Category Archives: Critique

Companies on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

This is basically a continuation of the previous post about the biggest software delusions of the last decade. In hindsight I would have set rather a different tone for what I wrote, less rant and more technical, but the problem … Continue reading

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The biggest software delusions of the last decade

… or how Microsoft is trying to lose its dominant position. It’s not only about Microsoft of course. Other big companies have made mistakes, but Microsoft is surely the company which has made most of them in the last ten … Continue reading

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Small Devices & RCE

I wanted to comment and add some thoughts about the IDA-on-IPhone news I read on woodmann. Good news for real iPhone fans: we ported IDA to iPhone! It can handle any application and provides the same analysis as on other … Continue reading

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Goodbye Visual C++

Seems the new CFF Explorer will be compiled with GCC. More than one reason for that. Visual Studio 2008 doesn’t support anymore Windows 98 and NT4 without giving an explanation. The incompatibility is due to a major operating system version … Continue reading

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The Windows Vista Issue

Windows XP brought a lot of enthusiasm to most programmers and common users loved it too. XP officially introduced the NT kernel for everyone, not just for servers. It was a great step forward, and most people who earlier disliked … Continue reading

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