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Welcome to Software Development on Codidact!

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How to load two or more files in one AJAX call?

In my browser's JavaScript console I can add to the <body> element one file (index.html) with the following AJAX code: const whereToLoad = document.querySelector("body"); const ajax = new X...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by deleted user  ·  edited 2y ago by deleted user

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What are the disadvantages of using static methods in Java?

I was using static method few moments ago. But I noticed that I was returning a variable using that static method. According to the article, Static is a keyword that identifies the class-related...

4 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Anonymous‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by hkotsubo‭

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What's the minimum API level for activity transition?

I was trying to show transition on activity changes. I had followed two method from SO. I lost those link so I can't add them here. My first method was I had used overridePendingTransition on onCr...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Anonymous‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Anonymous‭

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What should I use instead of managedQuery?

managedQuery is recently deprecated. ManagedQuery was used for using Cursor. What should I use since managedQuery was deprecated? Without it, I can't work with Cursor. So there must be alternative ...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Anonymous‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Alexei‭

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Why ArrayList is always same value in only Adapter?

This is the worst bug I have ever seen.. I was fetching CallLogs following way. ArrayList<HashMap<String, String>> callLog= new ArrayList<>(); HashMap<String, Strin...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Anonymous‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Anonymous‭

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event_start always returning contact number in android

Why ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Event.START_DATE always returning contact number. The number is available in Google Contacts. Here what I am doing... Cursor c; if (contactID==""...

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Why is it considered bad practice to use float for representing currency?

This is intended to be a canonical post for this problem which is pretty common. Especially among beginners. I've heard that I should avoid using floating point variables for representing curren...

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by klutt‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by klutt‭

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What's the alternative of "ContactsContract.Contacts.LAST_TIME_CONTACTED"?

What should I use instead of ContactsContract.Contacts.LAST_TIME_CONTACTED? According to documentation, LAST_TIME_CONTACTED variable was deprecated. Even it was written in ContactsContract.class /...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Anonymous‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Anonymous‭

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What does android:ems do?

What does ems in xml do? I saw that I was using following line in EditText. But, I never thought what it does. I was trying to check what actually it does by removing the line. I couldn't see any d...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Anonymous‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Alexei‭

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Executing a PHP HTML-CSS container on top of various content management systems

I have created two PHP modules, one is a contact form module and one is a a sticky "call now" module. I can access the contact form by example.com/contact_form.php but in contrast, example.com/cal...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by deleted user  ·  edited 2y ago by Alexei‭

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Python Regex to parse multiple "word. word. word."

I'm trying to parse lines like "THIS. THAT..OTHER " so that "THIS. THAT." is found. There can be more than one <word><dot> separated by a space except no space after the last one. ...

2 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by CodeFarmer‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by hkotsubo‭

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Find image for contact list in Android Java

How to get image of contact list? I was using cursor to get contact list. Here how it looks like. ArrayList<HashMap<String, String>> contactList = new ArrayList<>(); Has...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Anonymous‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Anonymous‭

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Git deployment vs SFTP deployment [closed]

I personally use git for deploying my hobby projects into cloud like Heroku. I came across the concept of sftp for uploading files. Now please differentiate these two deployments like when to use w...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by aditya98‭  ·  closed 2y ago by Alexei‭

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What's the better way to deal with deprecated feature?

It's a very old question came to my mind. Whenever I start building some applications for Android using Android Studio. In every update, lots of tools get deprecated. I know I can use deprecated "t...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Anonymous‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Anonymous‭

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Is it a good idea to have a permanent branch for a feature?

I'm rather new to using git, so I'm not sure about the best practices regarding it. I have a feature branch branched off, and periodically when the feature needs to be updated I will add some commi...

3 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Moshi‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Hyperlynx‭

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How to break line in XML?

How to break line in XML? I was trying to follow the answer. But, It wasn't helpful for me. I had tried <br/> and <br />. None of them works. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?&g...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Anonymous‭  ·  edited 3y ago by Anonymous‭

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How to initialize variable assignment in a non-OOP interpreter?

I'm still in the process of making MarkFuncs and having given up from copy-pasting open-source interpreters, them using OOP too, I decided to make one without OOP and with scratch alongside with th...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by General Sebast1an‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by Canina‭

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How to make the text box such that its placeholder goes up and arranges itself in the centre of the border upon clicking?

