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OpenSSL Heartbleed Vulnerability Guide

Written by Vanav

What can be stolen by attacker Private key of the TLS server, private key of the TLS client (if the client is vulnerable), cookies, logins, passwords and any other data that are shared between the server and his clients. And you don’t need to monitor the communication path, you just can...

World of Minecraft: full-scale model of Denmark

Written by ilya42

The Danish GeoData Agency launched a full-scale model of Denmark. The model is very detailed and was generated with real geographical data — it includes not only relief but also buildings, vegetation, parks and attractions Only the location of rocks and minerals on the ground and color facades of...

Hack: Facebook's new programming language for HHVM

Written by sferrka

Facebook has presented Hack – a new programming language based on the PHP syntax and intended for implementation with HHVM (HipHop Virtual Machine). Applications written on Hack can seamlessly interact and go with an existing code written on PHP, as the HHVM environment supports the...

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Erlang/OTP 17.0 has been released on April 9

Written by saa

Erlang — is a general-purpose concurrent, garbage-collected programming language and runtime system. The release has a lot of new different features and changes. The first thing is that the versioning scheme has been changed. Previously it was R15B, R16B, etc. New data type —...

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bcat: pipe to browser utility

Written by MaGIc2laNTern

Great find! bcat is a small utility to pipe console's output to browser. Do you have a script which outputs HTML? bcat! Do you need to preview a README file with Markdown formatting? bcat! Is your script fetching web pages and you want to see the result? bcat! Do you just simply want to say...

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Introduction to the Wolfram Language

Written by Himura

During the last 30 years, Wolfram Research was working on a new multi-paradigm programming language. Please, welcome, — Wolfram Language ! The language is very large, with emphasis on functional programming, symbolic computation, and rule-based programming, touching on numerous domains,...

Amazon Dash: The Magic Wand

Written by alizar

Amazon Dash — new gadget from Amazon to simplify online shopping. Now you don't have to choose products from huge catalogs. It's a 6.375x1.125 inches tool, which easily fits in your hand and boasts a built-in microphone and barcode scanner allowing you to quickly add items to your shopping...

iOS holds you phone number hostage

Written by alizar

Benjamin Stein, technical manager at Mobile Commons, talks about the “ worst bug” that he has ever encountered. It happened once Ben changed his iPhone for an Android. Soon, he noticed that he is not receiving most of the messages from his contacts – other iPhone users. As it turned out,...

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IT digest for the last week

Written by alexzfort

Web Development nodegh.io — GitHub command line tools Best PHP IDE in 2014 How to use NoFollow tag Scrolling animations: examples, tutorials and jQuery plugins Slush — the streaming scaffolding system as a replacement for Yeoman WTF, HTML and CSS? Mobile Angular UI —...

Why is the mouse cursor slightly tilted and not straight?

Written by alizar

One of the users of StackExchange asked a question, which at first glance may look weird: why is the mouse cursor slightly tilted and not straight? Indeed, why the cursor is not vertical? The answer was given by an expert, who is familiar with the history of computer hardware. He...

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Web fonts instruction for novice

Written by Kukuruku Hub

Choosing a font? Here is a simple scheme from Julian Hansen. The image is clickable. Just answer «yes» or «no». Fonts are pretty much standard, but I'm sure it can be quite useful for anyone.