Writing a Multipart Downloader (Part 1)

Due to the recent curl is C post by curl’s author, along with the (unsurprising) response by the Rust Evangelism Strikeforce community, I decided that writing something similar to curl would be fun.

Joining the Botnet

I was going through my nginx access.log file, and I noticed something interesting.

Why I Don't Like Bash

Once someone starts to become comfortable with using the command line in interactive mode, writing shell scripts to automate common tasks is a logical next step. The problem is that shells, as languages, are absolutely full of shortcomings and “gotchas.”