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About insanity, this week I had to prepare a new builder with Windows Server 2019 and only standard IE 11 installed. Not wanting to install "unnecessary software" it took me about an hour to get the security settings right to download any software like VS2017. For every click a popup showed up that I had to "add to the secure sites filter". Do you think you can configure this in IE security settings ? Wrong, you have to go to the Windows Server manager panel !
One annoying behavior of IE 11 is the login box of windows authentication. When the box pops out, user cannot close the browser unless credentials are entered (or fail the authentication to display error). At work, most users have three or four tabs set to open when IE 11 starts. If a user wants to close the browser, he has to enter credentials for all tabs.
advertising more "stuff" they want you to download and use when all you want to do is load up a page.
I don't know...It's been decades now I've set up IE to load in private mode by default, so pages don't get to save anything including cookies...so whenever it loads Google's homepage, it insists pretty hard I try out Chrome. On. Every. Visit.
Which is a lot more in-your-face than a separate tab.
And *YES*, Google Chrome is probably one of the fastest web-browsers, providing more efficient credentials security and user privacy. The vast of antivirus software manufacturers such as Avast! recommend this particular web-browser, empowered with various of security and user safety add-in's such pop-up and adware blockers. Privacy browsing mode is one of the Chrome's features that I admire. , and I hope you admire it as well.
I don't think this is the case, because the vast of antiviral software manufactures as an absolutely safe browser. Specifically, Avast! developed their Avast Secure Browser entirely based on Google Chrome latest release.
Come on, how can some of you still use IE . . . the worst browser ever made. That thing doesn't even understand Esc means 'stop loading the page' That reminds me of Yosemite Sam: "when I say woh mule, I mean woooooooooooooooooh mule.
I run Windows 10 and I like the new Edge: a better Chrome than Chrome with all the unwanted removed.
I only use Chrome for testing and still prefer IE for everything else. I really don't trust Google anymore.
I've been hammering on a parsing problem to compute all possible sequences of characters (aka "viable prefixes") that can result from a grammar rule. Permutation is often ugly and complicated and this is no different.
I'm glad I came off a win here recently with my parsing tutorial i published because I'm trying to use that sense of accomplishment to push through this problem.
The worst part of the problem being that I've got it almost working. Maybe you can relate there. "Almost working" is frustration. "Almost working" is a taunt as much as a challenge. "Almost working" can erode moral quicker than few other programming struggles.
So here I go. Deep breath. *cracks knuckles*
*remembers this same "almost working" issue caught me recently on my last problem and I solved it*
When I was growin' up, I was the smartest kid I knew. Maybe that was just because I didn't know that many kids. All I know is now I feel the opposite.