How to make the placeholder so that it goes to the top of the border line on click? For example, when you go to Gmail and click on the input field, the placeholder text goes up and arranges itself...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by nobodyImportant‭  ·  edited 3y ago by hkotsubo‭

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What input functions can I use in TIO's PHP?

Try It Online! is an online interpreter for many supported languages, including PHP. I'm trying to solve coding challenges using the language, specifically "Hello, {name}!". In PHP, you can litera...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by General Sebast1an‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by hkotsubo‭

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How to properly manage PGP signing key storage, access, and usage for dev and automation?

I work for an IoT company. We recently got secure boot to work for a customer-visible product. For secure boot to work, the images we generate must be signed. Obviously, we want customer-visible sy...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by ghost-in-the-zsh‭  ·  edited 3y ago by ghost-in-the-zsh‭

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Credentials for multiple tenants with Azure.Identity

Situation: I have an Azure account which has management permissions for various subscriptions in various directories (tenants). I have a GUI tool to do various management tasks whose details are ir...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Peter Taylor‭

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Error: Cannot find module 'is-color-stop' in Tailwind CLI

While compiling the code for production in Tailwind CLI using: npx tailwindcss -m -o ./build/tailwind.css --purge "./**/*.html" I get: node:internal/modules/cjs/loader:941 const err = new ...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Kevin M. Mansour‭

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Using http.get to get page from frontend

It's possible to use Angular 8 http.get to get a page from the frontend itself ? My local frontend url: https://192.168.0.177:4200/ I tried in a service: test(): Observable<string> { ret...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by nelson777‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by Derek Elkins‭

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Is it possible to mutate the DOM directly from HTML, without any JavaScript?

All the ways I know of to mutate a DOM are JavaScript. Just for broadening general knowledge I want to know if there is any common way to mutate the DOM via HTML itself, without involving any Java...

2 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 3y ago by nelson777‭

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How to read lines into an array in Bash

I wish to fill an array with strings, using Bash scripting. The strings are in a file, one per line. Here is what I've tried: declare -a my_array=() while read line; do my_array+=( "$line"...

3 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by LVx0‭  ·  edited 3y ago by Alexei‭

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How allocated memory is calculated?

int arr[] = {10,123,14,14,15,16}; cout<<sizeof(arr)/sizeof(arr[0]); I was reading the article. When sizeof() is used with the data types such as int, float, char… etc it simply ret...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Anonymous‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by Canina‭

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What might happen if I ignore warning?

#include <iostream> using namespace std; int linearSearch(int array[], int n, int key){ for(int i=0;i<=n;i++){ if(array[i]==key){ return i; } } } int main() { int ...

2 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Anonymous‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by Lundin‭

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setting of translateX for carousel image slider

I made carousel image slider by following tutorials. To slide images , I made the below function. const moveToSlide = (track, currentSlide, targetSlide) => { track.style.transform = 'translat...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by aya2222‭  ·  edited 3y ago by aya2222‭

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How do I filter an array in C?

No, I'm not trying to get the full program written completely in C by you guys. I only need some way to implement the functionalities of each function I found confusing. In this challenge in Code ...

2 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by General Sebast1an‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by Derek Elkins‭

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Nannou model requires a function pointer: How to return a function pointer

Trying to make a nannou app from the template but with a customizable model() function. The template has this main(): fn main() { nannou::app(model).update(update).run(); } The model t...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by telefza‭  ·  edited 3y ago by Alexei‭

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Function.prototype.call()

I wanted to print to browser console the number of li list items of a given ul list. This didn't work (console output was undefined): console.log(document.querySelectorAll(".example").length); ...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by deleted user  ·  edited 3y ago by Alexei‭

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How to include HTML files in another HTML file with vanilla Javascript?

I develop an HTML-CSS-JavaScript-PHP contact form and I have a large HTML file which is very long and very wide (lots of horizontal scrolling due to nesting) and it's hard for me personally to work...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by deleted user  ·  edited 3y ago by Alexei‭

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How do I ask git-show-branch to display a commit range?

