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Does this mean i am not a shitty coder? by poooy - Wed, 18 Feb 2015 06:56:04 EST ID:5M822B0h No.33432 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Idk the questions were pretty ez.
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Betsy Wodgemotch - Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:44:03 EST ID:5M822B0h No.33681 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33671
<script type ="text/javascript">
var confir=confirm("Are You Sure You Are Over 18?");
if(confir==true)
{
alert("Welcome To The Tunnel!!");
location="http://420chan.org";
}
if(confir==false)
{
alert("Welcome To Bed Time!!");
location="http://pbskids.org";
}
</script>
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Eliza Shakeman - Fri, 27 Mar 2015 01:15:55 EST ID:gYfoWYU+ No.33682 Ignore Report Quick Reply
And now for something useful:

$('td:.reply').each( function() {
if ($(this).text().search("5M822B0h") > -1) {
$(this).hide();
}
});
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Shit Simmlenidge - Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:30:11 EST ID:dOi+hnTz No.33684 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33682
I like the way you think/code.
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Cornelius Hemmerdit - Sat, 28 Mar 2015 08:15:53 EST ID:5M822B0h No.33686 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33684
I like the way u use webkit not.
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Cornelius Hemmerdit - Sat, 28 Mar 2015 11:49:27 EST ID:5M822B0h No.33687 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33686
using System;

using System.Collections.Generic;

using System.ComponentModel;

using System.Data;

using System.Drawing;

using System.Linq;

using System.Text;
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crypto thread by Charles Picklepot - Mon, 23 Mar 2015 23:31:33 EST ID:MxUYEp2U No.33647 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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This is a cryptography thread, because I took an almost entirely theoretic intro course on cryptography and I have that rare wonderful feeling of knowing I just saw the tip of the iceberg.

Share your crypto-related thoughts, experiences, news, stories, understandings, misunderstandings, questions, answers and whatnot so that we may all benefit.
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Knewb - Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:15:20 EST ID:hvV9Tcw/ No.33663 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33661
Encrypt entire hard drive and keep keys on a floppy that is hidden in the toilet resevoir in a plastic bag. ;)
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Jenny Bindertock - Wed, 25 Mar 2015 20:34:43 EST ID:rbRjtXi/ No.33665 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33663

nah, keys are on a hardware encrypted flash drive thats IP57 certified or better
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Samuel Navingbury - Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:39:23 EST ID:jKfbKOu8 No.33676 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33656
>http://cryptopals.com/ do these
I came in here to post that. Cryptopals should be mandatory if you're into crypto. They also happen to be a fucking blast.
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Hamilton Brusslewatch - Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:30:57 EST ID:rn5g8/0H No.33677 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33661
Practice as in exploiting old OpenSSL vulnerabilities? https://kb.iweb.com/entries/90860777-Security-vulnerabilities-in-OpenSSL-FREAK-CVE-2015-0204-and-more just run Ubuntu Server default install in a VM, remove OpenSSl and replace with unpatched verison to try out these attacks yourself.

If you want to analyze chips then that's done using a FPGA and lot's of software testing suites and papers around how to do it http://dblp.uni-trier.de/pers/hd/k/Karaklajicusko get your hands on one of those bitcoin hardware wallets to test . Most commercial crypto implementations are absolute junk-tier like all those flash memory sticks touting themselves with "Military Grade Encryption" and you discover it's trivial to disable it by using a cheap FPGA and a standard testing library from 3 years ago.
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Hamilton Brusslewatch - Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:34:27 EST ID:rn5g8/0H No.33678 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33677
oops
http://dblp.uni-trier.de/pers/hd/k/Karaklajicusko[noparse]


OFFICIAL R PROGRAMMING COURSERA THREAD 2015 ANNO DOMINI by Thomas Dartforth - Mon, 16 Mar 2015 16:23:13 EST ID:fhM7eULm No.33597 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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R Coursera thread, I'm currently catching up on week1 vid lectures.
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Fuck Cravingstock - Tue, 17 Mar 2015 18:47:03 EST ID:1ZrkKpvj No.33599 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33598
Historically it's been the viewed as the academic/hard statistical package, but it's grown in popularity for data mining and analysis and today it attracts plenty of scrublords who don't know what they're doing. Hence the Coursea course, which I would bet is balls. I think everyone should give R a whirl though.
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Martha Ferrywot - Tue, 17 Mar 2015 20:42:10 EST ID:dX36Cp25 No.33601 Ignore Report Quick Reply
if I need to whip up some charts and graphs R is what i use as it's quite painless. i see it more like," there's a spergy stats-man in my computer and i must learn the language of his people", moreso than traditional programming
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Edwin Gellerwill - Wed, 18 Mar 2015 12:25:07 EST ID:dOi+hnTz No.33604 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Found this on HN
http://fasterstat.com/
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Hamilton Buttingshit - Wed, 18 Mar 2015 18:04:35 EST ID:1ZrkKpvj No.33606 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>33604
>A proprietary .Net R GUI with Excel integration

