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Is it possible to get specific static contents of a webpage only using client side technology?

I am only allowed to use client side technologies such as HTML5 Javascript ect.. Is it possible to get specific contents of a webpage using these technologies alone?

I can't run my own applets in browser

I can't run my Java applet in any browser - Java blocks it for security reason. I have Java 8, so I can't set security settings to medium. What I have to do? (in my own applets I mean applets that I wrote and it can't harm anything)

CSS Font Fallback for Missing Glyphs

CSS: p { font-family: Gill Sans, SFU GillSans; } "SFU GillSans" is a font for Vietnamese language. According to this link, if p contains a Vietnamese character that is not in Gill Sans font, then the browser will look for it in "SFU GillSans" font. Is it possible to switch...

How is this string processed by the browser?

I'm using a JQuery snippet to make a navigation bar stick to the top of the window after the user scrolls down to a certain height, although I know the result of the string below I'm not completly clear on how the browser processes it. $('#navbar') .addClass('original') .clone() .insertAfter('#navbar') .addClass('cloned')...

close and open browser -selenium C# Visual studio

I want to close and then open the browser without close the driver of selenium, using C# I don't want to: driver.Quit(); How Can I close and the open again the browser Chrome?...

How can I detect when the contents of a div are unloaded?

I have an application that navigates mostly with AJAX, and a section where a user can view information. I would like to track how long users are viewing different pieces of information. I want to assume that as long as they have the information loaded in the <div> they are...

NPAPI retirement and the future of digital signature

I understand that browser's companies are not interested about the applications which use Smart Cards, applets, etc, anymore. So, I'd like to ask you guys about the approach that you will be taking from now and then without NPAPI. In my company we are developing a new app which is...

Cross-Browser simulator for testing

I need to test my application on several browser versions, is there any smart way to do that? I need a browser simulator in order to switch between browsers and versions.

place 1 label top, 1 input bottom and 2 buttons left

I would like to place 1 label at the top of an Input with two centered buttons (inside a div) on the right. for the moment my code isn't flexible and I can't easily use my class anywhere on my webpage as It is strongly dependent the #.bu-container height that...

Elasticsearch PUT documents in strange order

How do set elasticsearch to be adding new documents with PUT method at the end (or the beginning). Now it's adding new ones sometimes at the end, sometimes in the middle. I know I can sort results by some field, but I want to see them in browser just ordered...

Change permissions to allow PHP script in browser to execute matplotlib operations in a python script

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 with a locally hosted webpage running on Apache2. I can access index.php fine through my browser, but I want that page to display a graph that is prepared in a python script called graph.py. graph.py will execute fully when the I execute index.php from the...

Change browser proxy settings from Python in Ubintu?

Is there any way to change the firefox and chrome proxy through a python script. System is Ubuntu or any other linux distro

How to run a .jar inside browser?

I tried to execute a .jar using HTML or PHP. In the first case i wrote the code bellow: <applet code=Diagnostica.class archive="Diagnostica/Diagnostica.jar" width="120" height="120"> </applet> This way dosen't work cause the file Diagnostica.jar need to contain an applet i suppose. So i tried the second option in PHP: exec("java -jar...

Javascript race condition?

var len1 = $("div").length // can a new div inserted here? var len2 = $("div").length console.log(len1 === len2) // always true? Is it possible for some rogue script to insert a new div between jQuery calls?...

Retrieving document.cookie getter and setter

I'm trying to override the document.cookie since i need to control cookie creation, but seems that getOwnPropertyDescriptor casted on document.cookie doesn't retrieve its getter and setter ( tried on chrome and firefox ). Could someone explain me this behaviour? https://jsfiddle.net/1363ktwp/7/ var obj={}; // creating a property using document.cookie descriptors Object.defineProperty(...

Why do not these items appear on firefox browser?

I have this page: http://paul.dac-proiect.ro/ In Chrome all is well but look as displayed in Firefox. <div class="social" style="float:right"> <div id="facebook"></div> <div id="twitter"></div> <div id="link"></div> </div> .pozitie{position: absolute;top: 200px;left: 39;color:#f9f9f9;"} /* IMAGINI HOVER SOCIAL MEDIA */ #facebook { background-image: url("http://placehold.it/26x26"); width:26px; height:26px; float:left; margin-right:5px; } #facebook:hover { background-image:...

How to prevent loading image from cache when the src is a redirect url to the actual image file

All: When I try to solve the problem that when load image from cache, I got some answers from this post:How to force a web browser NOT to cache images It talks about add a timestamp to the src like <img src="picture.jpg?1222259157.415" alt=""> But in my case, it is not...

