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Offline ImJustAnotherCoder

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Yearly subscriptions for my software
« on: March 26, 2020, 10:11:59 AM »
Hiya everyone.

I have some software that I want to sell, written in native C++ for Window10 x64.
I'd like to have users sign up for a year subscription at a time to use the software. Seems a pretty normal thing these days, however I'm completely new to this kind of thing and some of you guys seems pretty clued up so I thought I'd ask for some help 8)

So my question is
Do any of you know of a reputable company that offers such a software/service for subscription based licensing. Do I even need an external company for this? Or is it east to implement such a thing myself? If so are there any learning materials that you would recommend?

I assume that I would have to add in some code into my source for the subscription checks etc?

Go easy with me, while I'm experienced in C++, the subscription stuff is new for me!

Offline Naughty Alien

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Re: Yearly subscriptions for my software
« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2020, 01:49:54 PM »
..what does your software do, if i may know?

Offline ImJustAnotherCoder

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Re: Yearly subscriptions for my software
« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2020, 02:15:25 PM »
Hi Naughty Alien,

Should I have mentioned that it's not a game?

It's an audio/video player solution for teams of transcribers.

Offline Qube

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Re: Yearly subscriptions for my software
« Reply #3 on: March 26, 2020, 09:31:22 PM »
Some of the apps I write for business are yearly subscription based due to them being supported and updated per bespoke requests.

The apps are VB.net with the backend being PHP / MySQL on a server.

If that’s of use I can give you the details of that side with the code ( most but not all of course ). Let me know :)
Until the next time...

Offline ImJustAnotherCoder

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Re: Yearly subscriptions for my software
« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2020, 07:34:03 AM »
Hi Qube!

That would be great. Very kind of you.

I'm new to all the server stuff too. Would you be able to include some kind of idiots guide too? Or a link to where I could learn these kinds of things.

This is very kind of you!

Thanks

Offline Qube

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Re: Yearly subscriptions for my software
« Reply #5 on: March 28, 2020, 09:45:38 AM »
No problems, will try and post more in-depth tonight or tomorrow night and explain as best as I can about the code / procedure both client side and server side.

Will also include code to hopefully give you a starting point / theory to get the basics up and running.
Until the next time...

Offline ImJustAnotherCoder

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Re: Yearly subscriptions for my software
« Reply #6 on: March 30, 2020, 03:53:36 AM »
That' would be great and is very kind of you!

Thank you Qube.

 

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