Monthly Archives: December 2013

PwnedCheck passed 1000 downloads!

I’m so excited. My first experiment with creating and publishing a ruby gem seems to have been successful! As of this post it’s been downloaded 1069 times in the past 4 days. PwnedCheck is a ruby gem that I wrote … Continue reading

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New ruby gem to access @haveibeenpwned.

So, I decided to figure out how to create a ruby gem and decided to start with a simple gem that checks an email address against Installation gem install PwnedCheck Usage: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 … Continue reading

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Testing #WordPress cache plugins. What’s the best?

So far have tried- W3 Total Cache WP Super Cache Hyper Cache

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#ruby code to access the @haveibeenpwned api.

This is just some ruby I whipped up really quickly to access the API of which is a cool new site by Troy Hunt that aggregates password dump information from breaches and allows you to search for your email … Continue reading

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Fun with C++ – Placement New

So, for some reason in the last few days I’ve been thinking about the old days of when I was a developer and really into C/C++. One of the things that I found interesting was placement new. In a nutshell … Continue reading

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