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What's the prospect of Web development using JavaScript? [on hold]

Is Web application development a good career? Is JavaScript a good programming language? Will Web application development be a trend of software development?
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Codeignitor Site and subfolder another site [on hold]

I have a site in codeignitor www.abc.com I have created one folder on root name ADMIN and create a structured admin panel over there now i want that when the user access www.abc.com/admin it will open ...
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Centering nav bar [on hold]

I have searched this site and many more trying to fid out why I cannot center my navigational toolbar. Here is the code on my external style sheet. ul#list-nav { list-style:none; margin-left:0 auto ...
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What's special about “non-blocking” node.js?

In the short chapter, What is Node by McLaughlin, he writes: "Node has no blocks, no threads competing for the same resource (Node is happy to just let things happen however they happen), ...
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What Are The Benefits Of Coding A Website From Scratch? [on hold]

please what advantages does a website written from scratch have over the one done by CMS. Does a web developer just choose to use CMS at his own volition, or is it always at the client's request? ...
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How to deal with management staff (company owner) that downplays the impact of specs changes? [on hold]

I work in a small web development company (3 programmers) for a while. During the last year the company had hard times (less projects) and a few co-workers were fired, including our Production ...
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Saving Multiple Sizes of Images

We have lots of user-generated images on our site. When users upload their images, we only store the original. However, depending on the page, we show different sizes of those images (small, medium, ...
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Logging implementation in Javascript [closed]

We are planning to write logging statements in JavaScript. I got to know from various sources that write logging statements in a file on client side machine(Using Log4js) is security violation ...
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When do I reuse or create a new Builder

I've implemented a Builder Pattern in a project I'm working on. I'm using this design pattern to created Fields and Components (div, tables, panel (boostrap)). So I have a Director Component class. ...
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JavaScript Multi Threading

Well these days JavaScript is main player in all web development technologies , on client side for making user interface better, client side logic, on some web servers as server side logic also Add ...
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Printing a large number of images from the browser

I have a web application where I need to create, and then print, potentially tens of thousands of images at once. I need to support most modern Mac/PC browsers, but not mobile or tablet. My current ...
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Which languages are supported by most web browsers for client-side scripting? [closed]

I know JavaScript is the main language supported by browsers. Is Python or C++ especially, or any other languages other than JavaScript supported by web browsers? In other words, what is a list of ...
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Mobile Web App - combines with exist web app or separate them

The company I work for already has a fully functional web app that is written in java using JSF framework. I'm now in the process of creating a mobile version of this web app and having some general ...
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Should I create thumbnail for uploaded images?

I am working on a Website and trying to decide if I should create separate thumbnail image for each image user uploads. Or just set a smaller width/height when displaying thumbnails. I am planning to ...
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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 ...
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Is serving a single document from a server to a browser slower than serving multiple documents?

I was looking into how to optimize web pages and the biggest way (code-wise) to optimize a website is to reduce the number of requests a browser has to make to your web server to get the full page. ...
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Backend solution for fetching and transforming data from various third-party APIs [closed]

We are building new feature sets for one of our financial application. We have our own SQL server database and we will be calling multiple RESTful APIs that return JSON responses. For e.g. some ...
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Is blocking an entire web-client due to compatibility a reasonable request?

A little bit of background, we've made an electronic POS system for registered vendors of items of a well known brand. The vendors are required to login to use the system. Recently, IE has been ...
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How to develop a facebook like chatbox using Java Web Development [closed]

. To create a chat Application like google hangouts or facebook chat what concepts should be used and how to proceed further? Please guide me step by step
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How Do News Websites E.g. Forbes / Zdnet Seamlessly Merge One Webpage into Another?

If you go to E.g: http://www.forbes.com/sites/adrianbridgwater/2015/06/12/why-technology-has-to-be-continuous/ OR ...
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Web developer sending port in web service from server to client

I'm working on a project where I have two websites (client and a server). I've opened web service and I'm trying to "send" a picture from my server to the client [WebMethod] public string ...
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How to deal with extra “/” in phpleague route [migrated]

I am setting endpoints for my web application like this: $router = new League\Route\RouteCollection; $router->addRoute('GET', '/user', function (Request $request, Response $response) { // ...
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Is my mentor's concern for code quality excessive? [closed]

To tell you a little about myself: I'm a newbie programmer working internships and learning a lot from experienced programmers. I can't believe I used to think I was good in college. The one I'm ...
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How to reveal a stipled line bit by bit going vertically and horizontally

I have one long page. On this page I have a "one" long stipled line. The stipled line goes into different directions, "moving" vertically and horizontally. My question is: How do I approach animating ...
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Linking stylesheets and scripts when using server side includes

