Magic Numbers

So recently I needed to determine file types by their magic numbers. Now I could have done the more sensible thing and just used a python library like python filemagic which relies on lib magic. Which has very well layout and defined output and would be the most preferable way for detecting file types. With that being said though, learning a little bit about magic numbers and how file types can be detected in...

Another Blog Start

So making a new start of a blog. Maybe I will write more than a post or two every year. The key thing here is moving to a new platform. After trying to use wordpress for a long time I have found that I really dislike it. Wordpress is very bulky php application that for a single person blog or even a two person blog just seemed overkill and difficult to manage. For running a...

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