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Amazon Product Advertising API [on hold]

After reading the Amazon Product Advertising API license agreement, they make it clear: you can't make an iphone app and sell their products there. BUT, sites like http://pricerunner.co.uk HAVE an ...
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Building a ticketing website [closed]

I am a java developer, wanted to develop a website for ticket booking. As am strong in java and related web frameworks but am unstable in developing the architecture which should be simple and ...
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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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How do I find the JavaScript that is invoked when I click on a button or a link in a web-page (part of a data mining project)?

I tried to use the 'inspect element' of the firebug addon for Firefox but it doesn't give me any link to the javascript. For example I got this from the firebug add-on: <a href="javascript:"> ...
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Parsing a website's source [duplicate]

I want to create an application and maybe upload it to the play store but I am not sure if that what my app does is legal or not. I am downloading a page's source from a website to get some ...
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Website File and Folder Structure

I am having a problem learning how proper website structure should be. And by that I mean how to code the pages and how folder structure should be. Currently I am navigating around my website using ...
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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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Using Django to Create Child Sites

I am creating a series of small sites, I'm using the django framework. The theory goes a user comes to a master site, signs up, then he gets his own child site. Example: navigate to example.com ...
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Http meta tag for refreshing/redirecting

I am not doing web programming usually, but while looking at the generated source of a webpage learned that a standard way to refresh a web page is to use <meta http-equiv="refresh" ...
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How is the router configuration gui designed and implemented? [closed]

It's a rather simple concept, and each vendor seems to have their own "Website" for their config. I am curious to find out a few things. In my linksys router, if I go to 192.168.1.1, it asks for a ...
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Can we consider a clients interaction with a web server to be stateful if the web server maintains state via session variables or cookies?

A little confused with the notion of stateful/stateless architectures. Forgive me if I'm unclear. Questions: Can we consider a clients interaction with a web server to be stateful if the web server ...
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How much to charge for project support after one year? [closed]

We did a project and the cost includes one year bug fixes and supporting. How much should we charge for supporting the website for another one year? is there a formula or standard way to calculate ...
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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 ...
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Cloning of website [closed]

I'm a freelancer in a freelance job site and I started the work with a client in a project with a contract on this freelance job site. Until now all is OK.Firstly I started but developpement of some ...
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How can I convince my client that the task was complex and the time I took is fair?

I am the single programmer working on a website handling both frontend and backend. Recently in my task list I have to provide a social news feed (activities among friends) which should summarize ...
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How to provide data to a web server using a data warehouse?

We have data stored in a data warehouse as follows: Price Date Product Name (varchar(25)) We currently only have seven products. Once every business day, seven new data points are added ...
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Why do modern websites still insist on archaic username/password requirements? [duplicate]

I was signing up for a website last night, and once again was greeted with the fact that my username cannot contain certain characters (including spaces), and neither could my password. Is there a ...
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How to enable a Web portal-based rich enterprise platform on different domains and hosts using JS without customization/ server configuration

Our company Coscend has built a Web portal-based communications and cloud collaboration platform by using JavaScript (JS), which is embedded in HTML5 and formatted with CSS3. Other technologies used ...
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SharePoint Versus WordPress for developing business web sites [closed]

We have been using sharePoint server 2013 to build out intranet web application including, discussion forum, wiki library, calendars, announcements ,etc. Now a new requirement has been raised from the ...
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What is it called when a website URL replaces WWW with something else, and what purpose does it serve?

What is it called when a website has another word in place of where www usually goes? For example, images.google.com vs google.com/images. I know the latter is a file on the server that the browser ...
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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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Strategy with using SVN to switch between test and production server. (with maintaining configuration files)

I would like to know your opinion about my setup right now, how I do things with SVN and if you could find some better solution for me. I'd appreciate it very much if someone could come up with some ...
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High traffic chat - how to check if there is new message and show it for all users

I already had question about this but obviously it was not accepted very well, apparently too long when it's actually more information so you could have given me better answer. Ok, I will be much ...
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When to use event.initMouseEvent for simulating mouse clicks?

I wonder if there are benign use-cases for simulating mouse clicks using event.initMouseEvent. I found that it is used for creating pop-under ads in the following way: var e = ...
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2answers
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Do logged in users need to browse a site over https?

I've never thought it was necessary, but a client has requested that all webpages served to logged in users be delivered over HTTPS. Aside from the implementation standpoint, which I don't think I'm ...
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What does “All Rights Reserved” on a webpage mean? [closed]

I am helping develop a simple static informational website for our homeowners association. It will have general info, some documents linked like newsletters that have been sent out in paper format and ...
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How to outsource the UI of a dynamic Web application?