Is it possible to interact with an arbitrary client peripheral from a webapp?

I know a webapp can access media devices like microphones and webcams, and other hardware like a smartphone's GPS. As far as I know, that's done with tightly constrained protocols for each specific type of device. However, I have an advanced scientific camera. It is only useful with a computer...

Why window or document can't be set to undefined or null?

This might be a silly question but I haven't found an answer to it. Why can't we do the following? window = undefined OR document = undefined I know those are globals and are available in browsers but thinking of how JavaScript works, is it not possible? Are those re-evaluated...

Own protocol in browser

I try to implement WebClientPrinter by Neodynamic. This library makes request by this format: webclientprint:http://localhost:1294/wcp.axd?sid=cm50pdi0tyfsm0feejnzjtsk&wcppping it is similar to this notation. javascript: method() My question is why browser know what to do with this protocol?...

the nested while loop do not work, instead it displays unexpected '}'

I used a nested while loop for retrieving data from 2 different tables in sql using php but the browser only displays unexpected '}'. I also tried setting the nested while loop as comment, it executes in the browser fine. I checked every "}" , ";" ," " ", and...

Responsive HTML not reacting as expected in different browsers [closed]

So I am making a website but some weird thing is happening. Like, you can see it happen by yourself, it's pretty staight forward; try opening this link into Chrome and Firefox (for example). Chrome reacting just fine, and not Firefox. As the two files are pretty long, I pasted...

Yii: Redirect in controller to external site in new tab

Is it possible to redirect to an external url inside a Yii controller and open the new page in a new tab? $this->redirect("http://www.google.com"); This works fine, but opens in the same tab. Is there a way to open the url in a different tab? Thanks...

Detect browser close event

I want to capture the browser window/tab close event. I have tried the following But not working: <script type="text/javascript"> window.onbeforeunload = function(){ myUnloadEvent(); } function myUnloadEvent() { alert ('Calling some alert messages here'); } </script> <body> Body of the page goes here. </body> Tried these links also but no more...

How does the -tag work in Chrome?

I'm curious about how the <img>-tag works. I can set an URI as src, like: <img src="./logo.jpg"/> I can also set a API url, like: <img src="https://avatars.githubusercontent.com/u/449?v=3"/> In my understanding, the <img>-tag will init a get call with the url specified in src and render the jpeg binary returned. But...

return info after Twilio client outgoing call

Im trying to find a way to return information when placing an outgoing call through the twilio softphone in the browser. When I place an outgoing call my application invites the remote party to a conference room throught the rest api, and the agent is invited to that same conference...

communicate with c# service from LAN through web browser

I have created a C# project thats consists from a backend service running under LocalSystem account and a GUI running under current logged-in user account. These two parts communicate through named pipe, implemented as: SERVICE: PipeHost = new ServiceHost(this, new Uri[] { new Uri("net.pipe://localhost") }); PipeHost.AddServiceEndpoint(typeof(IPipeComm), new NetNamedPipeBinding(), "MyProgComm"); PipeHost.Open();...

Python script to dynamically find the port to which firefox listens on opening a url?

Is there any way to find the port firefox url listens to when we open a url. platform - ubuntu or any other linux distro

Cordova- embed a external website into cordova app

I have a website. it run good in server I'm building a cordova app to embed this website and I want to open this website into this cordova app. I use window.open(..., "_blank").. window.open(..., "_selt") modify config.xml <access origin.... but when I run app in my device, website auto open...

How to remove/replace cached css and js file from client Browser?

Is there a way by which we can replace or remove the cached css and js files from client browser when they come to the website next time?

Java Selenium WebDriver with Yandex

At the moment, I use Firefox as browser for my Java Application with Selenium. But Firefox is slow. Is it possible to use Yandex as browser? Didn't find anything in Google. Does Selenium supports Yandex? For Chrome I need the .exe for using Chrome as browser. Is this possible with...

Android webview: controlling which browser is used on redirection

So I wanted when I use window.location in my webview, the page to be shown on the same page and to not open a new window with the default browser, so I added this code: view.setWebViewClient(new WebViewClient() { @Override public boolean shouldOverrideUrlLoading(WebView view, String url) { view.loadUrl(url); return false; }...

Why doesn't JavaScript get its own thread in common browsers?

Not enough that JavaScript isn't multithreaded, apparently JavaScript doesn't even get its own but shares a thread with a load of other stuff. Even in most modern browsers JavaScript is typically in the same queue as painting, updating styles, and handling user actions. Why is that? From my experience an...

