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Use angular with Web Api or WCF?

Working in a shop that does primarily WPF desktop apps with WCF. I was hired to do some web stuff, I am familiar with web api, but have never done WCF. I am starting a new SPA using Angular. I ...
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How can I protect specific web pages from URL sharing? Temporary URLs?

This is a technical question which is based on implementing a special feature on an website. I know HTML and CSS, I know crude JavaScript (very basic) but I have no clue about PHP or other web-based ...
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Accessing web application through internet

I have an angularJs 2.0 application running in my local windows machine at port number 8080. I want to make it accessible for the world to see the application. Is it possible to do this. If yes can ...
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How can I locally cache pictures from a web-page so it loads faster?

I am, on a nearly daily basis, accessing my companies staff directory that is hosted on our wiki. The "problem" (and I use the term loosely) is that when I load the page everybody has a picture ...
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How to download a website from the archive.org Wayback Machine?

I want to get all the files for a given website at archive.org. Reasons might include: the original author did not archived his own website and it is now offline, I want to make a public cache from ...
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Is it possible to download using the Windows command line?

Without using any non-standard (Windows included) utilities, is it possible to download using the Windows command line? The preferred version is Windows XP, but it's also interesting to know for ...
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Grab all “non-embedded” images from a web page

I am looking for a way to grab all images from a blog even if they are not visible (embedded) on the blog itself. In other words, images that are uploaded to a webpage, but not yet embedded in an ...
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How does an Arabic web browser work

How are fonts rendered and defined in a web browser for a language that is written right to left (such as Arabic)? Does the browser switch the direction of domain names (the URL) or do they stay the ...
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Get Firefox to ignore HTML 5 autocomplete tag setting?

With HTML 5 there is a new attribute called autocomplete. If it's set to autocomplete=off, then the browser does not store the password. How can I override this setting, short of modifying the ...
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How to display “Comic Sans MS” in Linux?

I use "Comic Sans MS" font on my web page. The web page looks OK if I open it under Windows and MAC. But it does not work under Linux. How can I solve this problem? May be I can put the font on my web ...
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Mac OS X 10.10.4 web pages not loading

I am running Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.4. When I start my Mac, everything is working, I can browse any page through any web browser, like Safari, Chrome, or Firefox. But after some time, this stop ...
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How can I disable arrow key hijacking on websites?

Sort of like preventing websites from disabling your ability to right click. Some websites hijack the up and down arrows on the keyboard and give them a different function than what they normally do ...
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Why do webpages sometimes appear as plain HTML before a refresh

this has started happening quite frequently since a week or so. It is far from a major problem, but more of a annoyance. Sometime, when I go on a webpage, the page seems to load as plain HTML. Then, ...
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Mac unable to browse to any websites hosted at a single IP

I am unable to browse to any websites that are hosted on a single IP address - a reseller web hosting account that I manage, with a number of websites on it. This occurs in all browsers. Other ...
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Images Stuck on Server

I've run into a strange problem with images being "stuck" on the server. The problem began when I uploaded an updated picture via FTP (I use Cyberduck for Mac) to override the picture. This didn't ...
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When a subdomain considers me logged out while I'm logged into the main site, why does clicking a login link instantly log me in? [closed]

Like if I'm logged out on battlelog.battlefield.com, but logged in on origin.com, as soon as I click LOG IN, it instantly performs the login without me having to enter my username or password. What ...
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How do I find the static IP of a website?

Suppose the web site can be visited through a static IP. How can I find what it is?
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Why can't neither Chrome nor Safari follow a domain redirection properly?

I have a domain name from GoDaddy. It was pointing to a hosting server. Recently I decided to change its settings to forward to another website. When I use Chrome and Safari, neither will follow the ...
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What is Jaguar in response headers

What is Jaguar (v3.0-11) in my response headers?
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How do big websites such as google.com have many web servers running on 1 public ip

So for example, the dns of google.com is a public ip which the user connects to. Google has a huge infrastructure of web servers. How can all of these still run on the same ip so the url is still ...
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How to Download Confluence site?

I have full read access to Cofluence, but cannot use Export functionality. System Administrator do not want to give Administrative rights which are reuired to Export a space. I want to read it when ...
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Port is reachable on telnet locally, but browser shows connection reset

I am running a web application server locally in an Ubuntu guest VM on a Windows host. I could not connect to the service in any web browser. Chrome reported ERR_CONNECTION_CLOSED. The result is the ...
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Want to Auto-Save EVERY webpage I visit (as HTML or MAFF/MHTML) - Solutions?

I have been trying to solve this problem for a long time, there are multiple possibilities. This gets convoluted... Basically the activity I want to automate is, on EVERY page any browser visits - ...
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Why can't I access Open Hardware Monitor's web server from any other device?

I am trying to set up Open Hardware Monitor's web server and am running into an issue. I can't access the webpage on any other machines on my local network. I am hoping you all might be able to help ...
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Websearch for multiple phrases within multiple websites?

Say you had a list of 20 websites and you wanted to search all of those complete sites for 10 different phrases or words at once, and you wanted the results of the search to be shown in an easy to ...
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Why won't my gif cycle when i try to remove the background in photoshop?

