[DEV] textCAPTCHA Plugin

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SamT
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[DEV] textCAPTCHA Plugin

Postby SamT » 25 Oct 2009, 09:33

Modification Name: textCAPTCHA Plugin
Author: [url=http://www.phpbb.com/community/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=873955]SyntaxError90[/url]
Modification Description: Adds a plugin to utilize the [url=http://textcaptcha.com/]textCAPTCHA[/url] service. Boasting 157,500,799 questions, "All easy", the logic based nature and wide variety of the questions is suppose help in the fight against spam bot registration.
Modification Version: 0.0.5

[img]http://i32.tinypic.com/radso8.png[/img] [img]http://i34.tinypic.com/20qdwy8.jpg[/img]

Requirements:
  • API Key (requires registration at textCAPTCHA
  • SimpleXML

Languages: [img]http://i37.tinypic.com/2wm2jjd.gif[/img] [img]http://i37.tinypic.com/257hm9x.gif[/img] (Due to limitations on the textCAPTCHA system itself, English will be the only language supported)

Modification Download: Coming soon!

Notes: Inspired by phpBBweekly episode number [url=http://www.phpbbweekly.net/2009/10/22/phpbb-weekly-125-a-blind-date-for-captchas/]125[/url], CAPTCHAs were thoroughly discussed, and a this service was brought up. It seems like a worth while project, and as it is just a plugin, seems simple enough.
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Re: [DEV] textCAPTCHA Plugin

Postby igorw » 31 Oct 2009, 13:16

Very nice! Interesting concept. Great way of linking QnA to a remote service. The right way to do it would be to extend the Q&A captcha class.

One note however, it might be worth mentioning the requirement of 5.1.3 (this requirement comes with simpleXML).

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Re: [DEV] textCAPTCHA Plugin

Postby SamT » 14 Nov 2009, 19:16

eviL<3 wrote:Very nice! Interesting concept. Great way of linking QnA to a remote service. The right way to do it would be to extend the Q&A captcha class.

One note however, it might be worth mentioning the requirement of 5.1.3 (this requirement comes with simpleXML).

Yeah, I need to get the requirements up... but I never thought of simply extending the QA class, that might be really worth looking into instead of creating one from scratch.

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Re: [DEV] textCAPTCHA Plugin

Postby onehundredandtwo » 02 Jan 2010, 08:16

This should help loads of admins using Q&A, great idea Sam. I know quite a few websites that would benefit from this. :)


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