You made me throw up in my mouth. Just use R Studio.
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Edward Higgleford - Sat, 21 Mar 2015 21:51:51 EST ID:MxUYEp2U No.33635 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33606
RKWard is nice too


web security by Sidney Hirrykitch - Sun, 01 Mar 2015 02:12:36 EST ID:n3U2PjA0 No.33489 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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what would i have to study/get a degree for
to do something with web security or a related field?
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Cedric Pimmleforth - Thu, 12 Mar 2015 21:58:59 EST ID:rn5g8/0H No.33563 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33562
>>33561
Forgot to add, there's an all in one guide to this too for said intensive study https://trailofbits.github.io/ctf/
Though it will point to the chapters in the book The Art of Software Security Assessment a lot.
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Cyril Chullerpon - Thu, 12 Mar 2015 23:24:54 EST ID:dOi+hnTz No.33564 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33562
I read HN religiously, it's literally the first thing I look at after I open my eyes, so I know and respect tptacek & moxie. Still, for me, reading a lot about app sec/reversing or crypto neer really really sinks unless I'm using it.

I did try the Matsano Cryptopals challenges a few years ago but I found the instructions too vague, though that may have been a product of my limited understanding at the time.

I've been looking for jobs recently (not in the US, I don't like it) and most positions require a few years of commercial experience. At 30 I'm getting too old for untrained positions. Oh well.
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Cyril Chullerpon - Thu, 12 Mar 2015 23:28:24 EST ID:dOi+hnTz No.33565 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33564
I forgot to mention I will read the supplied links deeply.
Many thanks. nb
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Cedric Pimmleforth - Thu, 12 Mar 2015 23:55:16 EST ID:rn5g8/0H No.33566 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33564
You can also easily get into security just by being a developer who is proactive in finding bugs at work. Take any shit developer position, start auditing the codebase using TAOSSA and tptacek advice esp looking for password problems (like when LinkedIn didn't use bcrypt on their passwords) and you will quickly find yourself parachuted into the role of CISO as competent one's are impossble to find.

http://krebsonsecurity.com/2012/06/how-to-break-into-security-ptacek-edition/
>we’ve watched lots of ops people successfully transition to appsec and senior security management just by instituting basic security testing processes on their company’s software.
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Graham Baffingson - Fri, 20 Mar 2015 13:40:15 EST ID:DN8UKyk5 No.33617 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33489
>>33489

https://www.offensive-security.com/

Have fun.


Stupid Job Postings by Samuel Packlehood - Sat, 14 Mar 2015 00:57:23 EST ID:u8c7ZZLn No.33576 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I would like to know what you all think of something I would like to do.

I see so many stupid fucking job postings, expecting years, sometimes decades of experience with stupid fucking technologies any decent computer scientist could pick up in a week or two... Some of them expect more experience with certain technology than possible, like 10 years for things that have only fucking existed for 5 etc.

I am sick of it, and I hate these idiotic fuckers.

I want to make a site that lists them, basically for people to spam.

I want to stop these fucking idiots from driving my pay rate down and getting away with forcing their ridiculous expectations on us.

Why the fuck is some shit monkey that flunked their way into an HR major allowed any input at all? Ask me to do what needs to be done, don't sign my paychecks if it doesn't get done.
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Edward Sattingway - Sat, 14 Mar 2015 01:18:10 EST ID:dGJ9BOIw No.33577 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I read an interesting explanation of this phenomenon from a supposed insider.

It goes something like, a company can fill a job very cheaply from these guys from India or wherever, but some legal stipulations force them to still advertise it, so they post openings but require insane things so that they can turn away candidates while covering their asses like "Heh, well, we tried!"
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Eliza Sendlechetch - Sat, 14 Mar 2015 12:25:12 EST ID:PvJDiujc No.33578 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33577
That's the best explanation of that sort of stuff that I've heard.

