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Website creation, hosting, promotion [on hold]

I know little about things mentioned in the title. But I have an interesting idea for a website. I'd like to know what steps there are for this. As far as I know, one has to: 1) write a website 2) ...
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How to feed live scores online in realtime [on hold]

Is anyone know how services like scorespro.com collects and feeds the data in realtime ?. I'm not asking about the programming language(Node) or stuffs like websockets which they use obviously to ...
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Help Editing HTML, Web-Development [on hold]

I'm trying to edit the html on https://accounts.google.com/ServiceLogin to make it so the "stay signed in" box is checked. I tried inspecting the elements of the box though I can't seem to find ...
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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 ...
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php export data to cvs [migrated]

I need a help exporting search query by clicking on export button. I am able to get data from database to the browser. However, when I click on export button, it refreshes the page, and doesnt do ...
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First web development private contract [on hold]

I work at a fortune 50 company in website management, deployment, and some development as a salaried employee. I usually manage vendors to build SharePoint sites. I have personal web development ...
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How would you rate different website based on their content [on hold]

I'm the author of a ruby gem called LinkThumbnailer which basically allow you to generate website thumbnails given an URL. It fetches the images, title and more importantly a description that is ...
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What server side language should I learn and use for a “Single Page” image manipulation web application [on hold]

I am working on a Single Page web application mostly handlling creating, uploading, editing and saving images. So there will be lots of image handeling on the server side. So, what sever side language ...
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What is wrong with my jQuery code? [migrated]

I want to toggle a div from left to right when someone clicks on the h1 which is floating on right every thing is working just fine but I can't toggle it. Once the div appears it never goes away. ...
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New User Registration Logic [closed]

I am writing up a user registration application in PHP as part of my learning process. I have written up the general rules my code should follow. Please let me know what you guys think of it. Have ...
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How do I create a balance amongst all web browsers when developing a web page? [closed]

I was developing a mock-up Twitter page using Notepad++ and viewing the results in Google Chrome. After coding to my satisfaction, I previewed the page in both Mozilla and Safari. They were quite ...
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Is there a convention for using Yeoman in the context of a larger web framework?

I've found Yeoman extremely useful for building out prototypes locally and static mockups that I can share with a team. However, it seems that including its directory structure within the context of ...
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how do live tutorials work e.g http://try.mongodb.org/ and http://try.redis.io/ [duplicate]

I was wondering how do http://try.redis.io/, http://try.mongodb.org/ etc. work? Do they have one live (dedicated) user session on the server per user session in the web?
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What are the perks and drawbacks of using html templates versus building the html in-code [closed]

As far as I can see there are two ways of building a html page: "inside" the language (I'll call it building for lack of a better name) or outside the language (using templates). Let me explain a bit ...
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What are security advantages of Google Caja over using the web worker API? [closed]

I am currently looking into Google Caja to run user-supplied JS code in the browser and in Node. So far, I understand, that, in a browser context, "cajoled code" disallows reading and messing with ...
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Separating php and html code [closed]

What is the industrial practice on how to separate html and php code in a web project? Using echos to generate html is considered bad but what is the standard way to achieve the sought separation? ...
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What is the benefit of offloading email to a transactional mail service?

Why do so many people recommend offloading email to a transactional service such as Mandrill, Postmark or Sendgrid? Is sending email via smtp really that much slower than sending a request out to ...
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To use or not to use a backing app for website?

By suggestion in comments, I'll try to rephrase my question to better reflect my problem: I have to present users (few at first, as many as possible later) with a website. There they will be able to ...
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Can we consider a clients interaction with a web server to be stateful if the web server maintains state via session variables or cookies?

A little confused with the notion of stateful/stateless architectures. Forgive me if I'm unclear. Questions: Can we consider a clients interaction with a web server to be stateful if the web server ...
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How does user confirmation box work?

How does the client know to send request to server only when the confirmation box result is ok and stay on page if cancelled? Also, is this mechanism any different in ASP.Net and ASP.Net MVC? I want ...
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Number Patterns using loops in Java [migrated]

I have been trying different variations of for loops and have no clue how to make these patterns: Pattern 1 54321 5432 543 54 5 Pattern 2 1 12 123 1234 12345 Pattern 3 12345 2345 ...
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Processing csv files (alternative to business logic in DB)

We are working on a fulfillment system for an online book store. Everyday we receive tens of CSV files (about 90 files) with data about purchased orders. Example: OrderId | BookTitle | ...
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Web API architecture design

I'm learning and diving into Web API. I've used web services before but not specifically with web API. Below is how I am designing it so far and I was curious on the feedback. I have a ...
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About protection for important actions on the server

We developing a web service. And need our important actions (i.e. money transfer) to be protected from accidental calling. In frontend we asking user to confirm such actions. Ok. But how to prevent ...
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How to keep track of links pointing to existing web applications in an Intranet?

