0
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1answer
106 views

What is design pattern/paradigm for ASP.NET web-apps? [on hold]

I don't actually know if my question is correct, but working on a webapp porting from ASP.NET world to Java + Spring platform I came up with this question in mind. Using Spring MVC, the new version ...
0
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0answers
8 views

EBeans alternative to find() in JPA [migrated]

I was following the Play! Framework tutorial on creating a blog. They use JPA instead of EBeans and they use the find() function that extend from play.db.Jpa.Model . I am using EBeans and have ...
2
votes
4answers
291 views

Is it possible to have a single code base for a desktop GUI and a web application?

The required user interface is fairly simple; basically, two tables that "interact with each other", e.g. certain rows in one table get highlighted when a row in the other is clicked, plus maybe a ...
3
votes
2answers
190 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
59 views

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 = ...
3
votes
5answers
6k views

Java web application folder structure

As a beginner to J2EE, I have recently started developing my own project from scratch using the Core of J2EE : Servlets & Jsps. I could not evaluate whether my project folder structure is right ...
62
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16answers
6k views

How much freedom should a programmer have in choosing a language and framework?

I started working at a company that is primarily C# oriented. We have a few people who like Java and JRuby, but a majority of programmers here like C#. I was hired because I have a lot of experience ...
0
votes
0answers
81 views

Recaching calculations

I'm working on a webapp which has an existing framework to cache values from the database. I have a requirement which needs multiple values from the database and the values have to be ...
11
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3answers
1k views

How to create better OO code in a relational database driven application where the database is poorly designed

I am writing a Java web application that consists mainly of a bunch of similar pages in which every page has several tables and a filter that applies to those tables. The data on these tables comes ...
1
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1answer
643 views

I18n strategy for java web apps

Internationalized applications usually display links in header for translating in different languages, e.g.: Spanish | English | Italian. These links usually translate current page in the selected ...
2
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6answers
2k views

Re-writing a large web application - alternatives to LAMP

We have a very large, 10 year old LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) web application that is out of control and poorly written due to a large number of patches and possible hundreds of programmers. If ...
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1answer
1k views

Which framework should I learn if I want to do web development in Java? Any advice? [closed]

Well, I don't have a strong background in programming. I know C, C++, some C#, some vb, and some basic java and SQL, that's it. I don't have any work experience in web development, so just consider me ...
0
votes
4answers
708 views

Why isn't Java being used for web multimedia applications? [closed]

I've been focusing on multimedia applications and I've noticed that most applications don't use Java in the back end. Instead, I see solutions with PHP/ROR/Python and Flash/Silverlight without any ...
1
vote
1answer
170 views

how to develop a common pool of functions? [closed]

I need to develop an application which runs on the web as well as on mobile platform. I want to make something like a directory where i hold my common functions in respect to web and mobile platform. ...
1
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2answers
1k views

Thin client Web browser?

Many times i have heard people saying that a particular hardware to be running a thin client web browser. But from the definition of "thin-client", doesnt all browser qualify as a thin-client? as all ...
0
votes
4answers
400 views

Why are Java servers so scarce and costly? [closed]

I think "why PHP over Java" has been already discussed in other questions, the question I have is: What makes LAMP/WAMP stacks so cheap and abundant vs a Glassfish one? What are the prime factors ...
5
votes
5answers
2k views

Building a website, want to use java

I'd like to make a simple-ish website that is essentially a small game. Key strokes are to be processed and sent to a server (already acquired and should support SQL and JSP, I believe) which then ...
3
votes
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 ...
0
votes
3answers
237 views

Technology Choice for a Client Application [closed]

Not sure this is the right place to ask... I'm involved in the development of a new system, and now we are passing the demos stage. We need to build a proper client application. The platform we care ...
4
votes
2answers
270 views

Can the overuse of custom taglibs disrupt the outsourcing of html designers?

Yesterday me and a friend were talking about the overuse of custom taglibs. We create taglibs for everything. We create taglibs in order to wrap jQuery UI elements (tabs, button, etc), and other ...
8
votes
6answers
6k views

PHP and performance

I always hear that PHP is for medium and small websites whereas .NET and Java for enterprise applications. My question is about PHP. Why is PHP not a good option for enterprise web applications? Is it ...
10
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4answers
3k views

What are proven advantages of tools like GWT over pure JavaScript frameworks?

GWT is a software stack that translates Java code and a sub-set of the Java Runtime's class library to JavaScript code. In comparison with JavaScript toolkits, GWT can seem alienating, by nature and ...
2
votes
6answers
835 views

Enterprise scalable vs internet scalable, what is the meaning & differences?

While reading about Java EE applications, somewhere I have seen people saying they're enterprise scalable, I am confused as to what that really mean? Are Java web applications mainly written & ...
1
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3answers
2k views

Why did Google develop a cross-compiler from Java to JavaScript? [closed]

Google developed a cross-compiler from Java to JavaScript. Why did they do this? Does this mean that JavaScript is not good enought for developing advanced web apps?
4
votes
4answers
711 views

When are scripts inside HTML not considered a bad practice?

