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Tools used during the development of web-apps or websites.

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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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in-browser / online code editor for teaching?

I'm teaching kids (like in a classroom setting) to make a website in a live-coding type format. I'm sharing my screen, of course, but since kids are prone to syntax errors, I want to publish my code ...
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Seeking GIS web applications and front end solutions that would serve as replacement for the ArcGIS Web AppBuilder

I would like to find out if there are any Non-ESRI GIS web applications that would serve as an appropriate replacement to the ArcGIS Web AppBuilder application. A version of the ESRI web app builder ...
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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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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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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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Flat files CMS or static website generator to show directory structure and contents

For a small NGO website, featuring lots of photo galleries and PDF documents, I am looking for CMS suggestions for a really simple flat file PHP CMS that, out of the box, will read a directory ...
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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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Script to use WebRTC for failover (load resources from peers when server busy)

WebRTC is a standard allowing direct browser-to-browser communication among peers. Where can I find a JavaScript script that will allow users of my web application to securely get data from other ...
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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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Library/script to do a sliding effect on a website [closed]

On my website I want to implement a sliding effect: when you scroll down and reach a new section, an image comes from the right and slides to its final place. Example of a site with the effect I am ...
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Bootstrap compatible responsive multi-level menu

I'm trying to find a menu system that is compatible with Bootstrap 3 and will do 3-4 levels of navigation. I was looking at Mega Dropdown. It would work pretty much exactly as we need it BUT there ...
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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 ...
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Is there a C++ framework for Web Development similar to Laravel 4 for PHP or an MVC framework?

I'm looking for a C++ framework that will manage files, like serving a JS file included in an html document. It won't just be serving static pages though. Essentially I would like it to send ...
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A good free wysiwyg IDE for web applications linked to XML Native Databases

I'm a web application developer, and I've been doing it for ten years using c#, the .NET framework, visual studio express and MS SQL Express on an IIS server. Now, I've been asked to program a ...
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Program to view website requests

I'm curious if there is a program that runs on a console window and displays a new line for every request made to your web server. On each line is information about the request, i.e. their IP address, ...
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Web design tool to use with Foundation and Rails

This past semester in school, I started a rails project for a class. I am now going forward with this project to hopefully turn it into a full scale commercial site. I understand the rails (...
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Where to get a web graph with corresponding web pages dataset

I'm trying to implement PageRank algorithm on a set of web pages, for that I need a sample dataset of web pages, and the web graph corresponding to them, this web graph represents the links between ...
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What software can visualize HTML page tags in a tree?

What software can display HTML document tags in a tree view? XML Schema editors can visualize xml document as a tree, but what software can visualize html document as a tree? Horizontal and vertical ...
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Free alternative to LiveReload or LiveStyle that works with Stylus

Is there a free alternative to http://livereload.com/ or http://livestyle.emmet.io/? One that possibly work with stylus.
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Chrome extension for changing color based on URL

We have several environments of our web application, e.g. Development, QA and Production. One of the frequent and risky mistakes that people do is changing the configuration in the wrong environment. ...
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Desktop App With Web UI

I have a fairly simple python program that takes in some csv style text files containing genomic data (these files are fairly lightweight: <10 megabytes) processes / compares them and then produces ...
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Alternative to Firefox and Chrome with an element inspector?

Assuming that Mozilla is not trustworthy, Chrome isn't any better, because Google …, Chromium isn't any better just because it's open source, after all Firefox is open source, is there any browser ...
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agile virtual whiteboard software

what is the best virtual whiteboard software that I can use while developing a project using agile? This software must include the feature of multiple contributors accessing the board of the same ...
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Build my own website and host it

This question is probably a repetition but considering my rudimentary understanding I am ready to bear the wrath of experts who don't want to answer it. I just bought a domain name and registered it ...
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Programming language to extract and analyse text and stats from online forums. MS Windows 7 -

I've been retired for some years but I used to be an accomplished programmer. I've used, OOP and functional languages as well as Lisp and Prolog. I'm using a high-spec Windows 7 desktop PC. Question ...
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PHP editor with extras

I am looking for a PHP/JS/HTML/CSS editor which has autocomplete function (like IntelliJ IDEA & Eclipse). It would be also great if it supports themes :) Dreamweaver is too heavy for me with a ...
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Software for embedding massive earth data in website?

I am going to build a website either in Angular 5-6 or in something similar to Drupal. I have experience building websites, but I am going to need to show massive amounts of data in a globe similar ...
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Analytics API to gather data for display in own product

I am developing a web app which has users include a javascript snippet on their site, I want to track analytics related to that widget e.g. how often did I user click a button on that widget. Now, I ...
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Data visualization for accepting key=value pairs for test Score/Health charts/graphs/tables

I get automated test reports with two very simple end-of-test text files in key=value format that I would like to be able to convert to graphs and tables viewable in a web browser, and not impossible ...

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