This is a tough one to describe. What I want is an executable that will retrieve specific data from a website to be named later, process that data and output a value based on an algorithm that I will provide later. For example: My father would like to know if he should buy/sell a certain stock. He opens the executable, it asks for the stock symbol, retrieves the data from the website, processes that data and outputs that data in a window. I would prefer that this be done in C++, heavily documented, because I'm afraid I'll have to do the maintenance on it. I know a decent amount, but this is beyond my abilities at present. However, any programming language will be sufficient, provided it works properly. I check my email routinely, and will communicate some of the most basic questions just to be sure there are no misunderstandings. I've only a vague notion of how long this will take, so I am flexible. I put small business project because I don't think this should be too difficult. Talk to me, let me know your opinions. Thank you.
1) Complete and fully-functional working program(s) in executable form as well as complete source code of all work done. 2) Installation package that will install the software (in ready-to-run condition) on the platform(s) specified in this bid request. 3) Complete ownership and distribution copyrights to all work purchased.
The executable should run in Windows 2000 AND Windows XP. I am comfortable testing with C++, but if you like VB or WIN32 API, or MFC, knock yourself out.