Hi. I am Cor,
Writer, maker of tools..
Good Morning7am: Start. Jet Engines, Heating systems. On. Power lines crackle, warm to cutting-edge kettles, feeding electrons as required, machines wake and suck it up. I will come in over your WiFi and leave a note, It will say: Someone was here, doesn't matter who. What matters is that they, me, simply looked. Security <---> Convenience. Geddit? Even a fuzzy clock precisely predicts the whirlpool that always is 7.15am: By then, so much is stirring; Teacups, Tornados, Lovers, Spoons.. I am leaving now, sweeping my data behind me, Promising not to leave a trace, Except big letters, clearly written. Cor, July 2009.
So that's words.
They are tools, or can be. I make tools.
Maybe you've heard of some of them, maybe..
I have always made music and now have literally thousands of songs scattered around the place. Few have had a proper "release". I have started to do something about that..
like these free widescreen wallpapers are..
I can get Scanoramic when I have to..
But usually end up making more tools..
..web server fun
Maybe, like millions before you came here to leech check out some of my world-famous
.htaccess tips and tricks. Hey, if you make web sites, why not check out some juicy web techniques or grab some groovy Web Site Spare Parts™ or while you're at it!
Like the world's fastest live php search engine..
Or a back-end download machine that can not only count and log your web downloads, but embed its download menus right inside your site's pages, like this (simple example)..
Or a php login system that closes a common (commonly ignored, that is) browser security hole? That would be pajamas.
Or perhaps a dynamic 404 page capable of not only automatically seeking out your site's missing pages, but jumping users directly to files you just happened to move, even fixing your broken links (even broken image links) on-the-fly.. And while it's at it, handles all your error documents, 403, 500, 401, whatever you need.. Meet Active Error Pages.
Or what about a Hot-Link script capable not just of defeating nasty bandwidth thefts, but of transforming them into free promotions for your site! Auto-HotLink is free, too.
Or what about a way to protect your site from bandwidth-sucking site hammers, bad bots, script-kiddies, h4x0rs, referer spammers and more? That would be the often-copied, never equalled, one-and-only.. Anti-Hammer. Note: Anti-Hammer Pro now available!
..just some of the highlights.
Or maybe you want to setup a server, or do some P2P file sharing, and got tricked into thinking I had the most accessible Static IP tutorial on the web. Sucker! It just looks that way because the rest are so poor (that's still a great way to get on top in many fields of endeavour). There are quite a few other tutorials kicking around here, more get added all the time, as time allows.
The networking stuff has been thrown here. I aim to expand this area, share some of my work with OpenWrt, amongst other things. As time allows.
Maybe you were looking for something else. Do feel free to rake around, there is a lot more inside, and a lot of it fairly well hidden, needs locating. That search function is handy for that, I find (at the foot).
I'm here full-time, making your life easier!
So while you are passing through, reaping the benefits, perhaps you might consider helping out with my family's next meal (that's four mouths now!), pair of shoes, that sort of thing..
Every penny is gratetully received. Though donations of under a quid get laughed at. I mean seriously, five pence?
Either way, people do say lots and lots of nice things..
Note: refresh the page for even more!
"First of all a really big thankyou to the people who have made this site such a great resource.""BYE THE WAY I'D LIKE TO COMMENT I LOVE THIS SITE AND WAY IT'S CONCTRUCTED. SO EASY FOR NOOBS TO USE AND WORK FROM. I COMPLIMENT EVERYONE INVOLVED WITH THIS SITE""Awesome tool - truly awesome!""great tute really helped me out. thanks again""this page, alone, has helped me understand this so much! thanks a lot!""very clear and useful site to keep for reference. thanks""no other article was able to explain it so easily and thoroughly""I am facinated by this page. its a glimpse of a whole new world.""Yes, good work! I've just been testing checksum out on my archive, very impressed.""Hey I like your page and thanks for the useful and straight forward explanation...I'll be back!""I've just followed your advice, and all is rosy in the garden again.""I'm still amazed there are kind people like yourself on the internet that are willing to offer your knowledge for free.""Hi Cor just found the site and it's brilliant.""Thanks for the great tut, it's helped me out a few times and I been back 3 or 4 times... So far hasn't been anything I couldn't tackle.""Great page - thank you for all your hard work putting what you have found up on the web.""I have really enjoyed using Checksum over the past few months!""Thanks for your assistance cor, we is now cookin' wit gas.""Great stuff on this site, immensely helpful.""checksum is just so simple, and well, it just "makes sense"""Just a quick line to say thanks for not only a couple of great pages on the mysterious .htaccess inner workings, but almost even more for the fantastic and entertaining comment section! If you're ever in Zermatt for a bit of skiing, etc, give a shout - a beer or three are reserved as a small thanks""Very interesting reading. Thank you.""Excellent stuff! I always dreaded having change anything on the 205, this is well easy. Thanks!""Cor, u seem to be the only person in this world at the moment who might be able to help me in my simple task!""What an enlightening article!""I have searched the net for many sleepless nights hoping to find a search script like yours. I can now sleep (for 2-3 hours). Thank you for writing this fantastic work! I have had no problems running your script and getting great results. I now go to delete all the other search scripts on my sites that didn't work. A fan for life;""I'm really enjoying using Checksum."