Welcome to the first entry in my libcodebusters series! In these, I’ll explain the various methods in my libcodebusters code and how they work. libcodebusters is basically a bunch of methods that allow you to encode and decode text with a variety of ciphers. I’ve made Java and Python versions of the code. The first method I’ll be explaining is that for Aristocrat encoding. The Aristocrat is a very well-known monoalphabetic substitution cipher with a few important characteristics:
I just finished containerizing this site1, and it had me thinking. In the systems administration world, a container is a small virtual environment that can be used to run a program or service. These little things are made using templates called images. There are a few advantages to this model: Containers are pretty easy to create. They're also easy and clean to delete. They're more isolated than just running on bare metal, i.
Welcome to my blog! I'll admit I'm not used to writing about my life, so instead of a recollection of some distant memory I'll just make up a few questions and answer them. Why did you make a blog? I'd been considering creating a blog for some time now. It seemed like a good way of sharing my thoughts while gaining the catharsis that comes with expressing myself. However, I'm also a painfully reserved person, and my fear of opening up kept me from making this site earlier.