Just stumbled upon the following MSDN Coding4Fun Blog which has some interesting hacks focused primarily on the .Net platform. An O’Reilly title associated with it has also been released: Coding4Fun: 10 .NET Programming Projects for Wiimote, YouTube, World of Warcraft, and More

IP Accounting script for RouterTech firmware

I modded my D-LINK DSL G604T last year with the RouterTech custom firmware (2.3 version). I did this primarily to mess around with IP Accounting, as our ISP doesn’t provide any realtime accounting information and we’re on a 30GB monthly cap. Unfortunately I found that on enabling IP Accounting, the logs stored in /proc/net/ipt_account/mynetwork get wiped on router reboot. […]

Water quality

With the recent report compiled by Consumer about the water quality of New Zealand beaches, the Surfrider Foundation’s Beach Manifesto has relevance beyond us surfers: Beach access would be free and uninterrupted You could surf or swim after it rains without the fear of getting sick Sand would flow freely to form surf breaks and beaches, […]

Simple suspend tool

Diomidis Spinellis, the author of Code Reading and (my personal favourite) Code Quality, has a blog that often has some pretty interesting reads. I stumbled across this entry which provides a code listing for a simple suspend tool that you can schedule with the Windows scheduler (likely after a scheduled task has completed that had awakened the machine from a suspended […]