Hi. I am Cor,
Writer, maker of tools..
OscilloscopeYou can laugh, but I have voltage over time, plotting a new world from the current, re-purposing mine, bits from the junk-box come in handy. Lines drawn, then soldered, style of point-to-point, keeping everything neat, paths short, signals clear. There's an arc about you, a bright sweeping point, propelling itself forward, the next point coming into view only now. And so on. I have a pattern, a shape that I can give a name to, calling it a career, or whatever, something to cling to when the line becomes noise, the points non-linear, jumbled to all but the narrowest slice; Power, for a moment. Cor, 2011-5-23
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!
"Fuckin dynamite tips mate, im running at least 5 times faster with bittorrent! Much appreciated""Amazing images cor! You're on the cutting edge of a whole new way of imaging - pure genius.""And just when you think it can't get any better, it gets better! cor is always adding new features and making improvements in one way or another. checksum really is great software and I highly recommend it.""Thanks you guys I have been saved because of you this helped me so much""Many thanks for your great site, incidentally - nothing like it!""I just installed checksum, and this program is awesome. I really like the approach, it's contrary to most windows developers out there.""Very helpfull advise. Finally I think I can setup a camera for remote viewing.""Stunning images.""First, thanks for a great program. Very fast and does everything you stated in an intelligent way.""Fabulous site, and thanks for sharing.""Thank you very much. I had tried some complex guides on other sites but yours was so user friendly that I completely understood everything …""Great info been really helpful trying to get a handle on rewrite/redirects.""Checksum is fantastic in it's "intelligence".""Man, Cor, THANKS SO MUCH! Like I said I've been slaving away the past few days trying to figure it out, scoured SMF & Joomla forums all over... and you answered it with one post.""no other article was able to explain it so easily and thoroughly""Thanks! You are awesome!""Top Site. Thanks, My router was slow, unreliable and causing no end of problems with my broadband connection. Hacked it this morning and it is now working brilliantly, a differnet router altogether. You can't fix my renault 11 as well can you?""Very nice job, I will use it on my site.""Hi, I was looking for a simple solution to count how many times a file is downloaded and found your distro machine. It's perfect.""Well impressed m8""Ugh! I LOVE this program!""…the whole website here is awesome. Explaining every detail of the script etc - I just love it!""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;""You are now officially my Broadband Guru""good site, good info and advise... and even better post and thread setup here... i love it here....""Hey, thanks for all the info on your site... helped a lot."