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Archive for March 29th, 2018

FizzBuzz as interview question – video by Tom Scott

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/03/29

[WayBack]FizzBuzz: One Simple Interview Question… Jeroen Wiert Pluimers – Google+:

FizzBuzz: One Simple Interview Question

Tom Scott
Published on Jul 31, 2017
There are a lot of opinions on how to hire coders, and most of them are terrible. The opinions, that is, not the coders. But a basic filter test to make sure someone can do what they say they can: that seems reasonable, and FizzBuzz is one of the more common tests. Even now, interviewers use it. Let’s talk about why it’s tricky, and how to solve it.

Imran’s blog post: [WayBack] Using FizzBuzz to Find Developers who Grok Coding | Imran On Tech

Other approaches for pretty much every language: [WayBack] FizzBuzz – Rosetta Code

In retrospect, I wasn’t really surprised Kristian Köhntopp commented these two:






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Posted in Development, Software Development | Leave a Comment » – .NET version of Pascal with its own IDE

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/03/29

Interesting to try:

The new generation Pascal programming language that combines simplicity of classic Pascal, a great number of modern extensions and broad capabilities of Microsoft .NET Framework

I didn’t know about it either.


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Interesting ways to obtain MTU and MSS sizes – via Troubleshooting Bitbucket Cloud MTU/MSS issues – Atlassian Documentation

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/03/29

I will probably need the netstat/tcpdump/wireshark tricks here in the future: [WayBackTroubleshooting Bitbucket Cloud MTU/MSS issues – Atlassian Documentation

via: [WayBackAtlassian Bitbucket Status – Network maintenance; MTU/MSS changes coming


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Privacy badger: blocks spying ads and invisible trackers. Not just for Facebook, but for every site.

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/03/29

[WayBackPrivacy Badger | Electronic Frontier Foundation: Privacy Badger blocks spying ads and invisible trackers.

Chrome first run settings are at


Via: [WayBack] Arjen Lentz on Twitter: “EFF’s Privacy Badger does this for any site. Also available for Chrome/Chromium.… “

There is a really interesting Y-combinator thread at [WayBack] Facebook Container Extension: Take control of how you’re being tracked | Hacker News which goes way deeper in how various browsers and extension combinations can help you getting more hold of your privacy.

A few links via that hacker news link:


Posted in Chrome, Firefox, Google, Power User, Privacy | Leave a Comment »

Cracking xkcd Passwords in little time, breaking 12 character passwords in more time… hashing algorithms…

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/03/29

via [WayBack] Cracking xkcd Passwords in 20 Seconds, breaking 12 character passwords and other cyber “I hope I’ve demonstrated that you need unique words, digits and … – Kristian Köhntopp – Google+

Some interesting reads:


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