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Should we always create web application scalable? [on hold]

Fact that now a days everyone is moving to cloud due to ease in scalability, configuration and maintenance. But my question is should we develop all web application scalable event if it is not ...
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Is it ok to start with templates in MVC development?

I'm new to web development and I've started working on a project in my company that uses DJANGO. I feel it flexible to start my development straight first from the templates. I think it will be easier ...
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Rendering STL file to STL viewer which is in new page

I've uploaded a STL file as an additional file for a product. And it gets downloaded in frontend as shown in screen shot. When I click on that link for STL Downloader, then that STL file will be ...
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Designing Selection Builder for Dynamic Parameters [on hold]

Please give some Basic Idea how to design multi Selection builder or GUI, let say, I have following Criteria parameters with me like Age,Designation,Salary,Interest,.......so on if i want to ...
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Why is Javascript the only language for front-end web development? [on hold]

Say you want to write a desktop application. You can choose from any of the top 20 languages on the TIOBE index and find a toolchain for that language for your platform (there are a few exceptions, ...
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What techniques should I use when implementing infinite scrolling on a website?

I am currently working on a website which implements infinite scrolling on it's search page (the results themselves coming from Elastic search) and, unsurprisingly, the more you scroll the slower ...
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Good design for a simple site that contains a blog [on hold]

What is a good design for a simple web site with mostly static pages and a blog? I am helping a friend build this for their small business. We are looking for a simple approach that can be ...
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How to convert some paragraph to html codes with using some symbols for each tags [on hold]

RESOURCE: web page url: "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anarchism" Text file equivalent to above url html content (Some part of the content, not fully): '''Anarchism''' is a [[political ...
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Facebook's front-end dev methodology? [on hold]

There is a Yandex' front-end development methodology. It is called "BEM" http://bem.info/method/ But is there some similar methodology from FB, for example? Or BEM's principles are applied ...
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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 ...
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Regular expression(preg_replace) in php [duplicate]

I tried below code for replace some text with regular expression pattern..but i cant get properly: Following scenario: My input 'the is good [[text]] [[link1|text1]] [[link2|text2]] [[text]]' ...
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Should I be paid for time spent learning a framework?

To give light to the situation: I am currently one of two programmers working in a small startup software company. Part of my job requires me to learn a Web development framework that I am not ...
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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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What is the proper way to use an IDE to work on remote code?

One of the code bases I work on has a development environment that is running on a dev server and cannot be copied over to my PC to locally test and develop. I am wondering what is the proper way to ...
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Moving our web application from a windows development environment to linux environment seamlessly

I am trying to develop a web application on a windows machine using apache wicket, java, jquery etc. Apache wicket comes with an embedded jetty server. I am using eclipse as the IDE. The application ...
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Should we live by using Suhosin with PHP?

A lot of my security experienced friends have told me that I need to code my web applications for working under the Suhosin PHP patch, Suhosin being "an advanced protection system for PHP ...
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What technical details should a programmer of a web application consider before making the site public?

What things should a programmer implementing the technical details of a web application consider before making the site public? If Jeff Atwood can forget about HttpOnly cookies, sitemaps, and ...
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How to store Role Based Access rights in web application?

Currently working on a web based CRM type system that deals with various Modules such as Companies, Contacts, Projects, Sub Projects, etc. A typical CRM type system (asp.net web form, C#, SQL Server ...
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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 ...
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Synchronizing web ui and third party async services

I'm looking for concepts, approaches or even Framework/libraries to help me synchronize state reliably from web UI to a third Party Service. For example: creating a JavaScript irc Client ui you need ...
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Moving JavaFX desktop app to Java Web Start, can not get by security stops in Java8 applications on browsers [migrated]

I have a desktop application written in JavaFX. It's akin to a FORTRAN batch-type analytical program with a modern PC screen GUI. I need to move it to run on the web, e.g., present a client-side GUI. ...
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Combining position: relative with float in CSS

I have always thought of position: relative and float: left as different tools that should be used separately, with some features that overlap. position should be used for positioning things relative ...
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Sub routing in a SPA site

I have a SPA site that I'm working on, I have a requirement that you can have subroutes for a page view model. Im currently using this 'pattern' for the site MyApp.FooViewModel = MyApp.define({ ...
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Web Application: Combining View Layer Between PHP and Javascript-AJAX

I'm developing web application using PHP with CodeIgniter MVC framework with a huge real time client-side functionality needs. This is my first time to build large scale of client-side app. So I ...
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What does programming a server exactly mean? [duplicate]

I searched around a lot, but couldn't find it. I know what server-side programming is and I've done it myself-- getting user's data, storing it in a database etc. using a server-side programming ...
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cURL in a bash script [migrated]

When I run the following cURL command from the command line on Red hat Linux it works and updates the records in the file sis_dave_test2.txt. But when I place it in a bash script that I can create a ...
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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 ...
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When making responsive design how many versions of account for? [closed]

I am learning how to make responsive layouts for sites and web applications. It's said we need to use media queries to find out the width(resolution) and then select the layout(wireframe) for that ...
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Why do people use markdown wysiwyg editors in web applications?

