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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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How would you rate different website based on their content [on hold]

I'm the author of a ruby gem called LinkThumbnailer which basically allow you to generate website thumbnails given an URL. It fetches the images, title and more importantly a description that is ...
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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 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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Software for a “registered users self service” backend

Do you know any server-side software package for "registered users self service" / "service portal" backends? Background: software shops (software developers) need a web interface where customers can ...
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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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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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What is the impact of image uploads on website hosting costs?

Is it feasible to create a website with the following characteristics, and be profitable? It allows users to upload multiple images. It is free, and relies on advertising for revenue. It relies on ...
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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 ...