I'm swamped with work. I've released a new version of Fping this weekend which should have been released a month ago. And I'm working on a new Service - O - Matic and Watchdog - O - Matic release at the same time.
I also need to add some features to Fping. Basically I want Fping to ping IPv6 addresses. I don't know where I'm going to find the time to do this so I thought I'd contact someone else to do it for me.
I went to RentACoder, a site that helps getting developers together. Basically you post a software project you want to create and people will place bids. Then you can choose the bid you like most and they can get to work.
I have 5 different bids after 48 hours. 3 of them seem interesting, most of them charging around $100 which is very cheap if you ask me. How can someone earn a living if they estimate 5 days of work at $100 total, living in the US?
I'm not sure if I'll take any bid. I fear I'll have a serious amount of work telling the developer what I want, creating a platform they can work with and checking the work when it's finished. It's probably easier and less time consuming to do it myself and I know I'll have what I want for sure. But it might be a good test for bigger projects later on.
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