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A "web service" is a software system designed to support interoperable machine-to-machine interaction over the World Wide Web.

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Stack Exchange-like open-source platform where questions are suggestions and answers are input, never solutions

I want a platform for my site where users can make suggestions on how our organization can improve. This is because good ideas are sometimes lost because the holders of the ideas don't want attention ...
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Web service to alert me if my server fails

For a personal web server hosting a single application, there's the possibility of the hardware failing, and I might not realize for a week or more. I have alerts in my programs but they require ...
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Alternatives for Apps relying on Parse after shutdown?

Parse announced that they will be shutting down whole Parse service after a year. Can this really happen? And can they take such a decision in such a short notice? What is the easiest way to migrate ...
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Regular Expression tool like SQLFiddle

SQLFiddle is a webservice where you can setup and work with small examples of SQL on various systems (PostgreSQL, Oracle, MySQL, etc...) I am looking for such a webservice or library that parses ...
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open source DNS management

I'm looking for an DNS management solution. Features I'd like: add and remove zones add, edit, or remove records in zones intuitive web UI automatic lint before commit limit which users can edit ...
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Python SOAP client library

I need to write my own client to interact with a service that only exposes a SOAP interface. My preferred language is Python, especially since I've already written a bunch of code that I'll need to ...
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Online flexible survey constructor (maybe kind of decision making software)

I need a software recommendation for direct democracy :) I'm searching for a solution for a non-profit organization. When preparing grant requests or preparing year development program, each member ...
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API Documentation Hosting Services

What hosting services exist that allows free API documentation hosting? Think Travis for CI or Bintray for binaries, only for docs. I am looking for a service that can help automate API documentation ...
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server-side & client-side templating engine for Java

Are there any alternatives to duel engine? We would like to use it but there's not enough documentation and downloadable examples. Perhaps something more popular and tested would be preferable. We are ...
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Does a CMS (wiki?) with branching/forking (like git) exist?

I'm looking for a content management system (CMS) that kind of provides a hybrid functionality of a wiki and versioning with branching/forking support like github. The idea is to create for long-...
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Web service to host app content updates [closed]

I think a service like this exists, but I can't put a name to it. Is there such a software as a service that allows an administrative user with read-write access to files, but all other users have ...
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Is there a Java “Pet Store” reference app for cloud/microservices?

Back in the early days of Enterprise Java and .NET, we often had reference apps to demonstrate how to build a complete multi-tier system (web app, app tier, database, etc), and to compare the ...
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Read LaTeX preamble

Can someone suggest me a library/tool/webservice/api used to read and process the preamble of a LaTeX file? I would prefer it in PHP, but any back-end language will suffice. I just need to check if a ...
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Reverse geocoding API to check if location is residential

I'm using several reverse geocoding options such as Foursquare, Google, and OpenStreetMap to retrieve place information, but the one type of place that none of these seem to be able to do is ...
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Fast and secure C++ webservices library

I'm looking for an existing library to develop C++ web services where: Data is not copied from one process to another (this rules out some FastCGI options). I'm opposed to this because copying data ...
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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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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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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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Centralized Grade Access System for University

I'm looking for a system that I can easily deploy to a server which performs a very simple function: Allow university administrators update grades of students for courses they've taken Allow students ...
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Technology stack for content site filled with hierarchical data

I'm thinking about starting a niche content project that would be filled with tons of highly hierarchical data. Interconnected blobs of text Annotations for the text Revision control User feedback ...
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Web Service for Drug interactions [duplicate]

Can anyone please suggest a free open source web service/web API that can be used for retrieving drug-drug interactions which would be compatible for a .Net application?
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Application or web service to upload caption files at the same time as I upload videos to Youtube?

I have 100 .mp4 video files that I want to upload to YouTube. For each .mp4 files I have a .srt file (caption file) with the same file name. I'm looking for an application or web service that can: ...
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Web-based time tracking app with task nesting

I'm looking for a cloud/web-based time tracking app - like TimeCamp or Toggl - with: The "unlimited tree structure" of TimeCamp The stability and robustness of Toggl The main common features of both, ...
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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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Static Website Membership Options: Any alternatives (open source or paid) to MemberSpace?

I've come across an interesting and robust membership management system for static websites called MemberSpace.com. Unfortunately I'm not thrilled with its content gating options: Is MemberSpace ...
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Gratis Dynamic DNS service which doesn't require frequent updates?

