Questions tagged [web-development]

For tools used during the development of web-app or website.

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Online WYSIWYG website builder

I am looking for a free (open source) or low cost WYSIWYG website builder that I can host on my own server. It needs to be able to handle multiple separate sites on different domains, and it needs to ...
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Remote Progress Bar

The work I do often involves deploying a batch of jobs onto a machine, and then walking away. In order to minimize turn around, I'm a huge fan of Pushover for notifications on completion. Pushover is ...
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Keep track of all my websites (and domains, hosts, CMS, URLs, etc.)

I run several dozen websites, on many different hosts, using various technologies. It’s easy to lose track of them, especially if they don’t get updated for years. And if having to change something in ...
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A video streaming API with in-video quizzes

I'm working on a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) platform and we need videos for lectures and in-video quizzes. I need an API which enables the video maker to pause the video and have quizzes in ...
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Browser plugin to capture markup / DOM

I have a need to capture snapshots of the DOM as I use a web application. If I was using Chrome I could do this through a slow manual process stop what I was doing with the app, open the developer ...
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What are some open source alternatives to Firebase?

...the task you want to accomplish I want to build web and mobile applications. I don't want to maintain my own servers. ...your requirements for that task They must use reusable components. So I'...
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Free Webflow-like site creator

I am trying to create a site, and I was looking for a fully custom site creator. After some searching and recommendations, I found Webflow. Unfortunately, Webflow, although it's exactly what I was ...
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Alternative to Google Calendar embedding with permissions, restrictions, and privacy options

I have a Google calendar account and wanted to embed the calendar onto my webpage. I have secured the webpage so that only authorized users can see it however, I discovered that Google make calendars ...
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Mock-up or prototype tool with HTML/CSS import AND export

I have looked high and low for a mockup tool (aka: prototyping and UX) with the ability to import raw html or a website URL and have come up dry. So far I found dozens of these programs, both offline ...
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How to produce such webpage like https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2898

The IETF site has some nice properties: Links from the HTML version to the TXT and the PDF versions Links to sections, other documents Format for PDF, HTML and TXT nearly identical Page numbers, ...
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Python Markdown library that handles microdata

I host my own Pelican based static web page. I write my content in Markdown (not reStructuredText). I am looking for a library that allows me to easily add microdata elements to my content. I've ...
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Display webpages in dynamic tabs

The website I'm working with involves a lot of report viewing. The design requirement is such that whenever the user chooses to open another page[from the navigation pane]; instead of replacing the ...
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PDF document signing

I am working on a project where the user will input data (like name, address and such) in a HTML form. With the help of PHP, and other tools, I'll use that data to populate a PDF form and database (...
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Looking for a Self-Hosted “Adaptive Bitrate” Photo Gallery Solution

I have a personal Wordpress website I use as a blog. Recently, I decided to create a few photo galleries using the NextGEN gallery plugin. I naively uploaded the original images, and since they're all ...
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Are there tools I can use to get an automated javascript profile of an automated test?

I want to create tests for example using selenium to go to a website and do various tasks there. Then I want to be able to have a javascript cpu profile, or a performance report once the test ...
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Mac Version of JS Fiddle

I really like using JSFiddle for testing code, but unfortunately, it isn't very good when it comes to testing code with AJAX requests due to various security features to prevent cross-site scripting, ...
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Global snippet manager that can be plugged in to multiple code editors

I'm looking for a 'global' snippet manager (for CSS, PHP, MySQL, HTML & JavaScript) which has the capability of being accessed by multiple different code editors - such as Notepad++, phpDesigner &...
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REST client for Firefox with “Projects” feature (equivalent for Advanced Rest Client)

I'm looking for some Firefox extension that works like a REST client equivalent to Advanced Rest Client in Chrome. I already tried the RESTClient and Rest Easy. They work fine, but both having ...
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Form Builder for web

I am looking for a form builder and of course there are tons of out there but the exceptional thing I am looking for is a package with the following features: UI (drag, drop & ordering) of form ...
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Web performance analyzer that works offline / locally (alternate to YSlow)

I am looking for an alternate for YSlow. We like it since it has the following great features: It is open source We can use it locally to test the script, before we put the app live. It can be ...
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Free sofware or website with a WYSIWYG editor to build WebSites

I'm building a website that will host some community projects. I want to give to an user that knows nothing about HTML/CSS/JavaScript coding the ability to create some simple web pages using an ...
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Which GPLv3+ compatible web frameworks meet David Pollak's criteria and OWASP Top 10?

There are more web application frameworks in existence than any person or small team is likely to have time to evaluate. This is true even if evaluation simply means reading the documentation, let ...
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CMS with rich text and embedded audio, video, interactive graphics hosted on Azure

We have a website powered by the DotNetNuke CMS. It does a pretty good job, but we're in the market for another solution. I'm particularly interested in something ASP.NET based and potentially ...
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Tool to remove excess CSS and HTML tag formatting

I am in charge of redesigning our companies Informational Website that was designed about 20 years ago in Microsoft FrontPage. It has been updated pretty crudely over the years and now there is random ...
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Connect Motorola DS3578 batch scanner to web service

I'm looking for a tool to deliver barcodes, scanned in batch mode, using a Motorola DS3578 scanner, to a website, using a web service. As I'm developing the web application, I can make the web ...
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Open source feed sharing app: RSS to Twitter/Facebook

Is there any open source web app that I could download and use, that is similar to: http://twitterfeed.com https://dlvr.it It doesn't have to have all the feature, it's okay if it has the basic ...
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Free alternative to PHP Code Generator (PCG)?

