Questions tagged [web-applications]

Web applications are applications that are accessed over the "web", which can mean the Internet, or an internal network (an intranet).

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Help defining architecture - async messaging; web app as portal in web page

I don't know if this is a legitimate architecture that I've been playing with. It consists of nodejs servers for services and to create web app front ends. And it is using async messaging (Redis) to ...
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Web application with plugins: how to transfer orders between plugins

This question is about the application's architecture and is thus language independent. Should it matter: I'm using python 3.6 and http.server. Context and architecture I'm writing a software that ...
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How to modify google voice recognition siri-like search app for fact-checking?

You can already ask a spoken question and receive a (synthesized-)voice answer. So what kind of re-design/re-factoring/whatever would be required to take a fork of that code and modify it for fact-...
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Localizing a web-app

I'm just having a debate about the best (future-proof, safe, user-friendly, developer-friendly, technologically nice) approach to localization of a web-application. We are using basically processing ...
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User based licensing on web server

I'm developing a client-server software for an enterprise customer. I'm being asked to limit the number of user accounts to a number N. Each user logs in with it's own username/password combination, ...
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How does session middleware generally verify browser sessions?

I've been using session middleware to build web apps for years: from PHP's built-in session handling layer to node's connect session middleware. However, I've never tried (or needed) to roll my own ...
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equivalent of a JAR file for webassembly?

Are there any published standards of archive files to hold webassembly (multiple files) with a metadata file that defines the entry point? I'm thinking of something similar to JAR or APK.
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Web page accessing local system via localhost HTTP API

I have seen this pattern that allows web pages to interact with local system resources through a HTTP interface and I have a couple questions about it: What is this pattern called? What ...
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Design Problem: Breaking down a monolith web application

Problem Description: We have a big monolith app containing UI components A,B,C,D. You can think of a component as a page for now. Component A & B share a sub-component called SHARED. Now both A &...
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Asp.net MVC web application and iOS mobile app

I am currently writing a web application in ASP.NET MVC, so far it is mostly a simple CRUD web app. The database is hosted on the cloud and I am using Entity Framework to interact with it. I know ...
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How to deploy C# application to be used in branch / remote office(s)

Have very recently started a new position. One of my key challenges is a C# WinForms application (let's call it AppX) that causes a lot of non-planned work. The main reason for this is that it needs ...
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OOP Design Choices in a Web App

I am about to start coding for a school project that requires me to demonstrate good OO practices in a web app. Now, I have built a few web apps and have never felt the need to define my own classes ...
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How to get machine client information from web application?

I am writing a ticket system in PHP(with Laravel) for about 350 users and around 200 machines. I know that already are good solid solutions available, but I'm doing some very useful projects to learn, ...
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Uploading large files to web-server even if browser closed

I need to permit users to upload large files to my web-server even if the browser is closed. How can I implement this functionality. I have gone through the feasibility of google drive app but it dose'...
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Compile and run submissions of online judge in the same or separate server?

I am going to make an online judge platform. I have looked for some online judge platforms on the Internet for reference (I mean the platforms which have the source code available, and can be hosted ...
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Where to do the http request routing in a SSR application, client-side or NodeJS middle layer?

I am building a personal blog system, which support markdown writing. We want to reuse the markdown render component on both the client-side editor and the server side page rendering, so we involve a ...
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What is the metric for counting api?

I have employed a company to develop a web application. There is an identity verification service in my website which is outsourced by using apis. Before signing the contract I have sent the link of ...
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What is a good way to structure a web site as part of a bigger site?

OK, I have a abstract question what ways you suggest to structure a subproject of a existing website. I first describe what I have and what I want to achieve: There is a homepage in a CMS (Joomla) ...
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Ways to get up to speed understanding an existing Django program

I have just started a new job in which I will be overhauling and updating a web-application written in Django. I have a loose familiarity with Django (and have been reading up on the documentation for ...
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How to package HTML5 app?

There is some information about how to package HTML5 app to use on Android or iOS, but I couldn't find anything about a normal website. Let's say I would like to create a website displaying multiple ...
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Upload file to S3 or save it locally?

I have a web application that allows users to upload files. My application does processing on these files (parsing, modifying metadata, etc). What approach should I follow? Should I save the files ...
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How best to handle complex transactions from front end or back end of web app

I need help in determining how a complex flow should be handled between the front end, back end (and database). I'm currently working on a web application which should handle registration of things ...
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App notifications for a web app

I am a programmer with some experience in building PHP web apps. My latest idea is to build a web app in Laravel which would let driver-users register the route they are going to take when going ...
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Strategy for delivering static pages in a web application

Sometimes in Single Page Applications (SPAs) there are pages like Welcome, About, Help or Support which are just static content and which doesn't require frameworks like Angular. I often see that ...