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How to use social sign in with my PHP website?

I have a website built on PHP, and now I want users to be able to log in. I do not want to take care of user management myself, so I'm thinking that social sign in would be convenient both for myself ...
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What is the protocol to follow if I wish to make significant changes to software in someone else's public github repository?

For example, I find myself using software X. Software X has a github repository. I find that I can make a lot of serious refactoring changes that are not small, and reconfigure the entire repository ...
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Web-based vs Native Social Login on Mobile Clients

I've been researching this topic for days, but can't really find any solid reference surrounding this topic.. The idea is providing social login for mobile client apps. That's it. Sharing, accessing ...
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Sharing Website Content : AddThis vs Separate Integration of Social Networks

We have a requirement to add share buttons ( Facebook, Twitter, G+, LinkedIn, WeChat) on all the pages of our website (excluding some of the landing pages) We did a POC for the same with the AddThis ...
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How do you calculate affinity in Edge Rank/Activity Streams

I have been researching how to build a newsfeed that sorts the order by relevancy. I have been following along Facebook's Edge Rank and Etsy's Activity Feed Architecture and I can't figure out how ...
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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 get feedback from the community on large chunks of code?

Code Review.SE is great when you need feedback on a precise, short piece of code. But where to get similar feedback about the code itself when: you have thousands of LOC, don't have colleagues in ...
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How to deal with social login

In my new web app I'm going to allow social login through Twitter (maybe), Facebook and Google and I'm in search of the best way to do it. Actually I'm using Rails with Devise + Omniauth and this is ...
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Can I use silverlight for building SocialNetworking applicaiton?

I am wondering: how feasible it would be to start developing a social networking website entirely based on silverlight; This has been fairly discussed over the years in favor of HTML. Has something ...
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Curating projects of deceased friends

A very good friend of mine, and an avid programmer, recently passed away. He left nearly 40 projects on BitBucket. Most of them are public, but a few of them are marked as private. I've decided to ...
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What programming/software sub-cultures exist? What defines them? Which do you belong to? [closed]

To the outside world, programmers, computer scientists, software engineers, and developers may all seem alike, but that's far from the case for the people who create software for a living. Any single ...
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