Thursday, January 25, 2007

Added a new book review on Amazon

I just finished writing a book review to Definitive XML Schema by Priscilla Walmsley.

You can read it along with other reviews I wrote at:

NIST announces competition for new cryptographic hash algorithm

NIST announces competition for new cryptographic hash algorithm. This sounds like a nice opportunity to go public with ideas you have for a new cryptographic hash function.

A nice introduction to Finite-State Automata and Regular Expression with Critique about Regular Expression Engines' implementations

Russ Cox explains and demonstrates how good old theory put to practice results in good computer programs while ignoring good theory leads to bad programs.

See: Regular Expression Matching Can Be Simple And Fast (but is slow in Java, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, ...) by Russ Cox

His regexp page contains more interesting information and implementations.

Weekly sys-admin tips for Linux and Windows

Martin Kroser, a friend of mine, opened a blog with weekly sys-admin tricks for Windows and Linux. See: