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Game Creation Mastering Development

World rotation independent mouselook

Preface: I am terrible at using quaternions right. I wanted to create a world rotation independent mouselook script. That is, no matter the ‘down’ for the camera, the mouselook should feel natural to the player in relation to what is displayed on screen. I now have the following script running on update in my camera: […]

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Mastering Development

What is \n\nnd supposed to do?

sed ‘\n\nnd’ <<< n With GNU sed and busybox sed, above command prints n. Contrarily, with OpenBSD’s and OmniOS CE’s sed implementations nothing is printed. POSIX sed spec says: In a context address, the construction \cBREc, where c is any character other than <backslash> or <newline>, shall be identical to /BRE/. If the character designated […]

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User Help

How to get help for the Posh-SSH cmdlet?

I ran Get-Help which asked whether I wanted to run Update-Help, which I did. How do I get help on using Posh-SSH from within the powershell CLI? PS C:\> PS C:\> Get-Command -Name *ssh* CommandType Name Version Source ———– —- ——- —— Function Get-PoshSSHModVersion 2.2 Posh-SSH Function Get-SSHPortForward 2.2 Posh-SSH Function Get-SSHSession 2.2 Posh-SSH Function […]

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Ask English Speaking

This program is error free. Or error-free?

Which one is correct in American English: This computer program is error-free. This computer program is error free. Why? Are, perhaps, both correct? If so, is there any difference in the meaning? (Aside: we do not speak about “an error(-)free program” or “a program free of errors” here. The post-position of “whatever(-)free” is intentional.)

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Mastering Development User Help

Trigger windows to build preview images before opening folder

Is there any way to trigger Windows 10 to build the various image thumbnail sizes, other than just opening the folder in explorer and waiting? I have an image export program, and it’s exported a large number of files, and I want to scroll through them in the file explorer window. When I open the […]

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Development

Making a custom SwiftUI View adapt to built-in modifiers

I am endeavouring to write my own BetterTextField view for SwiftUI, since the built-in TextField is lacking in several areas. Namely, I want to support delayed binding (updating the bound value only on locusing focus, instead of forcing redraws after every keypress), programmatic focusing/responder control, and a few other features of UIKit’s UITextField that SwiftUI […]

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Development Linux

Can an “apt upgrade” automatically install a dependent package that replaces an installed package?

Our team has gotten off into a dark corner of how apt updates work, and we could use some help finding our way out. The context here is a set of deployments from a local repository. We have a package, call it foo, which is currently installed on all machines. We also have a new […]

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Development Linux

Can an “apt upgrade” automatically install a dependent package that replaces an installed package?

Our team has gotten off into a dark corner of how apt updates work, and we could use some help finding our way out. The context here is a set of deployments from a local repository. We have a package, call it “foo”, which is currently installed on all machines. We also have a new […]

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Development

How do I input bar-chart data to an overall pie-chart ? (Highcharts/ JS / jQuery)

Very new to all this; I’m stuck in implementing the jQuery of a Highcharts pie-chart. Each of the bar-charts are built with radio button inputs and there are float values associated with each input. These values then sum to build the bar-chart. I’m trying to build it with sum-totals taken from three seperate bar-charts. Any […]

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Development System & Network

How do I remove a DS record from my parent zone using Amazon Route 53?

My website is currently inaccessible due to the presence of a DS record in the parent zone, when I am using nameservers that don’t support DNSSEC. See this question for more context. I am using Amazon Route 53 as my registrar, and I can’t see a way to remove the DS record using the interface. […]