2
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5answers
740 views

How can a server side developer survive in a position which expects front-end involvement? [closed]

My background is back-end server development. Very back-end. Now I work in a position where I need to also take care of front-end. Nothing fancy but I need to be able to code for front-end as well. ...
2
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4answers
797 views

Does the order of learning matter in web development? [closed]

I have many things to learn: CSS, HTML, C#, JavaScript, ASP.NET, SQL Now does the order matter here? For example, is it better to learn C# before HTML or the reverse could be better?
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1answer
196 views

Not sure how to study Web programming [closed]

Hello everyone and thank you for your time :) So I'm a 17 portuguese boy and I'm thinking about starting a website, but because I don't have much money I decided I'd need to learn how to do it ...
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2answers
529 views

Ways for a young programmer to not feel intimidated at my first REAL programming job? [duplicate]

I'd like to state first that I'm a 19 year old programmer living in Portugal, and have recently started my first REAL programming job. I say "REAL" because at my previous jobs, I was normally the ...
4
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2answers
369 views

Tutorial dependency — how to do I learn to code by myself?

Here's the thing: I have been learning to code in jQuery (not raw JS) and PHP for about 3 months now. During this time, I have learned a lot of different things, discovered how a web application is ...
3
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1answer
165 views

On Developing Web Services with Global State

I'm new to web programming. I'm more experienced and comfortable with client-side code. Recently, I've been dabbling in web programming through Python's Google App Engine. I ran into some difficulty ...
2
votes
1answer
250 views

Expanding existing DVCS Wiki [closed]

A portion of my job is to maintain technical documentation for a rapidly expanding manufacturing company. Because it is only a portion of my job and the company's product line is expanding so ...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

Using Metro style in my web applications

I love the Metro UI (Modern UI/Windows 8 style UI, whatever) and would like to have the "tile" design on my site as well. Something like this or this. Am I allowed to do this or do I have to contact ...
23
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4answers
2k views

TDD - Outside In vs Inside Out

What is the difference between building an application Outside In vs building it Inside Out using TDD? These are the books I read about TDD and unit testing: Test Driven Development: By Example ...
2
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4answers
8k views

Do I need to know servlets and JSP to learn spring or hibernate or any other java web frameworks?

I've been asking a lot of people where to start learning java web development, I already know core java (Threading,Generics,Collections, a little experience with (JDBC)) but I do not know JSPs and ...
2
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4answers
1k views

New to Back End Development where to start? [closed]

I am an student learning web development by my own, I am very interested in back end development where can i start to learn?
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6answers
2k views

How do I make sense of the javascript frameworks explosion ? Should I learn them all? [closed]

For a beginner web developer who is still doing web development the conventional way (PHP/J2EE/Struts on server side, HTML/CSS/Javascript on client side), I was bowled over by the recent blog post on ...
6
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7answers
545 views

Platform to Learn/Experiment with Web Programming

I am looking to teach myself some web programming, but I am not sure how I can experiment with an actual website. Are there sites that host platforms for these purposes?
0
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1answer
2k views

How much do i need to learn in order to get an entry level asp.net job? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: If you develop with ASP.NET, which other technologies do you use? I'm currently learning C#, but I've noticed that there is a lot of demand for ASP.NET developers. I ...
6
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2answers
246 views

Web Developers not learning “traditional” techniques?

I ran across this question on SO: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/7373066/webpage-source-code-incomplete-hidden-code Without trying to infer too much or start a side-discussion of the sort that SO ...
1
vote
2answers
300 views

Watermarking an image with the text given as input [closed]

I want to create a simple web app where I can drag an image in, and watermark the corner with the given text. Where should I start for something like this? I have knowledge in Java and Ruby.
8
votes
4answers
262 views

Is it better to develop apps using a platform specific technology or web technologies?

I happened to read an interesting article the other day that talked about building mobile applications using Javascript and HTML5. One interesting point they brought out was how this approach worked ...
11
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6answers
3k views

Should I learn Javascript before Coffeescript?

I'm a reasonably experienced programmer trying to learn web developement. I'm trying to develop a client-side web application which uses svg or canvas for graphics. I've decided I'd like to write ...
4
votes
1answer
248 views

Web development for an otherwise widely experienced programmer? [closed]

I have been [hobby] programming for years now and know several languages including Objective-C, Java, C#, Python, C, and C++ well. I understand many programming patterns and have used several ...
26
votes
10answers
1k views

Should I be paid for time spent learning a framework?

To give light to the situation: I am currently one of two programmers working in a small startup software company. Part of my job requires me to learn a Web development framework that I am not ...
0
votes
3answers
180 views

'Situations gone wrong' for web apps

I know there's some decent material floating around relating to more specific areas, but wanted to get some opinions from people who have had bad experiences in the past. I have a project where I can ...
3
votes
4answers
7k views

What do you need to know before you build something like Facebook / Twitter / YouTube? [closed]

Of course you will need a programming language! But what other things that you should know before you build your first steps for a large website which will be for the community! What else do you ...
4
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2answers
2k views

Where should I start and how to progress when learning Java EE

I know basic stuff like, what are beans, jsp, servlet, jsf and how this stuff should work together. I know how to make basic jsp page with database query for example. Now I need to know what is the ...
1
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3answers
282 views

Most commonly forgotten thing to do when programming/web developing

Does anyone else have that one thing they always forget to do when programming or developing a website? Personally mine is forgetting to include the Doctype in a website...the amount of time i have ...
17
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6answers
399 views

How does one rein in the complexities of web development?

I have been a server-side programmer for most of my career and have only recently started spending more time on web development. I am amazed at the number of things I need to master in order to write ...
7
votes
5answers
1k views

What are the steps to learn AJAX based web application development? [on hold]

I am a complete starter in web development, as I know only basics of HTML and CSS, although I have a history of desktop development. What is the usual roadmap to get started in web apps, based on ...
8
votes
5answers
1k views

Effectively Learning 3 Languages Simultaneously [duplicate]

So I have been developing with PHP for a year and a half now. Somewhere along those times, I decided to pick up skills in Python and Ruby, and learn ASP with C# just recently (as my first compiled ...
6
votes
7answers
850 views

What motivated you to learn ASP.NET MVC? What have you done with it so far? [closed]

I'd like to know what motivated you to learn ASP.NET MVC, and what have you done with it. ... was it a particular feature? ... do you have plenty of spare time? ... did your job require you to ...
4
votes
1answer
462 views

MSFT released “ASP.NET Developer Guidance” PDF… What's missing in your opinion?

Microsoft created this ASP.NET documentation map that aggregates a ton of great links into a single PDF. ...
38
votes
7answers
37k views

How do I learn Python from zero to web development? [closed]

I am looking into learning Python for web development. Assuming I already have some basic web development experience with Java (JSP/Servlets), I'm already familiar with web design (HTML, CSS, JS), ...
8
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2answers
540 views

How can I expand my web programming knowledge?

Been out of school for about 3.5 years and in the .NET environment doing C# UI work (WinForms/WPF/Silverlight) as well as some Java work, server side. All in all I have done no real web development. ...