TCL and the SSL security issues: sslv3 alert handshake failure

Update 2016-01-15: With tcl-tls 1.6.7, it works out of the box without any need to configure cyphers. If you have reconfigured your OpenSSL to take care of the current security issues, you’ve disabled SSLv3 since POODLE discovery. Then, you could find unexpected behavior of TCL code. The package http isn’t the best to intercept and […]

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How to determine the SQLite filename from an open connection?

If the PHP SQLite3 class doesn’t provide a property or a method to return this information, SQLite engine has a PRAGMA statement to get or set internal data or modify the library behavior.

It will returns a row with seq, name, file fields respectively containing a sequence id, the internal name of the database […]

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Nasqueron landing page

Nasqueron is a collection of projects, so the homepage should allow to find a resource on one of these projects. The current prototype features a responsive background and a search widget. During development, it will be softly hidden by a landing page.       The painting used as background is Aurora Borealis from Frederic Edwin Church, an […]

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Use ssh-agent on Windows

ssh-agent is a part of OpenSSH to setup an agent. An agent is a piece of software to store the private keys in memory and ease agent forwarding. This is a requirement to painless SSH operations. Mark A. Hershberger explains here a popular way to configure ssh-agent on UNIX system. When you launch the agent […]

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FreeBSD port update: devel/git-review

The devel/git-review port has been updated to the latest version. Changelog for git-review 1.23 Fix str(None) bug in port detection for hook setup Fix pep8 deps for pyflakes version conflict. Expand multiple commit submission warning. Changelog for git-review 1.22 Provide usage help even if not in Git directory Document defaultremote option & site/user configs Allow […]

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8 bit music in pure JavaScript

HTML 5 offers a Web Audio API, to add synthesizing audio support in web applications. Cody Lundquist, an Australian from Sidney, created a 8 bit music audio library built on the top of the Web Audio API, called 8Bit.js Audio Library. You define a time (e.g. 4/4), a tempo, and you then the notes. Submitted […]

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Gerrit activity feeds :: a design and infrastructure sneak peak

Gerrit provides nice views by changes, but doesn’t offer synthetic and consolidated views. Activity feeds will be timelines to offer these views; What are the users’ last activities (commits, patchsets, merges) on Gerrit? What’s going on on the mediawiki/extensions/SemanticMediaWiki repository? Here the homepage dashboard: And here the wireframe of the project activity feed: About the […]

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Tools

This week, I’m preparing a site to host some tools and web services. It will be built on the top of: Foundation from Zurb to get a responsive design; Pluton, as a flexible content web engine; Scripts to interact with Gerrit in real-time and generate activity feeds. Here a snapshot the design I prepared, called […]

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Minimal SQL schema for Keruald and Pluton

I’m creating a new site for tools (see next post) built on the top of Keruald/Pluton. This is the opportunity to refresh the SQL schema. It supports 16 777 215 users account, is IPv6 and salted password compliant. Here the new minimal SQL schema for MySQL:

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