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Replit particles push instead of being background [closed]

I am working on a replit https://AppropriateMessyRoutes.ozabramo.repl.co and I am trying to implement https://github.com/VincentGarreau/particles.js as a background but I keeps on pushing every...

1 answer  ·  posted 2d ago by ObviousPlays‭  ·  closed 2d ago by Alexei‭

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Built-in way to compute coefficient of variation in pandas

Background The coefficient of variation is: defined as the ratio of the standard deviation to the mean Question Is there a built-in function for this? Tried I know I can do df.std() / df...

1 answer  ·  posted 2d ago by young_souvlaki‭  ·  last activity 2d ago by cuzzo‭

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Qt Button changes drastically when setting its `border-radius`.

In a Qt application I have nothing more than a window with a button as its direct child. I set its background color and all is fine: Window::Window(QWidget *parent) : QWidget(parent) { but...

0 answers  ·  posted 3d ago by Quasímodo‭

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How would I avoid textures being blurred when mapped to a TriangleMesh?

I am making a game using JavaFX and the Fxyz library. I have chunks which are made of Point3D's, these points are then passed to a ScatterMesh and that is used to generate a TriangleMesh so I can m...

0 answers  ·  posted 3d ago by cuzzo‭  ·  edited 3d ago by Alexei‭

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Haskell revision question. [closed]

The answer for this question is that there is something wrong with the expression of the first guard of this function below: congratulations :: [(String, Int)] -&gt; [String] congratulations [] =...

0 answers  ·  posted 5d ago by Anonymous‭  ·  closed 4d ago by Alexei‭

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How should I deploy my Full Stack Angular Application (MEAN Stack) project on free hosting website? [closed]

How should I deploy my Full Stack Angular Application (MEAN Stack) project on free hosting website? Github I have provided below the github link of the project for the better understanding. Prob...

0 answers  ·  posted 10d ago by mrsilenttradeguy‭  ·  closed 10d ago by Alexei‭

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What does this function definition mean in Haskell?

What does this function definition mean in Haskell? fn x [] = [] fn x (True:ys) = x : fn x ys fn x _ = []

1 answer  ·  posted 10d ago by Anonymous‭  ·  last activity 10d ago by r~~‭

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How can I upload images or files to strapi using graphQl

How can I upload images or files to strapi using graphQl. I'm using Cloudinary as the image provider. The strapi admin panel works fine, uploads the images to cloudinary. But, when using graphQl m...

0 answers  ·  posted 12d ago by Phtremor‭

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How would I fix my IntelliJ IDE? It cannot open and re-installing does not work.

So I was looking around for some async solutions and I found one on github, https://github.com/electronicarts/ea-async I follow the setup instructions for maven. Only to realize it didn't work (I ...

1 answer  ·  posted 20d ago by cuzzo‭  ·  last activity 17d ago by cuzzo‭

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Deep linking from another app isn't working for Amazon prime and disney+hotstar

It's not possible to send data to amazon prime and disney+hotstar. I was trying to send user to amazon prime when they click a (video) link (e.g. https://www.amazon.com/gp/video/detail/B01MSPI8JN/r...

1 answer  ·  posted 20d ago by billy‭  ·  last activity 19d ago by billy‭

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How do you insert a struct into a hive table column using HiveRunner?

If my struct column has the data type of struct&lt;string, integer&gt; then what should be the equivalent java object that should be inserted into that struct column? I'm trying the following code...

1 answer  ·  posted 22d ago by Abbas Gadhia‭  ·  last activity 22d ago by Abbas Gadhia‭

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How would I go about chunk loading around player in a 3 dimensional cartesian coordinate space [closed]

So I am in the process of creating a voxel sandbox survival game (minecraft clone) in javaFX. I am at a point where I need to come up with a way to load the chunks in my surrounding given a render ...

1 answer  ·  posted 26d ago by cuzzo‭  ·  closed 25d ago by cuzzo‭

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Why does my code show an error at deriving (eq)? (SOLVED) NEW ERROR: At SimpleEnigma & SteckeredEnigma constructors which I need help on :")

Hi, I'm trying to code an Enigma machine in Haskell which were used by the German in WWII to transmit coded messages. An Enigma Machine consists of 3 rotors which are substitution ciphers and a re...

