ICT Centre software downloads

I thought that work was supposed to quieten down close to Christmas, but it just seems to be getting busier for me. I have finally released the software downloads facility on the CSIRO ICT Centre website. Note that I'm talking about the web application, not the software available at the site. Okay, the ability to register and download software online is no big deal, been done many times before. Most of the work actually went into the administration and reporting tools – the stuff you can't see.

The actual code was mostly finished a month ago, but it's taken forever for our Commercialisation and Legal people to sign off on the licensing aspects. The download facility was written in PHP and uses a MySQL database, the usual stuff. I wouldn't mind making the code itself available on the site as it would be quite easy to reuse on other websites. Need to get authorisation first!

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