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Bit Viewer: New Release 1.1.4312

New release of Bit Viewer, the small Windows programs that offer easy conversion between Decimal, Hexadecimal and binary. This new release treats blank strings in the input-boxes as value zero. The program is released under GPL2 and source code as well as executable can be downloaded from the Bit Viewer project page.

Why Using Stdin and Stdout is Not Enough!

I’m constantly amazed at how bad programmers are when it comes to designing good logging and reporting utilities. Hopefully your tool support input from stdin and allows for writing logs or interactions to stdout. If you haven’t gotten that right, I’m not sure what you are doing. But when it comes to report- and logging-formats […]

Bit Viewer – version 1.1.4263 (first official release)

I recently started doing a lot of low level programming in C. I wrote a small desktop application to help with conversions between hexadecimal, decimal and binary formats. It also allows for some simple visualization of the bit-pattern. The program is released under GPL2 and source code as well as executable can be downloaded from […]

Password Generator – version 1.1.4255

A second release has been made, available on the project web page. Password Generator project page New Features: You can now save settings (pattern and output file) to file for repeated use. Help document can be accessed through the GUI-version.  

Password Generator – First Release

A couple of years back I forgot my password to one of my True Crypt volumes. I remembered approximately what the password was but couldn’t figure out the exact one. In order to help me brute-force my way into the encrypted volume, I wrote a small program to generate all possible combinations from what I […]