JavaScript is the common name for the language initially used for scripting in web browsers. It is NOT the same as Java. Use this tag for questions regarding ECMAScript and its dialects/implementations (excluding ActionScript and JScript).

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How to disable JavaScript key events (and theft) in Firefox by websites?

I use Mozilla Firefox to browse the web. When I look at a site and wish to search text on the page, I use the slash / character to initiate incremental search (which is the default Firefox behaviour)....
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Data from python script to website

This involves a raspberry pi and apache2 so I thought the question would be good to go here.. have never used web sockets and things like that before so I'm pretty lost and hoping for some guidance......
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Using a web browser to generate a gallery/slideshow from local files

I'm trying to see how far I can go with using a web browser for various tasks vs. native apps. One of these tasks is selecting a group of local image files and generate a preview/gallery/slideshow in ...
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Search file name within file

Someone put a lot of malicious code onto every single wordpress instance on my server. For the second time. (At least) Every js file has been modified. There is a pattern though, the code always looks ...
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Autocomplete in browsers doesn't work on Linux

I have several websites which use autocomplete in their forms. For example, after logging in to an invoicing website I can type in the client field several letters (3-5) and then the box with list of ...
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How do you pass variables to jsc/javascript?

I have a few javascript things that I am running from the Terminal by passing them to jsc, with <<<. (javascript is an alias to /System/Library/Frameworks/JavaScriptCore.framework/Versions/...
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How to minify Javascript and CSS with command-line using minify tool?

I'm not that versed in unix and I cannot have Java, so YUI Compressor does not apply, but I have this known Minify tool, which will get a minified version of a JS/CSS file from a specific URI /min/?f=/...
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Curl or Lynx: stripping Javascript possible?

I am doing corpus generation through curl or lynx of some web pages. I have written a program in bash to strip away the html code (e.g., when I do lynx -source myurl), but the problem is that some ...
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Is it possible to run programs nodejs in bash?

My question is simple : I have a program written in nodejs and want to run it in an infinite loop in the language bash, is this possible?
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How to get the contents of a webpage but after running javascript?

I am trying to download the contents of a web page using curl but it seems l am missing some content that l suspect to be generated by JavaScript. If the page runs on the browser l am able to get all ...
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Files getting reverted to older version

One of my site was infested with malware once and since then I am seeing every alternate day the header.php files are getting reverted back to older versions (possibly by a script) and a malicious ...
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Why is JavaScript embedded in a PDF opened with Firefox not executed?

I have embedded a simple JavaScript (app.alert messagebox) in a PDF using Didier Stevens pdf-tools. Then I open that PDF in Firefox in Linux and the Javascript is not executed. The messagebox is not ...
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How to do a fast convert of a .xls (MS Excel) file to .csv

How can I do a fast convert of excel to csv? I have tried with php, perl, JavaScript. but it takes too much time. For example, for a 5MB file it will take 3-5 minutes.
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Send javascript to Chromium or Firefox from linux terminal

I am using either a chromium or firefox web browser in kiosk mode to log in to a website from boot up, and I want to use a javascript to send in a command to login to a website automatically. I know ...
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To visualise systematically look-behinds

I am using Regexr to visualise my regexes now. I need look-behind but Javascript does not support it, example code here. The project code base seems to be dependent Javascript (NodeJS) in Github. I ...
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How to call a shell script from Javascript code?

I am not able to call a shell script program from javascript(for example if someone will click a button in webpage then a script will run and will throw some output)???
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Is there a solution for scanning webserver files for malicious code?

I have seen several times people move code into web servers now that had malicious code embedded into their HTML, php and other documents. These then get served up from the new server until they are ...
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NVM cannot find installed Node binary, PATH problem on Linux Mint 17?

I've successfully installed NVM and Node using official instructions. My .bashrc file contains [ -s "/home/user/.nvm/nvm.sh" ] && . "/home/user/.nvm/nvm.sh" After some time, maybe a day, I ...
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How to install Uglify on Debian Sid

I have a question about how to install Uglify or Uglify2 on Debian. I'm also wondering whether I have to install Node.js as well. My main goal of asking this question is to minify all my CSS and .js ...
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Using node.js and shelljs as interactive shell

Following the answer given at unix.stackexchange.com/questions/58011/is-there-a-javascript-shell That requires me to always execute var shell=require("/usr/local/lib/node_modules/shelljs"); It ...
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Alternative shells (Javascript, Ruby, etc)? [duplicate]

Does anyone use a shell written in Javascript, Ruby, Clojure, etc as their everyday unix shell, instead of bash, zsh, etc? Is there any reason not to?
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Javascript to HTML converter?

Take for example this snippet of code on a web page. <html><body> <script language="javascript"> document.write("The cat"); document.write(" sat on the mat"); </script> </...
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Create app that launches a local app in Joli OS

Recently (I mean, for the last 30 minutes) I have been playing with Joli OS. I spent quite a bit of time trying to figure out how local apps are launched within the web browser. After figuring out ...
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Launch a GUI browser on server without a GUI? [duplicate]

What's a simple way to launch a browser on an server that doesn't have a GUI, but needs a GUI-like browser? Something like Firefox or Chrome. I need to trigger a page load but it needs full javascript ...
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Is there a JavaScript shell?

Recently I've been working with JS and I'm very enthusiastic about this language. I know that there is node.js for running JS at server side, but is there a shell that uses JS as a scripting language? ...
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IDE or Editor for Front-end development (JavaScript/HTML/CSS)? [closed]

These days APTANA seems to be the IDE of choice for Javascript developers although there is no package for Ubuntu or any other distribution. How do I install Aptana on Ubuntu? Is it stable? (if you ...
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StackExchange with Elinks

I use Elinks to browse while I am connected remotely. I am unable to login to stackexchange using my OpenID. I enter the correct URL, and upon submission, I get the "No OpenID endpoint found." text. I ...
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What's the currently recommended way to install node.js on Debian?

I've found a few different methods on the web, but some of the articles are quite old, and I'm concerned that the methods they describe have been superceded. Can anyone tell me what the currently ...