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When seeking recommendations for software that interacts with the World Wide Web. This is not for seeking recommendations for web sites.

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What can replace Flash Player?

I wonder since Flash Player ended, what can replace it to make a game in 2D on a website? I would like preferably something free and which doesn't require to be installed by clients/users.
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Check whether a URL exists in any of the Internet archives

TL;DR: I am looking for a web tool, API, program, script can check whether a URL exists in any of the Internet archives. I don't want to have to manually check Web archiving initiatives one at the ...
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Download Router extension for Firefox web browser

On Chrome, there is an extension called Downloads Router. Looking for something similar for Firefox. The Downloads Router allows you to automatically save your downloads to different folders based on ...
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Convert a huge PNG picture to an interactive, zoomable map?

I generated a 65k x 65k (4 gigapixels) image that is basically a visualisation of the entire IPv4 address space from one perspective: No browser is willing to load an image that big, claiming it ...
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Site Conversion

I currently have a (very large, over 1000 pages) hobby site. For the past 20-plus years, I’ve maintained this site by building the individual pages and inserting them into the site. It takes a ...
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Simple installable HTML website builder

Looking for a simple, free, (low consumption) website builder I can install on my web host. The ones that are available with my web host are slow. Not looking for CMS (Wordpress, joomla, drupal) -- I ...
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Tool to build websites

Let me jump to the point. I am looking for the right tool to build websites where I take care of the design and scaffolding and other "non-tech”-people (my clients, family, or friends) should be able ...
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A web storage site with direct file link

I am building a woocommerce based site, in which I want to sell a certain excel file. I've been struggling find a web storage site which will allow me to put a link to my digital product in ...
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Save a web page locally that will always render accurately

Put simply, I am looking for either a web browser or a browser plug‑in or extension that can save a web page so that, when loaded back in, it actually looks the same as it did when it was saved. In ...
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Tutorial website platform

Googling "tutorial website platform" finds a lot of tutorials on how to make websites or how to make tutorials on existing websites. But I'm trying to find a platform for creating a tutorial website. ...
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Web search engine that fully supports boolean operators

I just realized that Google doesn't support full boolean logic, in particular no parenthesis operator, as described here. Is there any web search engine which does have a full Boolean logic support?
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Note taking application for web fragments and with simultaneous saving

Two base functionalities: 1) taking web fragments: - saving that fragment (fultext-searchable) with formating and included images - saving meta information (URL, position of fragment in the web page, ...
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Alternative to Slack

I am searching an open source alternative to Slack. Requirements: modern chat solution (public, private rooms, discussion threads, emoji-reactions, notification about unread messages, search, ...) ...
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A website which lists problems a software developer or data scientist can work on?

A website which lists problems a software developer or data scientist can work on ? Basically one of my friend who is in infrastructure want to learn data scienece, so I am looking for cool projects ...
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How to create web installer?

How to create installer that is smaller than original app in size. At the time of installation it downloads all files from the internet to install on PC. I read several articles, watched the video, ...
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Development software recommendation for an industrial machine

We have developed the PC control software of an industrial complex machine. The software runs on a PC on the machine, and it communicates with: a PLC, some National Instruments acquisition boards, ...
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Android web browser that allows zooming in on any page

Can anyone recommend an Android web browser that allows the user to zoom in on any web page? I find that most Android web browsers can zoom in on some pages, but cannot zoom in on every page. Prefer ...
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OCR software to convert pdf to doc in Farsi

Most of OCRs in Farsi are framework-dependent and not free. Is there any OCR in Farsi that is under web and free?
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Is there any database which can be accessed offline without internet connection?

we need to design web and mobile app solution for a client. the requirements are following Application with offline capabilities, that will sync with cloud when you reconnect to the internet, but the ...
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Let visitors easily and quickly report broken website pages

I am looking for a tool through which visitors to my website can quickly and easily report broken pages of this website. I imagine the workflow to be as follows: User navigates to a specific page ...
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Which text-based web browser is the best handling graphic options to select?

I tried Lynx. But I was not able to choose one of the three columns that appear in a normal web browser for a critical operation of installing/configuring Cloudera. I am trying to install Cloudera ...
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Website for finding most popular/active library [closed]

I need/want a website that can tell me the relative popularity/activity of libraries (and possibly tools) in the same problem domain. For instance: I'm trying to find a C++ networking library that is ...
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.NET library for running an embedded/selfhosted light web server from C# with SSL/TLS HTTPS

I need to start a web server self-contained on a specific port with HTTPS from a C# Desktop Windows application, without using IIS. Looking to see if there is a way to do this does not require ...
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Possibility of a personal server

I am curious as to the possibility of creating a personal server which can store basic data, such as passwords, a todo list, shopping list, maybe even a calendar for sceduling. I would like the ...
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Something like Google Trends for scientific papers?

