Software Deployment

How to deploy the software to the client side safely so that no one can steal the code and data?
Nikhil DangePHP Web DeveloperAsked:
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pcelbaCommented:
Everything is possible to steal. It is just a question of effort/money. You may reduce the probability of such event in several different ways:

- deliver internet applications running on your servers
- use various security dongles, encryption, and code obfuscators
- calculate the code stealing possibility into the product price
- offer the source code purchase as an option for a surcharge
- develop/deliver new versions regularly so the stolen version becomes obsolete very early
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Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
I guess you will need to go yourself to the client and install the software yourself and then remove any unnecessary files.
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McKnifeCommented:
Nikhill, could you expand the question text, please? What is your scenario?
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Nikhil DangePHP Web DeveloperAuthor Commented:
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Nikhil DangePHP Web DeveloperAuthor Commented:
I want to run client offline web application on client system, So how to protect the code or hide necessary filea in Xampp server.?
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pcelbaCommented:
Offer the on-line demo mode then sell everything incl. source code for client's off-line use with good agreement which makes you rich when the client steels/allow to steal your code.
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pcelbaCommented:
Recommendations are correct for this briefly described problem.
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