Web is referred to a network environment without any specific web frameworks used in programming.

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what are the main differences between a web server and application server? [closed]

I am new to web development and just started exploring the things. I read about how web page is processed and sent to client by a web server but I got confused with application server. what is the ...
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Does Web Accessibility have something to do in server side languages?

I want to understand how web accessibility experts deals with websites if they want to confirm that those sites are compatible with accessibility guidelines. Do they have to understand any server-side ...
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What are Web runtime environments and programming languages

I've been looking into the details behind these two different categories: Web runtime environments Web application programming languages I believe I have the correct information and have phrased ...
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How is the DOM language independent?

Quoting from Wikipedia The Document Object Model (DOM) is a cross-platform and language-independent convention for representing and interacting with objects in HTML, XHTML and XML documents. and ...
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Render Ruby object to interactive html

I am developing a tool that discovers network services enabled on host and writes short summary on them like this: init,1 └── login,1560 -- └── bash,1629 └── nc,12137 -lup 50505 { ...
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Is there a way to develop desktop software using PHP?

I have to develop a real estate marketing CRM software for my client - where the application is installed on desktop but can also be accessed from web. 2 reasons why they want the application to run ...
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Record management system java web framework

We're currently reconsidering technologies and frameworks to get more agile with "simple" RMS CRUD-based projects. In short, short-living things like this Right now we have a custom extension on top ...
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Is it my responsibility to code for errors on a completely separate website and domain when redirecting or doing a single sign on? [closed]

If my application is responsible for redirecting/doing a single sign on to a destination managed by a third party, in general, where should I draw the line for error handling during this process? If ...
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Pure Java web browser, is it practical? [closed]

I know that a Java web browser is possible, but is it practical? I've seen the Lobo project and must admit I am impressed, but from what I've gathered it seems that development stopped in 2009. Would ...
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Does (should?) changing the URI scheme name change the semantics?

If we take: http://example.com/foo is it fair to say that: ftp://example.com/foo .. points to the same resource, just using a different mechanism for resolving it (and of course possibly a ...
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Why did the web win the space of remote applications and X not?

The X Window System is 25 years old, it had it's birthday yesterday (on the 15'th). As you probably are aware of, one of it's most important features is the separation of the server side and the ...
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Getting URLs from search results

After 1 months research I basically give up on getting all URL's from a search results programmatically, I looked at Google Search API to find a way to get millions of search results "URL's" to be ...
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Can a single simple language such as Clojure replace Html + JavaScript + CSS + Flash + Java Applets …? [closed]

Please do not dismiss the idea right away. I know that it is hard to compete with a mainstream approach that already works (mostly), so my question is partly "academic". I also am aware that ...
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How can I get my website's search results into Google's search results?

All I can find online is stuff about search result rankings, which I'm not concerned with at the moment. We're going to have a cloud-based online database and we want Google search results for ...
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web server response code 500

I realize that this may spur a religious discussion, but I discussed this with friends and get great, but conflicting answers and the actual documentation is of little help. What does the 500 series ...
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Technology/Techniques to prevent offensive images on a website

I am planing to build a website which one of its main features is the usage of pictures. I was wondering what existing techniques are used to prevent offensive pictures (i.e pornography) to get loaded ...
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Non-blocking ORM issues

I asked a question on SO, and found that there are no non-blocking ORMs for my favorite web framework. By non-blocking I mean an ORM with callback support for asynchronous retrieval. The ORM would be ...
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Difference between a CMS and a Web Development Framework

The web world is flooded with CMSes. Some tout their CMS as Web Development Framework. Some say it as Content Management Solution and nowadays i m hearing Content Management Framerowk. When we hear ...
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Should I still make my site work in non-javascript capable browsers?

Apparently less than 1% had javascript off in 2010: http://developer.yahoo.com/blogs/ydn/posts/2010/10/how-many-users-have-javascript-disabled/ So is it worth it to still support browsing without ...
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Managing a website with version control?

The small website I built a long time ago is starting to pick up a little and I'm starting to run into problems with making changes. Originally, all the pages were .html and I would edit and test them ...
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How do I communicate concepts and design for a web application?

Iam not sure if this topic is ok to ask, but we are talking about this since years in our Developer-"Shop". How to write concepts for Web- Applications? We are using Zend Framework (MVC), OOP Based, ...
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How to implement Cache in web apps?

This is really two questions. Im doing a project for the university for storing baseball players statitics, but from baseball data I have to calculate the score by year for the player who is beign ...
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Coding a web browser on Windows using a layout engine?

I've never attempted anything like this before but what I want to do is code a browser for Windows. I know that I can use the web-browser control that Microsoft has released, but I'm interested in ...
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confusion understanding the fluid 2 column navigation layout

I'm trying to understand the following cross-browser layout: http://matthewjamestaylor.com/blog/perfect-2-column-left-menu.htm but I'm having some confusion with some of its parts and there isn't ...
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Protecting your interests as a freelance web designer

What is the best way to protect your interests as a freelance web designer when: The client is unresponsive and takes a long time to make decisions The client makes constant changes Feature creep
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To program in free time as a programmer, is to show that programming is passion. If not, is the programmer good? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I don't program in my spare time. Does that make me a bad developer? A lot of blogs and advice on the web seem to suggest that in order to become a great developer, ...
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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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python login form vulnerability?

