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What controls should my help desk team have over our user's accounts?

We are building a software, which we have companies registering their products. We (the administrator) will have the help desk team that'll be able to help our users (companies) in case of problems. ...
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Access control to Django App running on private server

I am a self-learning programmer (with a fair share of python knowledge), and currently a company asked to develop a simple application so that they can track employee expenses (and I thought of using ...
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How should I update back-end data (e.g. follows, likes, etc.) which changes at an inconsistent rate?

(This is a conceptual question but as reference, I'm using Android Studio (Java) and Firebase Firestore...) My app currently has a structure where the user can follow authors and favorite their works....
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User registration flow in microservices

Let's say I have multiple microservices like authorization service (OAuth2 with JWT), VideoService and MyApplicationService. The VideoService provides videos for MyApplicationService. Both services ...
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User identity and microservices

I have created a User service that controls user login using OAuth2 protocol and stores the user in the local database. So this service is aware of the user session and user identity. Now I have ...
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Is it good practice to use user controls to structure WPF forms even if these user controls are only used once?

I develop a WPF application using MVVM and I am learning how to do things best. I have a WPF form with selectors, two list with search fields, and some other elements. Currently all is in one form ...
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Link users from different web apps

We have a PHP based web application with a lot of project data. All of our customers have a dedicated instance of this application. Now we want to allow a very limited access to some third party ...
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How can I provide a user edit-level control over currently hardcoded formulas?

Current Situation I maintain a website that has a simple form that users fill out with simple engineering data. They press Submit, and the PHP code takes over and does various basic arithmetic on ...
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Multi application handling from single GUI [closed]

I'm searching for an approach to a very generic problem. In my recent private project, I want to control different Applications from a single GUI. To make the idea more clear I'll explain my project ...
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Replace use of ComboBox with user controls

In currently developing a project where I'm going to use a lot of combobox, in order to avoid repeating a lot of code I'm planning on building a user control containing a ComboBox that retrieve the ...
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Refactoring web pages with user controls

Is it good design to use many user controls to help refactor a web application? In my case, it's a VB.NET Webforms ASP.NET website. All our pages are organized into sections that, while related and ...
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When to build User Controls in ASP.NET

I am inheriting a legacy code. The legacy code has lot of web forms and each web form does not have much of functionality other than hosting a user control. My question is - Should we create a ...
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A design pattern for data binding an object (with subclasses) to asp.net user control

I have an abstract class called Address and I am deriving three classes ; HomeAddress, Work Address, NextOfKin address. My idea is to bind this to a usercontrol and based on the type of Address it ...
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Access functions from user control without events?

On some generic functions, it seems that accessing a function on mainform directly from the usercontrol is easier than raising an event. For example: A function on main form that displays one desired ...
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Is a silverlight UserControl considered a view?

So far I have been implementing MVVM in my silverlight app pretty well, I just had one question. I have a few User Controls that I made and was wondering if they should be placed in the Views folder ...
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Best practice for using a user control across many projects

I have a messaging User Control, that is used across 4 projects, and for each change I have to propagate it in 4 places. This is obviously against the DRY principle. However, centralizing user ...
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Allowing the user to specify the location of a logfile

I'm working on an application, and adding logging, but now I'm stuck. I want to allow (not force!) the user to set the location of the logfile. Basically, my problem is: logger initialization ...
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User roles in GWT applications

I'm wondering if you could suggest me any way to implement "user roles" in GWT applications. I would like to implement a GWT application where users log in and are assigned "roles". Based on their ...
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How much configurability to give to users regarding concurrency?

This question is a narrowing-down of these related questions: How much effort should we spend to programming for multiple cores? Concurrency: How do you approach the design and debug the ...
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