Google Trends allows you to see how the interest in search keywords is building up. Something like this would be very useful for scientific papers. For example, a young researcher could look at the ...
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Any open source or free Web Twain Scanner

I already searching for some web twain sdk, but i cant afford the price. Is there really any open source or free web twain sdk that can access scanner from web api or javascript?
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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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Need suggestion on Python requirements

I need suggestion on what components are required to build a Python based web page to: Take Python code in one Input text box. 2, Send code output to another text box. 3, Capable of saving some data (...
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Tools for finding broken embedded content

We have just changed our website over to using ssl everywhere, but this is resulting in some broken embedded content in browsers. Is there a tool I can use to crawl the whole site looking for this ...
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Website research tool that shows information about domains (like WHOIS, IP, backlinks, etc.)

Looking for a tool that can do the following: receive input a domain name (or host name like shop.example.com) produce a report for the domain/host for such information as WHOIS IP, IP owner, sites ...
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Free charting tool for JavaScript that can handle 1million points

I am looking for a free charting tool for JavaScript that can help me plot around 1 Millions Points easily and charts looks attractive. well I have tried using fallowing charts. Chart.js zing Charts ...
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Is there any services for remote web app development?

My laptop RAM not enough for using multiple programs (PhpStorm, Vagrant ...) and it hangs, is there any free online resources, for remote development ?
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How to bulk borrow and download borrowable-only books programmatically from the Internet Archive?

How to bulk borrow and download those borrowable-only books programmatically from the internet archive? And how can this be done? Is there an archive.org API for borrowing books?
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Can someone please help with recommendation of efficient tool to develop PHP Mysql CRUD web application?

I am asking if someone can please recommend a tool to build CRUD PHP MySQL applications in more efficient and faster way ? Basically, I am updating series of HTML and PHP files like add.php, edit.php,...
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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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Simulate a browser with JavaScript scripting

So I have a Java based webpage (uses .jsp files) and I need to simulate a browser to do the following programatically: Fill out forms and login Click on buttons and save files Deal with JavaScript ...
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Web service for simple data logging and viewing

I have an app with a limited number of users that registers a couple of different buttons being pushed. I want to log these actions online and provide a simple webinterface with a summary over the ...
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App that lets you send simple "ready" or "go" message to a group of people

I'm new here, so if this is the wrong site, please let me know and direct me to the correct Exchange! I have an oddly specific question: my organization is running some laser tag for an event we're ...
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What should we use for online documentation browsing?

I'm the project lead of a small Linux distribution and we are writing our user documentation in DocBook (XML). I'd like to host the documentation on a Web server somewhere, so people can refer to the ...
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Free book summary application usable on Linux

The software that I require should be capable of: Document the main events and situations in my story; Link (in some or another way) characters to these events; Link descriptions, characteristics, ...
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CMS for my personal web

I’m planning to make a new webpage; It’s a thing I’ve been thinking about some years ago, but I’ve never started. But it’s now or never. I want to make a platform to discuss themes of my interest, ...
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What to use to publish a free book online?

A relative has written a novel and she decided to put it up online for free. The only hard requirement is that it has to be self-hosted. Is there some book publishing framework or a plugin on top of ...
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Software to Remember Visited Websites

Is there a program that will track or record visited websites? Not merely browser history, not merely a collection of cryptic URL's and not a list of visitors to a website: that is, not the standard ...
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Website Editor for Simple Pages [closed]

I find myself in a situation where I'm aiming to create a simple website for a client. The website's purpose is to provide information about the client's business, without requiring any special ...
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Show random (old & new) videos from YouTube subscriptions

I'm looking for a chrome extension or something similar that enables me to explore random videos from my subscriptions. I'm well aware of "https://www.youtube.com/feed/subscriptions", but it ...
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Best tool for building a PDF reader web app

I need to create a web application that conceptually is simple: i need a web application which has a page with a list of pdf, the user can select a pdf and the web app will show it in a nice looking ...
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Like Hotjar's Ask but headless and open source

Hotjar has a nice feature that gives you a button on the bottom right of your page and then when a user clicks on it they can rate the application and give feedback (shown on the screenshot). I am ...
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Is there an dropbox alternative with public folder using predictable URL

Im looking for a file sharing service where if you share a folder, the files will have a predicable url For example in dropbox if you make a folder and add two files. If you create a link the url for ...
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Is there a non-Google VirusTotal alternative which actually works and doesn't harass me?

For quite a long time, I've been calculating hashes for files locally on my computer and then made requests such as: https://www.virustotal.com/ui/files/...
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Tools similar to Local Website Archive (by Aignesberger Software)

I am looking for a tool to archive single web pages similar to Local Website Archive. My problem with the latter is that it uses IE as its internal engine and some pages do not get saved properly. ...
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