What's the best way to determine at runtime if a browser is too slow to gracefully handle complex JavaScript/CSS?

I'm toying with the idea of progressively enabling/disabling JavaScript (and CSS) effects on a page - depending on how fast/slow the browser seems to be. I'm specifically thinking about...

Audio Library for Windows, Mac & iOS? OpenAL/OpenSL

I write an Desktop/iOS Game with OpenGL and want to play audio files (mp3 or wav). I've worked already with CoreAudio and AudioQueues, but now I need something that works also with Windows (and...

How to Troubleshoot Intermittent SQL Timeout Errors

We've been having a few instances per day where we get a slew of SQL Timeout errors from multiple applications (System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException: Timeout expired. The timeout period elapsed...

Disable hover effects on mobile browsers

I'm writing a Web site that's meant to be used from both desktops and tablets. When it's being visited from a desktop, I want the clickable areas of the screen to light up with :hover effects...

Android Canvas or Open GL ES for 2d game?

I want to create a 2d game and I would like to know which way to go given my knowledge background and some details about the game itself. My background (the relevant stuff): I started to learn...

jQuery scrollTop() does not work in scrolling DIV on mobile browsers, alternatives?

I am trying to scroll to a specific location in a scrolling DIV. Right now I am using a pixel offset with the jQuery scrollTop() function which works great on desktop browsers but it does not...

How to release buffers in Web Audio Api?

I love the Web Audio Api. The possibilities are fantastic. That being said its still in early stages. An what worries me most is that I have no idea how to release buffers / sounds that I no...

How do browsers pause/change Javascript when tab or window is not active?

Background: I'm doing some user interface tests that need to detect if people are paying attention or not. But, this question is not about the page visibility API. Specifically, I would like to...

Fullscreen overlay over desktop

I'm trying to create a full screen overlay over the entire screen, which will change the colors / saturation etc. of the entire screen and add some Text and effects. Basically I want to "replace"...

Using OpenCV Output as Webcam

So, I want to write a program to make the processed output from OpenCV be seen as a WebCam. I want to use it to create effects for a program like Skype. I am stuck and Googling has led to no help....

What is the difference between OpenGL and XRender in KDE Desktop Effects?

In KDE environment when you go to Desktop Effects and in the Advanced tab there is an option named "Compositing type" which can be set to OpenGL or XRender. What is the difference between these...

How to detect "request desktop site" mode of iOS Mobile Safari and Chrome?

I'd like to send iPad version of my web site when users use "request desktop site" of iOS mobile safari or "request desktop version" of iOS Chrome. It seems that only user-agent is different in...

Jquery functions not working on ios devices

I've just put a wordpress site live and noticed a few jquery functions weren't working in safari on iPhone and Ipad (i have yet to test other mobile devices but everything seems to be working on...

Ignore minor errors using javadoc

I'm trying to generate the documentation, using javadoc, from one or two downloaded jar files (with the source of course, after having extracted everything). But using javadoc, even in an Ant...

Random crashes on Windows 10 64bit with ATL subclassing

*Just from the start: Since March 1st 2017 this is a bug confirmed by Microsoft. Read comments at the end.* Short description: I have random crashes in larger application using MFC, ATL. In all...

Creating Windows 10 Transparency effects in c# form

How do you create the transparency effects that you see in windows 10? Something like this: I have no clue how to approach this in c#. Logically thinking I would take a snapshot of the desktop...

Could not parse CSS stylesheet Jest & js-dom

i use react - typescript - sass - jest. but jest virtual-console said 'Error: Could not parse CSS stylesheet'. @import css file doesn't make sense.It's just style. I wont use Jest! Help me! How I...

USB Headset Microphone Mute Button is not Synchronized with System Device Microphone Mute Checkbox in Both Directions Using VB.net and NAudio

I have a Dell Inspiron 3650 desktop running Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Version 10.0.18363 Build 18363. I am using NAudio to mute and unmute my USB headset microphone programmatically...

How to expose a virtual camera on macOS?

I want to write my own camera filters for videochat, and ideally apply them in any/all of the popular videochat applications (Zoom, Hangouts, Skype, etc.). The way I imagine this working is to...

error code 72 on After Effects and p42 on Creative Cloud Desktop App

just uninstall all app with the removal tool provided by adobe and now trying to install Creative Cloud Desktop App gives me p42 error trying to install After Effects 2020 give me 72 error...

Trying to use model within post-confirmation function

When the user is registered with the method Auth.signup and this one confirmed the code received by email. I want to execute the post-confirmation trigger and update a User table made through the...

ERROR in /node_modules/moment-timezone/index.d.ts (47,77): ';' expected. how to fix

I'm working in an Angular 4 application and everything worked fine until I clone my repo and runned npm install and ng serve This error seems to be the problem ERROR in...

How to lower the memory usage of my (unorthodox) Qt5/QML-based software?

CONTEXT: I am developing a research prototype for a novel interaction concept and computational desktop environment, I currently call Sketchable Interaction (SI). Currently, SI works only on...

Background Color Artifact in Window's Composition Engine (DWM)

Context from Kenny Kerr's blog: Windows Vista introduced a service called the Desktop Window Manager. The name was and continues to be misleading. Think of it as the Windows composition engine or...

Mac OS Desktop Audio Host Application Fails To to Load Some AVAudioUnit Plugins

I have built an audio host application which can host both Virtual Instruments and Effects Plugins in Auv3 format. While the virtual instruments load fine, numerous effects plugins fail to load. I...

How to replace XMLHttpRequest in javascript to parse a file on mobile?

For a personal use, I needed to chapter a video online and I found this : http://html5videoguide.net/demos/google_io/3_navigation/#videoBox That's perfect because that's exactly what I needed. It...

DXGI desktop duplication, capture only a particular RECT

Is there any way that we could crop a particular RECT from the image captured using the Desktop Duplication and renders it back to the window after applying some effects. please have a look at...

Issue with Setting Up Webpack and Babel

I have followed every instruction for setting up webpack and babel. I Installed the dependencies with npm install --save-dev webpack webpack-dev-server @babel/core babel-loader @babel/preset-env...

Severe Java performance drop after changing ID strings

Summary We have recently changed our String-based ID schema in a complex retrieval engine and observed a severe performance drop. In essence, we changed the IDs from XXX-00000001 to X384840564...

How can I capture microphone data and route it to a virtual microphone device?

Recently, I wanted to get my hands dirty with Core Audio, so I started working on a simple desktop app that will apply effects (eg. echo) on the microphone data in real-time and then the processed...