HR people should still be burned for fuel though.
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Betsy Pittinggold - Sun, 15 Mar 2015 01:55:27 EST ID:rn5g8/0H No.33585 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Yes, there is massive dissent against the developer hiring practices
http://sockpuppet.org/blog/2015/03/06/the-hiring-post/

The guy who wrote that created starfighters.io to bypass that bullshit. Also, all the insane shit they want "MUST HAVE 10 YEARS SR DEVELOPER EXPERIENCE WITH <INSERT 30 LANGUAGES AND A DOZEN TOOLS> " doesn't mean anything, you can still apply anyway and they will almost certainly interview you regardless. Problem is (as that above hiring post reveals) you end up spending a fucking week dancing for them and sometimes even performing free work "Complete this App for your interview.. oh btw sign this NDA so we can keep it".
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C language - Mon, 16 Mar 2015 06:42:54 EST ID:LDmnVMqL No.33595 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Is this still a relevant language today?
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Samuel Bardbanks - Mon, 16 Mar 2015 15:43:20 EST ID:e1xkZvSf No.33596 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33577

This is close but I've heard it explained slightly differently. Not that it can cheaply be filled by someone in India, but that it is often promotion from within. A companies by laws will require positions to be advertised publicly to promote new blood instead of just promoting the same people with the same shitty ideas.

So to get around this a manager will have the person they want in the position update their resume in retardedly refined detail, and will then and turn around and write the qualifications off that persons resume. After a few weeks of the job being posted they can point to that one persons resume and say "Hey look, our guy is the only one qualified for the position, lets promote him instead of hiring someone new". They can claim they looked for a better candidate, but in reality they didn't. Instead they disqualified plenty of perfectly qualified people in favor of a perhaps less qualified person all because the qualifications were written such that only that one person would ever qualify for the job.


Learning a computer science by user - Sat, 08 Nov 2014 19:25:44 EST ID:3K5aXY2t No.32849 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Sup, been learning C as of late from this book,
C Programming for the Absolute Beginner.
it is a light book so I should be able to finish it before next term.

Next term I am taking my Programming Fundamentals class in Python.
It is based on the Think Python book (greenteapress <dot> com), I have already read up to tuples.
Wanted to open a generall discussion for undergrad computer science.
I get the vibe that computer science programs do not teach you enough.
I am a little concerned by this, along with the fact I am a pleb at math.
(next term i'll be taking college algebra as well)

What should a computer scientist know? More importantly what is a good sequence for self-learning?
My intent is to read ANSI C next then Think Operating Systems to solidfy my knowledge on C.

To rephrase, I am trying to build my self a complimentary self-learning ciriculum that will blend alongside my actual studies. The college that I am attending is online and only accredited by the DETC. I am attending their because it is cheap but I want to make sure I have adequet skills.
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Sophie Buckleford - Sun, 14 Dec 2014 17:51:02 EST ID:PQzGpXuE No.33020 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>33017

Thats stupid advice.

I did IT, there was one CS class I did not have to take that the CS majors did.

one.

Plus, I had to do statistics, economics, accounting and finance, all math courses, plus two other courses that were just straight math courses related to business math, that counted as prerequisites for all the same stuff the calc courses the CS kids did as well, they just had other things in them too, basic quant and actuary type stuff.

I still had to take all the discrete, algo design and architecture courses.

You actually have to do MORE math to get a BBA IT. At least you do at a real university, I think you are confusing an actual IT degree with those scammy TV ads or something...
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Sophie Buckleford - Sun, 14 Dec 2014 18:05:12 EST ID:PQzGpXuE No.33021 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>33016

yeah, because there are no jobs programming embedded systems with C at all...

Learning one language to get a job is a great way to make yourself completely replaceable. Especially C#, there are hordes of east indians that will turn UML and pseudo into C# for $2 a fucking hour. I really don't think you know what the fuck you are talking about at all.

OP wants to be a computer scientist not a fucking cubicle monkey.
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user - Sun, 14 Dec 2014 18:55:55 EST ID:3K5aXY2t No.33022 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>33021
This
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user - Tue, 23 Dec 2014 17:02:22 EST ID:3K5aXY2t No.33078 Ignore Report Quick Reply
OP here, just wanted to give an update.

How does my github look? My intent is to push various problems I am working on to my github to get used to using git and, if I am consist with my repositories, keep them there as evidence of my growth.

https://github.com/jm13275

Meanwhile bought Lang's Basic Mathematics, plan to work through that and MIT's 6.00 intro to computer science (might do SICP if I get through it quickly but trying to focus on one thing at a time as to not get lost in novelty). Know a lot of it already but it will go over things like Big O notation that I do not yet fully understand.

