Why is extending native objects a bad practice?

Why is extending native objects a bad practice?

Every JS opinion leader says that extending the native objects is a bad practice. But why? Do we get a perfomance hit? Do they fear that somebody does it "the wrong way", and adds enumerable types to Object, practically destroying all loops

How do I create a transparent Activity on Android?

How do I create a transparent Activity on Android?

I want to create a transparent Activity on top of another activity.How can I achieve this? 1:Add the following style in your res/values/styles.xml file (if you don’t have one, create it.) Here’s a complete file:<?xml version="1.0" encodi

.NET Rest Client Frameworks

.NET Rest Client Frameworks

I'm looking for the best .NET C# framework for building a REST Http client. My requirements are as follows:Unit testable (mockable)Supports multi-part form and file uploadsI have looked at Hammock, but it is lacking in documentation and see

Difference between running lint via Android Studio menu and gradlew command-line

Difference between running lint via Android Studio menu and gradlew command-line

When I run the following on a command line:./gradlew -lintI get different results than if I choose the following menu option within Android Studio.Analyze->Inspect Code...Can anyone explain this? Is this normal? Should a prudent developer

Flurry - Deleted events do not appear again

Flurry - Deleted events do not appear again

In an attempt to clean up test records, i had cleaned up all events in Flurry administration. However i was hoping that all future use of the same events will appear in the events captured by Flurry.However its 24 hours since i had deleted

“dyld: could not load inserted library '/usr/lib/libgmalloc.dylib' because image not found

“dyld: could not load inserted library '/usr/lib/libgmalloc.dylib' because image not found

When I run the app in Xcode IOS 6 beta 2 firmware on the device 8 Beta 2, I get the error message: "dyld: could not load inserted library '/ USR / Library / libgmalloc.dylib", because the image was not found. "What could be the problem?

Video 100% width and height

Video 100% width and height

I have a video, and I want it to FILL 100% of the width, and 100% of the height. And keep the aspect ratio.Is it possible that it at least fills 100% for both? And if a bit of the video has to be out of the screen to keep the aspect ratio,

When is Java 6 end of life? (In the context of writing developer tools) [closed]

When is Java 6 end of life? (In the context of writing developer tools) [closed]

BackgroundThis is not as immediately obvious to figure out as you would think.First off, while Oracle has stopped public support of Java 6 as of Feb 2013 but with Premier support going out to Dec 2013 and Extended support going to Dec 2016

IE9 Support for HTML5 Canvas tag

IE9 Support for HTML5 Canvas tag

I am trying to test out the canvas tag, I started with this code: This text is displayed if your browser does not support HTML5 Canvas. In IE8 I get the message: This text is displayed if your browser does not support HTML5 Canvas.I th

Android Developer Dashboard national/regional version

Android Developer Dashboard national/regional version

As many of you may know, Google has provided us with a nice Dashboard that shows us the current distribution of active Android devices along certain characteristics, such as platform version or screen size.It would be nice to have some simi

iOS 8 removing build from review in iTunesConnect

iOS 8 removing build from review in iTunesConnect

I just uploaded a new build to the iTunesConnect in preparation for the iOS 8 release. The app status is "Waiting For Review". However, I want to reject the uploaded binary and upload a new one. According to Apple docs (section: Removing a

about sending messages among bg.html, popup.html and contentscript.js

about sending messages among bg.html, popup.html and contentscript.js

In my extension, when a button named mybuttonl in popup.html is clicked, it sends a message "getvar" to contentscript.js, which in turn sends a message "I want var1" to background.html to get an object named var1. (A button named mybutton2

How is GUI and Game Program Flow compared to Web programs

How is GUI and Game Program Flow compared to Web programs

I've been developing Web applications for a while now and have dipped my toe into GUI and Game application development.In the web application (php for me), a request is made to the file, that file includes all the necessary files to process

IBAction inside UITableViewCell not called in iOS 9

IBAction inside UITableViewCell not called in iOS 9

I have a custom UITableViewCell subclass which contains a few IBAction methods wired up from a nib.Under iOS 8 everything works as expected. If the user taps one of the buttons, the appropriate IBAction is called. If the user taps anywhere

Composer: how to install `dev` packages in Symfony 2.3?

Composer: how to install `dev` packages in Symfony 2.3?

Trying to install the KnpGaufretteBundle in a Symfony 2.3 project, I'm having no luck. The problem is:minimum-stability:stable (in composer.json);the bundle I require is dev-master version still.Reading this in the Symfony docs was frustrat

Xcode 4.3 and iPhone Simulator 4.2

Xcode 4.3 and iPhone Simulator 4.2

Is there a way to install iPhone Simulator 4.2 in Xcode 4.3 for Lion?I only can find how to install it in Xcode 4.2, but not Xcode 4.3 for Lion. 1:I have found a way to install iPhone simulator 4.2 to Xcode 4.3:Follow the instructions by

CLLocationDegrees initialization

CLLocationDegrees initialization

How do you make a CLLocationDegrees? It's not a float, so what is it? 1:According to the CLLocation documentation, CLLocationDegrees is simply a double. So to create one, you could do something as simple as this:CLLocationDegrees degrees

Android different drawable screen resolutions

Android different drawable screen resolutions

I'm a bit confused as to what resolutions I should be saving my images in for the different drawable folders. Is there a general formula for it? For example,if I want an image to take up 10% of the height and the full width of the screen,

Does HoTMaiL or Windows Live ID support OpenID authentication?

Does HoTMaiL or Windows Live ID support OpenID authentication?

Does Windows Live ID or Hotmail (Passport) support OpenID based authentication?If yes, what is the endpoint url, and do I have to register my application somewhere to use it?If no, do they have their own API for 3rd-party authentication?

Simulating a location on Real iOS Device

Simulating a location on Real iOS Device

Is it possible to simulate a location on iOS Device, say I want to simulate London on the device while I am sitting in Oxford?Thanks. 1:Yes, It is possible to simulate the location on device in debug mode. All you need is to debug your a

What does “The dwarfdump binary must exist and must be executable” mean?

What does “The dwarfdump binary must exist and must be executable” mean?

I'm trying to build an app for submission to the AppStore..Each time I try to build it I get a warning during Validate saying: The dwarfdump binary must exist and must be executable: /usr/bin/dwarfdump (-19036)And Apple doesn't allow me

PHP Call to undefined function

PHP Call to undefined function

I am trying to call a function from another function. I get an error:Fatal error: Call to undefined function getInitialInformation() in controller.php on line 24controller.php file:require_once("model/model.php"); function intake() { $in

Why can you not use yield in a lambda, when you can use await in a lambda?

Why can you not use yield in a lambda, when you can use await in a lambda?

According to Eric Lippert, anonymous iterators were not added to the language because it would be overly complicated to implement it.That is okay with me, and it didn't bother me until they went ahead and implemented anonymous asynchronous

Determining version of easy_install/setuptools

Determining version of easy_install/setuptools

I'm trying to install couchapp, which uses easy_install - and is quite explicit in stating a particular version of easy_install/setuptools is needed: 0.6c6. I seem to have easy_install already on my Mac, but there's no command-line argument

How can I configure my iPhone project to use a seperate application icon for beta releases

How can I configure my iPhone project to use a seperate application icon for beta releases

What I am trying to achieve is for the application icon to be different in builds that I send out to my beta testers, to that of the application that will be submitted for approval. This will allow me and my beta testers to easily identify