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which directory to initialize git repo

I'm just getting started with Git. I'll be doing PHP development and was wondering if I should initialize my repo within my server root folder, or any directory on my hard drive and publish my ...
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Front end written in languages used for back end! [closed]

From my experice in web development, I know that languages like PHP,Java,Python..etc is used for backend development stuff (software that running on server), and for front end stuff languages like ...
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Developer failing developer interviews [closed]

I'm a Java developer, mostly doing Spring stuff. I understand the patterns, OOP, bean injection, multithreading and everything that goes with it. I don't feel like I'm a bad developer, I get my stuff ...
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Mockup strategy for Responsive Web Design (from a programmer point of view)

When making mockups for Responsive Web Design projects, should I separate them by Page or by Screen Size? Which one would be more helpful when I start writing the source code? What are the pros and ...
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How should I handle two crons that update the database?

I'm working on a Bitcoin-clone block explorer (specifically Mincoin) which has a block timer of about 1 minute. For those unfamiliar with Bitcoin, basically a new data structure called a block is ...
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Which ASP.Net programming model is closer to PHP? [closed]

I've been using ASP.Net WebForms for the last year or two at work for development, but I've used PHP for personal projects for 10 years. So, I'm far more adept at developing with PHP. When it comes ...
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How much time should jquery wait?

I'm programming a jQuery functionality for doing a search on articles while the user is typing in the search field. I implemented a bind in jQuery that at every keyup, it sets a clearTimeout and a ...
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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 ...
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How to edit the HTML of an ASP.net site?

Assume that I'm a front-end developer (HTML, CSS) And some one who got their website built using ASP.NET came to me and asked for a new design and I don't know about ASP.NET. Then, how can I change ...
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How can I limit access for automatically generated files to specific users in a MVC setup?

I have a typical MVC based website, and I'd like to give some registered users the abillity to extract data from the database (in a variety of formats). The workflow is very simple: User logs in, ...
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Correctly value a development? [closed]

I started a discussion on StackOverflow earlier this week about one of my work project and how to lead it correctly. But it seems that this stack is a more appropriate place to ask those sort of ...
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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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How to lock a script or web application to be used for the licenced user?

I built a web application using PHP. Now, I want to sell this web application online for customers but I want to guarantee that only one customer (only one website) use this. Is there a way to make ...
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can I use XML for AJAX in a website created using HTML5

I am new to web programming and just started learning XML and AJAX. I am creating a social gaming website for my college project. I am confused at the point of using XML for AJAX in HTML5. As XHTML is ...
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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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creating a clone of a site is good idea for project? [closed]

I am trying my hand in python, Django, JQuery.. etc to make a clone of imdb site. Currently I'm in web-development from past 10 months on same technologies. In my spare time I want to develop a ...
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How can a server side developer survive in a position which expects front-end involvement? [closed]

My background is back-end server development. Very back-end. Now I work in a position where I need to also take care of front-end. Nothing fancy but I need to be able to code for front-end as well. ...
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Scrape Intranet site without a web server

I'm trying to rebuild a simple c# time tool that displays certain statistics about time worked for the web, however, I don't have access to a server so I can't use server code like PHP which I would ...
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Storing a drawn graph information in database for web application

Well while developing a web application that allow users to draw graphs (flow charts, ER diagram , UML, .... etc) the information of drawn items and their relation to each other and position on canvas ...
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Sleeping Web Server?

Are there any languages or even servers that instead of running a script on page load, (Apache/PHP, Ruby on Rails, ...) actually keep the code loaded and running forever, and when it receives a ...
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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 ...
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Getting help in programming while holding the reins tightly [on hold]

I am starting an Internet business. Basically the most important part, the part that is making me actual money is still missing. I tried to deal with those issues several times but I always get ...
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Does the order of learning matter in web development? [closed]

I have many things to learn: CSS, HTML, C#, JavaScript, ASP.NET, SQL Now does the order matter here? For example, is it better to learn C# before HTML or the reverse could be better?
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Do you encourage to keep login credential in keystore?

When developing login module for a web application, do you suggest to keep the username and password in a keystore? Lets assume the keystore was kept in a very safe place in web server.
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Authenticating users for a website

I'm working on a website and I want to validate that an individual is an employee at one of a large number of companies (probably using their company's email address, which I don't know before hand). ...
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How do I go about debugging a PHP error?

