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Structuring a Game with Angular.JS

For a GameJam I'm trying to code a simple web-based text adventure game with sprites and small animations in AngularJS. I'm a little new to Angular and am having some trouble figuring out how to ...
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How can developing web application in statically compiled language become efficient?

I have some (or just a little) experience in writing web application backend with interpreted language, php, python and javascript (node js). When writing the backend app, usually what I do is write ...
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Manipulating DOM via script or rebuild website - which is better?

Let's assume you want to change what user sees on the website. There are two ways to do that: a) manipulate the DOM via JavaScript, but user has to download whole script, with possibility he may not ...
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Share Secure Url Between Multiple Sites [closed]

I have a customer who has a bunch of websites, such as islandwidgets.com, mainewidgets.com, etc..., but he would like to have them all use secure.widgets.com when using https. Is something like this ...
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Where should view-specific data/logic be defined in a PHP MVC application?

After many hours of research and thinking I have found an understanding, then coming to question it again, I am struggling to find something concrete which I can grasp and apply to my code in a ...
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What should I learn to be an authority on JDE E1 and general web application development in my new role? [closed]

This is my first post as I have gotten tired of trying to scour the internet to put together a good answer for my question. I'm 1 year out of college for MIS and have landed a job as an IT Programmer/...
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Controllers and Separation of Concerns: discussing possible strategies

I've been working on a project based off of this tutorial. Unfortunately, the controller classes in this are quite dense and have terrible separation of concerns. I should have realized this ...
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Handling missing values in response

Suppose a web application relies heavily on the third party APIs and I am expecting a response from it but somehow I don't get any, maybe because of the API exception or missing value on the API side ...
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Do i have to make all my website PHP with embedded HTML to make a good secure website?

I see all websites (THE big ones) make both PHP and HTML in same page .. Do I need to make all my website pages as PHP and embedded HTML inside it ? Can't I make the website all as HTML Pages and PHP ...
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How does two-way data binding differ from simple auto-sync?

The AngularJS documentation mentions that it considers one-way data binding to be 'bad' and two-way data bind to be 'good*'. However, on looking over the definitions of two-way data binding used, all ...
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Do I have to add everything by hand? ( A website with similar elements)

I made a website(html/css/js/jquery/bootstrap) which has 2 pages: Home and Projects Projects are basically a jumbotron with a image(or carousel) and a description. The problem is the carousel alone ...
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The advantages of a static blog generator with dynamic content

This is a design question. I am building a mathematically oriented blog, where I can discuss various areas of statistics. Now with math comes the importance of visualization--in particular interactive ...
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Would a site like stack overflow be better as separate static builds or a single app with run-time switches for each community?

I'm designing a web application. I'd like to use sub-domains to split the site into logic separate sections based on some category - exactly like the stack exchange websites do. I'm currently aware of ...
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Extensible web application where users can upload client-side code

I have a simple web application built with Angular which fetches some state from a web server and shows it to the user. Additionally I want to implement a feature where users are able to customize the ...
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Backend as a service or deploying my own backend

I currently have a web application running with my own backend, but maintaining it is becoming a bit painful so I was considering the option of using an existing BaaS (Firebase). The main problems I ...
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About data intensive and form intensive web applications

Can someone please highlight the definition and differences between data intensive and form intensive web applications.It would be really helpful if suitable java based web application framework or ...
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How to display recent post on website and make own search engine ? With PHP

On OLX like Website , Anytime a user posts a new ad. It comes in top of the page. No search is involved in it. Which technology we can use to make such functions. Suppose X is visiting my website ...
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Web-service which uses GPL software [duplicate]

here's the problem. I have developed an Azure-Based Web application which exploits some VMs. On top of these VMs I'm running a modified code which is licensed under the GPL license. Here's the flow: ...
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Designing a DOM dependent library

Suppose for fun and learning purpose I need to write a library for forms then, how should I start? to be more descriptive let me summarize my doubts: For beginning I want to restrict myself to just ...
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Which of these connection structures is the most effective solution for this multi-peer WebRTC session?

This is my first time working with peer to peer connections, Im using WebRTC. If possible I'd like to design my multi-peer connection (session) so that there's no limit to the number of peers who ...
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Xml Messages: One Type to Rule Them All?

My job involves a project that has a lot of different pieces that all need to communicate via XML messages. There are two schools of thought on how these messages should be organized. In reality ...
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Is there any situation where there is a good reason to use an anchor <a> element without a href attribute?

I recently came across a website that contained an anchor element without a href attribute. I immediately thought that was stupid, but, could there be an actual situation where having an anchor ...
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PHP MVC/PAC - Logged In/Admin checks placement

I have set-up a MVC/PAC-like structure for a web application (unsure if it fits any of these design patterns fully). In short it is: Routing in index.php, which selects the controller and method ...
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Testing performance of a single page application

I am in a need to prove the performance of a single page application. I would compare it with an application that uses server side to fill the HTML content. How would one do that? Obviously the Ajax ...
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Can I install Apache HTTP server and Apache Tomcat server on the same host?