I understand the advantages of using markdown in local text files, and then taking those files and generating HTML. This is great for documentation, readme's in git repositories and posts for static ...
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Application use on website

Is there a good way to run a C# application on clientside in lieu of JavaScript? I have done some front end work with JavaScript and backend C# for web developing at an old job, but I am interested in ...
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Website Internationalisation approaches

I'm currently working on a project that the client wants to deliver to different countries. The application is a website. We started out using resource files to change the text the user sees when ...
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Uploading huge amount of images [one by one] [migrated]

I want to upload images about 1000, 2000. Currently am doing in following way First of all created <input type="files" multiple /> than after that i get all files in an array then from that ...
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Responsive Web Design vs. User-Agent Sniffing

The CSS3 media query feature has led to many interesting possibilities in terms of developing websites which adjust to many different screen sizes and devices. However, in practice, I'm starting to ...
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Flaws in my PHP development setup - sharing sources causing lags

I have following development setup for my PHP projects: Working station running on Windows 7 with PhpStorm IDE. GIT for version controlling. CentOS on virtual machine (VirtualBox) with Apache and ...
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Best way to let users/visitors alter the website design

What I am trying to do is give the users/visitors the option to alter the whole website based on their taste. So they can move for example the sticky bar from top to bottom, alter background colors, ...
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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 ...
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After HTML and CSS [closed]

I want to create dynamic professional websites. I have finished learning HTML and CSS, but as I understand, those two technologies allow to create static websites only. I heard about PHP and ...
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Javascript Rookie Question: Define Variables Inline

I'm proficient with HTML and CSS but I'm still pretty shaky when it comes to Javascript. That said, I've been able to build a site using the Internet Archive Book Reader, which relies on reader.js ...
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How does session middleware generally verify browser sessions?

I've been using session middleware to build web apps for years: from PHP's built-in session handling layer to node's connect session middleware. However, I've never tried (or needed) to roll my own ...
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Is constantly looking for code examples a sign of a bad developer?

I am a CS student with several years of experience in C and C++, and for the last few years I've been constantly working with Java/Objective C doing app development and now I have switched to web ...
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Creating a bare bone web-browser: After the html parser, javascript parser, etc have done their work, how do I display the content of the webpage? [closed]

This is a personal project to learn computer programming. I took a look at this: https://www.udacity.com/course/viewer#!/c-cs262 The following is the approach taken in it: Abstract Syntax Tree is ...
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Would form keys reduce the amount of spam we receive?

I work for a company that has an online store, and we constantly have to deal with a lot of spam product reviews, and bogus customer accounts. These are all created by automated systems and are more ...
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Image caching when rendering the same images on different pages [closed]

I'm told to think about caching of images that will be displayed on the page. The images will be repeated throughout the website on different pages and I'm told to figure out the best way to cache ...
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Should REST APIs be context independent or dependent?

Let's say I have several users and each one has a user_id and also friends To access their friends, they should be logged in, so a session will be established with the server. Should the REST API ...
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Javascript Event in Innerhtml Resulting from PHP Server Script

I'm (very slowly) making a website, and I'm creating a search engine for the database, which is essential to organize the dependencies during data entry. Anyway, what I would like is to type a few ...
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Large invoice database structure and rendering

Our client has a MS SQL database that has 1 million customer invoice records in it. Using the database, our client wants its customers to be able to log into a frontend web site and then be able to ...
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why create mobile applications for web oriented programms, if it's just possible to use websites? [closed]

There are a lot frameworks on the market who wrap actual websites into mobileapps. I found myself thinking about the question - why is it needed to create mobileapps if it's possible to just having ...
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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 ...
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How can web development bootcamps deliver on their promise? [closed]

I came across the concept of web development bootcamps, these 9-10 week intensive crash courses claim to teach beginners web development and help them get 80k starting salary jobs. Many of you might ...
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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 ...