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How to navigate a switch to web development?

How does a Python developer position themselves to move into web development? Specific questions about resume writing, job description/skills, and salary negotiation below the fold. [more inside]
posted by Chicoreus on Nov 23, 2015 - 5 answers

Best way to recruit web developers?

My employer is asking me to look into recruiting strategies for LAMP/PHP developers. We've been having bad luck finding appropriate candidates and actually getting them in for interviews (posting jobs on CareerBuilder & CL). I'm not really an HR person (nor am I a tech person), so I've never done this before. He's interested in possibly buying resume access on Monster, CareerBuilder, or Dice -- is one better than the others for this type of thing? Any suggestions for other strategies to use? [more inside]
posted by emumimic on Jul 22, 2013 - 19 answers

How to automate 4 different web searches for the same query?

I'm learning a language (Hungarian) and I look up new words in a bunch of websites (2 dictionaries, Google images inside of Google Translate, Forvo.com). In general, I just copy and paste each word into the URLs, but there must be some way of clicking a button and searching all four websites at once. Is there? [more inside]
posted by sdis on Jan 27, 2013 - 5 answers

How do I change the location setting for Google search?

How do I change the location setting for Google search? [more inside]
posted by AngryTypingGuy on Mar 29, 2012 - 6 answers

What language to write a multi-search utility in?

I want to write a tool for multiple-searching a site that only supports single-searches. What's the best implementation language? [more inside]
posted by Four Flavors on Apr 4, 2011 - 7 answers

Sites to find sites like the ones you like?

Are there any sites out there that work on a principle similar to gnod, but for finding web sites you might like? i.e. You input sites that you like, and it gives you a list of other sites you might also like.
posted by paul! on Feb 12, 2011 - 6 answers

I Need A Web Page Archiver That Does This...

I use DevonThink and have decided it's a bit of overkill for my purposes. So here's what I'm looking for: I want a tool that allows me to save web pages from within the browser of my choice. I want a series of Javascript pseudo-bookmark buttons along the top of my browser, each one corresponding to a category within the application. E.g., I might have buttons/categories for "Book Reviews", "Recipes", "Gadgets To try", etc. So, if I'm looking at a book review I want to keep, I click on the "Book Review" button and it is copied and stored by the application. I'd prefer to do this locally, but I'd consider an online solution. I am not, however, looking for a glorified bookmark service. I want something that copies pages and makes them available for searching and reading within the application. Oh yeah, it's for OS X.
posted by justcorbly on Apr 16, 2010 - 11 answers

"Proactive? Paradigm? Aren't those just words dumb people use to sound smart?"

Where does one proactively look for software (specifically Flex) jobs these days? [more inside]
posted by drjimmy11 on Sep 11, 2009 - 6 answers

SEO Filter: My boss has asked me for a blue sky list of SEO tools. What are your favorites?

SEO Filter: My boss has asked me for a blue sky list of SEO tools. What are your favorites? (more details inside) [more inside]
posted by DrDreidel on May 6, 2009 - 2 answers

How do people on the Blue do it?

How do people find new and interesting links on the Web? [more inside]
posted by reenum on Nov 4, 2008 - 11 answers

How do I change the name and URL of my website without losing visitors and Google search placement?

How do I change the name and URL of my website without losing visitors and Google search placement? [more inside]
posted by rintako on Sep 14, 2008 - 8 answers

Search me that flash mr google

What's the latest wisdoms on flash and search engines (aside from "don't use flash")? Looking for tips geared towards new media sites (collectives, art galleries etc.) [more inside]
posted by Smegoid on Aug 12, 2008 - 10 answers

Need help hiding my name online!!

Keeping my name private on my website - can robots.txt help? [more inside]
posted by giddygirlie on Jun 19, 2008 - 6 answers

Ideas for search by distance

How can I best display a search by distance feature on a website? [more inside]
posted by zingzangzung on Feb 22, 2008 - 9 answers

Where does autofill come from?

Firefox Filter: Is there any way to view the autofill lists outside of Firefox? [more inside]
posted by M Edward on Feb 2, 2008 - 4 answers

Search engine uses old meta description

Why does my site keep showing up on search engines with out of date met descriptions and keywords? [more inside]
posted by clockworkjoe on Nov 30, 2007 - 7 answers

Open source XML web searching?

I'm looking for suggestions for open source software that will allow me to take a large amount of XML, do searches of it through a web interface (especially allowing selecting trees or tags for narrowing searches), and return HTML-formatted results. [more inside]
posted by Mo Nickels on Sep 7, 2007 - 6 answers

How can I find out who is behind a Web page ?

How can the identity of a web page creator be discovered?I have a problem with a local web page that is letting out sensitive cave locations and I want to try to contact the owner and let them know and perhaps inform/convince them to remove the problem. [more inside]
posted by plumberonkarst on Oct 21, 2006 - 11 answers

It's all for charidy, mate.

Goodtree. What is this? [more inside]
posted by asok on Sep 20, 2006 - 6 answers

Any search engine ninjas out there?

Does this exist? Search tool that displays multiple results from various news sources. [more inside]
posted by zooropa on Apr 11, 2006 - 6 answers

Diggdot.us search from Firefox?

Is there a search plugin for Firefox to search Diggdot.us? They don't offer an on-site search, and I've had no Googluck.
posted by noahv on Feb 15, 2006 - 5 answers

Is there a site search script or service that will output valid XHTML 1.1?

Is there a site search script or service that will output valid XHTML 1.1? [more inside]
posted by sjvilla79 on Dec 30, 2005 - 2 answers

Gullible is not in the dictionary

I'm using FireFox 1.07 for Windows XP. Previously, when I typed "dict [word]" into the address bar, FireFox would take me to the dictionary.com definition for [word]. Now typing in the same command just takes me to the first result of a Google search for "dict [word]," the same as if I typed anything into the address bar. Recently all my Firefox bookmarks disappeared as well. I haven't updated Firefox or changed anything that I know of. What happened, and how do I restore the old functionality?
posted by ludwig_van on Nov 29, 2005 - 10 answers


I need my own web bot. [more inside]
posted by benjh on May 9, 2005 - 7 answers

Weird Google Search Results

Every once in a while, when I search Google, I end up with some weird search results. All ads. It doesn't happen all the time and I don't know if it's Google stooping to a new low, or if it's me and some kind of adware. Note that I also get a pop-up window with this page that has a couple other ad links. [more inside]
posted by MrAnonymous on May 20, 2004 - 16 answers

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