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1answer
103 views

Advantages and Disadvantages of C CGI over PHP? [on hold]

I've developed a lot of websites with PHP but sometime after learning C programming I found out that it's possible to do the same thing using C CGI. But I still don't know if it will be worth ...
3
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1answer
554 views

Should website frontends be rendered in client-side or server-side?

I've been talking to a colleague that comes from AS3 to the HTML world. He has created a small website (there are apparently no dynamic contents) following the no-flash rules for his very first time, ...
0
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0answers
51 views

How are programming teaching websites built? [duplicate]

For those that don't know I'm referring to codeacademy or codeschool type of websites, where the user inputs ruby/python/whateverlanguage, and gets back the result evaluated. Is the code input ...
29
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2answers
72k views

What are the difference between server-side and client-side programming?

I've seen questions (mainly on Stack Overflow), which lack this basic knowledge. The point of this question is to provide good information for those seeking it, and those referencing to it. ...
4
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3answers
481 views

What was the first server-side language [closed]

I was thinking about different server-side languages and this question immediately cropped up in my mind. What was the first server-side programming language using which websites were being created? ...
3
votes
2answers
490 views

Structure of a single page app

I'm looking to develop a one page app, and will likely be using node.js for my server side coding. I'm trying to get some advice regards the client-side coding. While i realise that something like ...
2
votes
4answers
3k views

How to choose a server side language / framework

I am trying to come up with a list / ranking system on determining which server language to choose for a particular website. Assume that familiarity with a certain language is not important and the ...
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votes
2answers
592 views

interpreted languages vs compiled languages (from deployment point of view)

I many times read that if you keep updating your website you may consider an interpreted language to be better for this case. I want to understand why interpreted server side language is better if I ...
2
votes
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?
1
vote
2answers
588 views

What techniques would you use for a next generation java web application?

I'm working at a site similar to Foursquare and Yelp, with approximately 100000 unique requests each week that generates content, growing steadily. We are currently using: Seam as Java web ...
10
votes
8answers
4k views

Why don't we use dynamic (server-side generated) CSS?

As server-side generated HTML is trivial (and it was the only way to make dynamic webpages before AJAX), server-side generated CSS is not. Actually, I've never seen it. There are CSS compilers, but ...
14
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9answers
2k views

How much HTML and CSS should server side developer know?

I have done C and C++ and now I want to start my career as a web-developer. I read a lot about web-development and came to know that there were two types of developers on the web, 1. Client Side ...