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Looking for tool that prevent script to become unresponsive [on hold]

javascript,browser,google-chrome-extension
For a side project I need to generate a lot of data from a WebGL Application. This Web App is mostly a personal tool and I really don't care if my browser become unresponsive (I mean, I know it will). Does someone know a browser/tool/plugin that could allow me to...

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

javascript,browser,architecture,software-design
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...

Why/how does the browser decide ☃.net goes to xn--n3h.net

url,browser,unicode,character-encoding,iri
If we type into firefox or chrome http://☃.net/ It takes us to http://xn--n3h.net/ Which is a mirror of unicodesnowmanforyou.com What I don't understand is by what rules the unicode snowman can decode to xn--n3h, it doesn't look anything like utf-8 or urlencoding. I think I found a hint while mucking...

Cross-Browser simulator for testing

google-chrome,internet-explorer,firefox,browser,frontend
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.

Check if ionic app is in dev serve mode(browser)

javascript,browser,ionic-framework,ionic
I use ionic serve to run my app on localhost. how can I know when I'm in browser and not in android? I tried: navigator.platform // MacIntel navigator.platforms // undefined ionic.Platform.is('BROWSER') // false navigator.userAgent // ...iPhone... => i'm in chrome device mode Thank you!...

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

php,mysql,apache,browser
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...

Angularjs is not working on some old browser

angularjs,internet-explorer,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.

CSS Font Fallback for Missing Glyphs

css,browser,fonts
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 to prevent loading image from cache when the src is a redirect url to the actual image file

html,image,google-chrome,browser
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...

Detect browser close event

javascript,browser,cross-browser,onbeforeunload
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...

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

firefox,ssl,browser,ssl-certificate
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 to change favicon right align inside the browser address bar

html,browser,favicon
I'm facing this problem and don't know how to change my image-icon address to be displayed with right align? <link rel="shortcut icon" type="image/x-icon" href="/favicon.ico"/> Updated to be like this one, but there is no change <link rel="shortcut icon" type="image/x-icon" href="/favicon.ico" style="text-align: right;"/> ...

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

javascript,jquery,html,ajax,browser
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

java,google-chrome,browser,npapi
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...

Android Old Browser not Deeplinking mobile application

javascript,android,browser,deep-linking
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 is it possible that browserify can make server code run in the browser when servers need access to things like sockets?

javascript,node.js,browser,browserify
Am I simply ignorant of the features that some browsers offer or does this library use some strange workaround to implement these features?

Can't open localhost in Project Spartan in Windows 10 preview

iis,browser,windows-10,microsoft-edge
I installed Windows 10 preview and installed IIS. Open "http://localhost" in Project Spartan can't connect. IE has no problem. What's the problem?...

Cannot find the CSS Errors in Chrome

css,google-chrome,browser,web-inspector
I'm trying to debug a website and in Chrome's inspect element I'm seeing 8 errors and 1 warning. The Warning shows up right next to the problem. However, the Errors don't show up anywhere and I can't locate them. Also, the errors and warnings show an underline when I hover...

Cordova- embed a external website into cordova app

cordova,browser,web-applications,website
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?

javascript,css,browser,browser-cache
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?

Load javascript in consecutive order after browser load event

javascript,jquery,html,html5,browser
What am I trying to do? In an attempt to speed up my website I am loading non-essential javascript after the browser load event. (So the JS files are not render blocking) This is currently functioning correctly. What is the problem? The problem is sometimes the non-essential javascript depends on...

How to run a .jar inside browser?

php,html,browser,jar
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...

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

html,html5,css3,browser
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...

Java Selenium WebDriver with Yandex

java,selenium,browser,selenium-webdriver,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...

Socket.IO/Node.JS execution

javascript,node.js,sockets,browser,socket.io
I'm new to both Node.JS and Socket.IO, so I decided to pick up a simple chat client as my first project. To my knowledge, it structured correctly, but I'm being thrown an object expected error whenever I try to run index.js. Anyone know what's up? (if it helps, I'm running...

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

php,python-2.7,browser,permissions
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...

Changing URL as long as you are scrolling the webpage

javascript,html,url,browser,browser-history
I was seeing the NASA's press release / image gallery, (you can see it here) and it has come to my attention that as I'm scrolling down the webpage and seeing different posts, the URL in the address bar was changing (I was using chrome, but tried in Internet Explorer...

How often is garbage collected?

javascript,browser,garbage-collection
If I understand correctly the GC works like this: MyClass.prototype.render = function(){ var largeArray = []; for (var i = 0; i < 1000; i++) { largeArray.push({ firstName: 'John', lastName: 'Smith' }); } } When render() is called, largeArray is marked for garbage collection but not immediately collected. I am...