I am working on a site where I want to have a header and footer on each page, so I thought about using server side includes for this. I have not used them before so I am a little bit unsure about best ...
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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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CGI Scripts and Python / Ruby [closed]

I am new to web programming. Now unfortunately, I was a kid during the advent of the world wide web and didn't have access either. So now when I am just starting out, it feels like there's a myriad of ...
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Is it bad interview practice to have candidates write a linked-list implementation? [closed]

Reading this site and SO I've seen many stories of interview questions and answers saying a candidate had to implement a linked list from scratch. Usually this is a "gimme" exercise for programming ...
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Looking for a way to interpolate a base URL that won't conflict with Underscore template code

At my workplace, we have dev and production environments, and a separate server that serves static files for each environment. In my code, I make references to the URL of this static file server. ...
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Application development with fully dynamic controls and processes based on database

All software development projects are moving into separation of design, logic , data in patterns like MVC , MVVM and others. Strangely i got a very strange requirement for a new software; that is : ...
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What alternatives are there to using HTML/CSS layouts for websites? [closed]

Is there any existing in-use, or even just conceptual attempts at creating a markup or programmatic expressions for designing the layouts of websites other than HTML/CSS? If there are others out ...
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Reuse already fetched data for request

I have action that fetches user model from db to check access. Then I have method that in some cases requires same model. function checkAccess(req, res, next) { var data = ...
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Ur/Web new purely functional language for web programming? [closed]

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 ...
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What pattern to use when you have to hide/show different sections on a form depending on a dropdown value?

For example, let's say you have 8 sections to hide/show and depending on the value of a dropdown, you have to show or hide dynamically from 1 to 8 sections. 1) Is there any better way of doing this ...
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Is there something more behind MVC in web develop frameworks [closed]

I just started my career in the web development about two months ago. During the two months, I wrote one web service in php Symfony2, get involed investigation of one project written in Python Flask ...
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Applicability of the Joel Test to web development companies

QUESTION: How can you re-write the questions of the Joel test to apply to web developers? 1. Do you use source control? (source control for all aspects of your app, including configuration, ...
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How is Node.js different from other server-side frameworks?

I've noticed that Node.js has become very popular, and I've seen several instances of people doing small-scale projects in it. I've also looked at pros and cons lists to get an idea of what Node.js ...
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Is it realistic to expect to create a livestream platform from scratchish? Is there a better way?

I am intending to create a livestream based website tailored towards a specific purpose, preferably with an optional anonymous side to uploading. As far as I can see I have two options: Create my ...
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How much should I concern myself with hiding the IDs of my database in URLs?

I keep coming across questions and articles on the internet suggesting that it's not a good practice to have the IDs of your database records visible to the public. Yet I've never taken it seriously ...
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Should I use BLOB or Tables for storing large data?

Problem Currently investigating a solution to improve the performance of a web application. The application works well for small projects, but faces performance issues in the UI when working with ...
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Solutions To Partial ORM Retrieval

I have read the following question regarding whether it is best to use objects with fully or partially populated data members. The 3 suggestions were: that perhaps using a fully populated ORM model ...
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Hardware for a team of programmers (iOS / Android / Web developers) [closed]

My question is not directly connected to the art of programming but about setting good working conditions for a team of developers, and I hope I can have some feedback here. I am looking for ...
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What best practices should be employed in a PHP login script?

I am wanting to re-write my login scripts for clients websites to make them more secure. I want to know what best practices I can implement into this. Password protected control panels are in their ...
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HTTP API Versioning and Need to Introduce Breaking Changes to All Supported Versions

I am developing an HTTP application and deploying this by versioning it against the semantic versioning patterns/techniques/whatever they are. In order not to break existing clients and allow the ...
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Database Normalization vs dependencies

I am developing 3-4 interdependent programs. Call them foo bar baz and auth. I want them to be independent of each other. Imagine if I were to license out each program to other companies. Some ...
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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 ...
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PHP Multi-Page / Session Question

I created index.php that basically looks up all the individual php files (articles) in a few subfolders and prints them out. Since the quantity of articles is over 30 and growing, I implemented a ...
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Making backend service urls configurable

First of all, I will talk a little about the purpose of this question. We have several linux boxes on the same network on which different services are installed, some times these boxes are ...
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How to save images into files in a web application and avoid removing them with every build?

I am building a web application and users will be able to upload pics. And I want to store these images into files instead of storing them into the DB. But if I saved these pics into relative paths ...
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how to import large amounts of data without locking sqlite database

Background Information I have a web app that provides the user with the usual CRUD functionality for "widgets" let's say. But I also have give them the option of creating widgets in bulk via ...