I want to practice web programming on my Ubuntu virtual machine. I want to learn both server side web development using Java/J2EE and client side coding (HTML/CSS/JavaScript) . I heard that we need ...
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Best practices for developing a small website [closed]

I'm working on a small website with a handful of other coders. Most of us don't have professional experience in software development. The website is to be run from a local server, and it has a ...
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How to deal with it that not all HTTP response headers reach the browser?

Some companies use firewalls that filter unknown HTTP response headers. I've personally witnessed that a page used the default font instead of the chosen external Google font because the firewall was ...
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How to speed up frontend development process [closed]

I wasn't quite sure where to post this, but this place seemed appropriate. I've noticed during the time I've been doing web development that I waste more time configuring and setting up my environment,...
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Authenticate user without password [closed]

I would like to work on a project where I can authenticate or validate a user without the typical user/password combination to authenticate a user in my system. In other words, I would have a API and ...
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What kind of development am I doing?

I am doing a webapp for the internals in my company, it has been 8 months and now I want to become more professional about it, and to know precisely what I am doing. My workflow is to make little ...
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Should I check for software on a users machine via a web browser?

There has been a discussion recently (with my colleagues) on whether or not checks should be performed on client machines to check for specific software, within a web based platform, mainly because we ...
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logging for an web application deployed on multiple nodes

My production setup involves four servers running behind load balancer. I have same set of web applications deployed on all four servers. The log files generated on one server are completely isolated ...
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Sensible approach to rewriting frontend of website

We are looking to do a full rewrite of our backend E-commerce platform and as a consequence of this the front end will also need to be rewritten. The front end is a monster of javascript that is to ...
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“web-enabling” an existing C++ app

I've got a Windows application coded in C++. I want to provide a web-based interface to them, with a view to porting them to embedded Linux systems. The web pages are a series of dynamic 'status pages'...
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Should I use <table> or <div>? [closed]

I am making a time-sheet portion of a website and I was wondering if using to create the time-sheet portion is an appropriate usage of table or would div be a better use?
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One vagrant file (/var/www/VagrantFile) for multiple apps

I manage multiple apps in my dev: /var/www/ qa jt auth We have a QA vagrant which runs QA app in its own vagrant. My understanding was that each app would run its own VM but this would ...
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Which is the best way to manage multi-account multi-user web application?

I am junior web developer, currently I am developing school application with PHP and MYSQL. After finishing the app I would like to distribute to more schools by allowing them to register in the app ...
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What is the proper infrastructure and release cycle for developing and testing an application? [closed]

I am developing a web application for my coworkers, and from a little management app it is becoming a more and intense large project that is involving more people as I go. I am pretty sure my boss ...
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How to create data driven views in AngularJS?

I am building a support web front-end for our team from where we can perform various support functions for a number of different sites at which our products run. This typically involves running some ...
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Web Application using only REST API

In an experimental personal project I (along with a "team" of friends) did some time ago, we used a REST API to provide all data. The frontend (a JS-only webapp) then just called this API using AJAX. ...
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Am I using Zend Form library correctly? (I am effectively duplicating work in Controller and in View)

Brief Summary This question is asking for guidance on how to deal with Zend Form library that allows me to specify how to construct each form element (Controller side) and how to render each element (...
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Best way to manage Git branches in different environments

I had a basic question regarding using a git repository in different environments. I'm more of a Sys admin than a web developer, so the teams I've worked on before just worked right in the master, ...
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How do I calculate server requirement for a web application

I am developing a backend where in I will be exposing APIs for my mobile application. Users can register,add products,share the links of products through email/sms/anywhere and others can click on it ...
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The future of application cache in HTML 5 [closed]

I had previously deployed application storage in HTML5 to great success in the deployment stage of a few client projects. I used the app cache feature mostly as a way to allow my clients to remotely ...
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Designing a web based smart card publisher

I'm working on an application that's supposed to have a web based GUI where you can insert some data. That data will be saved in persistent storage and a hex number generated and stored alongside. ...
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Organizing effectively the project

One of our assignments is to write a website which should use a database. I would like to have some help organizing it. Here are characteristics of our work. The assignment is for a group of 5 ...
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Should we reuse web app logs for user behaviour analytics?

Our web app generates a large amount of logs. These logs include both events regarding background operations in the app (data arrives from the server, ajax failures, inter-component communication, etc....
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Do and Undo action in the same / different page - Is there a difference?

If I'm bulding an application like a social network and I implement a like / favorite button with AJAX, is it preferable to use one URL to like / dislike or 2 differents URL? If I use one, for ...
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Postgres roles for website users

I am setting up a PostgreSQL database with a very small number of tables for a simple website. I am looking at ways to make it as solid and auditable as possible. Is there any particular reason why ...
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Consuming REST services: client or server

I am working on a new project in which we are currently deciding which technologies and frameworks we will be using. The application will eventually be cross platform. Therefore, for the server side, ...