A framework is a set of tools additional to a programming language, and to the respective compiler. Sometimes it is mandatory; sometime it is optional, and assists the development of an application.

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What aspects should I be wary of when choosing a web development framework?

I am a relatively new to the world of software development and I've used the Ruby on Rails framework to develop relatively simple applications before. I know that frameworks can be extremely useful in ...
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Software patterns for frameworks [closed]

I am currently doing some research about software patterns and about architectural patterns for frameworks specifically. Google is not really showing off for this topic, so I am curious which ...
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why use a form object when you can get needed data from view object's html?

I am working with server side code. I have a request object that handles request data validation and filtering. I have a view object that uses template files to generate html for output. the ...
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What are some of the better language/framework options for lengthy data entry? [on hold]

My work uses an internal web app written as a dotnetnuke module to fill out lengthy (40-50 questions) surveys. This was written a few years before I came on board. The module uses mostly stored ...
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Python application development frameworks and tools [closed]

I am writing an application in Python. This application has a fairly complex GUI and a complex database backend (several database files used during runtime). What I think I should use so far: ...
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Yii 1.x VS Symfony 2 for my purposes [closed]

I am developing a community website, which is basically about posting things and reading them. It's so simple, that it could be done using virtually any framework. But what I am stuck with is ...
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Why can't we program without compiling (using an IDE/debugger)? [closed]

I find it very interesting that even people who design a particular framework still have to rely on compiling to ensure the code is correct. I don't mean for 100s of lines of code, but 2-10 lines. I ...
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Does anyone knows a good minimal php mvc framework? [closed]

I've been developing using frameworks since the last year, and is true that those pieces of software really help me and improve my development, that's until you need to fulfill your client's dreams, ...