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Can't find Source code

Discussion in 'General Programming Chat' started by 2Wycked, Sep 8, 2014.

  1. 2Wycked

    2Wycked Newbie

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    My programmer who has been updating my software has left unexpectedly and I'm unable to contact him. Could the source code be located in my domain/database? Does anyone have suggestions on where to look for it (and how it's supposed to look like)?
     
  2. Arbvestor

    Arbvestor Newbie

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    That is a bit broad... What language is the program written in? And are you on Windows, Linux, Mac or something else?
     
  3. pavan

    pavan Elite Member

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    since you are referring to domain its probably a php bot
    you can locate the source code via ftp
     
  4. NickRock

    NickRock Newbie

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    if its a php or any other scripting language program you can just open it and edit source code just download a code editor and open it from there
     
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  5. member8200

    member8200 Regular Member

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    It's hard to tell, do you have any idea on what programming language those programs are written? from what you are saying 'domain/database' you must be referring to it's database.

    if it's on localhost. you can find those database using a browser. Go to 'localhost/phpmyadmin' and from there, you shall see all the database.

    If your software is a web, and i'll assume it's written with php, you can go to 'C:\wamp\www' on your computer, from there, you can find all the websites that you have locally.

    hope this helps. Goodluck.
     
  6. manchesterfan

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    If he send you just .exe file to download from a website there is no way you can find the source code.