Category: Software Development

unit of data storage – byte kilobyte megabyte gigabyte terabyte petabyte exabyte zettabyte yottabyte nonabyte doggabyte kibibyte mebibyte gibibyte tebibyte pebibyte exbibyte zebibyte yobibyte nobibyte dogbibyte
12.01.2021

Byte The term byte was coined by Werner Buchholz in June 1956,[4][13][14][b] during the early design phase for the IBM Stretch[15][16][1][13][14][17][18] computer, http://archive.computerhistory.org/resources/text/IBM/Stretch/pdfs/Buchholz_102636426.pdf backup mirror: PLANNING A COMPUTER SYSTEM BROJECT STRETCH Buchholz Campbell_102636426.pdf which had addressing to the bit and […]

CNBC documentary about Open Source
01.01.2020

what do you think about the CNBC documentary? 2012: Aalto Talk with Linus Torvalds: 1,5 Million Views! contains the famous “Fuck You NVIDIA” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MShbP3OpASA Linus Torvalds writes software since his early childhood ages and just loves programming. Without this love […]

The Y2038 Problem – cars and embedded systems
23.01.2019

in comparison to Y2K: “The issue became when it became 2000 because that would be stored as 00 in the program. This caused many to believe that say, bank software wouldn’t be able to get your money out because it […]

linux with and about systemd – startup process and service management – list enabled on boot services – list running services – show service resource usage
02.05.2017

while test running debian linux journald uses almost 100% cpu… “The daemon will implicitly collect numerous metadata fields for each log messages in a secure and unfakeable way. See systemd.journal-fields(7) for more information about the collected metadata.” https://www.freedesktop.org/software/systemd/man/systemd-journald.service.html systemd: Using […]

The Unix philosophy – simple and beautiful
02.05.2017

src: https://homepage.cs.uri.edu/~thenry/resources/unix_art/ch01s07.html The Unix philosophy emphasizes building simple, short, clear, modular, and extensible code that can be easily maintained and repurposed by developers other than its creators. The Unix philosophy favors composability as opposed to monolithic design. Later summarized by […]

27.04.2017

Linux-UNIX-Programmierung von Jürgen Wolf Das umfassende Handbuch – 2., aktualisierte und erweiterte Auflage 2006 Linux-UNIX-Programmierung 1216 S., mit CD, 49,90 Euro Rheinwerk Computing ISBN 3-89842-749-8 Kapitel 11 Netzwerkprogrammierung 11.1 Einführung 11.2 Aufbau von Netzwerken 11.2.1 ISO/OSI und TCP/IP – Referenzmodell 11.2.2 Das […]

17.02.2017

Dylan Beattie ?? ‏@dylanbeattie Feb 16 Learning to code is an essential skill in the modern world. Here’s a handy diagram showing you how to get started. that’s what i really liked about Adobe Flex Builder… it was based on […]

CryptoCat – Chat Secure App for the Windows Linux OSX Mac Desktop
26.06.2015

Updates from CryptoCat “With great user data comes great responsibility.” (src) it has become a desktop app… not a firefox plugin. https://crypto.cat/ Checkout the video from it’s creator (thanks for all your efforts! 🙂 developer’s site : https://nadim.computer/ Sind wir […]

20.01.2015

interesting example, for comparison (e.g. in TextWrangler (OSX)): procedural: <!–?php   function changeJob($person, $newjob) {   $person[’job’] = $newjob; // Change the person’s job   return $person; }   function happyBirthday($person) {   ++$person[‘age’]; // Add 1 to the person’s age   return $person; […]

20.01.2015

when the simple viewing of an EMail leads to Virus execution encrypting your holiday-pictures or music-collection… then there is something to learn: nothing man-made is 100% perfect/secure especially not when it’s something as complicated as software… or the financial-system. so […]