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Web is referred to a network environment without any specific web frameworks used in programming.

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Why do websites have to ask language and country when the browser can tell them that?

So, why do websites have to ask (spoken) language and country when the browser can tell them that? Edit: Specifically, I mean why not use the accept-language section in the http header, set by the ...
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Where should I store my user session data?

Should I store only the user's session id along with the data in a table, or should I store the user's session id in a table and access an array of data from the user's session id? and why? What is ...
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html/css/js best practices [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should a developer know before building a public web site? Are there any books or resources on html/css/js and web design best practices? There are plenty books which ...
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Are there any limitations of an idealistic HTML5 web application

Let's assume the following two assumptions are true. Your entire userbase has broadband access everywhere There is an imaginary browser X that implements the entire draft specification of the HTML5 ...
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Java out of web and without GUI? [closed]

Is java used out of web and without GUI? To develop web applications you have to learn design stuff, html+css+javascript+ajax => it takes really a lot of time to learn it. Developing a GUI application ...
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User uploaded images: limit file size on front end or reduce on back-end?

I was wondering what the standard/best practice is with regard to managing user-uploaded images. Obviously there needs to be a way to limit file sizes, but what's the best and most common practice ...
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Python file layout for web development package hacking

I come from a PHP background so I'm used to everything being in one place. I want to install a python program (Zine)so that I can hack on it. The instructions I've found install it to the system in ...
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Developing professionally for iOS, Android and web - an insight

This is not really a question on how to develop all three, I know various cross platform ways and so on. But I more want to know from developer standpoint how hard it is to basically develop iOS, ...
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Apache Wave API

I'd like to create an application based around Apache Wave. Where can I learn more about working with Apache Wave and/or the API for a locally running instance? At the moment, the extent of what I ...
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How do I build a highly scalable user/profile service?

Question -- I currently have a large monolithic Java application which I am working to break up into services components. One of the components I want to separate out is the service which handles ...
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Steps in creating a Complex Web Application

Hey guys I have this great idea for a web application, but I am unsure on how to develop it. I know I need a team of people to make it, Developers and Designers, but where do I start? Eventually I ...
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What is a good speed for a webscraper?

I'm currently working on a webscraper that is going to be processing about 2 million pages in total. But I'm not entirely sure how to benchmark it. Currently it processes about 100,000 pages in an ...
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When does one NO longer need to RENEW his Commercial off the shelf products (COTS) License?

Let's assume that someone buys "off the shelf" a Social Network (License) with all the core social network features needed, for a one off payment of 500$, and then a renewal fee of 250$ per each ...
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How 20q. works?

How does the web app http://20q.net work? Can I write a similar program, in a smaller scale, and if yes how?
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Do todays web pages use Web Semantics

Do todays web pages use Web Semantics? what is the potential in web semantics (i mean potential to enhance web)? web semantics is all about SEO?
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Should I Learn C/C++ Even If I Just Want To Do Web Programming? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I don't know C. And why should I learn it? My goal is to be able to create online apps and dynamic, database driven websites. For instance, if in the future I get the ...