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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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eCommerce Payment Gateway with no percentage transaction fee? [closed]

We're looking to set up a site to take donations for a charity. I've been looking at payment gateway and eCommerce services such as Shopify, Authorize.Net, Highwire, and others. I came across a few ...
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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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Framework for building REST API in Node.js [closed]

There are lots of frameworks available for Node.js like Express, Hapi, Restify, etc to name a few. Being a new developer to the node ecosystem these choices are confusing me. And I couldn't find any ...
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Which browser should a web developer use? [closed]

Which web browser should I use to test (basically debug) my HTML code? I need to debug and not preview the code. The following browsers are the mainstream options that get updated and have ...
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Web framework for a personal website

I am going to create a personal website. I am a software engineer with a good amount of experience in web development, so I can use any frameworks / languages at my disposal. I wish to have a balance ...
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On-premises Question & Answers website engine (Open source/commercial)

I'm looking for the open source/commercial engine for Question & Answers website like StackOverflow. Please recommend. I should have the possibility to customize the engine with my own ...
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What framework do you recommend for a web application development project?

I'm going to develop a web application that let clients to upload files and show them as a Facebook wall. You'll be able to see a chronology of all the uploaded files, so it's going to be similar to ...
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Small web firm: Software to keep track of multiple clients, domains and servers?

I work for a small web firm that provides various web services and hosting to many clients. Our problem is that we have lots of clients and lots of domains spread over several different servers. We ...
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URI percent-encoding of characters (UTF-8)

I want to percent-encode given characters (using UTF-8) so that they can be used in URIs. Something like the Web app http://meyerweb.com/eric/tools/dencoder/, but as FLOSS and as a solution for GNU/...
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Technology stack for a Linux hosted web application

I'm looking for suggestions on a technology stack to use for a simple web application to track expenses that (a) must be hosted on a Ubuntu server and (b) use a MySQL database. I've been asked to ...
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A software to test websites (cross-browsing and multi-devices)

As I'm working on my website (HTML5/CSS3), I need a software (free or not) to test my website on multiple browsers and resolutions. I'm not searching for online services, like browserstacks or any ...
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Tool to create lecture notes and put them online

I'm in my fourth year of University and there are a few mistakes that PowerPoint enables lecturers to make that drives me a bit crazy. Unsearchable documents (like a PDF made of jpegs) Uncopyable ...
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What are some FREE hosting sites that allow you to upload HTML? [closed]

Are there any legitimate free hosting sites that will let you upload your own html instead of using their pre-built templates? Requirements: Free Host your own HTML Does not insert ads or anything ...
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Tool for deploying web-project to the server

I don't need a recommendation, but need a tool name or, at least, a name of such tools (probably, language barrier). I am looking for a tool which will help me to deploy a project to the server. ...
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Fullstack environment for returning hobby developer

I've not done web development for some years (my last project was Symfony, Twig, minimal javascript). I'm returning now and wow has the world changed. I'm thinking about starting completely new with ...
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Lighter alternative to Virtualbox?

For the past few years, I have been using a Linux system installed on VirtualBox as my work environment. This allowed me to do two important things: I can install specific versions of any library and ...
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Development (CSS/HTML) - Find/highlight/outline divs with zero height

I'm a web developer. And when a container contains floated elements this means that they won't affect the height of their parent (the container). To fix this issue you need to either add overflow: ...
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Web crawler for detecting 404s on a local machine

I'm developing a website on my local machine on a VM backports of the production site. It's gotten rather large and cruft over the years, and one of our problems is link breakage. I'd like to run a ...
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Looking for a design-to-code software like Macaw

I've recently discovered people invented this awesome thing called Macaw. You draw the interface, and it transforms it into HTML & CSS. How awesome is that? But there is little in terms of help ...
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PHP framework with powerful user permission management

I'm working on an very old internal portal (pure PHP, many developers, no rules, deprecated functions, etc...) which contains many independent tools (statistics, forms, news, etc...). In order to ...
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Save a website, open the saved .htm file in browser, edit its css/html, view live changes

I'm learning webdesign and I want to do what you can do in chrome and firefox web developr tools, but make it all save in my system and persist changes, and edit in my choice of editor. So, like I ...
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Framework/Programming Language that uses “edit and test”-kind of development [closed]

Is there any server side programming framework/programming language implementation that support this kind of development (I don't know what is called): start the server edit the source code test it ...
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Non-Node/NPM Modern Front-End Web Framework

Looking for a modern front-end web framework that is either JS- or Java/JVM-based (like GWT which does cross-compiling, etc.) but that has no Node/NPM dependencies. Meaning I should be able to develop ...
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Software to evaluate Python code in a static web page?

