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How to find width of each character in pixels using javascript

consider<p>I need to know whether there is any possible way to find the width of each character in pixels based on the font , as i am using react app i …

JavaScript

Are there any libraries that can parse a raw HTML string into Text.XHtml.Strict.Html?

How can I parse a String into https://hackage.haskell.org/package/xhtml-3000.2.2.1/docs/Text-XHtml-Strict.html#t:HTML?I've tried searching hoogle for …

Python Programming

The photoexcited graphene puzzle solved

Light detection and control lies at the heart of many modern device applications, such as the cameras in phones. Using graphene as a light-sensitive …

Nanotech

What time is it, and why?

The particles of which the universe is made don’t much care which way time goes. But we do, and so do the stars and the planets.<p>At what we might call the most “fundamental” level, the laws of nature do not much care in which direction time flows. Yet from our point of view, as participants in the …

Physics

Rechargeable Proton Battery Demonstrated

Researchers have demonstrated for the first time a working rechargeable “proton battery” that could reconfigure how we power our homes, vehicles and …

Clean Energy

Graphene: the wonder material that could solve the world's water crisis

Graphene, the much-hailed wonder material, may be the solution to the world’s water crisis.<p>One in nine people around the world do not have access to clean, safe water close to their homes and at least 2 billion people are forced to use a drinking water source contaminated with faeces.<p>Dirty water is …

Nanotech

How to recover your precious data from a seemingly-dead computer

And possibly bring it back to life.<p>You push the power switch to turn on your computer...and nothing happens. Even in this worst-case scenario, you can work through a number of troubleshooting options—so don't panic yet.<p>When your desktop or laptop refuses to start, that means either the hardware or …

Operating Systems

Tesla Solar Roof customer gives insights on cost and installation process

Reddit Email Comments<p>One of the first known Tesla Solar Roof residential customers has shed some light on the process for installing the unique …

Super-safe zinc battery tech could rival lithium ion in phones

The new technology, created by researchers at the University of Maryland, offers a glimpse of a future in which phones never explode.<p>In a more perfect world, your phone battery would easily last all day, wouldn't degrade over time and, most crucially, wouldn't explode.<p>This might sound like a pipe …

Clean Energy

A new kind of memory could make RAM and Rom obsolete

Like peanut butter and jelly, like salt and pepper, like that seemingly perfect couple you love (to hate), the two dominant types of computer memory …

RAM

Tesla solar roof installations are now coming online

Tesla in late 2016 shared plans for a line of glass roofing tiles with integrated solar cells. The high-tech shingles were designed to look and …

Discover JavaScript Timers

• setTimeout()• Zero delay<br>• setInterval()<br>• Recursive setTimeout<br>• Node.js<br>setTimeout()When writing JavaScript code, you might want to delay the execution of a …

JavaScript

Safely toString a Java object

Avoiding NPE<p>This article was originally posted here.<p>Overview<p>In this little article, we will see how to get the string representation(tostring) of an …

Why use getters and setters/accessors?

What's the advantage of using getters and setters - that only get and set - instead of simply using public fields for those variables?<p>If getters and …

Save data, save money: How to reduce your data usage on Android or iOS

Remember when smartphone plans were all about the number of call minutes and text messages you got, and the data was unlimited? These days, it’s …

IBM has created a computer smaller than a grain of salt

If there's one downside to powerful computers, it's that they're too damn big.<p>Luckily, that's about to change. At least, if IBM has anything to say …

This New Battery Could Power The Future Of Space Exploration

A battery that can deal with ultra-cold temperatures.<p>Lithium-ion batteries make almost every facet of modern-day technology possible. They power …

Pedal with the energy of the sun on Kvaern’s solar-powered ebike

Electric bikes have revolutionized the bicycle industry, bringing one of the oldest modes of transportation into the 21st Century. However, like most …

Weekly trending JavaScript repositories

Here I go again with my favorite topic - JS trending repositories review.<br>Originally I've shared this material to Syndicode blog.<p>Meet the next portion …

JavaScript

Researchers discover big cryptographic potential in nanomaterial

The next generation of electronic hardware security may be at hand as researchers at New York University Tandon School of Engineering introduce a new …

Nanotech

Quantum Computers Closer than Ever with Powerful New "Quantum Simulator"

Not quite a quantum computer, but real close.<p>Quantum computers are the holy grail of 21st century engineering, as their quantum weirdness would let …

Sustainable solvent platform for photon upconversion increases solar utilization efficiency

The conversion of solar energy into electricity is currently restricted by a concept known as the Shockley-Quesser limit. This limitation allows only …

A New Route to High-Sensitivity Pressure Sensors

Research at Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp) and at Instituto de Estudos Avançados (IEAv) reveals new designs for optical fiber pressure …

Quantum Computing Explained

Chapter 1 of 14<p>Motivations Behind Exploring Quantum Computing<p>In 1982, a scientific paper - '<b>Simulating Physics with Computers</b>' written by the famous …

Quantum

The word quantum is most often used as a scientific or technological term, though the origin of this word for everyday use goes back to the 1600s. We …

Quantum Mechanics

Hyperlens crystal capable of viewing living cells in unprecedented detail

Just imagine: An optical lens so powerful that it lets you view features the size of a small virus on the surface of a living cell in its natural …

Nanotech

Nanoscale fabrication techniques enable creation of “artificial graphene”

<b>It may be possible to engineer the nanoscale-patterned semiconductor material to produce exotic electronic properties</b>The research, at the engineering …

Nanotech

What is Quantum Computing?

Quantum computers are expected to become the next big technological development. But how does the technology work? And what are the benefits?Whether …

Quantum Computing

Researchers steer the flow of electrical current with spinning light

Researchers used a first-of-its-kind device to demonstrate a way to control the direction of the photocurrent without deploying an electric voltage.

Quantum Mechanics