I am coming from .NET to PHP. I am playing around with a long file written by someone else (called "cryptographp.inc.php"). It builds and returns an image to the browser. I want to show the image ...
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Is it a good idea to use Twitter Bootstrap 3 for production? [closed]

So in the past few weeks I was introduced to Bootstrap 3-RC1. I made some web sites using it, and I actually enjoyed it. Then, recently, I discovered Twitter Bootstrap has already released version ...
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Talking about Front End Web Development frameworks from a designer's perspective

I am a Web Developer working at a company where the fronted framework we have selected is Angular JS. I am now in the position where I am the 'resident expert' whatever that may mean. I have been ...
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Web programming most effort? [closed]

To create a website I create Psd Files for the design (Phase 1) I Convert these Psd's to html/css static webpages (Phase 2) I add some javascript to these webpages (Phase 3) I start the IDE "visual ...
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Web Development on Windows but on Linux Environment [closed]

I do PHP Development on WAMP but sometime it don't work properly when I upload the files to a Linux server, its involve a lot of testing and annoying. I am looking for a solution to do PHP ...
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Can PHP handle mouse events? [closed]

I'm a newbie in php and i want to know if php can handle mouse events such as upon mouseCicked, mouseDoubleClicked, mouseMoved, mouseHovered etc.. And can events like button click , like displaying ...
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Why does Facebook use hash in the URL…sometimes?

I've noticed that Facebook SOMETIMES uses a hash in the url. For example, when I'm on my home page, and then I click my profile page, the URL quickly changes to: facebook.com/#_________ followed ...
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What's the best way to scale and split an agile team building a web app?

I've recently joined a company where I'm working as the scrum master on an agile development project building a web app. The team is just about to be the maximum size for an agile team (expecting 9 ...
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UI/UX testing web application and selecting elements?

So lets say I have a web application that I want to test the UI/UX for. Any framework you choice will probably have the ability to use css selector in order to select elements and test them against ...
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MVC Architecture — How many Controllers do I need?

I have been coding for a while, but mostly scripts and simple applications. I've moved into a new role where it is all about developing Web Apps and using a proper MVC architecture, so I am ...
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Handling a request to override browser behaviors (Back and Refresh)

I'm a new guy in this company and I've been tasked to research on possible workarounds with the browser behaviors to cater to the demands of our client. A little background; what they want is to ...
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Add javascript to all pages (for caching), or only to the pages that require the scripts (for a smaller page size)?

I'm using bits of javascript on my website for an image gallery, smooth scrolling, etc. These scripts are not used on every page (not every page has an image gallery for example). However, the scripts ...
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What should I learn to be backend web developer? [closed]

I want to be a web developer and because I don't want to get into designing (and stuff like that) so I thought I should become a backend developer (also more suited because of my course i.e. b.tech in ...
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What does IE mean by saying “'console' is undefined”? [closed]

I like IE's persnicketiness (the debugging tools that take you right to your code is even more user-friendly than what I've found in F12 Chrome Dev Tools), but why does it say, "'console' is ...
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How to structure a modern web application

Background I recently developed, for two different projects, two web applications. The two followed quite different approaches. The first one was a classic inventory application (lists of stuff to ...
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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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How should we handle extra cosmetic features in Scrum sprints?

I was reading the Scrum documents and it says that the tasks in Sprint should be "potentially shippable". I am confused by what this means. Suppose in Sprint 1 the goal was, "user registration form". ...
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Do I need a database to implement AJAX functionality for my app?

I am new to the construction and design of a web app so I'd like some advice please (Django is my framework). I'm trying to code up a "how-to" website instructing users the step-by-step process for ...
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Would Single Page Apps(thin server-thick client architectures) kill server side languages like Java, C++ [closed]

Single Page Apps strips server down to a REST api. If SPAs are the modern and better way of developing web apps, then would someday JavaScript rule the world and server-side languages like Java, C++ ...
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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 ...
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Creating a Website Without a Framework [closed]

I've been using PHP Frameworks for so long that I've actually forgot the "best practices" for create websites without one. Usually I will use Symfony, or more recently I've been using Laravel. A ...
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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 ...
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Responsive Design vs. Separate applications/views

I'm involved in a project for a redesign of an existing site. The Designer Team delivered us -the Engineering Team- four separate HTML/CSS prototypes of how the site should look: On a Desktop ...
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Best way to develop a php open source application [closed]

I started to create a php application I'd like to make open source in the near future. However I do not know, if it's needed to follow any kind of code/documentation convention, to make it more usable ...
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Client-side javascript: How to include third party frameworks?

When developing web apps you often build your app on top of some frameworks like Twitter's bootstrap. These frameworks come with less/sass/stylus, javascript, images and sometimes webfonts. I'm ...