## Support my wife with her new career, that hasn't paid yet.

Marriage / Employment filter: My wife is finally incredibly happy in her job (a new career), but it hasn't paid a check for 6 months. I want to be supportive, but all I see is her working her ass off and not getting paid. What do we need to talk about / to weigh at the 1 year mark when we assess her getting a job with a salary? (see within for a very long story)
posted by lonemantis on Mar 4, 2015 - 35 answers

## I want to see what my code is doing

I am taking an entry-level college class in programming. We are using Javascript "playground" that works within a web browser. I am a visual learner and the textbook and exercises are useless to me. We're only six weeks in and I'm in the weeds. Is there a tool that shows what exactly is happening at each step in the Javascript code?
posted by crosten on Feb 27, 2013 - 15 answers

## Python for Putzes, Part 2

I'm looking for brilliant metaphors to explain the ins and outs of object-oriented programming. Know any?
posted by Shepherd on Apr 6, 2012 - 15 answers

## How can I integrate a time sequence of correlations?

Statistics filter: If I asses the same paired variables for the same population at multiple points in time, can I integrate the relation into an overall correlation?
posted by lord_yo on Feb 1, 2012 - 3 answers

## Physics with Albegra for the nonlinear thinkers

How do the variables on both sides of physics equations not become redundant (specifically involving adding/subtracting forces and centripetal force and acceleration)?
posted by sunnychef88 on Oct 18, 2011 - 20 answers

## Effing Access combo boxes, how do they work?

I'm trying to make a combo box populate properly in an MS Access form (oh, the pain), and I need some help.
posted by middleclasstool on Jul 8, 2010 - 2 answers

## formula for thinking

If I'm trying to come up with a model or a function to determine to what extent a specific person is able to think outside the box (or unconventionally, or differently), what variables do you consider crucial to do this analysis?
posted by ttyn on Jan 20, 2010 - 11 answers

## Can I combine htaccess and session variables from other systems?

Web server question. Can I combine htaccess and session variables from other systems? (more inside)
posted by jpoulos on Jul 23, 2008 - 6 answers

## Flash URL Variables Problem

Flash problem: I know it's just me, but...variables don't always seem to be passed in URL query strings.
posted by maxwelton on Apr 17, 2008 - 5 answers

## How to redirect a webpage request while keeping all POST variables to another PHP page

Is there an easy way in PHP to send all the POST variables submitted in a form to another webpage?
posted by JakeWalker on Mar 22, 2007 - 4 answers

## What statistical tests do I need to run on this data?

I need a good resource for conducting statistical tests. I've taken stats courses, but it's been a while. Something SPSS-centric would be ideal...
posted by electric_counterpoint on Nov 29, 2006 - 4 answers

## Python - Shell Environment

Is there a way to set an environment variable in the unix shell from a python script? Can I set a variable in the shell that executes that same script? For that matter, is there a way for any script to do this?
posted by kuatto on Apr 7, 2006 - 8 answers

## Session variables and redirects aren't working the same after I upgraded from PHP 3.x to PHP 4.35 on win2000.

php 4.35/win 2000/cgi question: having problems after upgrading from 3.x with session variables and redirects? any suggestions?
posted by specialk420 on Apr 16, 2004 - 8 answers

## Web Hosting

1&1 Web Hosting has consistently failed to answer what I think should be a very simple question: given that they do not use per-account httpd.conf files, how do I set the my Alias and ScriptAlias variables so that the web application I want to use can work without my having to go in and re-script them? Thanks eversomuch -- I've been waiting months for a quality reply from them!
posted by five fresh fish on Jan 31, 2004 - 8 answers

## Home Theater on the Cheap

Assume I'm starting from scratch except for a 32" JVC TV with s-video input. How would you build a budget home theater for a multi-purpose room? Rather than get into my particular preferences (other than that I want to play DVDs, CDs and CD-Rs), I'd like respondents to make recommendations based on the variables most important to them (e.g., getting a cheap player and being indifferent to its picture quality because it's region-free; splurging on a center channel speaker because it's that important; insisting on a combo DVD-R/PVR regardless of price because it's such a killer app; going with simple stereo separation because surround sound is overblown, etc.). Specific product and retailer recommendations are especially welcome.
posted by blueshammer on Dec 29, 2003 - 8 answers

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