For the project I'm working on I need to make a gif without a background. I tried saving before deleting the background and it works fine. However, when I use the magic wand tool to select the ...
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Esky barcode scanner: how to disable the <Enter> after the scan

Have a Esky USB barcode reader, model 261-0300-01. After the scan id adds the "Enter" and the application continues. I would like it to input just the scan without the "Enter" so I can see / edit the ...
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How to make HTTPD list directory of subdomain?

I have created a subdomain on my website using HTTPD and am wondering how to make it display the list of files in the directory instead of the Apache Test Page. Is there a directive I can add to the ...
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Any way to save highlights or annotations within MHT file?

I've seen tools that let you highlight and/or annotate webpages and save those annotations online. I'm interested in finding a tool that will allow me to do the same thing on a webpage and save the ...
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Chrome: Selecting a link by doing search on its text

I'm trying to use my computer using the keyboard exclusively, without touching the mouse. When browsing the web it can get hard. I use Tab to select links, but there are often dozens of links on a ...
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App / Program / Web Service to manage multiple social networking accounts from one place

Is there a service / app that is to social media, what Slack is to development / start up management & communication? Specifically I would like to be able to control / manage - at least be able ...
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Generic template for Mozilla Share (for raindrop.io)?

Mozilla recently intorduced a share button in Firefox, and several webapps were already integrated ("activations"). Where can I find an easy straightforward generic template I can follow to create my ...
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Applescript Google Search results [duplicate]

Does anybody have an idea on how i could start a script that extracts google's quick answers to applescript. Like when you google the time in a certain place google will give you a direct answer in a ...
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Why is this MSKB article not viewable on some systems?

Once in a great while, I get a real head-scratcher. The following link: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/945011 does not work as expected on some systems, but does on others. On some systems, it ...
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Make chrome webpages available offline

I'm travelling today and want to do some work on the plane/train etc. I won't have access to the internet but there's a few web pages I'd like to have available for reference. Is there anyway to ...
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How to do web searches in text-only web browsers

I usually use google but whenever I load it in a text browser I have to press down several times to go to the field where you enter the search string. This is redundant. How do people use text-only ...
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How to wait until a page is loaded before rendering it?

I am writing a research paper that includes a comparison between two dynamic web apps. Namely, I want to compare the time it takes to accomplish a similar task on both of the apps. I know that one of ...
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Use DownloadThemall to download complete webpages? [duplicate]

Suppose there is a webpage which contains links to other webpages which contains images. I would like to download those linked webpages completely (i.e. including those images). In the webpage, there ...
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How to open mobile versions of websites on tablet

I have Samsung Tab S SM-T700 tablet run on Android KitKat. While I am surfing on the internet, it continuously opens web versions of mobile sites. It is only 8.4 inch and I want it to open mobile ...
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Hosting videos on personal server [closed]

Novice question. I want to stream some videos via a personal website. However I don't want to use any of the commercial hosting sites like veoh, youtube or anything else. So, the question is : How ...
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Possible to get a virus from just visiting a website? [duplicate]

This has been something that has been on my mind for quite some time now. I have some experience with Javascript and know that it has a function that can store files on a user's computer. My question ...
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Httrack filter links with certain pattern

I am trying to use httrack to download an entire webarchive from archive.org. The idea is to download only the archive links (as many as possible), but only the links that are really from the archive ...
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Nginx/Owncloud not accessable from outside my local network

I've got a Raspberry Pi with Nginx and Owncloud installed. I forwarded ports 80 and 443 in my router. When I type my DDNS adress on my Pi, it opens my Owncloud page without any problems, but from ...
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How to create thumbnail of any file format in asp.net?

I am trying to create thumbnail of .docx, .excel, .pdf etc many format. I have problem how to create thumbnail of dynamic content in web form of asp.net.
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gmail url targeting specific account [closed]

How to create a link to Gmail targeting a specific account to login? Something like this: http://www.gmail.com/user@gmail.com So when the user clicks the link, s/he won't have to fill the 'Email' ...
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Quicktime Video not playing on Google Chrome even after installing plug-in

Even after downloading QuickTime for Windows from Apple website , the video on the following URL still resists to play. http://www.mhvt.net/quicktime/eng/vtc/affiliate_spam/folder_permission.php
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Downloading file from (your download will start shortly) page

How can i download a file with curl (or any other alternative) that make user wait until download start for example enter link description here i tried curl -O -J -L ...
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Do web browsers cache SSL certificates?

Do any web browsers cache SSL server certificates? For example, if I change the SSL certificate on a web server, will all of the web browsers pick up the new certificate when they connect via SSL, or ...
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Can a DNS domain name point to a folder on a server?

So I have a DNS domain name for my computer so that I can connect to it easily without remembering my IP address every time and it works great. I also have a website that is being hosted off my ...
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How to make web icon open with specific browser?

I have an icon on my desktop for a website called QUAKE LIVE and I use Google Chrome as my default browser. The website isn't compatible with Google Chrome, but it with Mozilla Firefox. Is there any ...