Occasionally it’s convenient to have an Android RelativeLayout that references another layout element that hasn’t been defined at that point in the XML file. E.g.:
Over the years, I’ve used a variety of editions of Eclipse with a variety of plugins. These days I try and minimize all of that and ask Eclipse to do as little as possible as infrequently as plausible. The below is a diary of sorts of the events that led to that choice. A selection […]
Stack Overflow requires that questions be largely objective, but is based around a voting system that would be largely unnecessary if all questions actually were. The requirement for objectivity can be readily tested by asking a subjective question and watching how quickly it’s removed, but it’s also made explicit in their blog posts: Stack Exchange […]
Borrowing an idea from Jeff Atwood, here is a list of misconceptions about how Stack Overflow should be used that are common enough to warrant rote responses.
On larger Git projects, I often see the following scenario play out after someone’s done some work and is ready to push it to the remote repo: …making and committing changes to “develop” branch… $ git pull Already up-to-date. $ git push Counting objects: 5, done. Delta compression using up to 8 threads. Compressing objects: 100% […]
How to speed up or slow down video using ffmpeg.
Pop quiz! Given (A) foo.mov, (B) bux.avi, and (C) baz.m4v, which can your video software handle correctly? A A & B All of them All or some or none of them depending on their codecs, your software’s codecs, and whether they’re doing anything special with the container format.