1 answer  ·  posted 28d ago by Anonymous‭  ·  last activity 26d ago by Alexei‭

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Why OFFSET isn't working the way it is expected?

I had three data with where gender=female. I was trying to call those data with limit and offset (Since in future there might be more than 1000 data). SELECT * FROM `users` WHERE `gender`='Female'...

1 answer  ·  posted 29d ago by billy‭  ·  edited 29d ago by Alexei‭

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highlight.js 3rd party plugin error: Cannot read properties of undefined

Highlight.js version: 11.6.0 Node version: v18.12.0 npm version: 8.19.12 When I provide a plugin with the following code to highlightjs (full code is at github): /* Language: BQN Requires: A...

1 answer  ·  posted 1mo ago by Razetime‭  ·  last activity 1mo ago by Razetime‭

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Why is IntelliJ not finding these modules?

So to preface I started a new JavaFX project in IntelliJ and all of this is from what was auto-generated out of the box. The modules I'm having trouble with are Edit to make this post more query...

1 answer  ·  posted 1mo ago by cuzzo‭  ·  last activity 1mo ago by cuzzo‭

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how to use one list to find a similar list in another list python

I want a way to make it so that I can use list B to find out if a copy of itself exists in list A. listA = ['1', '1', '0', '1', '0', '1', 'down'] 2 ['0', '0', '1', '1', '1', '1', 'up'] 2 ['1', '...

0 answers  ·  posted 1mo ago by Solaranfel1366‭  ·  edited 1mo ago by Alexei‭

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How to provide additional information when raising exception

MWE filename = "bad_dir" print(f"File not found: {filename}.") raise(FileNotFoundError) Question How do I raise an exception while adding additional information? In the example above, the...

1 answer  ·  posted 1mo ago by young_souvlaki‭  ·  last activity 1mo ago by Alexei‭

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Where do I get rotatable images of solar system planets? [closed]

What I'm trying to do, because it's to provide a visually exciting set of results for a simulation package, is given a time, show what a planet looks like from a given angle. I've got SPICE and I'...

0 answers  ·  posted 1mo ago by Fred Wamsley‭  ·  edited 1mo ago by Alexei‭

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Datagrid in MVVM saves edits but not inserts

I am writing a todolist application in WPF with MVVM. I display the goals in a datagrid and the editing works fine. Changes made in the grid are saved to the DB when I click save. However, adding a...

1 answer  ·  posted 1mo ago by FrankLuke‭  ·  last activity 1mo ago by Alexei‭

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How to define Polly policies when working with Refit library in ASP.NET Core?

Note: this is based on my question on SO and subsequent activity there I am trying to add resilience using Polly to HTTP calls that are performed using Refit library. I am using the Refit factory...

1 answer  ·  posted 1mo ago by Alexei‭  ·  last activity 1mo ago by Alexei‭

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App crashes/ implementing picture in picture mode to timer

When I tried to emulate the app that I coded in the connected phone, it keeps closing due to crashes, is there any problem with my code? Also, I am trying to make a timer app with picture and pict...

0 answers  ·  posted 2mo ago by dkdkjoi‭  ·  edited 2mo ago by Alexei‭

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how do i fix this code [closed]

this is my build.gradle.app file: plugins { id 'com.android.application' } android { compileNdk flutter.compileNdkVersion compileOptions{ sourceCompatibility Ja...

0 answers  ·  posted 2mo ago by LSHpqr‭  ·  closed 2mo ago by Alexei‭

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How to refer to the same class twice from one Entity Framework entity?

I have two classes, Contestant and Picture, with the following setup: public class Contestant { ... public int AvatarID { get; set; } [ForeignKey(nameof(AvatarID))] public ...

1 answer  ·  posted 2mo ago by FrankLuke‭  ·  edited 2mo ago by Alexei‭

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Using Lua's `os.rename` to rename a file from a hard drive to a new location on a USB flash drive

I'm using the os.rename function in a lua script. It works perfectly fine for renaming files on my hard drive, e.g. os.rename("test.txt","/Users/username/Desktop/test2.txt") will rename the fil...

1 answer  ·  posted 2mo ago by samcarter‭  ·  last activity 2mo ago by Peter Taylor‭

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How do I (compactly) initialize a 2-d array of structs with the same value?