What do I need to do to my HTML to allow accented characters to properly display?

I have HTML like this (combination of English and Spanish): <p><em><span class="consolas">In </span><span class="english">English</span><span class="consolas"> and </span><span><strong>Spanish</strong></span></em><em><span class="consolas"> / En </span><span class="english">Inglés</span><span class="consolas"> y...

Firefox and SSL pages - takes very long on certain sites [closed]

I use openSUSE 13.1 and Firefox 38.0.1. On some pages with ssl it takes minutes until the connection is established. It only happens on sites whose ssl certificate is not trusted by firefox, so that it asks you if you really want to enter the site. But even this security...

How can I add custom search engine to browser?

Basically what I'm trying to do is to be able to add my own "search engine" (based on PHP and Mod_rewrite) to any browser automatically. Somewhere on the Internet I found that I need to declare a search provider. How can I do this? <link>, manifest or some JavaScript?

How to make a browser console wait in a javascript

I'm trying to make a script that clicks on a page button, waits X seconds (for the result of the click to take place), and then continues. How can I do that? (only the wait part)...

file_get_contents() function loads different page compared to broswer

I am trying to find next page's link of a particular page(i call that particular page as current page here).The current page in program i am using is http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:1980_births The next page link which i am extracting from the current page is the below one http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Category:1980_births&pagefrom=Alexis%2C+Toya%0AToya+Alexis#mw-pages But ,, when file_get_contents()...

Android Old Browser not Deeplinking mobile application

I have a mobile app which is available for Android and IPhone. For this i have a website where I have a javascript method which checks whether the user is accessing the website from mobile device or other. If it's a mobile device, i'm invoking my installed mobile app, if...

How to show/hide a jquery script only on Firefox

Trying to show and hide js only on Firefox browser. There are another question about Detect all Firefox versions, but it is not answer of my question so i have asked this question. HTML: <div id="about_me"> This Text color will be change </div> Show this only on Firefox: $("#about_me").addClass("red"); I...

Open a PDF in a new window of the browser with angularjs

I'm new to angular js and I wish to open a PDF document in a new window of the browser after pressing a button. I make a GET request with $http.get() at front end, at backend there is a Java rest service that respond to the GET and generates a...

Browser using c# in windows form applications

i have developed a browser using c# in windows form applications, now i want to put a button to store html code in a text document, how do i do that, thanks namespace browser { public partial class Form1 : Form { public Form1() { InitializeComponent(); } private void button3_Click(object...

Whats the connection between the browser and the Internet?

How does a browser fit in to the internet? The router connects you to the ISP servers and then you get connected to the internet, correct? How does the browser take your computer and relate it to the internet?

How to enable HTML5 videos in qutebrowser?

qutebrowser is not that popular, so I couldn't google an answer to my question, I want to be able to watch youtube etc... Please help this is the only thing stopping me from using a great browser

Don't allow user to submit a form with empty fields in ruby on rails

I am starting use Ruby on Rails and I am having a little problem. I have a form with 3 fields, this is the code: <%= form_for(resource, as: resource_name, url: registration_path(resource_name)) do |f| %> <%= devise_error_messages! %> <div class="field"> <%= f.text_field :name, autofocus: true, placeholder: "Name" %> </div> <div class="field">...

Angularjs is not working on some old browser

Angularjs scripts are not working on some old browsers so I want to redirect users who use these old browsers. How can I understand angular is working or not in client browsers.

How is it possible that browserify can make server code run in the browser when servers need access to things like sockets?

Am I simply ignorant of the features that some browsers offer or does this library use some strange workaround to implement these features?

website not working on Internet Explorer

I have a vertical menu in a side bar with a hover over submenu however in IE the hover menu decides to appear in the middle of the page. I'm using IE11 so it doesnt support the IE only css. I'm not sure what has cause the problem..here is a...

How to detect wake from sleep in the browser on iOS/Android?

I want to be able to refresh the page when the user returns to page from a different tab or by waking the device. I could have sworn that I read somewhere that the pageshow event would be fired from the window, but that turns out not to be the...

How to make Google Chrome and iOS remember scroll position in div after returning back?

The problem is that the scroll container is a div, not body. And that causes Google Chrome and iOS to fail to remember scroll position of the div after users go to another page and then return back. The related CSS code is as follows. The scroll container is #container....

