Day 4 – Not tripping over tripcodes

Greetings. Today we are going to look at an implementation of tripcodes, a kind of hashing used for signing posts anonymously on the Internet. There are different algorithms to do so, but one that we are interested in is one generating non-secure, old-fashioned tripcodes. So what is it? Say there is a website allowing toContinue reading “Day 4 – Not tripping over tripcodes”

Day 2 – CRUD with Cro::HTTP, a tutorial

Greetings! Today we will go through this tutorial about writing a simple CRUD service using Cro. For the impatient ones, link to the sources is at the end of the post. Why would I want to read this piece of text and code? A Cro::HTTP usage for a server-side application with authentication + authorization andContinue reading “Day 2 – CRUD with Cro::HTTP, a tutorial”

Day 1 – Raku from Perl: Transforming Old Perl Code

Introduction I have been using Raku (Perl 6’s new name) since mid-2015 and really appreciate its nice features for programmers who may be lazy, non-touch typists, amateurs, old Perl lovers, non-parallel users, or wannabe hackers including: kebab-case names brace-less control statements easy class construction lexical block variables copious built-in routines use unicode natively powerful, easy-to-useContinue reading “Day 1 – Raku from Perl: Transforming Old Perl Code”