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Proxied calls not working as expected

I have been modifying an application to have a cleaner client/server split to allow for load splitting and resource sharing etc. Everything is written to an interface so it was easy to add a remoting ...
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What determines when a computer is considered a “client”?

In web development the terms "server" and "client" are often refered to when discussing how pages are requested on the web. It is also used exstensively when talking about PC, phone, tablets, etc. The ...
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Mask oAuth API key and token for pure client-side technologies

If I were to build a Twitter or Facebook application using pure client-side technologies like HTML and javascript, how would I mask/hide my API keys? For example, for Twitter I have consumer key and ...
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What is easier to do with web applications compared to native GUI applications?

I have the impression that more and more applications with a user interface use HTML+CSS+JavaScript client-side instead of a native GUI framework. I wounder what are the most important driving forces ...
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What is the reason for creating the symbols ∞ on the client side?

Take a look at this link: http://math.stackexchange.com/questions/60766/what-is-the-result-of-infinity-minus-infinity What is the reason for transforming the symbols ∞ on the client side? Because if ...
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Can this type of page be made client-side?

I'm planning on making a website that will have mainly articles and videos. I'm going to post the videos on YouTube and use the YouTube API on my site. What I am wondering, is if I can make a page ...
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Is Java Plug-in still relevant?

When I challenged Chrome development team about their decision to block every version of the Java Plug-in by default (http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=84001). They answered that Java ...