PHP Auction Site Tutorial?

Anyone know where I can get tutorials, or find resources on creating php-based auction sites? There seem to be quite a few commercial versions, but nobody to explain the
theory/how-it-works. Tutorials, articles, anything?


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Im developing an auction site like ajax penny auction. My problem is how to create autobidder in my application similar to the one in penny auction.Ive seen that their autobidder is taking one bid in each second. How can I do such a task? Is it done by scheduling a cron in every second ? or is there any other convenient method for that ?

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Im developing an auction site like ajax penny auction. My problem is how to create autobidder in my application similar to the one in penny auction.Ive seen that their autobidder is taking one bid in each second. How can I do such a task? Is it done by scheduling a cron in every second ? or is there any other convenient method for that?

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I am new to the PHP world, so forgive me if I ask something stupid.I'm trying to setup a penny auction site.But i have 2 problems with the menu.To see what i mean go to:


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I am going to create my own auction site as a challenge. Its something I have wanted to do after learning how to create a small shopping cart.

I intend to keep the database as small as possible, so I was thinking that storing the auction description in text files could be the way to go.

Everything else would need to go in the database ie start time, end time, bids etc....

Do you think this is a good idea to store just Auction descriptions in text files.

Is it not better to keep as much info out of the database as possible?

When an auction id is called from the database it displays the info from the database but also opens the corresponding text file on the server the contains the description.

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Iím looking for a PHP expert who can build a lowest unique bid auction and a penny auction website. The job requires knowledge in the following: PHP, mySQL, AJAX, Java Full details of the project will be available to the chosen candidate, however to get a good idea of how these auctions work please see the following:[URl].. The site must be able to handle at least 200 thousand users, so only reply if you think you are capable of developing such a project. Ideally I would like this to be built from existing open source codes (if you have them or can find them) so there would be no legal issues.

Payment: First I will need to know if you have had relative experience in building large complex sites, then we can discuss fees.

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I have boggled my mind looking for commercial quality auction software. I have found about 6 different php/mysql auctions. Although, none of them are what I am looking for.

So far seems to be the best. I have played around with it for weeks. The sloppy coding has just driven me nuts. It just wonít cut itÖ

I am looking of for the php equivalent of mewsofts auction software.

Obviously, we are willing to pay a good amount of money.

Has anyone developed really good auction software written in PHP? If so, can I get a link to a demo?

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I am currently working on a project for a client. I have already created the code for an auction site. They really wanted something custom so I built it. problem is I am so what new to php and I am wondering how would I go about writing absent bidding to the code.

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I'm creating an auction website for a client. I can understand how to create the majority of the application using PHP but I don't understand how I get it to know when the auction has ended (the time has ran out) and then process that auction by closing it and emailing the winner.

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Does anybody know of a FREE PHP auction class?

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a look around but with no luck

its for php 4, mysql and linux and the lower the cost the better

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Is Bidware And Probid Based Off Of Auction?

I purchased a auction software package and a auction software package and I am wanting to set up a long term auction site. I purchased them both to see which one I liked better. My problem is, anyone can clearly look at the file structure on both auction packages and see they were created by the same person/company.

Many of the file names are identical and the coding in 90% of both programs match. PHPProbid's licensing state they own the software and Bidware's licensing also state they own the software. I want to put some money into my new auction business but I do not want to get into any legal battles over illegal software.

I would not think that both above companies can claim ownership legally of the same software. Can anyone tell me if the software these two companies are selling is basically a open source package such as PHPAuction that both are simply claiming ownership of? Thanks in advance for your answers to my dilemma.

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My main objective is writing a fully functional penny auction website like [URL] etc. Which tools/sources should I use, frameworks (if any), etc. in order to complete this task in the shortest amount of time, while producing a quality product? Basicaly, what interests me is the best way to get this job done properly.

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The project i'm taking a part needs some simple auction functionality. The basic concept is:

There is list of products of two types: fixed cost and auction. Registered users can buy the fixed cost product or bid for auction product. The list of all products is predefined by admin (5 fixed costs, 5 auctions). So it looks like simple auction or shopping cart with auction functionality. I don't care about the platform (but prefer php/lamp, ruby/ror, .net or java). Does anybody know any good open source solution which fits to my needs i described?

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I am looking for a tutorial or advice wherein I can create a timer for my auction items. You can see those timers on the site like The concept is like this.I post and auction and set an end time for the auction. When the auction is live, The timer will start and will show how many hours and seconds are remaining.

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I am trying to do a link up between 3 tables to extract some auction data.I have got it work and it gives me the results that I need. However the custom_fields table contains muliple data for the same auction and is trippling up when I output the results.The output I get is as follows

1236782702 46273 COI TEST5 MR FITNESS
1236782702 46273 COI TEST5 1.23
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What I need to do is be able to group the custom so I get the following output

123678270246273 COI TEST5 MR FITNESS 1.23 Brand New

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When an item finishes, much like eBay, I need to be able to tell that it's finished and send out the emails to who has won it and who has sold it. The only way I can think of is to schedule a piece of code to keep checking what auctions have ended but surely there is a better way?

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im writting on auction sniper type script and im trying to figure out the best way to setup the sending of the snipes.There would be lots of one only requests throughout the day at exact times to the second.As cron is really for repeated tasks ie once a week, once every hour etc is this suitable for cron or is there a way to tackle this with a php script?

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I am using the mail() function on my website to sent updates and auction information. But all of a sudden the email stopped working. I receive this error when I run a test script:
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Since I have never used any PHP frameworks, I'd like you to suggest me some. My main objective is writing a fully functional penny auction script, something similar to [URL]................

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I'm looking for a good complete PhP Penny Auction code with end user† and administration interface. I just want to modify the layout.

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