For some tasks, I find git show-branch easier to follow than git log. For example, inspecting the history on someone's PR before merging it. git show-branch master topic stops at the first common ...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by ajv‭  ·  edited 3y ago by Alexei‭

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Uncaught ReferenceError: variable is not defined

I have a variable defined using const keyword. function Text() { const variable = "Hello!"; } console.log(variable); When I try to access this variable, I get: Uncaught ReferenceError...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Kevin M. Mansour‭  ·  edited 3y ago by Alexei‭

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Proper way of sending large amount of data from View to ViewModel

The problem I am working on a simple drawing app for Android. I have a custom view on which the user can draw. This means that a lot of data (a list of points) is generated in this View. I want t...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by FractionalRadix‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by nnlei‭

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How to parse a date with more than 3 decimal digits in the fractions of second?

I'm using SimpleDateFormat to parse a string containing a date/time, but the result has a different date, hour, minute, second and millisecond: SimpleDateFormat sdf = new SimpleDateFormat("yyyy-MM...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by hkotsubo‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by hkotsubo‭

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What is the difference between a hook and a code injection?

I would define a hook as: A piece of code which changes the response to a certain event, without changing the original code that caused the event How is that different than "code injection", if a...

2 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 3y ago by BobJarvis‭

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Unable to use pyttx3 (libespeak.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory)

from tkinter import * from tkinter import messagebox, filedialog import pyttsx3 import PyPDF2 import os import webbrowser root = Tk() # root.geometry("500x500") root.title("Audio Book") ...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Anonymous‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by Alexei‭

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How do I redact values when Save()ing a yaml structure with YamlDotNet?

I handle several projects that use yaml files for configuration, and load them with YamlDotNet. It is sometimes useful to log the effective configuration when the program starts, to aid future debu...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by ajv‭  ·  edited 3y ago by Troy‭

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Migrating a MediaWiki website to Drupal

I consider to migrate a large MediaWiki website to Drupal 9. All the webpages include MediaWiki syntax, just one example is the link syntax: [[ARTICLE NAME|LINK_TEXT]] for internal links [URL ...

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How to get string length in D?

I'm new to D and am planning to use it for golfing. I want to make a ROT13 converter and I want to determine the length of an inputted string. Is there a function for this? If not, what ways can I...

3 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by General Sebast1an‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by hkotsubo‭

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theme always not changing [closed]

const body = document.body; const light = evt => { body.setAttribute('data-theme', 'light'); localStorage.setItem("theme", "light"); console.log("light"); } const dark = ...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Anonymous‭  ·  closed 3y ago by Alexei‭

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Why does Firefox block based on a restrictive default-src directive, when more specific, more permissive *-src exist?

I am working on a website which unfortunately uses a mix of linked and inline CSS and Javascript (and, even more unfortunately, I can't do a lot about the use of inline CSS and Javascript), and am ...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Canina‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by Moshi‭

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Why storing variables inside a variable?

In the past I have read about the fact that some programmers use a variable to hold two or more variables (instead holding a mere value or an array). There might also be cases when programmers use...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by deleted user  ·  edited 3y ago by Derek Elkins‭

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error[E0507]: cannot move out of X which is behind a shared reference.

Making a Nannou App that draws a line to the screen. My model only contains the window itself and a vector of tuples describing the points and color. Similar to this example(under Drawing Lines) ...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by telefza‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by telefza‭

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What's the difference between =, == and === operators in JavaScript?

While learning JavaScript, I started to see =, == and === operators. What's the difference between them?

3 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Kevin M. Mansour‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by hkotsubo‭

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What's the difference between placing <script> in the <head> and placing in the <body>?

While learning JavaScript, I started to see sometimes the <script> is placed in the <head> and sometimes it is placed in the <body>, What's difference between placing the <scri...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Kevin M. Mansour‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by Kevin M. Mansour‭

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Are the terms "property" and "method" practical in programming languages other than JavaScript? [closed]

I would say that the terms "property" and "method" are basic in JavaScript programming (at least in the context of web/front), but are they basic or common in other programming languages such as C,...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by deleted user  ·  closed 3y ago by Alexei‭

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A standard about content types when creating a web shop with Drupal

I would assume the following content types would be standard when creating a web shop with Drupal but maybe I am wrong: Home page Article page Product page Service page Another page Are t...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by deleted user

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How do I communicate with a subproject in qmake?

When working with a qmake subdirs project you may want to share configuration between multiple projects. In a less common case you may including a external project within your own as code and want ...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by dmckee‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by dmckee‭