Tue 21 August 2018

My system's time was so wrong, that even ntpd didn't work

Hi, Time management is always hard. I mean, it's hard for ordinary people -- the internets are full of ebooks and tips on how to organize your time, and there are lots of books about the problem. It's also hard for programmers -- you need to take into account different timezones, those … read more

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Sun 06 May 2018

TrueSight v1.5

Hello, Few days ago I've released another version of TrueSight hex editor. Current version is v1.5 and you can get the editor from its main page. I had to rewrite some components to make TS scale better in the future. The most important change? The bitmap fonts are temporarily … read more

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Thu 01 March 2018

C++: Shooting yourself in the foot #3

Hi, Everyone says that programming is complicated. Is it? Well, actually it is, especially if you're using your programming language in a non-recommended way. Take file input/output for example. In C++ there are some ways you can perform file I/O: std::ifstream is one example. Multiple frameworks like … read more

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Sun 11 February 2018

C++: Shooting yourself in the foot #2

Hi, There are people in this world who are forced to use C++ against their will. Those people often defend themselves by writing C code, and by compiling it with a C++ compiler. Then hope that noone will notice. There are a lot of problems with this, and this short … read more

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