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2answers
85 views

RESTful API development : is it web developer's work or software developer's work? [closed]

First of all, I am sorry that the issue I'm going to say is not about a technical thing. I'm just confused. I am trying applying to several companies as a software engineer. The latest work that I ...
2
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2answers
102 views

Is there a way to efficiently allow a user to upload multiple content at once for e-commerce type sites?

Sellers on large sites like Amazon and Newegg need to provide names, descriptions, and images for their products to be displayed on the e-commerce sites. These sellers could have 10000+ products to ...
1
vote
1answer
104 views

How do we pass data between two Amazon instances?

I'm trying to create a website where the user enters a few numbers, these numbers are fed into some equations, and the output of these equations is emailed to the user. I'm using Python 2.7 for ...
9
votes
2answers
934 views

SQLite with two python processes accessing it: one reading, one writing

I'm developing a small system with two components: one polls data from an internet resource and translates it into sql data to persist it locally; the second one reads that sql data from the local ...
-2
votes
1answer
188 views

building a chat bot for an e-commerce site

I was recently talking to a couple of friends who run a modest e-commerce website (Daily visitors: approx. 100,000,). They plan to have an in-site chat module to engage customers. Since the whole ...
2
votes
2answers
4k views

What should I learn to be backend web developer? [closed]

I want to be a web developer and because I don't want to get into designing (and stuff like that) so I thought I should become a backend developer (also more suited because of my course i.e. b.tech in ...
0
votes
2answers
390 views

Python/Database Website development [closed]

I want to create my own website that would allow me to acess a database in the server and do inserts and lookups in a user friendly way. I am a seasoned user of linux and C/C++, and also have ...
2
votes
2answers
385 views

How can I keep a production Python environment secure?

Most of my work is creating websites in Django (a Python web framework) and deploying them to my own or clients' servers. I work from a virtualenv to separate site from system packages and have ...
5
votes
4answers
442 views

How to create different paths for users to take through the pages in my site?

I have a website where users are directed to go through a sequence of pages to perform a sequence of work tasks (transcribe a paragraph, answer a survey, interact with another user, etc). For short, ...
24
votes
8answers
2k views

Do frameworks put too much abstraction? [closed]

I've been programming for a little under a year and have some experience writing systems applications, web apps, and scripts for businesses/organizations. However, one thing I've never really done is ...
0
votes
1answer
165 views

Why should I use a web framework's template language over python's templating options?

I'm coming from a python CGI background and was wanting to move into something more contemporary and think I have decided upon web.py as the framework I would like to use. In regards to templating, ...
1
vote
2answers
348 views

Which web framework to use under Backbonejs?

For a previous project, I was using Backbonejs alongside Django, but I found out that I didn't use many features from Django. So, I am looking for a lighter framework to use underneath a Backbonejs ...
3
votes
3answers
12k views

How to develop front end (UI) for my Django website

I am learning Django and new to web development. Please excuse me if you find this question too dumb. So, I am creating a Facebook application using Django which I would like to host in Google App ...
2
votes
1answer
206 views

Flexible cloud file storage for a web.py app?

I'm creating a web app using web.py (although I may later rewrite it for Tornado) which involves a lot of file manipulation. One example, the app will have a git-style 'commit' operation, in which ...
0
votes
1answer
120 views

Handling and organizing data from save file?

I'm working on a webapp (python/javascript) to modify a game's save file. The file has certain bytes representing player information, such as the gun, the equipment, etc. The idea is to show an ...
5
votes
2answers
2k views

Migrating from Python to Scala wise when a lot of work is already done in Python?

Me and my friend are developing a web-app in Python + Flask + PostgreSQL. We have been working on it for the past few months and have developed a lot of schema/use-cases specific to Python + Flask + ...
-1
votes
1answer
816 views

python login form vulnerability?

<HTML> <HEAD><TITLE>Login Page</TITLE></HEAD> <BODY> <CENTER> <FORM method="POST" action="http://yourserver/cgi-bin/login.py"> <paragraph> Enter ...
1
vote
1answer
781 views

Starting with Ruby on Rails? I see a lot of criticism everywhere. Is it okay to start with Rails now in 2012? [closed]

I have worked on C before and have never tried my hands on any web application creating framework. After some convincing from one of my friends I thought of giving Rails a go. Before starting to work ...
2
votes
5answers
6k views

Can I create a desktop Python GUI application and run it as a web app?

I'm working on a project where multiple (several hundred perhaps) users will need to run an application remotely. We thought that running a web app would be the best course of action to go. (Note: ...
8
votes
3answers
6k views

How does Python work?

This question may seems a little bit silly, but what the heck. I started to learn Python. I know basic syntax, etc. When I work with HTML, PHP, etc., I simply write code, put it inside .html or ...
6
votes
2answers
773 views

Web development in a small team - best practices

Currently developing a web app in a team of two maybe three in the near future. Tech stack is at the moment : flask, mongodb, and extjs for the fontend. I currently have the project under version ...
3
votes
3answers
641 views

Creating a Django development and production app

I just got started on some web development, and got my feet wet by creating a basic facebook app using Django. I am thinking of publishing the app, and consequently now need a development app that I ...
10
votes
8answers
1k views

Choosing between CL and Python for web development

I'm coming from a Java / PHP background and after I read this little essay by Paul Graham I started wondering about picking up a new language namely Common Lisp to speed up my work (I'm a web ...
2
votes
3answers
995 views

Tips/Process for web-development using Django in a small team [closed]

We're developing a web app uing Django and we're a small team of 3-4 programmers — some doing the UI stuff and some doing the Backend stuff. I'd love some tips and suggestions from the people here. ...
16
votes
5answers
7k views

How difficult is Python and Django to pick up for a Java/.NET web developer?

I just started a new job a couple months ago at a small company where I am currently leading all development efforts present and future. I personally have years of experience in software design and ...
6
votes
4answers
7k views

Java or Python for internet application? [closed]

In choosing a technology for internet applications where the number of users may scale over time, which one should we consider: Java or Python? What are the considerations in choosing one and not the ...
7
votes
13answers
797 views

Type of computer for a developer on the road [closed]

I am planning to be traveling through eurasia and asia (russia, china, korea, japan, south east asia...) for a while and, although there are plenty of marvelous things to see and to do, I must keep on ...
0
votes
2answers
772 views

Is there any way to use Python to replace Flash for in browser animation, gaming, whatever?

Is there any way to use Python to replace Flash for in browser animation, gaming, webapps, whatever? Pretty straight-forward IMHO. Does anyone know how to do this?
11
votes
2answers
3k views

What are hooks? [closed]

I keep coming across this term hooks in various programming articles. However I don't understand what they are, and how can they be used. So I just wanted to know what is the concept of hooks; if ...
1
vote
1answer
364 views

How to approach web app development?

I have been going through Flask and it seems that now I have a decent understanding to go ahead and build a web application. However I want to know how would I approach the problem. For eg: I decide ...
37
votes
7answers
33k 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), ...