Dropped from my online classes and decided to apply to a brick and mortar school for regional accreditation because I decided I wanted to make sure that I had the option of grad school since computation is starting to look very interesting to me plus better co-op opportunities.

So I'll be doing the above while working a dead-end job until fall term at which point I should be more than ready to go into the program with confidence and assurance.

Thanks to those who humored this thread this long and gave valuable advice on how to approach the field of computer science.
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Albert Dirringlot - Sun, 15 Mar 2015 20:36:16 EST ID:n3U2PjA0 No.33592 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33078


College by Emma Crattingwater - Sat, 07 Mar 2015 10:11:34 EST ID:YIshQhnp No.33522 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I'm going to college in the fall because I want to learn programming. This is the course I'm taking, and I'm just wondering if it's going to be focused more on networking and business/financial related stuff than actual programming?

https://www.stlawrencecollege.ca/programs-and-courses/full-time/programs/a_m/computer-programmer-analyst/kingston/

I'm just kinda' freaking out becase I don't wanna' take the wrong course.
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Jack Clittinghall - Sat, 07 Mar 2015 22:21:13 EST ID:YIshQhnp No.33539 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33538
The course I'm taking has 2 work placements, so that's pretry decent I guess. And there's gonna' be lot's of times where I develop a program with 3-4 people ot says. And yeah, my school has some credit transfers for bachelors degrees for a variety of different computer related programs. I'll probably pick up a few books over the summer after I get a desktop and see if I can get a head start.
Good luck on your degree buddy, what're you going to be taking?
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Wesley Mizzleworth - Tue, 10 Mar 2015 23:13:13 EST ID:ToPX5KzN No.33555 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33539
No too sure yet. I'm doing a two year program first and then transferring into one of the degrees. I think the information security program they have would be a lot of fun though, and they have a really good placement rate which is always nice. Two work terms sounds really good though. Getting a head start is always good too. As long as you do your work placements and practice even simple projects I don't think you'll have too much trouble finding work.
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Barnaby Fosslepudge - Wed, 11 Mar 2015 22:09:04 EST ID:I9+ivtTN No.33560 Ignore Report Quick Reply
It's a degree on writing business software.

>...one of the top 5 suppliers of IT professionals to the Government ...

Yep thought that skill combo sounded familiar, private sector doesn't still use cobol and mainframes enough for people to want to learn it anymore. They're setting you up for a job translating old government cobol to modern languages. These contracts are all over the DC area in the US, I'd imagine Canada has a similar problem.

In the 70's/80's/90's governments bought big into these labyrinthine cobol/mainframe set ups. No one wants to learn cobol anymore though, so they can't replace their devops teams with new people easily as the old ones retire. So there's fucktons of these projects to rewrite these absurdly large important cobol Systems into languages like c# and java. You'll essentially be playing archaeologist, the people who originally wrote it died of old age or retired 10 years ago and the original documentation is lost or never existed.

But it's a good skill set anyway, just unless you don't want to do that be careful when they do that job placement section at the end.
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Jenny Saffinghood - Sun, 15 Mar 2015 11:05:59 EST ID:Lu05ijcV No.33590 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Your work experience will define your career path far more than your degree will (unless you are top of your class at one of the top schools in your country). Once you get out of uni you can apply for an entry level position wherever you like. The difference to employers between say a CS or an IS degree particularly big since they know you're going to be inexperienced anyway. You won't pidgeonhole yourself just because you took a Networking class instead of an extra Software Engineering one.

The most important skill to learn at university is how to teach yourself. Once you get the hang of that you can go where you like and do what you want to an extent.
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Jenny Saffinghood - Sun, 15 Mar 2015 11:08:20 EST ID:Lu05ijcV No.33591 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33590
*isn't particularly big

Graduate employers don't really care what it says on your degree as long as it's somewhat relevant. They're looking for smart people who'll learn quickly generally.


Modding games by Lydia Sesslefere - Fri, 13 Mar 2015 19:37:46 EST ID:dGJ9BOIw No.33570 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Do you mod any games? Which? What tools do you use? What mods have you made? Just generally curious about it, I want a new hobby. The only modding I've ever done was making zombies explode into fishes when Quake first came out.