<HTML> <HEAD><TITLE>Login Page</TITLE></HEAD> <BODY> <CENTER> <FORM method="POST" action="http://yourserver/cgi-bin/login.py"> <paragraph> Enter ...
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Where to use C++ today? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there any reason to use C++ instead of C, Perl, Python, etc.? When to use C over C++, and C++ over C? I am going to enter university next fall in computer sciences, ...
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What web frameworks are capable of loading other web apps at runtime? [closed]

I am not sure how to phrase this, but in asp.net there is the notion of a "web application" that is fundamentally just a DLL that the web server loads. It has the ability to dynamically discover and ...
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Percent or Pixels HTML/CSS

Coding a new website. Basically, for position elements using CSS I would use percents and figured that was the best thing to do since everyone's monitor was a different size. But I noticed a lot of ...
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Implementing oAuth 2 server

Do you have any pointers on how one should go about implementing the oAuth2 protocol itself? That is, the server side or the "provider" facet of OAuth2? If you have tried to implement (a part of) ...
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Should web browsers include popular web framework libraries?

What reasons are there for web browsers to not have a library of popular web frameworks. For example if a web page included jQuery, why shouldn't the browser have it's own static version, which is ...
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Web Development: is always Typing necessary or can type on demand work?

I realize this idea might seem really foreign but I started thinking about this a bit back. Far as web sites go, at least in my experience, there is far more time spent retyping things to a String ...
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Starting off with web dev with php [closed]

I'm currently working with Java / C++. I'm interested in web development and am planning to shift my stream. I heard that PHP is a good platform to start off and also it does not require that much of ...
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What are the software technologies behind real time web apps? [closed]

What are some of the software technologies behind "real-time" web apps, like Twitter, Trello, or even Gmail? I know there's a webserver and probably a database on the backend, but what are the ...
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Help in deciding on approach/language for Web App [closed]

I have a personal project - a web application I wanted to develop - but I'm confused on which route to take. I know a little programming, and have dabbled in Pascal, C, HTML, CSS and Actionscript ...
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Where can I learn the most up-to-date standard for HTML and CSS?

I'm looking to learn updated HTML/CSS in preparation for HTML5. Since I am new to this it's hard for me to know which websites are teaching old HTML coding styles and which are teaching the good one. ...
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How to create an extendable web application?

How would you implement an extendable web application? What I'm thinking about is a web application similar to Jenkins or Hudson which provides plug-in support. While it's obvious to me how plug-ins ...
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How to learn to become a web developer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should a developer know before building a public web site? I have been working in telecommunication companies for more than 3 years, and now I want to try to become ...
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Can you write a (dynamic) website using only XHTML and CSS?

I am more of a desktop developer that a web developer. Therefore I only know XHTML and CSS when it comes to the web (and C#, if that is in any way useful). I have a little experience with ASP.NET with ...
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Watermarking an image with the text given as input [closed]

I want to create a simple web app where I can drag an image in, and watermark the corner with the given text. Where should I start for something like this? I have knowledge in Java and Ruby.
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c# Web Content Filter

Can anyone point me to any GOOD open source .NET parental web content filters? I would like to gain an understanding of how I can filter/block web traffic based on Url and/or keyword. I've looked on ...
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Why do websites have to ask language and country when the browser can tell them that?

So, why do websites have to ask (spoken) language and country when the browser can tell them that? Edit: Specifically, I mean why not use the accept-language section in the http header, set by the ...
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Legality/Ethics of crawling a site to basically copy its database? [closed]

A potential freelance client wants a copy of all the phone numbers in an entire country of several million people in CSV format for their telemarketing system. They have sent me a link to an online ...
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Where should I store my user session data?

Should I store only the user's session id along with the data in a table, or should I store the user's session id in a table and access an array of data from the user's session id? and why? What is ...
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What's an expat XML parser?

I found the term here: https://developer.mozilla.org/en/Mozilla_Web_Developer_FAQ I know what a XML parser is. I can't understand; what exactly is an expat XML parser?
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html/css/js best practices [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should a developer know before building a public web site? Are there any books or resources on html/css/js and web design best practices? There are plenty books ...
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Is it legal or good idea to have a backup of all client sites on my own server

I have seen many times that if we build a website for a client then there is a possibility that this site gets changed over a period of time. I was thinking that from now onwards whichever site I ...
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Are there any limitations of an idealistic HTML5 web application

Let's assume the following two assumptions are true. Your entire userbase has broadband access everywhere There is an imaginary browser X that implements the entire draft specification of the HTML5 ...