One day, my boss pulled me into his office and said “Do you know Microsoft Active Server Pages?”
The first priority of any software should be to do what the user is asking it to do. Don’t tell me that your time is worth more than mine.
All the doors in this spacecraft have a cheerful and sunny disposition. It is their pleasure to open for you, and their satisfaction to close again with the knowledge of a job well done!
I’m not sure whether I prefer to be 0x28, or 101000.
Many things in Star Wars don’t make sense, but this one turns out to be pretty straightforward. Leia is badass.
Arbitrary object deserialization (or marshalling, or un-pickling, whatever your language calls it) is inherently unsafe, and should never be performed on untrusted data.
To members, these sites are vital means of maintaining contact with friends and loved ones, of not feeling left out of important parts of their lives.
Step 5: GOTO 3
Sure, the component parts of blogging are everywhere now. The Internet is drowning in self-publishing, link-sharing, articles scrolling by in reverse-chronological order. But somewhere along the way, the soul of blogging was lost.
Once upon a time, I was dead-set against people deleting things from blogs. After ten years though, you find that parts of the site don’t smell so good…