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I just started working on a little project to browse devrant from terminal. It converts images to ascii art!44
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Yesterday I used a company service account to email over 1,000 internal employees (mostly application managers and the like) about an old OS version their servers are using which must be upgraded in a few months. It's an automated email that will repeat each month until the servers are upgraded.
That is not the part that might get me fired.
The part that might get me fired is an easter egg I left in the html content of the email itself.
In the embedded html of the message, I buried a comment block that contains a full-screen ascii-art drawing of a spooky tree and grim reaper standing beside a tombstone. The tombstone has the OS info and dates on it. Beneath the ascii-art is a bastardized quote in homage to Metallica's "For Whom The Bell Tolls", referring to the OS end-of-life.
The ascii-art is visible in both the html and the internal git repo that contains the email template.
This is a bit of a shoe-horn for this weekly group rant, as I doubt there is any chance I would really be fired over this, as I (sadly) expect that absolutely NO ONE who receives the messages will ever actually see the comments. But it's out there in the corporate network now... and will be sent over and over for the next few months...
There is a better chance someone may catch the easter egg in the git repo, but I kind-of doubt that, too - so I wanted to at least share with my devRant friends that it's out there, so at least someone else knows than just me. 😝6
Just Open Sourced my first script: https://github.com/n0ah01/afc.js
It is a ASCII Art Colorizer :-P
Any feedback is much appreciated.9
I’m a .NET desktop fullstack dev these days… Never worked web unless for my own small needs/personal projects.
I started using tech one way or the other by the time windows was version 3.1 and been through quite a bit ground-breaking changes in the industry of software development and the internet but if there’s one thing I cannot understand of it all, no matter how much thought I put into it is: How the fuck did we manage to make it so fucking complicated to develop anything these days?
I remember like it was yesterday that you could stand a website with HTML, CSS and JS, three fucking files and you’ve made yourself a single page site. Then came the word “Responsive”, “Responsive” written everywhere. Fair enough, grid system popped up. All of the sudden jQuery was summoned… and everything that happened after this point has been a fucking circus of high-pitched teens talking on conferences about fucking libraries and frameworks to make integration with real time, highly scalable, eco-friendly, serverless, data driven, genome aware, genderless, quantum technologies to interact with bio dynamically generated organisms, namely fucking users.
Every fucking bit of the process of building a mobile/web application seems to be stopped by yet another incredibly dumb attempt to suicide a developer. Can you go from starting an app and publishing an app without jumping through a thousand VERY specific hoops? No, fuck no.
I fucking hate it… It’s a bit hard to get Desktop dev jobs these days but for as long as I work on IT I will continue to stick to that area, until someone for the love of life comes up with a fucking solution to all this decadent circus of bureaucratic technocracy.
My colleague always forgets to lock his screen when he walks away from his desk...we work for a security company5
My wife: Oh, hacking is so cool. Can you show me?
Me: Sure. So there I needed to upload the php file, while my netcat was sitting here in the terminal waiting for incoming...
My wife: Boring, BORING.
(At least my 5yr son appreciates the terminal more than she: typing 'sl' or watching star wars in ASCII art.)7
I-I totally did n-not spend half an hour on this...
(here's a gist for you: https://gist.github.com/moriczgergo...)5
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1. Indent with 3 spaces to fuck both tabs guys and spaces guys git repos.
2. Use windows line endings and laugh and laugh and laugh.
3. Giant full page ascii art intro on every single file.
4. After the giant ascii art intro there are literally zero comments.
5. Keep the bracket on the same line for getters, but on the next line for setters because fuck you.17
Fuck the way comments work in xml. I want to write a 2 word comment but before that I apparently have to make an ascii art mona lisa. Infront of and after the comment.5
I had a dream that I was installing some sort of package and the PM warned that it was a known malicious package and I was like "This must be a mistake, no it isn't" so I installed it anyways and then an ASCII-Art Michael Jackson started dancing on my screen to loud music and I shut down the computer and woke up and panicked because I didn't have any backups4
A follow up from my previous rant about a dev colleague in the security company we work for consistently forgetting to lock his screen...he's done it again, so I made him a dickbutt loop this time6
Combine ascii art, electrical engineering, and programming
Why? for the glory of Satan, of course2
Dear Dark Side #3
Honor the hackers who made your childhood:
Store text in .nfo
Trigger a midi when someone makes a patch
Send ASCII art to your graphics dept6
I was looking for an single line ascii hug to let a Paizo (publisher of Pathfinder) employee know that he is going above and beyond with the communication because of delayed orders (delayed by Amazon).