Change browser proxy settings from Python in Ubintu?

python,linux,python-2.7,firefox,browser
Is there any way to change the firefox and chrome proxy through a python script. System is Ubuntu or any other linux distro

communicate with c# service from LAN through web browser

c#,browser,service,lan
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();...

How to get particular controller scope list in console - angularjs?

javascript,jquery,angularjs,browser,console
I am trying to edit bus list in browser console for this bus search angualrjs site. I tried to access the filteredBusData(ng-repeat) list in that page which is used in ng-repeat from console. Code: Method 1: angular.element(document.body).injector().invoke(function ($rootScope) { scope = $rootScope; console.log(scope.filteredBusData); }); Method 2: angular.element('[ng-controller="busTicketCheckoutCtrl"]').scope; `busTicketCheckoutCtrl` is the...

Selenium catch popup on close browser

java,selenium,browser
I'm trying to test that when I close my window a popup shows with a warning message. I've tried both driver.close() and driver.quit() after making sure I'm on the proper window but this just terminates the process since my popup doesn't show. I could test it by using the awt...

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

python,html,browser,urllib2,source
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 =...

return info after Twilio client outgoing call

javascript,php,browser,twilio,phone
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...

website not working on Internet Explorer

internet-explorer,browser,cross-browser,hover
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...

Chrome complains of MIME type wrong

browser,download,mime-types
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...

Retrieving document.cookie getter and setter

javascript,cookies,browser
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(...

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

javascript,html,html5,browser
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?

Disable browser adding overflow:hidden on touch screen enabled devices

html,css,google-chrome,browser,touch
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...

input value undefined javascript

javascript,css,dom,browser
I want to show an error message when text box is empty on submit, but is not working and everytime I try to get the value through the console area returns undefined. CSS <style> #error_alert { visibility: hidden; border: 1px solid #F00; text-align: center; width: 100px; } label, input, button...

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

ruby-on-rails,ruby,forms,browser
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">...

JS Browser with pause function, help please

javascript,function,browser
I wrote this program in js that goes through a list of URLs, where it stays on each page for a few seconds, closes the current window, and open the next in line. Everything works perfect, now I need it to stop/pause every 5 links. The second part of this...

How is this string processed by the browser?

javascript,jquery,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')...

How to STOP browsers from sharing session amongst tabs?

javascript,jsp,security,browser,spring-security
How to NOT share session between multiple browser tabs ? I am using Spring Security in JSP/Servlet application and I want to know "How can we achieve the behavior with Spring Security where user is forced to login again whenever he changes the browser tab ?". Disclaimer Question is similar...

Determine browser's default text highlight color using JavaScript or Dart

javascript,html,css,browser,dart
The browser's default text highlight (selection) background color can be overridden, e.g.: ::selection { background: #ffb7b7; } And the color is browser/OS specific. Is there a way to read the browser's default value using JavaScript or Dart?...

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

javascript,browser
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...

Whats the connection between the browser and the Internet?

browser
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?

file_get_contents() function loads different page compared to broswer

php,html,file,browser,hyperlink
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()...

Open popup window in specific keyboard language

javascript,jquery,html,browser
I have code like this that open new window in javascript: window.open(URL); But although browser keyboard language at opennig moment for example is 'fa' but new window opens in 'en'. Is there a way that I can open new window in the same keyboard language that browser uses? Thanks....

Android webview: controlling which browser is used on redirection

android,browser,webview
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; }...

Are background images loaded if container opacity is 0

html,css,browser
Does browser load elements background image if elements opacity is 0? .element { background-image: url("someurl"); opacity: 0; } ...

set my website as homepage for android device browser using PHP code

php,android,browser,website,device
I need to define a button on top of my website which when a user open my website with android device and click on that button, my website set as his homepage on his android device browser. I need to do this with PHP or javaScript if possible.

Dreamweaver can't connect to localhost

browser,xampp,localhost,dreamweaver
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...

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

javascript,jquery,html,css,browser
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);...

How to enable HTML5 videos in qutebrowser?

html5,browser,plugins,archlinux
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

Android Stock Browser - Not responding to class changes

javascript,android,css,browser,android-webview
For my web-page, things work fine on Android API level 21. But when I test the same page against Android API level 18, some features do not work. When I toggle class "check" on .div1 with javascript. The .div2 display is not updated. Here is sample HTML and sample CSS...

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

javascript,iframe,browser,scroll
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...

Why is it so hard to style