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WYSIWYG tool for ASP.NET MVC

I am a backend software engineer, but I am also a big fan of UI. My primary language is C#. I know CSS and HTML5, but I'm not strong on layout. For example, if I use ASP.net MVC 4 to create a default ...
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Self-hosted web IDE for web development

Goal: Develop my application in my own Linux server, through a self-hosted IDE. Requirements: Open-source Compatible with Linux servers SSH Bash-like terminal (autocomplete it's the most important ...
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Configurable barcode reading app

At our school, we want to make our own attendance application. We would like the teacher to have an app that can read a barcode (from student id card) and send the result to a web server, where we put ...
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Tools to help determine if a web site / web app is compromised?

This is about a (currently fictional) case where a very small group of one or more individuals is running a custom web site / web application. The site would be a typical server-side PHP/client side ...
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Light web Python framework/library (file management oriented)

I am creating project for a web-app for my private network to remotely manage my hard disk connected to my RaspberryPi. I would like to make it without using the popular Django framework. I found ...
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Client Communication Tools For Web Dev/Design Projects

This is in regards usually to the rounds of revisions or edits that come during or post-production of a web project. Most projects do not have many rounds of this because we are very thorough in ...
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Three.js versus Babylon.js for CAD webapp

We're developing a CAD webapp. Our webapp will be for drawing buildings and their components (walls, trusses, etc.). Two prominent 3D libraries are Three.js and Babylon.js. What are the pros and cons ...
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Best RAD tools for building a sales ordering / invoicing web application

I am planning to develop a web based invoicing application for multiple users. It will be used by individuals to log and review their invoices. User data must be saved to a common database, but kept ...
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Interactive web workflows

I am looking for some framework to build interactive web workflows. My problem: I have a lot of .doc files with orientation for users, some docs have 200 pages and the users should read it to help ...
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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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Essential packages for web development workflow on Sublime Text 3 [closed]

Any good suggestion from your experience? Handy packages on ST3 improve efficiency dramatically and how to choose them is NOT really a question asking for opinions, but a Problem to be solved! My ...
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IDE for HTML5 that flags previous versions of HTML

I have been trying to find an HTML editor for HTML5 that will flag obsolete tags. Since browsers need to be backwards compatible, editors don't complain if you use tt, spacer, or other things that are ...
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.NET Report Writer/Engine Recommendation

There are many options out there for .net reporting engines, such as: Telerik DevExpress ActiveReports Stimulsoft Gembox Aspose etc... What we would like A visual report writer (banded style) A per-...
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High-Level JS library for interactive network graph?

I want an interactive network graph for my web page. I've set up a db containing edges and nodes. I have JS functions getNode(id) and getEdge(id), which properly returns edges and nodes with their ...
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Online course hosting

I have a business providing class training and workshops for businesses, and want to develop an online version to link to my website and sell to businesses as an online version for them to use for ...
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Free or inexpensive alternative to Dreamweaver

I've been using Dreamweaver for years however, the cost is killing me. Now that I hand code most of my work, the WYSIWYG feature is no longer interesting. There are two features I absolutely love ...
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Online website builder

I'm going to develop an online website builder, aimed at general public (just like wix.com etc). Where people will Log in and create their website without having to do any coding stuff. They will ...
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Any tool like Layoutit for Zurb Foundation?

I have just tried http://www.layoutit.com (Drag and Drop Interface Builder for Bootstrap) and I daresay it's quite intuitive. Is there any other site similar to this but for building interface for ...
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Temporary REST server for client development

Advanced REST client is a great test tool for developing a REST server. Without this, I had to make a request using curl in command line. curl is not hard to use. But Advanced REST client is not only ...
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Deploy online web builder

we are looking for an off the shelf web builder that we can expose to users on our site that they can use to create a basic website for themselves. The tools should be an easy drag and drop type tool....
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What's a JS frontend framework that doesn't hate jQuery?

When using Angular or React, it's widely known that you shouldn't be using jQuery (or at least, should be using it careful only if you know what you're doing) because jQuery is a DOM toolkit and React/...
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Looking for an HTML Drop Down Select Menu with Autocomplete and remote data support

Can you recommend an HTML/JS/Bootstrap/JQuery Drop Down Select Menu with Autocomplete that accepts the complete list of options from a single remote REST api request as JSON and does not do remote ...
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What language/platform/framework to choose for a not too complex web app?

so basically I'm trying to pick the right platform/language for a productivity tool/web app that will essentially implement a user account with a simple workflow and some minimal user interaction ...
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Looking for reseller community site software, as turnkey as possible (like boardgamegeek.com sales area)

I'm looking for a product oriented resale site like Boardgamegeek.com's used board game section, or G2a.com that is product oriented (rather than seller oriented like Etsy). And is as turnkey as ...
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Tool that lets me import cookies to Microsoft Edge

Are there any tools like EditThisCookie for Chrome, but for Microsoft Edge? EditThisCookie has the ability to let you export, import, edit specific cookies, and so on. It's so easy to use when you ...
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Online mockup/wireframe tool

I'm looking for a web-based app which I would use to create quick mockup/wireframe of a web page and share that with a client. Main requirements are: Free (or cheap, less than $5 per month) Online ...
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Free / low-cost OLAP cube viewer

I need to select an OLAP cube viewer to integrate with my company's in-house software (we have a team of devs to do so). It needs to be browser-based and I'd prefer to use one with no plugin/install ...
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Open source products like ExtJs Gui Designer

I would like to dynamically build my maintenance (CRUD) webpages from a repository. The UI definitions should in the end come from a DB at the backend. Are there (not totally outdated) open source ...
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Time Duration Picker For Bootstrap

Is there a Bootstrap (native or 3rd party) widget that allows the user to specify a Time Duration? To elaborate; the user is specifying how long a task can take. It can take 1 minute, 1 hour and 1 ...
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Sort and filter Javascript library

I'm looking for a JS library (or libraries if sort and filter functionnalities are separated) which allow me to sort and filter an HTML table. My main need is to get a library quickly operational for ...
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Web-based Text Editor for Server Files

I have a list of files on my development server that I want users (who are already authenticated against the webserver) to be able to edit. I don't want to bother them with FTP or WebDAV, so I would ...
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CSS Sprites Creation

I think this kind of tool is a must have for any web developer, and I would love to get a recommendation for a tool that would simplify the workflow have a bunch of icons and images to spriteify run ...
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Video sharing app written in rails

I'm looking for a video sharing app like: http://clip-bucket.com/ http://www.phpmotion.com/ But I want an open source app written in ruby on rails, I don't care about the default features, I ...
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Free web API to query “Google” hits or similar

Google, and as far as I have been able to find, all other web search sites do not allow scraping in any form, including just finding the number of hits. In fact I'm pretty sure that none even offer a ...
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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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Software/library for generation and real-time updating of network graph (nodes and edges) on website with MySql data

I am building a site where people submit pieces of data that are essentially nodes and edges, stored in a MySql database through PHP. I want to represent the data through network graphs (nodes and ...
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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 ...