Web App Questions


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Storing analytics data in browser local storage. Is it illegal?

I have heard that KissMetrics used Flash Cookies and faced a lot of legal issues. I am talking about the new HTML5 local storage. Data stored in local storage has no expiration. It means that if...

asked Jul 28 '16 at 02:01
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Mohit Gangrade
6 points

4 Votes
2 Answers
2.49K Views
Best way to roll out major changes to a site?

We've been working on a new version of Bright Journey for a long time now and it's finally coming to fruition (putting the final touches).There are some changes that might initially disorient...

asked Jul 24 '15 at 06:41
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Nishank Khanna
4,253 points

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0 Answers
846 Views
What is your process of creating a new web app / startup?

Most of us have likely started several startups and have streamlined the process of creating a web/mobile app. What is your process?

asked Jun 6 '14 at 14:26
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Steven Rink
7 points

2 Votes
2 Answers
1.75K Views
I have an idea but need a developer to create it. How do I go about finding someone to build my app?

I have an idea for a web app, but I do not possess the technical skills to develop it. I don't think it's a very complex application to build. How do I go about finding someone to create it? Is it...

asked Jul 8 '14 at 03:23
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Courtney O'connell
11 points

4 Votes
7 Answers
6.36K Views
How can I monetize a job board website?

I have a job board website listing local jobs in my country. There are two kind of customers: the job seekers and the employer. I have some ideas but I want your advice about monetizing the...

asked Feb 7 '11 at 06:46
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Waseem Abu Senjer
28 points

2 Votes
1 Answers
691 Views
Is my startup good enough for funding?

I'm working on a web app and launching in the next few days, I finally came up with a name "jellyblub" and got the domain. My thing is that I'm a little embarrassed about seeking funding because...


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Tool to automatically convert text to photos?

Is there a tool to automatically take a line of text and convert it into a decent looking typographical artwork?I'm creating a quotations website (quotes by popular authors) and can't create images...

asked Mar 4 '14 at 00:08
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Keith Lee
35 points

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3 Answers
769 Views
How close to a trademark can I get before I'm at risk of getting sued?

Background So, you may have heard of the "Net Promoter Score" which is trademarked term and is a metric for customer satisfaction and loyalty. Basically, there is a formula for calculating the...

asked Nov 6 '13 at 09:28
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Kristian
141 points

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2 Answers
600 Views
Self sustaining business model

I'm building this mentoring web app and as much as possible I want it to be free. Initially I'll be using my own money to set it up but I also don't want to keep paying for the infrastructure costs...

asked Oct 9 '13 at 09:17
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Marconi
101 points

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4 Answers
647 Views
What's a better subscription pricing model: per-user, or multi-user packages?

I'm currently working on a web application that will be used by medical clinics. We're discussing the pricing model we're going to use. We've already decided to go with a monthly subscription...

asked Oct 14 '13 at 23:22
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Jonathan
126 points

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545 Views
Trying to figure out the right lessons from a failed consumer web product

I created a web application that allowed users to share their ideas using a twitter like interface with some decent capabilities like location,search,voting and (ideas as response) , response...

asked Aug 26 '13 at 20:10
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Arko D
101 points

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1 Answers
523 Views
Which software platform is best for my startup idea?

I am a professional JavaEE/MatLab programmer about to start a venture on the side with my wife. I am looking to minimize my up-front coding and hoping to take advantage of a mature web platform. I...

asked Sep 3 '13 at 06:20
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Yamori
6 points

2 Votes
1 Answers
551 Views
How can one monetize an app in the Google Web Store?

I have a couple of apps on the Windows Phone Store with a decent number of downloads. I was thinking about converting them to iOS or Android, but then I started looking into the Chrome Web Store. I...

asked Jul 30 '13 at 07:46
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Martin
111 points

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2 Answers
511 Views
Do i have to register with government for a Charity initiative site?

By profession I'm a software developer and recently me and my friend have thought of creating a web application that totally focuses on charity to underprivileged or providing things to the needy....

asked May 24 '13 at 17:36
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Vikneshwar
6 points

4 Votes
2 Answers
533 Views
A dilema of starting a company vs. doing a project for a client

I got a request for a proposal to create a web application. The application would be used internally by a company to manage aspects of their business process. Coincidentally, the proposed...

asked Apr 5 '13 at 06:27
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Mohamad
121 points

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3 Answers
417 Views
Question from a start-up ratings site. how does yelp assign price ratings?

e.g. restaurants are rated as $/$$ etc. Menupages.com does the same. We are building a specific kind of ratings site and want to add this feature. Just wondering if this is a manual process or a...

asked Apr 5 '13 at 22:58
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User25771
5 points

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2 Answers
465 Views
How can I provide web app framework as a service and keep its source disclosed?

I am developing something like a web application framework in Ruby, and I want to turn that into a business. The application is provided as a single library, and can be used by simply require -ing...

asked Apr 8 '13 at 14:30
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Sawa
110 points

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2 Answers
392 Views
Does uploading music files from the hard disk of a user to a music player app illegal?

I was just thinking of building a web app(for learning purposes) that would let users upload their music files on to a server and then create playlists that could be heard from anywhere in the...

asked Feb 3 '13 at 04:50
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Karthik Kannan
156 points

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3 Answers
771 Views
How do I develop my idea for a web app while lacking resources and development drive?

I have a web application idea with great potential that I trying to turn into a start up business. I currently work with building application in a .NET environment but for this personal project...

asked Jan 13 '13 at 17:03
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Geddon
20 points

3 Votes
2 Answers
511 Views
When hiring a freelancer, should I lump together related tasks or spread them out?

I'm building a web app that will require API integration with numerous platforms like Flickr, Tumblr, etc. It's relatively straight forward stuff--I just need to allow users to import their various...

asked Dec 21 '12 at 07:24
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Richard
357 points