I have a web application developed using Spring and Hibernate, which uses a REST API and Javascript to display and update content. The project is nearly completed, but I want to enhance the look and ...
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Can I use select2 in my website?

I am working on project that deals in customer support. This website actually sells products ( so it is commerical ), and provides customer support. So in this project/website I was about to use ...
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Number of sites to build before trying to become a web developer? [closed]

Someone has asked me this question and I couldn't answer as I am not on the web part of development so I'm asking here. If one has just finished college and is trying to break through into web ...
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Setting up and syncing a developer (local) version and a public version of a website

What is the best and most efficient way to set up two versions of the same website? I want one version that is online and open for everyone to use but I also want a developer version where I can ...
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What kind of JavaScript design pattern is that?

In our workplace we use simple ajax library for getting page data and submitting changes to server ,on certain occasions we do need to change the forms fields values ,now we know that fields can be of ...
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1answer
288 views

How to turn a website into an offline usable directed graph for searching shortest ways between pages [closed]

I am an advanced-intermediate level student focused on the .NET and C#. I know all the basics as well as classes, methods, objects, inheritance, OOP principles and all that. Problem is we haven't ...
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Which asp.net technology fits this situation best?

I think I can count WebAPI out, but WebForms, WebPages, and MVC are all possibilities. I want to create an asp.net web site that is primarily static content and links to other sites. The only ...
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Client-side oriented website approach name (less server-side code, more client-side code)

I have a terminology question. I was searching about tips to design a website that is using less server-side code and more client-side code, and realized I don't really know which exact term to ...
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MVC 3 Page design; split pages into Many partials?

I am currently working on an MVC 3 Web app project where I need to display a lot of information on the front page. I am relatively new at web page layout and design so I have hit a wall in terms of ...
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Different Project Type in a Single Website

I have developed a website in asp.net and I have some additional tasks, improvements to develop. In order to get experience in asp.net/mvc, I want to create an admin panel using asp.net mvc. Is this ...
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Cumulative charts within Webdesign

A rather simple question here, With regards to web design and the paperwork behind it (Which I am sure many people/companies don't actually do). Would there be any reason for using a Cumulative ...
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How do I add restrictions for users to sign up before they can access web site?

How do I get my webpage not to go back when they hit the back button and are logged out ? how can I add a web page to be blocked like FACEBOOK doesn't let you get into their site with out having a ...
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Top down or bottom up approach?

I'm an interface designer and now I'm working with a team of programmers to develop a new CMS for a heavy media site. As I've started developing a specification list for a prototype it turned out a ...
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Looking for enterprise web application design inspiration [closed]

I've checked many websites to be inspired about what the look and feel of a serious enterprise web-application should look like. But the whole I saw were designed for being used by single users and ...
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How to make a table structure for products to be available for both wholesale and retail? [closed]

Ignoring the different column details like colors, shapes, and sizes, I already have an idea of dealing with that, I'm more interested in dealing with retail pricing, whole pricing (with or without a ...
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Should I use the factory design pattern for every class?

I've been writing a website in PHP. As the code becomes more complex, I keep finding problems that can be solved using the factory design pattern. For example: I've a got a class Page which has ...
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What kind of image should be used in a web page? [closed]

I have a site that will have lots of images of large size. What is the best format that I should choose for displaying these images? I need the website to load fast. I am jumbled with different ...
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Making sure users have a modern web browser [closed]

We have several users running on old hardware and old browsers. What would be the best way to get them to upgrade to a newer web browser, without nagging users with a newer web browser.
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Are there any additional considerations to make when designing a site structure if you plan to use persistent connection technologies?

As the title states, I'm thinking of making a simple-card-game based website, using persistent connection technology (Something like signalR) for the actual game part of it. I've never planned a site ...
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Developing web sites that imitate desktop apps. How to fight that paradigm? [closed]

Supposse there's a company where web sites/apps are designed to resemble desktop apps. They struggle to add: Splash screens Drop-down menus Tab-pages Pages that don't grow downward with content, ...
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PHP Drupal alternatives [closed]

Based off answers to this question: Will I pick bad coding habits from PHP books? and many others it is a general consensus that PHP is not the most well suited language for web development anymore ...
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“Opportunity” to take over maintenance of a small internal website. What should I do?

I have been offered an "opportunity" to take over maintenance of a small internal website run by my group that provides information about schedules and photos of events the groups done. My manager ...
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My work isn't being used… what can/ should I do?

Several months ago I was approached by a small business, who had seen my work previously and asked me to create a website for them. Since then, the website hasn't changed one bit and I haven't heard ...
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Drag and drop feature for a website [closed]

I have to design a website which will have drag and drop features for creating an e-card. So you select items from a tool box and drag and drop this item on the card area. Once you have completed the ...