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Top 10 Most Infamous Black Hat Hackers of All Time

Top 10 Most Infamous Black Hat Hackers of All Time

In the world of information technology, black hat hackers (also known as crackers or cyber-criminals) are known as the bad guys or villains. Most of them break into computers or networks without authorization to steal money and classified and sensitive information, while others are doing it simply for the challenge or the thrill of hacking. [...]

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UltraEdit Text Editor for Linux (UEx) Released

UltraEdit Text Editor for Linux (UEx) Released

One of the leading text editors for Microsoft Windows is finally available on Linux. UEx (UltraEdit for Linux) has been released fordownload with packages available for Ubuntu, Fedora, OpenSUSE, and Red Hat. Users of other distributions can get it via .tar package with 32 and 64 bit support.  UEx will make coding in C, C++, HTML, Javascript, XML, [...]

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Possibly the Funniest Programming Joke Ever

Possibly the Funniest Programming Joke Ever

I know it is not yet time for our annual Christmas humor, however I feel like sharing a joke today. –A joke that is possibly one of the funniest programming jokes of all time. Maybe some of you have already heard or read about this one because it’s rather old, but just to relive the fun, here it [...]

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Teaching Kids Programming with Free Programming Languages

Teaching Kids Programming with Free Programming Languages

Teaching young students or even your own kids to learn or be interested in programming can be really daunting. However, there are free programming languages that are designed to teach children the basic concepts and elements required in traditional programming that you can use to get the job done quite easily. Most of these languages [...]

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15 Inspiring Bruce Lee Quotes That Aspiring Hackers Can Learn From

15 Inspiring Bruce Lee Quotes That Aspiring Hackers Can Learn From

Bruce Lee is highly regarded as one of the most influential martial artist of all time. His amazing physical features, fitness, and skills made him a cultural icon. But perhaps unknown to some is his mental strength that contributed much to his success. He believed that any knowledge ultimately led to self-knowledge, and said that [...]

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A Simple Python Alarm Clock

A Simple Python Alarm Clock

Problem: You are all alone in a far away land and needed to wake up early the next day. The problem is, you forgot to bring any alarm clock. But, you brought a Linux-powered laptop computer with you. Say for example an Asus Eee PC.   Solution: Most Linux distributions have Python installed out-of-the-box. All [...]

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Create Games the Easy Way with Pygame

Create Games the Easy Way with Pygame

Pygame is a cross-platform set of Python modules designed for writing video games. It includes computer graphics and sound libraries designed to be used with thePython programming language. It is built over the Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL) library, with the intention of allowing real-time computer game development without the restraints and low-level mechanics of the C programming [...]

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Holy Programming

Holy Programming

While looking for some Python codes using Google Code Search (beta), I got bored and remembered an article entitled “F*cking programming”. –A search query using profane words revealed the evil and yet the funny side of the people behind the codes. So, I began to wonder and think of the opposite side or character of programmers. [...]

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Free and Open Source IDE Software Applications

Free and Open Source IDE Software Applications

In computing, a software application that provides complete facilities to computer programmers for software development is called an integrated development environment (IDE). An IDE usually consists of a source code editor, a compiler and/or interpreter, build automation tools, and a debugger. To simplify the construction of a GUI, sometimes a version control system and various tools are [...]

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Extracting HTML Documents from Web Pages Using Python

Extracting HTML Documents from Web Pages Using Python

Extracting HTML Documents from Web Pages Using Python: Question: Can you extract HTML documents from live web pages without even using an internet browser? Answer: Yes you can. All you need is a Python interpreter and these shortcommands: >>> import urllib >>> sock = urllib.urlopen(“PAGE URL”) >>> htmlSource = sock.read() >>> sock.close() >>> print htmlSource Illustration (click to enlarge):

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Highly Recommended Books on Python

Highly Recommended Books on Python

Highly Recommended Books on Python: Here is my own compilation of highlyrecommended books about Python programming language. They are classified according to user’s experience level so take your pick: …………………. Beginner: Learning Python By: Mark Lutz With this hands-on book, you can master the fundamentals of the core Python language quickly and efficiently, whether you’re new to [...]

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How to Rescue Windows Files Using Linux and Python

How to Rescue Windows Files Using Linux and Python

How to Rescue Windows Files Using Linux and Python – The Problem: Windows Operating System is broken, must be a virus or something; need to rescue important filesimmediately. The Solution: A Linux Live CD with Python pre-installed; an external storage device; this Python script: #!/usr/bin/python # Filename: backup.py import os, time source = ['DIRECTORY OF WINDOWS FILES TO BE BACKED-UP!’] target_dir [...]

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Will Real Python Hackers Please Stand Up

Will Real Python Hackers Please Stand Up

Will Real Python Hackers Please Stand Up: Filipino Python hackers and enthusiasts, may I have your attention please. Several months ago, I emailed Guido van Rossum , Python’s author and BDFL( Benevolent Dictator For Life), asking him for some advice on organizing a PUG( Python User Group) here in the Philippines. To my surprise, I got a [...]