An ASP application for running a weekly football pool similar to many office pools. Provides secure access and administrative functions. No components required. Includes a sample database for the 2009 NFL season. Code: ASP 3.0 & VBScript
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Written by Damien McKeever from Cherry Hill, NJ (Saturday, August 06, 2005)
Writer is with: http://www.RamapoCrows.org/FootballPool
||Strengths: Full Schedules, easy to admin and use
Weaknesses: Duplicate Code, Schedule Changes, and New Season
Details: This will be my third years using this application. Yes Aplication it's more than a script. The ability to make schedule changes when the NFL moves the Game time would be a welcomed feature. Unfortunately I have yet to find a source online each year to get the schedule for import so it takes about a day to scrape the schedule and get it in the database.
I'v made several modifications:
**Move several common items into separate include files. **Working on moving this to ASP.NET. **Users required Email address. **Added point spreads, can me left at 0 if you don't want to use them. **Added the ability to have some people play for money an others not to. The admin marks the players as paid. **Made several additional options to the Summary pages, also made the table sortable.
You can see online at http://www.RamapoCrows.org/FootballPool
Review Based On: using demo only
Fixed the hide other players picks
Written by Michael Twigg from Washington DC (Thursday, September 02, 2004)
Writer is with: http://members.myactv.net/~twiggmr
||Strengths: Everything works great and the code is easy to modify
Weaknesses: All users can see everyones picks, even if the game hasn't started yet.
Details: I took the results.asp page and modified it to hide everyone elses picks except the current users until the game has started. If anyone needs this update please email me : email@example.com
Review Based On: 7 Day(s) of usage
Written by Anonymous User (#1232-59) (Wednesday, August 14, 2002)
Writer is with: http://nflhistory.net
||Strengths: Ease of use, complete component
Weaknesses: CSS Formatting!! User Registration
Details: This is a great program! It's really easy to use, and has everything you'll need to run a pool. My biggest problem is the CSS formatting that is used. It doesn't display correctly w/Netscape, and it makes the program hard to integrate with your site's theme. They should probably just do away with the CSS altogether. The other deficiency that I noticed is that you must use the "pot" feature. Perhaps it could be set up to where if you make the entry fee "0", then it will automatically turn off the money feature? Overall a great program with room to improve!
Review Based On: 20 Day(s) of usage