of the database?
  8. Chaos

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    The idea of the database. It's a LOT of work to maintain it.
  9. TradingCo

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    Yeh, after researching it i'v noticed that. Since its not a 1 man team doing this the work will be spread between a few members. Obviously there is a lot of work to be done so i figure i would ask a few people who knew more about this than I and i could learn from their works and advice.
  10. Chaos

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    Chat to Eoj at Harpoon Gaming about it. They set out to do such a thing a while ago.
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  11. Zyddie

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    well building the database in generally simple enough tho, it depends on all you want it to do.

    A Database alone easy

    Features not so easy, search engine/tag/save and so on is all rather complex programming which can take awhile to get to work fully specially when talking that many profiles.
  12. TradingCo

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    Alrite, will do. Thank you for the tips guys, i really hope that this project can be done. :D