I use Dynamic DNS services to get a named address for a computer which does not have a fixed IP address. I used to get this service from dyndns.org - but they went fully for-pay. Then I switched to ...
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Web service to convert location & datetime to UTC

Does any web service (either free or commercial) exist that converts a location, date and time into UTC? As background, I'm implementing alarm functionality on an embedded device whose notion of time ...
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Simple laboratory logbook functionality for a small research group, Python or otherwise

We need a basic laboratory electronic logbook function that can be accessed via the internet, possibly even at least viewable on phones. Currently all we need is user logging of events, attaching of ...
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Relational database service billed on reads/writes rather than time

I am looking for a Relational Database Service which is billed according to the number of Reads and Writes and not on "Instance Hours"? According to the AWS Documentation - RDS is priced as ...
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Is there an alternative to MyWOT (“Web of Trust”)?

As you hopefully know the NDR (a German TV station) disclosed that WOT Services sells the complete browser history and additional data (the technical information [German]) of its users without any ...
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login-database - alternative to BugMeNot(.com)?

a long time ago BugMeNot.com was really good and with its browser-addon (at least for firefox) awesome, but now - i assume because of it's popularity and therefore too much removal requests - it is ...
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Testing a server for security vulnerabilities

I'm looking for a good tool (software or web service) which can check a Windows web server for possible vulnerability issues. The more the better. (Checking from outside, by a given IP address, but ...
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What service can email groups and keeps all members' emails private from each other?

What service allows me to create a group mailing list, give people the ability to subscribe and unsubscribe to the list on their own but keep private everyone's email address from all other users, ...
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Online API for executing code

I am looking for a web api that can execute programs and return the result. The language would be specified, and it would be given stdin, and then would send back stdout (and maybe stderr.) Should ...
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Java webservice client handling failover/cluster of webservice server

I am looking for a Java library that could help me invoke a webservice method and that can handle multiple webservers in case some of them are not responding. The idea is to enable failover when a ...
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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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Web application framework with user management

I'm developing a brand new web application and I'm looking for a server-side framework that comes with some standard functionalities that I don't want to reinvent: user management user authentication,...
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Twitter Style Script

I have had requests from some managers that our company should have an internal twitter style tool/website to help build engagement and communication in the workplace. I am looking to find some ...
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Free API I can use to submit short strings

I am looking for a website that provides an API that I can use to submit short strings from my program. For example, if the website was called https://apiservice.xyz, they might provide me with a link ...
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Slim C/C++ REST-Server library without dependencies

In an safety critical embedded environment (in terms of MISRA) I want to provide services accessible via JavaScript (the script itself is not safety critical, btw). So I'm currently looking for a ...
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Mail service for family with heterogeneous background and use

I want a mail adress (and corresponding mailboxes, each having its own login/password) for each of the N members of my family, with 3 < N < 12 (it will evolve with time). I therefore searching ...
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A service for checking compilability of C/C++ code by as many compilers as possible?

Let's consider a scenario where you want to see how certain code behaves when compiled by variuos compilers. My specific example, I want to check how certain construct behaves when compiled by ...
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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 Web Based Electronic Laboratory Notebook (ELN) with Sufficient Storage and DOI assignment and legal measures

Most of these provide limited free storage. Wiki of ELNs I was shocked by the space of http://www.labarchives.com/professional-edition/ (25MB) and sciNote does not provide legal certification or DOI, ...
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Image search API (alternative to dicontinued Google Image search API)

My app has a feature to easily add an image based on words you had typed. For instance, after you had typed "apple" it suggests an image of an apple to use as an illustration. PROBLEM: My app was ...
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Open-Source alternative for Adobe Connect

I wish to run a server and a service for holding some webinars and remote class. But for many reasons I prefer to just you open-source software or online services. The features I am looking for are: ...
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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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Image archiving software

I'm looking for some software to organise a medium-size collection of images. I've found a trunk full of photographs and papers belonging to my great-grandfather and I want to digitise them and make ...
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URL shortener with destination whitelist?

We recently had our custom alias (set up to goo.gl) ripped out of Facebook because someone used it to create a bunch of spammy posts. What shortening service and / or software is out there that ...
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JVM framework for creating scalable non-CMS web applications

I am doing research for a post-graduate project. It generally involves security and distributed server network. Project will aim for speed, scalability and safety and I am looking for a framework to ...