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Ruby Image Scraper

A guy I know was looking for a script that could pull down images off his site. I had a previously made Ruby script that would scrape URL’s and load each link in a browser to check for patterns, errors, etc. Using that same script, I added some Nokogiri scripting I found here: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/7926675/save-all-image-files-from-a-website My result was this little script̷... »

Acer Laptops Getting To Boot off USB

Why Boot off a USB device? Security & Forensics This distro of Linux I was using has a lot of forensic and security tools.  If I were doing digital forensics on the laptop, this would be beneficial.  After going through some online courses on digital forensics, I see this is a common method of work. Development When developing I may need to be developing for the Linux distro my production envi... »

Project: Making a SIP GUI test harness with Grails and SIPP – Part III

Project: Making a SIP GUI test harness with Grails and SIPP – Part III

Part I, discussed this project and walked through setting up SIPP scenarios and Grails (making a basic Grails project.) Part II, discussed adding in a Service Layer to do the SIPP call and added some call validation. Now What? So now what? Well you can add on to your test harness. You can add other domain classes, controllers and services as needed. For example, what if you wanted to have a differ... »

Project: Making a SIP GUI test harness with Grails and SIPP – Part II

In Part I, we set up SIPP, SIPP Scenarios and created a Grails application with a controller and a domain class. What we’ll start with in Part II is the creation of a service. But first… what is a service? A service is a piece of functionality that coordinates logic with the Domain layer.  We’ll use a service to run the all the logic that’s needed for the application.  By s... »

Project: Making a SIP GUI test harness with Grails and SIPP – Part I

Making a SIP GUI Test Harness – Part I Introduction Part I will cover: The Introduction Setting up SIPP scenarios Creating a Grails project Creating Grails Domain Classes and Controllers In VOIP, the term SIP refers to Session Initiation Protocol.  It’s a protocol that allows voice communication via online connections.  Many phone calls are themselves SIP at some point. If you currentl... »