Then I found the site on the screenshot. Guess they focused so much on the single line ascii art that they forgot to check the header :D4
First rant (well, first on devRant anyway)! So, I'm working on a project to refactor a decade old codebase so that all references to ip addresses are in config. It sucks. But I did find an ascii art fish in an old cron script, so that's something.9
I'm a happy programmer. My thing works.
ASCII art studio. Running in Linux console using c++ and ncurses. Mouse compatible.
CW tech demo 2 coming soon... Interactive tech demo this time!
Warning : This rant is long and is a rant asking for help and suggestions. If you will read and dont leave any comments, please go search other rants. Thanks.
Hi, fellow ranters. In our community, we have a tech class where teens (teens here mean 14yo -15yo) come to learn computer stuffs. Teens here are selected by a test and an interview. There are some teens who are f***ing awesome. One of them are proficient in scratch. (yeah, the orange cat) Another is awesome at PhotoShop, and the other loves windows xp. The teacher uses Microsoft Visual C++ IDE made in the 1990s. The kid sitting to my left made flappy bird with gamemaker. About 10 to 11 teens doesnt know what ctrl+alt+del does in windows and never did programming before... 3 among them always brings coke and oreos and eats super loudly. CRACK! And I bet no one knows about git.
Ok. Enough for the awesome teens. Now what we learn.
We learn C! Yes, C. We learned for, if else, switch and all those stuffs, then learned variables, which made other students who never did programming before be (―,.―).
Next class we will learn about functions in 3 hours. Then array and pointer in 3 hours. Thats it for c programming. Then we do some unnecessary stuffs and time for the finals.
We need to make a project with up to 4 teens as one team. Now I am asking you awesome ranters to suggest some projects for about 4 pros and 16 noobs can do. 10 hours are given in class and we can do in other times by ourselves in home. What should we do? I bet many of them will say to make ascii art in c which is dull and I have no thoughts of doing that.
Any thoughts will be appreciated.
Thank you for reading.
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We really need a upperline. Why we have a underline, but no upperline? Also, ASCII-Art would look much better.2
My "dev specialty" when I first started was Flash and ActionScript. I just wanted to make funny games and shitpost animations on Newgrounds.
Then I got a job building SharePoint modules, got exposed to legitimate programming languages like C# and learned more about enterprise software architecture, design patterns, yadda yadda. I started hanging out more with the front-end guys, who taught me SASS and SMACSS and all that jazz.
Eventual jobs kept leaning me towards front-end, so I guess that's the hole I find myself in lately. Sometimes I get a sprinkle of devops, some infrastructure stuff, maybe a little solution design here and there.
Now I maintain shitpost enterprise applications built by other devs who like spaghetti and meatballs. At least I put in funny ASCII art for strings in my unit tests.
shiiiet i was looking for some ascii art to include in my html found this gem
There's some really weird shit there ...1
So I encountered Python's PIL module, and started exploring it. Soon enough I built an ASCII art generator that takes an image as a parameter and returns a text output resembling the input image. :)
The github repo is here - https://github.com/rameshaditya/...
Do check it out and gimme feedback, and leave a star if you like it - it means a lot! :)3
I see Facebook has a new, or at least I've not seen it before feature..
Automatic deleted of posted pictures..
At least in groups I don't admin myself.
And you can't edit your old posts to put them back either !
I guess pictures of bicycles is too much for them to handle..
Probably because I am prone to post a lot that I triggered some kind of automated anti-spam feature.
Makes Facebook even less useful for work related use when you can't post pictures !
What am I going to have to do, post ASCII art !2
Probably a very stupid question.
Is it possible to customize the BIOS by changing colors/fonts/adding images/ascii art or even create a custom interface?
Anyone has any idea if this is possible and if so, some useful sources how to do this and where to start?
Once I configured someone's bashrc so that everytime he opened the terminal he would get a creepy ascii art version of Sans from Undertale. We both are big fans.
A nice prank vould be starting sshd on someone else's pc and changing stuff here and there the whole day.
Of course "don't do this at home", I suppose it might be dangerous and I have no idea how to do it in a safe way.1