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767 views

Should you use PHP to render the html page or use javascript frameworks? Server-side page rendering or client-side page rendering? [closed]

This may be a inappropriate question, but I'm really need help demystifying this. Suppose we want to create web application like reddit or Gmail. The way I understood it from my research is that ...
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1answer
41 views

Using different DB Connections for different user groups in a web framework

Database designers building enterprise systems usually assign different sets of privileges to different users of DBMS. They can be as granular as needed. However, in my experience, web frameworks ...
0
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2answers
303 views

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 ...
2
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1answer
258 views

When does one NOT need to use queues in an application?

I've been developing an application using the Laravel Framework & have been exposed to the idea of queues for the first time. There are a multitude of tutorials & articles about using queues ...
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1answer
581 views

Do we need even more web frameworks in C# now that async await is here

Developing endless frameworks for web application, websites and web services is always great fun. It's one of the richest areas where you have 100 different ways of achieving pretty much the same ...
9
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2answers
706 views

The C++ web stack, is there one?

Java would be jsps and servlets (or a framework such as Spring) running on the JVM and tomcat (or glassfish etc). C# would be asp and C# running on dot.net framework and IIS ? (I have no experience ...
8
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8answers
3k views

Rush to client-side in web development

In the past few months, I recognized a big excitement about client-side scripting in web development. But while server-side technologies are mature, stable and well accepted by backend-developers, ...
2
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4answers
4k 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 ...
0
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1answer
394 views

Given an idea for an application, how should I decide which web technologies to use? [closed]

Background: I'm an experienced Java developer, know basic Javascript, HTML, and CSS (and find it easy to figure out how to do something), and have a little experience in Python. I've seen Ruby ...
5
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1answer
118 views

When to use shared libraries for a web framework?

tl;dr: I've found myself hosting a bunch of sites running on the same web framework (symfony 1.4). Would it be helpful if I moved all of the shared library code into the same directory and shared it ...
4
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3answers
17k 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 ...
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votes
2answers
153 views

How much important understanding how a web framework works under the hood?

I'm using Symfony2 PHP framework to build a product. I got most of the features working and a satisfied client. Now I have to maintain this project. So I was wondering, is understanding how the ...
2
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2answers
1k views

Understanding blocking and non-blocking frameworks

Could someone help me understand what is the difference between the two, far as I understand it when request comes to a blocking framework it creates new thread for that request and processes it, if ...
10
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6answers
2k views

How do I make sense of the javascript frameworks explosion ? Should I learn them all? [closed]

For a beginner web developer who is still doing web development the conventional way (PHP/J2EE/Struts on server side, HTML/CSS/Javascript on client side), I was bowled over by the recent blog post on ...
1
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4answers
338 views

Would it make more sense to use a framework to build an commerce site, or build it from the ground up?

Keep in mind, I know PHP as I learned it for this specific project. Also, I thought about just using magento, but as I went through it, I realized I would have to learn their framework. I am very ...
0
votes
3answers
171 views

web content management system

Quite a few of my friends want to have their own personal website to showcase their talents. However, they don't want to deal with such technical things as writing html and managing web server. ...
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 ...
9
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8answers
16k 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 ...
1
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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 ...
6
votes
7answers
4k views

Website development from scratch v/s web framework [duplicate]

Do people develop websites from scratch when there are no particular requirements or they just pick up an existing web framework like Drupal, Joomla, WordPress, etc. The requirements are almost ...
5
votes
6answers
16k views

Can You Make An Entire Website With JavaScript? [closed]

I have looked at the aims of Java-script and it intends to provide and enhanced user-interface and dynamic websites. I am trying to get into the Web Development Business and am learning Javascript. ...
5
votes
4answers
1k views

Which framework for HTML5 mobile web app?

I used to be an iPhone app developer. Now there are frequent enquires on cross-platform mobile app. So I look for a web based solution and find Sencha Touch. Are there more options? What's your ...
2
votes
1answer
698 views

What web development frameworks questions should I include in my thesis? [closed]

I'm busy working for my thesis about Web Development Frameworks. I want to write about frameworks that have been used in the past and frameworks that have a good chance of lasting in the future, such ...
3
votes
5answers
1k views

Detect frameworks and/or CMS utilized on websites in Firefox

I'm redesigning the website for my academic library and am examining other sites to determine to identify the technologies used. Things like: Web frameworks Javascript frameworks Server-side ...
12
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3answers
2k views

Ur/Web new purely functional language for web programming?

I came across the Ur/Web project during my search for web frameworks for Haskell-like languages. It looks like a very interesting project done by one person. Basically, it is a domain-specific purely ...
19
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2answers
2k views

Haskell web frameworks survey

There are several web frameworks for Haskell like Happstack, Snap, and Yesod, and probably a few more. In what aspects do they differ from each other? For example: features (e.g. server only, or ...
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
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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 ...
0
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1answer
165 views

What tools or way to start a web project

I am a sandwich training student in a company that has a little informatics service who develop web app Until today, they work with simple php, a little CSS and no version control. So, the code ...
2
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1answer
631 views

I'm creating my own scalable, rapid prototyping web server. How should I design it?

I'm going to create my own web server that focuses on scalability, rapid prototyping and the use of JavaScript as the server's scripting language, much like node.js. It will use a ...
4
votes
7answers
280 views

Am I wrong to disagree with A Gentle Introduction to symfony's template best practices?

I am currently learning symfony and going through the book A Gentle Introduction to symfony and came across this section in "Chapter 4: The Basics of Page Creation" on creating templates (or views): ...
8
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2answers
1k views

Web framework for iPad and common desktop browsers?

We are developing a web-based, commercial point-of-sale application. We'd like the same web site to work well on an Ipad as well a desktop browsers. We're looking for a web framework that makes the ...
4
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2answers
479 views

Developing With Ruby/Rails Easier, Faster Than Developing With PHP/CakePHP?

What is your experience when developing web applications using one of these two languages/frameworks? Which have you found to be more convenient and faster to develop with?
7
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5answers
1k views

What's the web framework to use on a front-end web application? [closed]

What do you consider a good client web framework to use on interface business application? jQuery? YUI!? Another? Some plugins useful? The application will be use mostly internally replacing a ...