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Any Software To Enable Me To Make Bots?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Krazy Kitty, Apr 28, 2008.

  1. Krazy Kitty

    Krazy Kitty Regular Member

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    I need a bot but I'm reluctant to outsource it's development because I'm keen to keep the idea under wraps (for now, at least). I was wondering if there was any software available to the non-programmer that would help me make a very basic bot. I'm familiar with macros but they have their disadvantages.

    Any ideas or do I need to outsource?

    KK :)
     
  2. DREAMCHASR

    DREAMCHASR Registered Member

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    This would be of interest to me as well.

    There are plenty of Social sites that aren't on the radar, and if I had a way of making my own bot, I would be up for that.
     
  3. Shameless

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    Depends on what you mean by "basic". You could still outsource it and tell the programmer "make me a skeleton: insert x strings in x textboxes and then hit that button, after that go to this url". Then edit the source and compile it by yourself.
     
  4. Krazy Kitty

    Krazy Kitty Regular Member

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    This is a good idea but I'm not sure I'd be able to express the requirements without having to reveal the site and the process.
     
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    bodeezy can build u one...
     
  6. justmeron

    justmeron Power Member

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    I immagine he could. give him a quick PM.
     
  7. Essential Clix

    Essential Clix Executive VIP Premium Member

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    Use Rentacoder.net

    They make all the programmers sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) before they can even view your project. You could even get them to sign a non-compete agreement before they viewed it, if you wanted. Now, that's no guarantee that they won't break the contract, but it's better than nothing.

    I'd recommend that you also break the program up into segments, so the programmer won't know what your program is fully intended for nor its code. However, if you don't know how to even put the peices together once it's done, it could be a bit difficult...

    PS: There is no software that creates bots in their entirety. There are development environments that help you design the look of the bot, such as buttons, text boxes and so forth. But you have to know a programming language to be able to "program" what goes on behind the scenes when that button is clicked.
     
  8. Krazy Kitty

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    Awesome answer and great information - thank you. I'll take your advice and go through rentacoder. I'm not savvy enough to piece things together but the NDA makes me feel more comfortable.

    :)
     
  9. Nick Flame

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    It is impossible to make a good bot using software. You need good programming knowledge.
     
  10. Krazy Kitty

    Krazy Kitty Regular Member

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    Well, te-he :D
     
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    EC and Nick Flame summed it up. If it's a simple software there is a macro-like-program (can't remember the name) that is like an exe php platform. It fills in the variables of forms which you can predefine etc. on a mass base because you load the txt slots, stuff like that. It's a freeware but I forgot its name. it's a good solution if it's a simple tool, but you need steady programming for a solid program.
     
  12. Essential Clix

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    Just realized I mislabeled the website.. It's rentacoder.com, not .net
     
  13. Krazy Kitty

    Krazy Kitty Regular Member

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    That might even do it. If you remember the name please post here. I'll likely go the rentacoder route but the macro prog would still come in very handy.
     
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    Hehe, you should definitely learn some PHP then.
     
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    if you are up to some simple scripting you can do it with iopus imacros scripting edition
     
  18. finalanswer

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    In php, you could use Curl, or snoopy class (http client from sourceforge). Pick up the ebook "Webbots, Spiders and Screen Scrapers". This book talks about and uses curl.

    finalanswer