I am making a Github Pages site (static only, no server side code, JavaScript/JQuery is OK) on learning Python 3 code. I would like a way to: Evaluate the Python 3 code the user gives in an <input&...
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How could I add drag and drop functionality for the design of a restaurant's floor plan/table layout?

I'm doing my first web application, it is for managing restaurants. One of the functionalities I would like it to have, is the ability to design the table layout by dragging and dropping tables from a ...
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Similar alternative to Dropbox for hosting HTML pages

Free Dropbox accounts created before October 2012 had a public folder that until, October 2016 could host HTML like so: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/[uid]/[path]/[file].html. Support for Pro ...
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Webpage editor friendly to all levels of web developer

I am in charge of a small organization at my school. We are currently in the process of making a website for our organization. I have laid out a large part of the HTML and PHP needed but now i have ...
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Java web framework

At the company I work for, they use Spring for backend. Spring is solid but it gives me a headache. I want to try a simpler Java web framework for a personal project, that can scale later on. I'm a ...
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Project Management software or hosted solution for teams

I am looking for a Project Management solution for a web development team with the following details: Add clients, keep contact informations and upload related files. Create different accounts for ...
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Webpage editor (wysiwyg) replacing Frontpage

I have a friend that is not the most techy of people. He is editing a homepage with about 100 pages - almost pure html. So far he has been working in FrontPage However, his old machine is dying and ...
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PHP web framework similar to Django

I'm looking for a PHP web framework that has functionality similar to Django. These are the most important requirements that come to mind: ORM features providing a universal way to manipulate data ...
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Easy to use HTML/CSS/JS builder for web design/development with minimal coding

I am looking for a way to create a web front-end with a quick-and-easy-to-learn/minimal-coding framework/builder that will allow me to fully design the page with change on mouse-over and drag and drop....
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Recommend stable open source reporting tools

I am about to start a web platform development I can go with : ASP.NET - MVC 4 - Entity Framework Ruby on Rails JAVA (JSP, Spring, Hibernate) My customer has the need for 6 specific reports but ...
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Blogging and uploading videos from a remote computer (and teaching it to someone else with no experience at all)

I'm looking for a program that I will host on my server, so that my customer can upload media files and text to it. The program should then present that media in a website. Context: I'm working on a ...
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What is the best way to work on web development collaboratively?

What is the best way for a small team (2-3 people) to work on developing a website together? I mostly do solo work, but I'm putting together a simple WordPress site for a university lab. Until I can ...
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Parse CSS and Javascript to see if it's compatible with browsers

Tools like Can I Use... is great for checking whether a feature is compatible with which browser. But is there a tool which parses an entire CSS and/or Javascript document and highlight which part is ...
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Check cross-browser compatibility

I'm looking for a tool that gives me the ability to verify if my code works or not in other browsers (all?). My problem is, I work with Macintosh (Mac / OS-X (Mavericks+)), and software like Ghostlab ...
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Looking for a program or command line tool to create dynamic folder templates

I do web development and I'm using a new module system. Whenever I create a new module, I have to recreate a folder and file structure. I have written a batch file to do this that works pretty well, ...
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Dead simple web interface to manage files on a server?

I need a dead simple interface to upload, download and manage files on a particular directory on my server (/upload in my case). It should also: preferably not require authentication and/or setting ...
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Recommendation for implementing a simple REST backend with a simple web GUI in Java

I'm creating an Android app that tracks user's positions (the positions are uploaded through a REST web service). Now I need to create the backend for this server. So what the backend should do is ...
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Software Development Training/Projects

Not sure how to ask this. I have attempted to search for this but it's extremely difficult to find software and not just training seminars for it. The basic functionality I would like would be a ...
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Tool for generating images used as background for CSS themes

Some web frameworks are basing on using PNG images as backgrounds. Some of them are simply 1xN pixel PNGs with single color, others contain gradient (going from color X to Y). For example, I'd like ...
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Sass-lint is no longer maintained— now what?

Sass-lint had its documentation updated in September 2019 to state that the project was no longer being maintained. While it may have a stable release, if there will be no new bugfixes or ...
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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, ...