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is it healthy to built a web services or a web app using EE?

The real value/power of EE is in the control panel, and how quickly you can pull together complex data-driven sites by not having to build an admin interface. I'm currently building a mobile app that ...
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is it healthy to built a web services or a web app using EE?

It's really a matter of "it depends" There are a lot of factors that can help you determine whether EE is good as a long-term platform for a site, so there's no clear answer. You have to look at ...
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How do I set up Expression Engine in development environment without the license?

No worries anymore, as EE 5.x is open source and doesn't need a license.
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Is everybody abandoning Expression Engine now?

P+T are unsurprisingly focusing on Craft CMS, which they created a few years back. Craft has many similarities with EE and it seems that - at least as far as the online slack community goes - many ...
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EE3 Multiple database settings without core 'hack'

@derek-jones Thanks for the nudge... I ended up with the following in mine. /* |----------------------------------------------------------- | Database and Multi-environment |--------------------------...
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EE3 Multiple database settings without core 'hack'

In your dynamic config, define the $config['database']['expressionengine'] group conditionally. Have a look TJ Draper's dynamic config, specifically these lines // Set up the database $db = array( ...
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Why learn Javascript?

Greg is right - javascript is primarily a front-end resource: you use it to program activity within the user's browser. While you can construct EE Sites that don't use any javascript at all - if ...
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How do I set up Expression Engine in development environment without the license?

As long as you have a valid license, there is no issue with duplication. Just use the license for your development environment, and push it to the production environment. If you already have ...
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How can I setup a dev copy of EE before license purchase?

We start building before our licenses are purchased. We just put in a random number until we actually get the real license. EE doesn't currently do an authorization call on install to validate your ...
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