Icons: How does a developer with no design skill make his/her application icons look pretty?

I probably spend far too much time trying to make my visual interfaces look good, and while I'm pretty adept at finding the right match between usability and style one area I am hopeless at is...

Does anyone know about an opensource list of most common error messages?

Does anyone know about an opensource list of most common error messages? My motivation for this question, although I am adept at writing code, English is not my mother tongue. And, such a list...

Syntax discovery, or, sentence tree builder

I'm usually pretty adept with algorithms, but I've got a pretty abstract question here, which is probably someone's PhD project somewhere, and bordering on NP completeness. But maybe it's a more...

Sharing a repository on a dual-boot between Ubuntu and Windows 7?

I just recently set my computer up to dual-boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu. I added a shared partition for music, pictures etc... I was wondering, is it feasible to have a code repository that is shared...

C# How to resolve circular dependency caused by EditorAttribute usage?

In my project I have two libraries that would currently result in a circular dependency which I am unable to resolve. One library provides common data structures for the whole solution. This...

Architecture tips or patterns for domain models/business tier complementary to data-mapper or active record?

Ok so in a domain model its best to have objects that mimic data in the business (ie. db entities) and objects that capture the rules that the business uses (ie. data validation , session...

Automatically apply tinymce validation to all drupal pages

I happen to have inherited a drupal project where a common html validation error seems to occur on nearly every page. The validation error is so minor and easy, I actually only have to open any...

Subquery returning incorrect value

Let me preface this by saying that I am a manager and I haven't done this kind of work for quite awhile, as you'll see. But for various reasons, I'm having to cover some of the SQL programming...

Foreign key issues, error code 1452

I have bumped into an issue with my foreign key twice today, and for some i keep getting error code 1452, and dont know what to do: CREATE TABLE `character_` ( `Name_` varchar(30) NOT NULL...

Text adventure, savegame and function issue

I'm creating a text adventure in Python, and during character creation, once all entries are complete the game is supposed to write the entry to state() and save the game. All it's doing is...

windows phone 8 scrollview not scrolling to the bottom

my windows phone scrollview is not scrolling to the bottom. it bouns back to the top also. please see the code below. <phone:PhoneApplicationPage x:Class="mysample.servicedet" ...

Spark on YARN multitenancy

we are currently evaluating Spark on our cluster that already supports MRv2 over YARN. We have noticed a problem with running jobs concurrently, in particular that a running Spark job will not...

appcfg.py not working in command line

I'm just having a bit of trouble understanding why this command: >appcfg.py -A adept-box-109804 update app.yaml as given by the Try Google App Engine Now page does not work. I have downloaded...

Installing digilent adept 2 in linux can't run djtgcfg

I recently installed digilent adept 2 on linux mint 17.3. when I try to execute djtgcfg or djtgcfg enum I receive the error djtgcfg: error while loading shared libraries: libdabs.so.2: cannot...

Is there a standard constant *nix benchmark, and if not, how to make a `bogobench`?

Ordinary single-threaded *nix programs can be benchmarked with utils like time, i.e.: # how long does `seq` take to count to 100,000,000 /usr/bin/time seq 100000000 > /dev/null Outputs: 1.16user...