Dreamweaver can't connect to localhost

I can't preview what I'm programming in Dreamweaver in any browser anymore. The message I get (e.g. from Safari) is: Safari can't open the page "localhost/~user/mySite/index.htm", Safari can't connect to the server "localhost" I just couldn't find any answers in the internet which could solve this. What I did since...

Python in Browser: How to choose between brython, pypy.js and skulpt?

EDIT: Please note I'm NOT asking for a (subjective) product recommendation. I am asking for objective information -- that I can then use to make my own decision. I'm very excited to see that it is now possible to code Python inside a browser page. The main candidates appear to...

Unable to view changed text within WebBrowser control

I'm trying to change/filter the text within my WebBrowser control, but it doesn't appear to be working. Here's the code I've tried: private void webBrowser1_DocumentCompleted(object sender, WebBrowserDocumentCompletedEventArgs e) { webBrowser1.DocumentText.Replace("","KM"); } At first I thought the DocumentCompleted event wasn't firing, so I assigned it to a button click I could...

Chrome complains of MIME type wrong

I have created a simple PHP script which downloads files (sends them to the browser). The script sends the browser the type of document, for example MIME type "application/gz" for example document test.tar.gz However, on receiving the document Chrome complains: Resource interpreted as Document but transferred with MIME type application/gz...

How To Open A Website's (Built on Wordpress) PHP file in my browser?

I came across a website and liked its look. So, I wanted to know how its style.css is coded. I got there style.css file by visiting to Network Tab of Inspect Element and then opening that file in a new tab. We can open JS files also in the same...

Does {} consume less memory than [] for nested objects in Javascript?

I had some legacy JS code that creates a giant nested object structure with []. The code goes some like this var data = []; data ["first"] = []; data ["first"]["second"] = []; data ["first"]["second2"] = "hello"; It is about 250+ KB of javascript, which is fairly large. When I...

How can I have a different behavior in this JQuery script if the browser is Chrome?

I am absolutely new in JavaScript and JQuery and I have the following problem. I have to modify a JQuery script so that it has a different behavior when the browser is Chrome. This is my script: $(document).ready(function () { $("thead.opening").click(function () { alert("INTO second function"); $(this).next().css('width', '10000000 em'); alert(modified);...

IE11 slow / freeze with AngularJS's ng-repeat rendering

Currently I have a very sublte problem to solve with IE11 and AngularJS. My page consists of two nested ng-repeat to create a tabset with a table inside any tab. Here the code: http://pastebin.com/0fffPz5Z In the code, each application's object have around 1.000 item's related objects. With a Chrome, Safari...

Can't get Python to download webpage source code: “browser version not supported”

So I'm trying to write a program that would download the source-code of a webpage in Python 2.7. The code looks like this: import urllib2 url = "https://scrap.tf/stranges/47" req = urllib2.Request(url, headers={'User-Agent' : "Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64) AppleWebKit/534.30 (KHTML, like Gecko) Ubuntu/11.04 Chromium/12.0.742.112 Chrome/12.0.742.112 Safari/534.30"}) con = urllib2.urlopen(req) data =...

Google Chrome Add Bookmark Image

Recently Google have added a new interface when users click the star icon in the address bar to add a site to their bookmarks. The UI displays the page title as well as anything from the meta description element if present, but I was wondering if there's a way to...

How to prevent iFrame actions from causing outer page to scroll to it

First, I know there are many questions about this phenomenon but none of the workarounds given so far would help in the situation I have here. Environment: My code is in the Outer iFrame inside a page I don't control. It's sized to fit all my content so no scrolling...

How to display text in browsers tab bar in a javaserver page [closed]

I have heard of being able to display images in a browsers tab bar here: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/120420/image-icon-beside-the-site-url But I was wondering if there might be an easier way to do this for just some simple text? I am trying to display just two lines, last login and IP address in this...

Disable browser adding overflow:hidden on touch screen enabled devices

I'm having an issue with browsers (maybe just Chrome) adding css rules on touch enabled devices. On a website we've created for a client (to be used exclusively in Chrome), when accessing from their ultrabooks, the scroll bars disappear on elements on the page that had them. The client is...

jQuery - Listen to User click on the Auto Suggest Option provided by browser

This is my input box. <input type="text" class="form-control" id="contestCode" name="contestCode" required > My jQuery Snippet which checks for keyup event and paste event $('#contestCode').on({ keyup : function(){ checkContestCodeIfExists($(this)); }, paste : function(){ checkContestCodeIfExists($(this)); } }); But when the user clicks on the autoSuggest provided by the browser (Code exists for...

Why is it so hard to style