I am new to web development. While studying the Play framework and JSP, I noticed that they both give an option to place script (in jsp scriptlet) inside HTML, but in both books I am reading they both ...
1
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5answers
382 views

An aspiring programmers proverbial fork. (asp.net or …) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it better to specialize in a single field I like, or expand into other fields to broaden my horizons? Do Diversified Skills Foster or Hinder Specialization? ...
4
votes
6answers
2k views

Are there any Web Frameworks for beginners? [closed]

I was wandering if there are any frameworks like Google Web Toolkit to create Web Apps? (Apps like Evernote, Spring Pad, Google Docs, etc.). I am fluent in Java but could learn a new language without ...
1
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2answers
3k views

Java Web Frameworks (JSF vs Wicket) Third-party component suites in Wicket?

A presentation linked in an answer here demonstrated a comparison of several web development frameworks. It was a good comparison but caused me a little worry based on the technology stack that I ...
8
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8answers
15k views

Is JSF really ready to deliver high performance web applications? [closed]

I have heard a lot of good about JSF but as far as I know people also had lots of serious complains with this technology in the past, not aware of how much the situation has improved. We are ...
0
votes
2answers
686 views

What techniques would you use for a next generation java web application? [on hold]

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 ...
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votes
2answers
3k views

Data Grid for Web Application [closed]

Are there any good Data Grid libraries that allow the user to view and edit data from a database? My boss asked me to research possible Data Grid resources to supplement our web application and I ...
1
vote
5answers
3k views

Front-End Java Web App Framework [closed]

I have not done web development in Java for the past three years and now I need to use one for a project I am working on. I am thinking of using Seam, Flex + BlazeDS, Struts2 or Spring MVC. The most ...
3
votes
2answers
779 views

Which Java framework meets these requirements?

Which Java framework meets these requirements? What set of frameworks would be best suited to meet these requirements? The requirements are: oriented for web support for transactions support for ...
0
votes
5answers
3k views

Developing a simple web-application?

I decided to do a mini-project by myself to help me understand a bit more about developing web applications before starting the new university semester. Using the Java SE and JEE/J2EE platforms. I ...
256
votes
39answers
192k views

Why isn't Java used for modern web application development? [closed]

As a professional Java programmer, I've been trying to understand - why the hate toward Java for modern web applications? I've noticed a trend that out of modern day web startups, a relatively small ...
36
votes
15answers
7k views

Fellow programmer used worst programming practices

I know it seems odd to say, but a fellow programmer at work deliberately used a couple of bad programming practices on purpose! I'll explain. First let me say that he's an intelligent guy and for ...
3
votes
4answers
463 views

Matching my skills with Java and Web Programming

here is my main question: What is the most common way that Java is used in web development? The reason I ask: I am currently in the process of finding my first internship. Every employer has a ...
2
votes
6answers
2k views

How should I approach developing a Java based client-server application?

I have been asked to develop a client-server application (requires database) for a company. I am very handy with java so would like to go with it. Its up to me how I develop the application. It may ...
7
votes
4answers
8k 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 ...
5
votes
3answers
351 views

What reading is recommended for an experienced Java/SQL Developer moving to Apache/Tomcat, Postgres, Hibernate [closed]

I am taking over management and development of a website developed in Java using Hibernate and Postgres, running on Apache/Tomcat. I am an experienced Java developer, and have experience in Ruby on ...
1
vote
2answers
128 views

How can I make feasible the deployment of my application on the servers

I am a Java Web Application Developer. I have an idea for a web application project that I am working on. I personally believe that the app has potential to become a popular website. Currently I am ...
2
votes
3answers
975 views

I'm hoping to start an online supermarket and needs advice on open source shopping cart software and applications [closed]

I have been researching on both open source software and off-the-shelf software for an online supermarket project in Africa. I have now narrowed by search to X-cart and the PHP based PrestaShop ...
0
votes
1answer
71 views

What things should be considered in the license etc when you're using some open source projects/ tools in your application

What things should be considered in the license etc when you're using some open source projects/ tools in your application(in my case, specifically a web application/website) ? What are the ...
13
votes
4answers
3k views

Explain Model View Controller

My experience with developing dynamic websites is limited mostly to Java servlets. I've used Tomcat to develop various Java servlets, and I wouldn't hesitate to say that I'm reasonably proficient ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Technologie Roadmap: Portlet JSR286 vs Widget/Gadget

IBM got me confused (again). For many years IBM have been pushing for Portlet Containers with the JSR 168 and later the JSR 286 Specification. 2008-2009, IBM the Lotus division introduced the ...
-2
votes
1answer
779 views

Java Developers Coding CSS/HTML/JQuery? [closed]

Are Java Developers better equipped to write front end stuff? Should Java Developers be coding HTML, CSS & JavaScript? What do people follow in your companies? What are some suggestions if they ...
1
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3answers
177 views

Executive trying to understand Web 2.0 Development - Which language is best?

I am writing a business plan for developers in the 2.0 environment; my utmost respect is given to the people doing the work, but my ignorance is preventing me from articulating who I will need to ...
4
votes
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 ...
23
votes
15answers
25k views

When is Java a good choice for web development? [closed]

When is Java a good choice for web development? Please do not say "When you have a development team that knows only Java."
11
votes
4answers
13k views

Which Java based web ui framework to use? [closed]

Wicket Click GWT Vaadin As I understand them, these frameworks all enable gui components to be created using java (with all its benefits) without having to do lots of html/javascript. As well as ...