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What is the best way to become a professional in PHP and Website Building? [closed]

I would like to become a professional in php, I have learned nearly all about the language syntax and concepts and I have a good knowledge in C and C++, which made it easier to become familiar with ...
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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 ...
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Alternatives to Java Applet for interactive Websites

In short I am searching for an alternative to Java applets for making some interactive parts like minigames etc. on my website Facts: I´m developing an e-learning website for children. This site has ...
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Building a company and want to know how ethical to put samples from projects I did before on the new company website

I built a lot of websites and applications during my life, I can put them under the following categories: Did all the project as a freelancer -> For other companies Did part of the project as a ...
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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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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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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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Static and dynamic data : should I use different databases?

Say I am building a website that uses two different types of data : Static : information that will hardly change, like movie awards or world countries names (I want fast access so no external API) ...
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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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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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web content management system

Quite a few of my friends want to have their own personal website to showcase their talents. However, they don't want to deal with such technical things as writing html and managing web server. ...
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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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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 web application usability issues equal to website usability issues?

I've been reading two books about web usability issues and tests (Rocket Surgery Made Easy¹ and Prioritizing Web Usability²) and they claim some strategies and typical problems about website usability ...
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protect purchased games to be downloaded on other pc

I want to make a downloads managing system on my website, that when you purchase a download, you can always re-download it again for free. (i have read that Steam does something similar) The problem ...
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Website for Local Programmers User Group

Looking for suggestions/requirements for a website for a local programmer user group, and the resulting feedback of other commenting on answers. Examples of an existing site would be nice, but not ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Using Domain name in EULA of a software rather than my name in the Licensor field

I intend to sell a software solution.I have already registered a domain but i dont have a registered company.Can i use my website/domain name eg:myproduct.com for the licensor field in the EULA rather ...
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Why should i use a framwork to make a website if i can make it using a CMS? [duplicate]

Codeigniter it self is way lightweight compared to the wordpress. But with wordpress we are getting so much by default. We are having option to change theme, simple drag and drop from the admin panel ...
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How to check in website/url have been updated or not?

I am trying to make a Android application which will take your URL and if there is new update on that website then it will show the user that this link have been updated. I am working on the project ...
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How to update last accessed with Forms Authentication cookie

I've got an MVC 4 site where I'm using Forms Authentication. I'm setting a cookie when a user logs in. The majority of my site does NOT require a user to be logged in though. What I'd like to do, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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should i use a framework(codeigniter) or a CMS(wordpress) in these situations? [on hold]

It is better to not build websites from scratch using native php. We should use something which is already there , used , tested by many people. For me i have only two options, for framework(MVC/HMVC) ...
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PayPal Instant Update API: Problem [closed]

I'm using Paypal express checkout with Instant update API in my website. The Instant update API is used to get shipping details. It is working fine with sandbox and not with live account but the API ...
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How do extract public data from a website? [on hold]

I need help adding 200 daily grossing numbers and visualize the total on a graph daily. The grossing numbers for each of the 200 apps fluctuate throughout the day and I will need the average ...