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c++ web with nginx - Do I have to worry about thread safety?

I am currently developing my website with c++. I know that nginx handles connections with multiple threads to provide high performance. And not all c++ code is thread safe. What's the relationship ...
4
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3answers
2k views

Is it possible to combine C/C++ with web languages? [duplicate]

I would like to create a web application (meaning that will run from browser). The point is that I want to write just the UI in HTML5 + CSS + JS (or maybe even some PHP). On the other hand, I want to ...
2
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6answers
2k views

Re-writing a large web application - alternatives to LAMP

We have a very large, 10 year old LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) web application that is out of control and poorly written due to a large number of patches and possible hundreds of programmers. If ...
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2answers
696 views

The C++ web stack, is there one?

Java would be jsps and servlets (or a framework such as Spring) running on the JVM and tomcat (or glassfish etc). C# would be asp and C# running on dot.net framework and IIS ? (I have no experience ...
4
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2answers
463 views

HTML, JS, CSS Engines [closed]

I am just messing around, trying to figure out how stuff works and right now I have a couple questions about HTML, JS and CSS engines. I know there are two major JavaScript engines out there - V8 and ...
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4answers
6k views

How does one interface C++ with the web (at Google, for example)?

Google is well known for the ridiculous amount of C++ they've coded over the years. Correct me if I'm wrong, but a large part of Google's core search engine is written in C++, isn't it? How does one ...
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1answer
282 views

How should the cppcms template hierarchy be used

I understand that the hierarchy, in cppcms for templates, goes skin (topmost, representing a namespace), then view (representing a class) and finally template (representing a function). I want to ...
4
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5answers
719 views

Thoughts on web development architecture through integrating C++ in the future to a web application

I'm looking to build a website (it's actually going to be a commercial startup) I saw this question and it really shed some light on a few things that I was hoping to understand (kudos to the op). ...
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8answers
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Are C and/or C++ viable/practical options for web development? [duplicate]

I am proficient in C, and I am learning C++ right now. I always played with websites (HTML/CSS), and I was wondering if it would be viable/practical to create some simple web apps using C and/or C++. ...
5
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7answers
2k views

How to become a professional web developer from a C/C++ programmer? [closed]

I am currently a high school student and know how to use Pascal and C/C++ to take part in competitions such as the Informatics Olympiad. I have learned data structures and many algorithms to solve ...
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2answers
97 views

How to gradually improve on an old IBM Host C++ framework

Imagine a C++ framework as a business layer, but with controlling logic as well. E.g. user rights, state of the webflow etc. With some plain C code to access DB2. The whole framework is host based. We ...
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3answers
2k views

What route to take to become a systems developer? [closed]

In the past I have done a lot of Java and Python coding. Mostly, I worked on web apps and some simple console or gui apps. I also have a formal education in computer science. What route should I take ...
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3answers
769 views

web vs desktop? (php vs c++?) [closed]

I need to write a simple file transfer mechanism (that isn't ftp). Firstly, it must have a GUI. Secondly, it must not be dropbox. Third, it may not use any paid libraries, and hopefully, it uses open ...
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7answers
22k views

Can C++ be used as a server-side web development language?

I'd like to get into web development using C++ as the "scripting language" on the server-side. My server infrastructure is *nix based, so doing web development in C++ on Azure is not applicable and ...