I'm also interested in any interesting engine remakes, like OpenMW and I think there was an Infinity Engine one. Or maybe just learning Unity would be more rewarding?
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Priscilla Gagglewater - Fri, 13 Mar 2015 20:59:37 EST ID:DfXdd+nv No.33572 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Fuck Unity. Start on Source and wait for Source 2.
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Hedda Shittingridge - Fri, 13 Mar 2015 21:45:10 EST ID:1ZrkKpvj No.33573 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>Or maybe just learning Unity would be more rewarding?

If you want to make your own game from scratch, yeah. You won't find a better engine for a single developer.
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Edward Sattingway - Fri, 13 Mar 2015 23:38:58 EST ID:dGJ9BOIw No.33574 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Well, I will probably keep on doing Unity because I like their video tutorials a lot, and that's pretty much it. So now I'm thinking I'll find some quality Morrowind modding guide and start with that, especially since it looks like OpenMW is intending to provide an engine that is very good for modders.
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Basil Fuckingshit - Sat, 14 Mar 2015 00:41:18 EST ID:PW18fUqr No.33575 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Games with level editors are the easiest to start with, since they're designed with modding in mind. I've modded quite a lot of stuff in the Warcraft 3/TFT engine - it's really modder-friendly!
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Betsy Pittinggold - Sun, 15 Mar 2015 01:59:29 EST ID:rn5g8/0H No.33586 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>hacking/modding games
New book coming out August http://www.amazon.ca/Game-Hacking-Developing-Autonomous-Online/dp/1593276699

Covers some modding not just making bots for them or changing UI.


Good advice from some random developer in Poland by Cedric Pimmleforth - Fri, 13 Mar 2015 00:20:07 EST ID:rn5g8/0H No.33567 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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This guy, who looks like he came straight out of the Matrix or 8chins /cyber has a pretty good blog
http://homing-on-code.blogspot.ca/2015/01/the-tower-of-babel.html
>learned to code by getting a shitty service job with lot's of downtime to play with perl
>regrets jumping around too many langs without really digging into them
>wishes he did more algorithms early
>advocates concentrating on 3 langs, something bare metal, backend/middlestack, and something frontend.

If you're interested in Go, Kerninghan of K&R fame has a Go book coming out August http://www.amazon.com/Programming-Language-Addison-Wesley-Professional-Computing/dp/0134190440

His post on why he switched to OpenBSD sums up why everybody uses it
http://homing-on-code.blogspot.ca/2015/01/code-rot-openbsd.html


I want to Learn HTML5 by Simon Sonderbury - Mon, 09 Mar 2015 01:00:23 EST ID:ltDlaLzc No.33546 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hello /prog/,
So I have absolutely no coding experience at all but am beginning to learn HTML5 and CSS. I want to learn because I run my own current events blog that I would want to design purely on HTML5/CAA and want to also do freelance webdesign for some side money. I currently only have the latest version of the book "HTML And CSS: Design and Build Websites" by Jon Duckett (pic related). What are other books/websites/etc that you recommend a novice like myself to read in order to learn HTML5 and CSS well?
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Simon Sonderbury - Mon, 09 Mar 2015 16:31:11 EST ID:ltDlaLzc No.33549 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33547
The thing is, I have no knowledge at all in HTML, CSS, or Javascript so I'm asking for at the very least good introductory books or whatever
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Faggy Challercocke - Mon, 09 Mar 2015 18:01:41 EST ID:8qN6HbE4 No.33550 Ignore Report Quick Reply
http://www.html5rocks.com/en/
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Basil Honeybury - Mon, 09 Mar 2015 18:24:08 EST ID:rn5g8/0H No.33551 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33549
https://www.mysliderule.com/learning-paths/beginners-guide-front-end-programming
Or
https://www.mysliderule.com/learning-paths/web-development-python-django
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Dude - Wed, 11 Mar 2015 06:05:32 EST ID:5M822B0h No.33556 Ignore Report Quick Reply
My new favorite is called "Programming The Mobile Web" By Maximiliano Firtman.
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Jack Dobblewutch - Wed, 11 Mar 2015 13:19:40 EST ID:S0dGIlDe No.33559 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33549

HTML and CSS is easy in essence. You can go through the Code Academy course on these subjects, should give you a general idea of the whats and wtfs.


FreeBSD Fuckery by Isabella Mebblenat - Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:33:03 EST ID:CaxHBeL+ No.33471 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I only really use Windows, but I've recently been dabbling with Vagrant and VirtualBox to launch a FreeBSD VM. I've used a few distributions of Linux before and know about the ls command but today when I was trying to make a folder on the VM (Vagrant lets you ssh into the VM) I saw soe confusing results.

