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    Is it possible?

    Hey Everyone,
    I would like to know if the following is possible with JavaScript-

    I would like a 'form' that captures a users name, email and a question and sends this to my email but also gives the user an instant answer.

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    users enter their name and email as well as a question, this information is emailed to me and then the javascript finds keywords from their question and is able to give them a response, as in if their question has the words 'money' and 'pay' it gives them a certain response but if it contains the words 'beach' and 'sun' it gives them a different response. The answers do not have to be correct or completely relevant. What I would like is similar to this website .



    Is it possible?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MeNoLikeyScript View Post
    Is it possible?
    Yes it's very possible both client side (javascript) and server side (Java, PHP, ASP etc).

    But unless this is some sort of homework exercise, you should be doing all this server side because it won't work in javascript disabled devices.

    If this is for a real world application, then server side is the only option that will work on all devices.

    Are you sure you still want to do this with javascript/.

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    It is for real world application for a client and I would need it to work on multiple devices, it just has to work it does not matter which language.

    If anyone is able to do the work please PM me a ballpark timeframe and price

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    1) What server side scripting languages does your web server support?

    2) Is SMTP enabled on your web server (if using PHP mail())?

    3) What percentage of the fee are you willing to pay upfront, in case you change your mind after work has started?

    4) How many keywords will you have stored?

    5) Do you want to use a database to store the keywords and their associated responses?
    Last edited by webdev1958; 03-02-2012 at 06:56 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by webdev1958 View Post
    1) What server side scripting languages does your web server support?

    2) Is SMTP enabled on your web server (if using PHP mail())?

    3) What percentage of the fee are you willing to pay upfront, in case you change your mind after work has started?

    4) How many keywords will you have stored?

    5) Do you want to use a database to store the keywords and their associated responses?
    Hosting arrangements have not been finalized yet though GoDaddy is likey which supports-
    Frontpage Server Ext.
    Server Side Includes (SSI)
    ASP
    ASP.NET v4.0
    ASP.NET v1.0/2.0/3.0/3.5
    ASP.NET AJAX
    PHP5
    ASP.NET MVC3
    Silverlight Hosting

    Keywords will be between 100-300 with approx 50 responses.

    A database will be needed.

    To discuss the job in further detail please PM me.

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    There are still too many unknowns for me to get involved.

    Good luck


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