18 June 2015
A simple way of monitoring your log files through syslog and a IRC bot.
13 February 2015
I learnt the hard way never to group gem environments together. I should have read the documentation better because it cost me an hour of my time.
15 February 2014
Whilst recently developing a Rails 4 app with RSpec I ran across a view test comparison string problem that took me a while to solve. When using HTML entities in I18n strings any comparison will fail because you are comparing against the rendered encoded value.
18 June 2013
In April 2013 I finally made the switch from a full time web developer to pen tester. The transition between these two professions was a little easier than I expected.
30 December 2012
So after a crazy couple of months I finally have a moment to sit down and write about my experience during the Breakpoint / Ruxcon conferences and training held October this year.
13 August 2012
I have never before written any sort of tests for my code. Surprised? ... not really when coming from a PHP background, however over the last 8 months I have been attempting to adhere too the software development cycle, Test-driven Development also know as TDD.
11 July 2012
I have never fully been happy with any Editor/IDE I have used previously, so with its loyal following and large range of plugin's I decided to give Vim a try full time.
01 July 2012
So I have neglected this blog for the last couple of months, I have been incredibly busy on some exciting new projects which I hope to announce in the near future. 2012 also sees a new blog design, attempting to keep it minimalistic.
05 September 2011
Over the last couple of months I have been working hard with developers from around the world to refactor, stabilize and improve the Browser Exploitation Framework (BeEF). The core codebase has had a major re-write, allowing for greater flexibility and stability.
02 August 2011
I always thought my command line kungfu was alright, I knew there were things that I just didn't understand or know but I was comfortable with that ... until recently. I was working with a large subversion repository and needed to commit back a lot of files. However throughout the commit list where versioned files that I did not want to commit. GUI subversion clients usually allow you to deselect files when commiting which is very useful, however I wanted to stay at the command line.
06 July 2011
26 June 2011
For years this website has gone through numerous revisions, re-builds and re-designs. Ranging from a full portfolio management system to a simple blog, I was always working to achieve perfection. Here I was telling my clients that a website is truly never finished, it just continually evolves, yet I was ignoring the very same advice when it came to my website.