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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

8 Votes
4 Answers
11.7K Views
kickstarter alternatives for non US startups?

I've recently been looking into getting funding for my startup (we're building a web-based social platform). I've looked into www.kickstarter.com and it looks pretty cool however it is only open to...

asked May 20 '11 at 22:04
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Pacerier
317 points

1 Votes
0 Answers
822 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
3 Answers
1.03K Views
What are some recession proof business on the web?

Offline there are tons of local businesses which are known to be recession proof (ex: laundromats). What are some web equivalent verticals that would qualify?

asked May 19 '15 at 22:25
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Britt Aaron
12 points

4 Votes
3 Answers
1.68K Views
Why are code-signing (and SSL) certificates so expensive?

I was looking for cheap code-signing certificates, but all I saw were over $100/year. I think the same applies to SSL certificates. I read some references to insurance coverage amounts, maybe to...

asked Oct 1 '11 at 02:40
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Nestor Sanchez A
690 points

2 Votes
2 Answers
421 Views
Should you build a desktop app for your web app?

Is it even worth it anymore to build desktop versions of your web apps?What are some benefits of having a desktop version for mac and windows of your app?One glaring downside is obviously...

asked Mar 1 '14 at 19:53
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Tina Huston
15 points

1 Votes
2 Answers
383 Views
The Necessity of a Niche?

I understand that it is accepted as dogma that a small business needs to have a niche to be successful (in my particular case, with respect to web design). However, I've only read...

asked Dec 2 '13 at 04:34
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Mentok
8 points

1 Votes
1 Answers
433 Views
How do you promote an outsourcing web development company?

We do web development outsourcing from Romania. We rarely work with end-user businesses, instead we tried to align our service with companies from western countries that do web development and pass...

asked Nov 25 '13 at 19:49
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Feketegy
106 points

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1 Answers
361 Views
Legal aspects of making a for-profit website?

Disclaimer: I've crossposted on Reddit. I'll preface this by saying that I'm in Canada, so some of the legal aspects might differ from the US, but I'm sure lots of them carry across. I'm...

asked Oct 15 '13 at 13:50
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Jmite
101 points

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1 Answers
417 Views
Web Application Ethics?

A customer asked us to build a small web application. We charged them to develop it and had a clause in the contract which stated we "reserve the right to re-use any code written for this...

asked Sep 10 '13 at 19:52
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Big Tuna
349 points

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1 Answers
341 Views
Are there any web developers that specialize in rapid prototyping?

There are many web developers that do full website work, but I wonder if there is any web developer that can code a prototype in the fastest time manner? Anyone offers such service?

asked Aug 19 '13 at 12:36
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Victor
593 points

1 Votes
1 Answers
589 Views
How much equity do I give

We are currently three partners in a tech start-up. I'm the founder and hold 85% of the stake. One of my partners is building the analytical engine which is kind of the backbone of our business and...

asked May 15 '13 at 12:01
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3 Votes
2 Answers
487 Views
Deciding between a web app and desktop software for an academic tool

I want to develop a tool which makes it easy for teachers and professors to write tests: multiple version, multiple choice, long answer, scantron, the whole works. The question is, would I be...

asked Mar 6 '13 at 09:28
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Ian93
118 points

1 Votes
1 Answers
323 Views
How to Introduce our new web service

We are three developers started a website that provides information about institutions in our area and courses they offer. We need to Introduce our service to every institution in order to get the...

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asked Mar 19 '13 at 20:40
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Sagar
6 points

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1 Answers
394 Views
What is the best way to build your social network and tie it in with your news site?

I have a news site that I will be launching this summer and would like to use Twitter and Facebook to drive traffic to the site. However, I'm very particular about who I friend/follow on those...

asked Feb 21 '13 at 01:22
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Stacey Pierce
1 point

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2 Answers
447 Views
What does a company get in return for investing in a web based startup company?

I have always been curious to know what a company gets in return for investing in a startup company that makes a healthy profit while continuing to grow. For example: Accel partners invested 12...

asked Jan 16 '13 at 00:34
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Geddon
20 points

4 Votes
3 Answers
496 Views
Prioritizing: more features for a web version or mobile app first?

We are in a pretty early stage. We have a beta of our web app ready, some user testing finished, and we're just about to do a launch. At this point we have two options: Add more features to the...

asked Jan 17 '13 at 08:23
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Stpn
123 points

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3 Answers
733 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
4 Answers
524 Views
Projecting Sales for Web Dev Business Plan

I am putting together a business plan for my Web Development startup. Cost of materials, marketing, etc. are the easy (fixed or one-time cost) parts - but I am trying to figure out how to create a...

asked Dec 18 '12 at 09:00
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Itamar
116 points

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3 Answers
645 Views
How can I protect my website concept?

My dilemma is that I have the ability to design and develop my web concept to a certain extent and I'm doing courses to equip myself with as much knowledge as I can get to take it as far as...

asked Oct 7 '12 at 20:27
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Warren Van Rooyen
34 points