I am looking for a free alternative to PCG (CodeIgniter Web Application Generator) with similar features like CRUD and other actions generation, OAuth Authentication, Page Caching and Admin portal etc....
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Web API to query word frequency data

There are many algorithms which are based on comparative word frequency used in clustering, keyword analysis, tf-idf, etc. Usually you need to calculate your own word frequencies from your own corpus....
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Self hosted open source BrowserStack alternative?

I find myself needing to test websites design, but BrowserStack and similar and comparable alternatives are all a bit to hefty in terms of their price ranges. Are there any self hosted options that ...
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Customer friendly bug and FR tracker

We have a small development team (5 developers) with many (20-30) small web projects. There are usually 2-5 person from the customer side who can submit errors, so we need to manage more than 100 ...
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Which website builder or CMS is recommended for a resume website?

I have been asked to create a website for someone trying to break into the creative field. They are looking to post their resume, writing samples, video, audio, and eventually have an online store, ...
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WYSIWIG development tools for web applications

In recent years most of my work has been back-end. When I used to do desktop development, I was impressed with the ease of development when using tools such as Eclipse Windowbuilder and Netbeans ...
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Efficient IDE for a small open source website project with one contributor

Microsoft Azure present a clean integrated process but I wonder if this is really more efficient for small projects. Could IDE have the advantage of being usable in any computer without the need of a ...
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Need a browser extension that changes the browser theme based on URL

Every web developer has been there; you're up late at night trying to develop a new feature. Everything is going fine, or maybe it's not, but then you glance at the URL bar and realize you've been ...
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What is a good tech stack for a rather small web app in 2019?

i want to outsource development of a rather small web application, but would like to get a good grasp on what the architecture should look like. I am somehow familiar with technology, but my last ...
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Web Development, putting python in the browser

I want to write a web page that allows the user to upload a set of python files and then it shows the file contents based on the selected file and allows the user to then run the file and see the ...
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Tools for website specification

You can specify the requirements and expected behavior of a piece of software with different tools, like those for UML-based diagramming. Are there specific tools for website modeling (GUI, databases, ...
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Payment solutions for digital product (license code)?

I have ads on my website, as well as a "consider buying our mobile app" nag screen that appears from time to time. Nothing too annoying, but still a bit of a nuisance for heavy users of the site. I ...
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jStatic simple HTTP server with ability to reload pages when files are changed

I'm looking for an HTTP server that can be invoked from the command line for localhost. I want it to be able to watch static html and css files for changes and reload the page viewed in a browser when ...
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Free, minimal nodeJS hosting solution that doesn't require a credit card

So I've made a small Discord bot for a small Discord server, which runs with nodeJS. Right now the bot is running on my computer, which means I have to go to the CLI to start it, and which also means ...
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Tool to keep track of our maintainance modifications to many similar websites

We are maintaining a lot of similar websites. We are looking for a tool which simplify our work: Declare a task, that changes code. [e.g mark active menu bar] Declare the pages that need to be ...
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Web order/request pool

I'm looking for some kind of web software that runs on browsers that allows me to do some kind of request/order pool. It doesn't need to fit all my needs, but if gives me a starting point, it would be ...
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GitHub-flavored Markdown-enabled online editor to integrate in own CMS

I'm building a CMS and looking for WYSIWYG editor for the submission form, something like CKEditor or Trix, but with Markdown support. The editor used on GitHub looks like the perfect candidate. It ...
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JavaScript optimizer for Windows 8

I'm looking for a JavaScript optimizer and so far, I found two suitables products: UglifyJS, whose main objective is to reduce code size Google Closure Compiler, which reduces code size and improves ...
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Best front-end framework or tools for highly trafficked mainly static-content responsive website?

I have a website of a few hundred games, almost half of them are in HTML5, and the rest are still flash. We check the user's browser and if he can use HTML5, we serve it, if he can only do flash, that'...
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Single page shopping cart

I have developed a program that I'd like to sell. It is available in two versions which are mutually exclusive. I'm now looking for a simple shopping cart solution that makes buying the program as ...
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Service/software for websites which collects affiliate links from online retailers

Lets say I run a website about a specific kind of a product — for example, computer headphones. So the visitors could use my website to compare headphones and make buying decisions. Many of them would ...
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Plugins to create super customizable landing page with WordPress and Mailchimp

I would like to use WordPress and Mailchimp to create a super customizable landing page. So I'm looking for plugins to either that would allow me to customize them. I want to be able to: Customize ...
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Is there a tool for designing images for showcasing responsive websites?

When showcasing a website or web-application, often the landing page will include a large image that shows the site on a number of different screen sizes, like that shown below. Is there a service ...
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Client side database for older browsers

I'm looking for a framework that uses IndexedDB as local storage for browsers that support it and defaults to HTML5 local storage or WebSQL for browsers that do not support IndexedDB. Will ...