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Mastering Development Software

What’s the added value in the sophisticated use of C++ templates advocated by Alexandrescu and others?

In general terms, what’s the added value in using the techniques described in the iconic book “Modern C++ Design”? Is it simply the ability to write reusable code that’s easily extensible? Or are there particular classes of applications where development can be greatly facilitated through the use of such techniques?

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Mastering Development Software

Recommended strategy for maintaining a session when navigating from app to browser?

We have an SSO application that provides authentication for a native mobile application, as well as for a web application. There are some features that the web application has that the mobile application does not, such as account management. We would like to keep the user logged in (without having to sign in again) when […]

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Apple User Help

Same photos are being reimported dozens of times

On a relatively new Catalina macbook pro I am seeing the same set of recent pictures taken by the iPhone showing up for import time and again. Before even trying again I had deleted everything from photos. But look how the same photos are showing up yet again and duplicates moreoever. This is happening after […]

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Apple User Help

Bootcamp just goes to black screen after trying to install linux

The other day I installed linux to a partition on my 2019 macbook pro. It didn’t work the way I thought it would so I just deleted the partition that had linux. Now when I try to boot into windows with bootcamp it just goes to a black screen and nothing happens. If anyone has […]

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Apple User Help

Computer freezes after update 2020-002 on High Sierra. How to revert / cancel update?

Since security update 2020-002, I’m having lots of trouble with a macbook pro early 2015 running high sierra The computer freezes all the time From what i read, this update causes problems when the graphics are solicited a little more than standard which is my case as I have 24″ external monitor always plugged to […]

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Apple User Help

why does `brew search` need github credentials all of a sudden? [duplicate]

This is not really expected or very reassuring from a package manager. brew search postgres gets me this credentials access request: if I refuse, it does search and eventually provides the output: 2020-05-21 13:36:58.473 defaults[94976:1504467] The domain/default pair of (kCFPreferencesAnyApplication, AppleLanguages) does not exist ==> Formulae check_postgres postgresql@10 postgresql@9.4 postgresql@9.6 postgresql postgresql@11 postgresql@9.5 postgrest ==> […]

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Ask Engineering

Part number of a connector in an Asus laptop

While trying to repair a laptop, the connector linking the power button to the motherboard of a Asus x54h has burnt. I am a software developer, I do not have very much knowledge in electronics, but I would like to repair that myself. So I could change the connector, but I am afraid I may […]

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Cryptocurrency Ethereum Mastering Development

Is it possible to send an extra argument or data when interacting with a contract?

Take the transfer function of the DAI contract as example. It allows only two arguments: dst and wad. This is how the decoded data input looks like on a sample transaction: Function: transfer(address dst, uint256 wad) MethodID: 0xa9059cbb [0]: 0000000000000000000000006262998ced04146fa42253a5c0af90ca02dfd2a3 [1]: 000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000002c3c465ca58ec0000 Is it possible to attach some extra data when calling the transfer function, […]

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CMS Drupal Mastering Development

Migration for UI strings from D7 to D8

Is there an automated migration for UI strings (locale module) from D7 to D8? For instance, I have a D7 site in English and French and some of the French UI strings have been customized (at /admin/config/regional/translate/translate). Can those customized strings be migrated to the D8 site automatically?

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Connecting the case fan to power

Today was my first time building the PC from the scratch. There is only one thing left and it’s getting my case fans to spin. There are two case cables currently unplugged. 1st – it is two sided 2nd Cable Unfortunately my pc case didn’t come with a manual (nor has one online) so I […]