Recommended techniques for field updating embedded Linux safely

Embedded Linux based devices often require a mechanism to update applications and system files. For example, a (non-networked) lab instrument with a USB port can get software updates from a USB...

Replicating 9-slice functionality in WPF

I really love the 9-slice feature in Flash/Flex. It is a great quick way to make liquid vector layouts. Take a look at: I am using the selected object in AI file to setup a 9-slice grid (I am not...

Getting Embedded with D (the programming language)

I like a lot of what I've read about D. Unified Documentation (That would make my job a lot easier.) Testing capability built in to the language. Debug code support in the language. Forward...

xml data not showing in flash movie

I know this has been asked already. But the solution given is not working. I have a page.php with a flash banner embeded. banner.swf loads, but displays nothing because it is not getting its...

Compact decompression library for embedded use

We're currently creating a device for a customer that will get a block of data (like, say, 5-10KB) from a PC application. This is a bit simplified, so assume that the data must be passed and...

What are java libraries for collecting/storing/presenting application metrics/statistics?

I have a Java application that needs to collect and report a large number of metrics/operational measurements/statistics (different words for different people - I'll just use metrics) about...

Switch from Flash to HTML5 for a new version of a large project?

We have a large web product with 11 million users (widgets that are embedded into third party web sites, and now adding iOS/Android apps). Most of our core interface is written in ActionScript...

How do I use AS3 to embed an SWF file and control is using .play()?

I have a folder "/assets/animations" filled with .swf files. I would like my AS3 script to embed all these assets so they can be later called to play or stop. I hear a lot about the Loader class...

YouTube embed setup without controls but with fullscreen

I need to embed a YouTube player with the following attributes: Must not allow users to go forward or back (no progress bar) Must have access to player events (player disappears and message is...

Jquery replace html, only where changed

I am cloning a realtime markdown editor, dillinger.io, but in unlike in dillinger when you have embedded a video in the document, but I dont want the video to refresh and flash every time the...

Creating a custom web-based text editor using "span" elements - a bad idea?

I have an idea for a web application for which I would require full control over the functionality of the embedded text editors and the text editors must function exactly the same across all...

2D Cross-Platform Game Development Engines

I've worked for some time with Corona SDK and love how fast and easy I can create powerful apps using Lua. But it can only compile for iOS and Android, which feels like too little now. My main...

Youtube embedded iframe onReady and onStateChange events not firing in Internet Explorer

I have copied the Youtube embedded player demo code Youtube embedded player demo code almost verbatim - the changes are inserting console.log so that I can see what is going on. <!DOCTYPE...

Export flash-games as "embedables" to iOS and Android

Our situtation right now is that we have a couple of games built with flash / actionscript3, that we want to port to iOS / Android. If necessary we could potentially re-write all of these small...

AIR AS3 : Display a long text document in an app

So I’m finishing an AIR app that will be deployed for both Android and iOS phones. I wanted to include a manual that explains in detail how to use the app. First, I wrote the instructions manual...

How to modify the XML of a WebMethod request generated by JAXWS

I have a weird problem: I have a central Web Service client that calls web methods on thousands of embedded Web Service servers. We recently discovered that the Web Service servers have a bug that...

IAR EWARM, virtual section out of flash, how to debug without flashing virtual segment

My STM32F401VB MCU has 128KB flash @0x08000000. I have defined a section @ 0x09000000 to keep static color images, so the compiled executable has: 128KB @ 0x08000000 (embedded flash) 16MB @...

Building Qt5.6 or Qt5.7 on Raspberry Pi3 or/and Pi zero

Is there a working guide on how to get Qt5.6 or even 5.5 built on the Raspberry Pi3? I've found a number of guides on Wiki, that all seem incomplete in some way, the last one I tried...

Stream YouTube video from extracted url

I am trying to find solution to play YouTube video from http stream. Not as embedded player or via website. The reason of that as I need to play some clips locally in app that prevented to be...

Understanding AS3 parent/child relationships

I've looked around the site, but as a beginner, the AS3 lingo is a bit beyond me. I know that parent/child is used to pass information, commands, and variables between scenes and movie clips...

Actionview::Template::Error in Heroku, but not localhost

I have an app that works fine on localhost but when I deploy to Heroku one of my model index pages displays an error. The model in question is workouts#index and here are my Heroku logs...

writing/reading text file vs Embedded DB -

In my app I want to store some info (maybe it can be called log?) after every session. It consists of something like 20 strings (each string 10-15 values of usual type - int, date, string,...

VBA-Excel AddPicture() beahiour differs depending on whether Excel Visible

This issue can be demonstrated both in Delphi driving Excel through Ole-automation, but also from a Word/VBA macro. I am showing a test Word Macro (below) to prove it is not a Delphi issue, but...

Peripheral registers in Qt Creator during debugging

I use Qt Creator to develop embedded application using Bare Metal configuration for STM32. When I debug this application under different IDEs like KIEL uVision, IAR System Workbench or some...

StageWebView Flash's White when Displayed

StageWebView Flash's White when Displayed So I've been working on a project using Adobe Animate to create a universal Air application that can be ported to multiple platforms i.e. Mac, Windows,...

Browser display of host filesystem

I am working on an embedded project that implements a filesystem on a flash card. An embedded web server provides user interface and control through a web browser. One of the required functions...

Object Undefined but it seems to be Defined actionscript

First I am still new to coding so take it easy on me. Bit of back tracking before I show the code. I got a book on how to make games with ActionScript 3, only thing is it mainly works under the...

Lightweight (de)compression algorithm for embedded use

I have a low-resource embedded system with a graphical user interface. The interface requires font data. To conserve read-only memory (flash), the font data needs to be compressed. I am looking...

Linux SD (mmc) read/write: where is it actually done?

In order to support data mangling I need to write a custom device driver inserting a short amount of code at latest possible moment before actual write to SD (mmc driver) and, specularly, at the...

How to get rid of enclosing paragraph texts with BeautifulSoup in Python?

I am new to python and I'm building a web crawler to go through a list of articles on the internet and grab the text from them. When I use the function get_text(url), however, I am getting a lot...