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What can replace Flash Player?

Expanding on Alejandro's comment you could try p5js. p5.js is a JavaScript library for creative coding, with a focus on making coding accessible and inclusive for artists, designers, educators, ...
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What can replace Flash Player?

Modern standard web technologies seem to be reasonably powerful to reproduce what you once did with Flash Player. What about https://rive.app/ for example?
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What can replace Flash Player?

Godot Engine is an open-source game engine and IDE that can produce games that run on multiple platforms, including the web. For the latter, it produces a WASM (WebAssembly) package that you can ...
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Getting a notification when a website becomes online

How about this: A simple POSIX compliant shell script. I tested it with both GNU and busybox versions of wget and in bash and ash. It opens a connection every 10 seconds and exits when a connection ...
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Check whether a URL exists in any of the Internet archives

There are some addons for Firefox that come very close to your goal: Open in Wayback Machine Right-click link, chose "open in wayback" – and if it works, copy over the URL: Screenshot from the ...
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How can I see a web page “birthday” and older versions of it?

It doesn't update constantly, but the Wayback Machine at http://web.archive.org scans everything it can, saving snapshots, etc. of sites as they exist at any given moment. Going back years.
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Alternative to Slack

Mattermost is the main alternative to Slack that covers most of your requirements. I have not looked at it in a while, but you will also find a few useful others here in previous questions: Team chat ...
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Possibility of a personal server

Plenty. Most famous one would be Nextcloud. I'm running that for years, and am very satisfied with it. Coming with "core functionality" like file storage, calendar and contacts, it has ...
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Download Router extension for Firefox web browser

You can safely dump Chrome... allow me to introduce you to Firefox's Save In... extension. The summary on AMO is well written: Adds a context menu to save media {image, video, audio, link, ...
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.NET library for running an embedded/selfhosted light web server from C# with SSL/TLS HTTPS

Try using .Net Core with Kestral webserver. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/aspnet/core/fundamentals/servers/kestrel?view=aspnetcore-2.1 SSL Options options.Configure(context.Configuration....
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.NET library for running an embedded/selfhosted light web server from C# with SSL/TLS HTTPS

As well as the Kestral solution Todd provided (thanks!), I discovered a third party library called Ceen.Httpd - this is a very lightweight HTTPd server that I was able to just drop into my project ...
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A website which lists problems a software developer or data scientist can work on?

If you are into R, then check out TidyTuesday The intent of Tidy Tuesday is to provide a safe and supportive forum for individuals to practice their wrangling and data visualization skills ...
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OCR software to convert pdf to doc in Farsi

Tooska Farsi OCR is a web-based OCR, which uses modern learning techniques to boost accuracy on the Farsi language (Disclaimer: I'm on Tooska's development team). Farsi is a cursive language which ...
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Website research tool that shows information about domains (like WHOIS, IP, backlinks, etc.)

I haven't found any websites or programs that can do what you need, so instead of learning Geography, I made a Python 2.7 program to do it for you. Big thanks to jgamblin on Github for his opern ...
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Android web browser that allows zooming in on any page

You can enable force zoom on Chrome. Go to Settings>Accessibility>Force enable zoom. Hope it works for every website. I've tried it on a couple of sites which did not want to zoom and it worked so ...
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Check whether a URL exists in any of the Internet archives

They Wayback Machine has an JSON based API available as well as Memento protocol and some deeper capture data - https://archive.org/help/wayback_api.php PHP is trivial to learn, does GET and POST ...
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How can I see a web page “birthday” and older versions of it?

"LastModified Date" is a Firefox extension that displays last modification date / time of web pages in the url bar. I have had mixed results - it doesn't seem to work on every site. LastModified Date ...
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Something like Google Trends for scientific papers?

I am interested in this topic myself. You can get a long way by searching other literature databases, and by using the Stackexchange data explorer. Recently I have counted the frequency of ...
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How to "save as" everything on a remote server directly?

You can't, because most servers won't share everything they have (e.g., my website won't give you its password file), and many don't even provide a way to list everything they'll share. The closest ...
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Synchronized web browsing

Have you checked out Rabb.it? It's a browser based app that lets you create a "Room" where other people can join and all view and interact with a virtualized Firefox browser. The browser is able to ...
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Convert a huge PNG picture to an interactive, zoomable map?

You could use gdal2tiles to generate an image pyramid that leaflet or openlayers can use to display your image in a browser. There is a fairly comprehensive tutorial or a github project that wraps ...
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Convert a huge PNG picture to an interactive, zoomable map?

Besides gdal2tiles, you could use vips. Details are in here: https://stackoverflow.com/a/51852934/10168903 If you want a GUI based solution, you could use Photoshop or Microsoft Image Composite Editor....
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Software for embedding massive earth data in website?

You could create one or sevaral "heatmap" layers from your processed data. This layer then gets shown when the user has a birds-eye view (focuses on, say, the entire earth), but the "heatmap" ...
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How to create web installer?

You can create such installers using the program GetWebInstaller. Creates a small-sized installer
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Local Website Caching Application

See some of the tools to download a site in a previous stackexchange question here e.g. GNU wget - which runs on both Apple & Windows
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A website which lists problems a software developer or data scientist can work on?

For data science Kaggle's Learn part provides tutorials, and Kaggle itself provides near-real problems.
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Integrated Development Environment for web application development

Personally, I am using Eclipse, because I use it for other languages. Tools for JavaScript developers creating Web applications, including a JavaScript IDE, tools for JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and ...
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Music Player with Web Remote

The VLC player supports also a web interace. Please check out: https://wiki.videolan.org/Control_VLC_via_a_browser/ https://wiki.videolan.org/Documentation:Modules/http_intf/
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Software to edit FTP files without downloading them

No, such a software doesn't exist. It's hard to prove a negative, but FTP is a file transfer protocol, so it transfers files from the server to the client. Instead, you should be looking for editing ...
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