Wednesday, August 30, 2006

Firefox plugins and RSS

Now that I have a mac mini at home I feel naked without my rss feeds that I routinely read from work. I use as an agregator on my work machine.

I just need something basic on my mac, so I plan on using firefox's builtin RSS as opposed to something like newsfire. I found a plugin that can import OPML files to import my rss list. (some other good plugins)

Wednesday, August 23, 2006

The last week or two I've been making a conscious attempt at better knowing my hex values. The ASCII 'a' is x61 or 97 in decimal, things along those lines. Why? It seems like one of those important basic things that I never got around to. So I had some downtime tonight and realized that it'd be pretty easy to write a basic hexviewer script in perl. It also works as a rudimentary 'strings'. Admittedly not very useful. The code