I learned about the ** operator for array-repeat, and I love it. I have a struct that contains a 2-d array of inner structs, like const D1 = 30; const D2 = 40; const Inner = struct { .a: u32, ....

0 answers  ·  posted 2mo ago by aghast‭

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Any testimonials for any C++ units of measure library?

The question is about libraries that extend the data type system to ensure physically realistic computations. Think std::chrono but for distance and mass and other things as well as for time. Inste...

1 answer  ·  posted 2mo ago by Fred Wamsley‭  ·  last activity 1mo ago by Ben‭

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Child div doesn't inherit parent's div background-color

I have a parent div with two child divs. I want the parent div and the child divs to have a blue background color when it's hovered. But the child divs doesn't inherit the background color. It is o...

1 answer  ·  posted 2mo ago by Bennshinpoes‭  ·  last activity 2mo ago by r~~‭

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How to generate random objects at different locations on x, y, z axis

I have been trying to generate a random object on all three axis in different locations. However, Vector3 doesn't accept that many overloads e.g: Vector3 spawnPos = new Vector3(Random.Range(spawnL...

1 answer  ·  posted 2mo ago by simonJN‭  ·  last activity 2mo ago by InfiniteDissent‭

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C naming convention, module trigrams?

For my company, I'm writing naming conventions for embedded code in C language. Function names must be named in lowerCamelCase() and start with a verb. Global variables are in Maj_started_lowe...

3 answers  ·  posted 2mo ago by AdriZ‭  ·  last activity 2mo ago by Dirk Herrmann‭

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white screen issues but not in USB tethering mode

I am getting a white screen issue for my angular portal, only if I am not using "USB tethering". When I use home/office wifi, and mobile hotspot, I get a white screen when I use USB tethering fro...

0 answers  ·  posted 3mo ago by SmartestVEGA‭  ·  edited 3mo ago by Ethan‭

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org.apache.http.NoHttpResponseException: nginx.apps.cloud.cloud.local:443 failed to respond

Getting the following error only when I call a post API through Nginx [0m[31m12:48:35,903 ERROR [io.acurio.hub.api.rest.impl.DesignsResource] (default task-16) Failed to invoke workflow: com.masha...

0 answers  ·  posted 3mo ago by SmartestVEGA‭

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Cast uninitialized variable to (void)

Is it undefined behaviour to cast an uninitialized variable to (void)? Example: int main() { int x; (void)x; return 0; }

4 answers  ·  posted 3mo ago by Estela‭  ·  last activity 3mo ago by Ethan‭

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ffmpeg: apply a filter from a start time to the end of the video

I'm using ffmpeg to apply a filter in between two time points. I am using the between() operator to specify the times. For example, to apply the yadif filter between 30 and 90 seconds I run: ffmpe...

1 answer  ·  posted 3mo ago by Trevor‭  ·  last activity 3mo ago by Trevor‭

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When I use the piecewise function I get more columns in the output

I have this code syms t y(t) = t*heaviside(t)*heaviside(1-t); x(t) = piecewise(0&lt;=t&lt;=1,1,t&lt;0,0,t&gt;1,0); l = -2:0.01:2; disp(y(l)); disp(x(l)); and in the output, I ge...

0 answers  ·  posted 3mo ago by MissMulan‭  ·  edited 3mo ago by Alexei‭

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Input date in Angular Material date picker in dd/MM/yyyyy format

I am trying to create an application that takes a date as user input which is then passed as a parameter to an API call. The local date format is dd/MM/yyyy. I want the user to be able to enter t...

1 answer  ·  posted 3mo ago by mcalex‭  ·  last activity 3mo ago by tmpod‭

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Is there any benefit to using new?

I've heard that in modern C++, smart pointers are preferred to raw pointers for ownership (the so-called RAII principle, as I understand it). This makes sense, and since then I've always used them...

1 answer  ·  posted 3mo ago by Moshi‭  ·  last activity 3mo ago by InfiniteDissent‭

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What should I read if I knew C++ twenty years ago? [closed]

For someone who was familiar with C++ in the past and is coming back to it after a long break, what are some useful books that won't waste time with basics but will cover the new features of the mo...