At my new place of employment we have a Intranet solution containing multiple web applications hosted in IIS. Outside of the development department other departments either source or create other ...
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Proper way to structure JSON for front-end consumption

Having worked on several different web application code bases, I've seen some divergence in how back-ends serving JSON to front-ends structure that data. In particular, when a backend wants to return ...
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Is it a good idea to develop website that only has little access to DB? CRUD will be done by calling API provided by separate internal backend system

I'm going to start developing an application in near future. This application consists of : Back-end system. This system provides API to be used by client. This system connects to data store and ...
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Web design pattern

I am building a small website, in PHP and I am using MVC design pattern for the UI. In the future I will need to add mobile support for my website. It will be in the sub domain "m" like everyone. All ...
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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 ...
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Do software developers write SQL? [closed]

Do software developers write SQL or database developers provide the SQL and the software developers use it? I am a novice to software development. I am just trying to understand the software ...
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Refreshing website design and architecture

I have a website that is build with asp.net web forms. I would like to refresh design (using css, html5, responsive design) and also change it from web forms to asp.net MVC. To me this is more of a ...
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What process should I follow to implement (code) a web site in HTML5/CSS?

The title question is unfortunately pretty vague (or at least may be asking differently than what I intend)... but let me elaborate. I know basic HTML5 and CSS. I don't need to learn the tags and how ...
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Javascript Implementation Patterns for Server-side MVC Websites

I'm looking for information on common patterns for initializing and executing Javascript page by page in a "traditional" server-side MVC website architecture. A few months ago, my development team ...
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Do validate non-input data from a client?

One of our developers has an opinion that all client data should be validated before using it. Even non-input data. Say, our web service has an internal protection against database injections. ...
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Storing user uploaded images / files in multi server env

In a multi server system, e.g. a load balancer, multiple web servers and a database server, where do you store the files / images users upload when each web server will need access? Before now I've ...
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As new programmer,how can I master all these various essential web technologies ?how can I catch up all this? [duplicate]

when I began learning programming ,I started with php then for page structure html was necessary beside the presentation css knowledge ,then i found that to be able to build a modern website,you have ...
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Corporate website design [closed]

We are redesigning our corporate website with the following functions: we want to give the marketing users flexibility and freedom to add new static pages, change the static pages or contents of ...
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Things to consider for inviting and restricting users to a beta website

What are the best practices for designing a workflow for inviting users to a beta website? This is not for any specific programming language. 2 main requirements are An interested user can request ...
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REST and RPC in multi-tier API

My team is developing a multi-tier API with scalability and modularity in mind. The public access point of the API is fully REST. However, we are splitting the data access layer as another tier in our ...
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Developing only for 64 bit servers a bad idea?

In an attempt to solve one problem I encountered another. I would like to have an easy and memorable way of creating unique error numbers, across projects and across developers. The scheme I came up ...
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What to do when the marketing department attempts to drive the development process? [closed]

I'm a fairly experienced web-developer working in a small startup, as the developer of an e-commerce website. The other three people involved are the Director, the Designer and the Marketing guy. The ...
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How to split up ASP MVC Project using Code-First Entity Framework

For an academic exercise, we have been tasked with creating a small website. We have already gathered the requirements and fleshed out the business domain to see the classes we are supposed to ...
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Design pattern for overlapping actions and animations?

Is there a design pattern for dealing with overlapping UI actions and animations? A few examples: Let's say I have an interactive table row that expands to reveal an extra control when the user ...
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Checking equality of a request parameter

I have a codes table that stores name value pairs and a group name. So for this example let me demonstrate with two rows, each row would represent one value in the same drop down. Group Name = ...
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How important is an SSL certificate for a internal website?

I know many people have asked the same question but I think it really depends on the type of the website. So that's why I am asking the question about my website. I am developing a PHP web ...
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Is there such a thing as e-commerce without a shopping cart? [closed]

Imagine you want to set up a minimalist e-commerce website for a "lemonade stall". You only have two products - a large glass of lemonade OR a small glass of lemonade (always either/or; never both). ...
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If we close browser window without getting logout, what will happen when we provide same URL in the browser?

A few days ago, I appeared in an interview in a software company for .net developer. There I was asked the following question: If we close browser window without getting logout, what will happen ...
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What to invest time in learning for web developers? [closed]

I've been spending some time now trying to find what is a good career path for a web developer but I can't so I hope that others can help me out with this. My latest projects have been developing the ...
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Is it correct to require end-users to clear their cookies?

Is it any indications of poor programming if the support staff for a given product requires you to clear the cookies in order to troubleshoot issues with their web-site? As a point of example, if ...
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Building web apps in server-side vs client-side vs hybrid? [closed]

There are currently multiple approaches for building web applications: 1. Server-side only This is a classical approach where you render pages on the server by a web framework like Ruby on Rails, ...