Questions tagged [web-applications]

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How to decide when to use Node.js?

I am new to this kind of stuff, but lately I've been hearing a lot about how good Node.js is. Considering how much I love working with jQuery and JavaScript in general, I can't help but wonder how to ...
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Memcached vs. Redis? [closed]

We're using a Ruby web-app with Redis server for caching. Is there a point to test Memcached instead? What will give us better performance? Any pros or cons between Redis and Memcached? Points to ...
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Does Django scale? [closed]

I'm building a web application with Django. The reasons I chose Django were: I wanted to work with free/open-source tools. I like Python and feel it's a long-term language, whereas regarding Ruby I ...
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How to create a file in memory for user to download, but not through server?

Is there any way I can create a text file on the client side and prompt the user to download it, without any interaction with the server? I know I can't write directly to their machine (security and ...
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Set up a scheduled job?

I've been working on a web app using Django, and I'm curious if there is a way to schedule a job to run periodically. Basically I just want to run through the database and make some calculations/...
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Max parallel HTTP connections in a browser?

I am creating some suspended connections to an HTTP server (comet, reverse AJAX, etc). It works ok, but I see the browser only allows two suspended connections to a given domain simultaneously. So if ...
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Difference between the 'controller', 'link' and 'compile' functions when defining a directive

Some places seem to use the controller function for directive logic and others use link. The tabs example on the angular homepage uses controller for one and link for another directive. What is the ...
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Difference between MEAN.js and MEAN.io

I wanted to use the MEAN JavaScript Stack, but I noticed that there are two different stacks with either their own website and installation methods: mean.js and mean.io. So I came up asking myself ...
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Cross-Domain Cookies

I have two webapps WebApp1 and WebApp2 in two different domains. I am setting a cookie in WebApp1 in the HttpResponse. How to read the same cookie from HttpRequest in WebApp2? I know it sounds weird ...
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What's the difference between a web site and a web application? [closed]

I'm stumped trying to come up to a difference between a website and a web application for myself. As I see it, a web site points to a specific page and a web application is more of some sort of '...
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What is Rack middleware?

What is Rack middleware in Ruby? I couldn't find any good explanation for what they mean by "middleware".
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What browsers support HTML5 WebSocket API?

I am going to develop an instant messaging application that runs in the browser. What browsers support the WebSocket API?
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Handler "ExtensionlessUrlHandler-Integrated-4.0" has a bad module "ManagedPipelineHandler" in its module list

To be honest, I've tried to turn a dirty trick on IIS and just when I thought that I was going to get away with it, I realized my workaround doesn't work. Here's what I've tried to do: 1) I have ASP....
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Best practices when running Node.js with port 80 (Ubuntu / Linode) [closed]

I am setting up my first Node.js server on a cloud Linux node and I am fairly new to the details of Linux admin. (BTW I am not trying to use Apache at the same time.) Everything is installed ...
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Performing a Stress Test on Web Application?

In the past, I used Microsoft Web Application Stress Tool and Pylot to stress test web applications. I'd written a simple home page, login script, and site walkthrough (in an ecommerce site adding a ...
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