Can someone explain to me why the ls command wouldn't display a folder that exists, even when logged in as root? The paths below have been simplified.

[vagrant@dev-vm ~/public]$
[vagrant@dev-vm ~/public]$ sudo ls
[vagrant@dev-vm ~/public]$ sudo ls -aF
[vagrant@dev-vm ~/public]$ sudo ls -l
total 0
[vagrant@dev-vm ~/public]$ su root
root@dev-vm:/home/vagrant/public # ls
root@dev-vm:/home/vagrant/public # ls -aF
root@dev-vm:/home/vagrant/public # ls -l
total 0
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Edward Wankinworth - Tue, 03 Mar 2015 17:16:08 EST ID:dOi+hnTz No.33500 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33499
Hey, this makes no sense because I think I renamed the folder wrong, doesn't matter anyway. nb
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Cyril Blishhudge - Tue, 03 Mar 2015 22:36:07 EST ID:rn5g8/0H No.33509 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33499
>lrwxr-xr-x 1 vagrant vagrant 9B Apr 15 2014 xxxxxxxx-> /xxxxxxxx/

the 'l' at the beginning denotes symbolic link, which means it redirects to wherever -> /xxx/ is which is probably empty. i'm also assuming you don't have a file there named "ls"

$ which ls (find where in ur path ls commands get sent)
$ /bin/ls -la /home/vargrant/public

The only reasons it would work when you signed in w/FTP is
1) Virtual consoles are corrupted, you signed into a new TTYscreen w/FTP https://www.freebsd.org/doc/handbook/consoles.html so switch with Alt+F2
2) That FTP user has Paths properly set up in user .profile
3) Some weird ZFS error (google for ZFS ls bugs they found)
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George Baffingfare - Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:09:39 EST ID:dOi+hnTz No.33512 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33509
I'll be straight with you, I understood about 50% of this post.

As I mentioned earlier I'm a windows (l)user so a lot of the permissions shit hasn't been in my day to day education. However, I do understand sym links and appreciated the significance of the -> in the directory listing. I re-wrote the 'censored' paths in an incorrect way the second time and it fuck up my post.

nb.
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Samuel Mevingnig - Wed, 04 Mar 2015 11:26:08 EST ID:je8rPGjL No.33517 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33512
Get this book and spend just 1hr going thru it while sitting in front of a terminal and this will all make sense (can also torrent it) http://www.nostarch.com/tlcl.htm most shells are the same. Win "powershell" is prob similar. For bezerker "devops" get the book SSH Mastery which is tiny so you can automate all of this easily.
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Priscilla Chipperfat - Sun, 08 Mar 2015 19:50:25 EST ID:gLGObbv4 No.33544 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Just use VirtualBox on its own.


MATLAB by Martin Gidgeshaw - Sun, 18 Jan 2015 03:45:27 EST ID:a4KNYQiB No.33203 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hello /prog/RAMers
I inquire your help with MATLAB. I am trying to generate an experiment for my course but am having trouble making a [y/n] screen. To further complicate things, I would like the y/n answers to tally up so that data can be generated.
Thanks in advance.
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Angus Sepperfield - Tue, 03 Mar 2015 18:18:03 EST ID:SRjqk4z2 No.33503 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33492
Really? I assumed the only people using FORTRAN are 60+ year old professors.
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Henry Shittingshit - Wed, 04 Mar 2015 15:08:52 EST ID:nUH9DIwu No.33520 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33503
Apparently, plenty of people use FORTRAN. Mostly engineers I think.
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Faggy Nicklestock - Sun, 08 Mar 2015 06:27:28 EST ID:dGJ9BOIw No.33540 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33503
>>33520
> is the language used for programs that benchmark and rank the world's fastest supercomputers.
I also just learned there's an OO FORTRAN and a concurrent FORTRAN.
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Augustus Bapperville - Sun, 08 Mar 2015 17:49:01 EST ID:rn5g8/0H No.33541 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33520
FORTRAN has a billion scientific libraries that are still in use today by physicists and engineers working on any sort of super computer or accelerator, also they are some of the most efficient implementations of relevant algorithms available. http://arstechnica.com/science/2014/05/scientific-computings-future-can-any-coding-language-top-a-1950s-behemoth/
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Ian Beppercocke - Sun, 08 Mar 2015 17:55:59 EST ID:dOi+hnTz No.33542 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33541
COBOL is still everywhere.
Look at government or finance systems, they are usually old as fuck.


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