0 answers  ·  posted 3mo ago by Fred Wamsley‭  ·  edited 3mo ago by Alexei‭

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Create a list of Niven numbers in Python

There's this new challenge on Code Golf CD and I'm using Python to do it. A little bit of golfing already took place, so the code might look a bit messy for you. Anyway, I'm proud of what I've writ...

2 answers  ·  posted 3mo ago by General Sebast1an‭  ·  last activity 3mo ago by Dirk Herrmann‭

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Why is boolean value f (false) defined as a parsing-word while t (true) is not in Factor?

I noticed when attempting to generate random booleans that t and f are not treated in the same way: t random ! Error f random ! returns a value In the factor 0.98 and 0.99 documentation, t is ...

1 answer  ·  posted 4mo ago by Razetime‭  ·  edited 4mo ago by Alexei‭

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How to get a default value from an assoc in Factor programming language

To get a value from an assoc and provide a default value if the value does not exist, I am using the following definition: :: at-def ( key assoc default -- value ) key assoc ?at [ drop default ] w...

1 answer  ·  posted 4mo ago by Razetime‭  ·  last activity 4mo ago by erg‭

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Can UWPNuGetPackages be moved to another drive?

I'm trying to make a UWP app in Visual studio, but the NuGet package files have been huge. They just don't fit on my SSD, but I do have an HDD I could theoretically use. After a bunch of tinkering...

1 answer  ·  posted 4mo ago by Ullallulloo‭  ·  last activity 4mo ago by Ullallulloo‭

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How to create a quotation containing the given token in a syntax word in Factor programming language

I am trying to define a syntax word as follows: USING: kernel syntax parser fry prettyprint ; IN: syn-try SYNTAX: syn scan-word '[ _ ] . ; Given a word, I want to create a quotation conta...

2 answers  ·  posted 4mo ago by Razetime‭  ·  edited 4mo ago by Alexei‭

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How to manage user-specific application data on Linux?

I am developing an application that targets Linux-based OS, and I need to store the user's configuration, metadata and other things in a persistent way (i.e. on the file system). I know that one c...

3 answers  ·  posted 4mo ago by Björn‭  ·  last activity 4mo ago by celtschk‭

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Keep local branch changes to resolve all remaining conflicts in a merge

On branch-x, I do git merge branch-y Now there are some conflicts, and git status shows Changes to be committed: new file: a new file: b Unmerged paths: (use "git a...

1 answer  ·  posted 4mo ago by Quasímodo‭  ·  last activity 4mo ago by Quasímodo‭

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What is the Python Global Interpreter Lock?

What exactly is the Python Global Interpreter Lock (GIL)? As someone who is relatively new to Python, is this something I need to be aware of, or is this just some implementation detail of the inte...

1 answer  ·  posted 4mo ago by Moshi‭  ·  last activity 4mo ago by Derek Elkins‭

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How to plot table from pandas dataframe

MWE import pandas as pd import numpy as np import matplotlib.pyplot as plt df = pd.DataFrame(np.random.rand(9, 4), columns=['a', 'b', 'c', 'd']) df.plot.bar(table=True) # don't want plot, ...

1 answer  ·  posted 4mo ago by young_souvlaki‭  ·  last activity 4mo ago by __blackjack__‭

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How to add vertical lines for visual separation in pandas plot

MWE import pandas as pd import numpy as np import matplotlib.pyplot as plt df = pd.DataFrame(np.random.rand(9, 4), columns=['a', 'b', 'c', 'd']) df.plot.bar() plt.show() Question Ho...

2 answers  ·  posted 4mo ago by young_souvlaki‭  ·  last activity 4mo ago by samcarter‭

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How to use grep to print only specific word from a string

I have a variable that contains a string: $CCSR = "branches/features/arm_and_musl" I want to get only the part after the last /. In this case it's "arm_and_musl" but it can be anything. So som...

3 answers  ·  posted 4mo ago by Megan‭  ·  edited 4mo ago by hkotsubo‭

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How to configure .gitignore to ignore all files except a certain directory

MWE In the terminal run: mkdir mwe cd mwe mkdir dir touch f1.txt f2.pdf dir/f1.txt dir/f2.pdf git init . Create a .gitignore with: * # ignore all !dir/ # except this directory ...

1 answer  ·  posted 5mo ago by young_souvlaki‭  ·  last activity 5mo ago by Moshi‭