A Million Random Digits

There is much to be said about randomness and many recommend using truly random password generators. However, sometimes you just don’t have internet access to visit a random password generator web site. The solution? this book contains six hundred pages of nothing but random numbers (see sample below).  According to the Amazon.com description, “This book […]

This is Why You Test Your Regular Expressions

Regular expresssions are an extremely powerful strategy for filtering and sanitizing, but they can also be very complex. And although any programmer knows that when you have complexity you must test your code, I am surprised how often programmers fail to test their regular expressions. Every regular expression should be fully tested for both positive […]