Introduction I will not go into some time-waster of a story about how I came to build this app. It was a prerequisite in a bigger project I am still tinkering with from time to time. What are QR Codes? No doubt you have seen these all over the place in recent years. Origina ...more
Want to get started programming with C# but aren't sure where to begin? If you have prior background with Visual Basic, you might be interested in Microsoft Visual C#. This beginner’s guide is designed for people with little or no prior knowledge of computer languages, who wan ...more
Any hacker worth her salt will need to debug from time to time. One particularly efficient way to check your code is with the RATS code checking tool. In this video, you'll learn how to use the RATS code checking tool for C/C++, PHP and Perl. For a detailed walkthrough on how ...more
C++ is one the most powerful and fundamental languages commonly used to computer programming. If you've ever wanted to get started using, then please watch this video series. It's 29 parts will teach you everything you need to know about coding in this magnificent language, al ...more
There's a feature in the Gboard keyboard that enables people who cannot talk, type, or swipe normally to still have a way to communicate in the digital age on their smartphones. While it's mainly an accessibility feature for those who actually need it, it's a good way for anyo ...more
The default Camera app got a few more tricks up its sleeves when iOS 11 was released, and the best addition by far was the inclusion of a built-in QR code reader since that meant no more third-party apps just for QR code scanning. However, Apple's built-in QR code scanner has ...more
An easy way to view your CSS code of your website is through the Firefox plugin called Firebug. It's really helpful, especially if debugging your code. Just remember, you cannot save anything with Firebug, it's only for viewing code and adding codes for previewing webpages. S ...more
The first question people ask me when they come to my apartment is usually "What's your Wi-Fi password?" While I'm happy to give my friends free access to the internet, it's hard to walk each person through my secure password. Luckily, there's a way to create a QR code that wi ...more
Interested in learning how to code and create a modern website from scratch? Let this eight-part video tutorial series be your guide. It's easy and this series presents a complete, step-by-step overview of the process. For more information, including detailed instructions, and ...more
You've probably heard about Rep. Greg Walden (R-WA) tweeting in Morse code back in December. .-- .. .-.. .-.. / -.-. .... .- .. .-. / -.-. --- -- -- / .- -. -.. / - . -.-. .... / ... ..- -... / --... ...-- ... / .-- --... . --.- .. That was posted on his Twitter account, and ...more
I may be a bit weird, but I enjoy listening to music at night as I fall asleep. Sure, you could create a playlist of songs so that it stopped after all the songs finished playing, but I have a rather extensive database of music and I enjoy listening to them randomly. Also, I l ...more
Directory traversal, or path traversal, is an HTTP attack which allows attackers to access restricted directories by using the ../ characters to backtrack into files or directories outside the root folder. If a web app is vulnerable to this, an attacker can potentially access ...more
It's called a Quick Response code, but most know it simply as QR code, a matrix barcode dedicated to the world of smartphones. The information contained within the square black modules could be text, a URL, vCard, or some other kind of data. And even though mobile tagging has ...more
With the plethora of programming that we promote at Null Byte, I figured a lot of you newbies that stop by IRC will need a big boost in the right direction to make your dive into programming a lot easier. A hot question that has been thrown around in IRC a lot when making the ...more
You've seen code blues called on TV, but how about in real life? If you are becoming a nurse it is important to know what goes on as part of a code blue situation. This nursing how-to video presents a mock code blue presentation with faculty. Follow along and learn what is inv ...more
While becoming the next Mark Zuckerberg may be out of reach for someone just getting introduced to code, the skill has never been more valuable. Just understanding basic programming language is a great thing to put on your resume, and if you know how to code, you’re golden. So ...more
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. For last week's Workshop, we decided to attempt to communicate long distance without the use of the chat bar. To accomplish this, we built an elementary redstone pulser that would a ...more
Code execution in Microsoft Word is easier than ever, thanks to recent research done by Etienne Stalmans and Saif El-Sherei. Executing code in MS Word can be complicated, in some cases requiring the use of Macros or memory corruption. Fortunately, Microsoft has a built in a fe ...more
A massive leak appeared the web today, and it's got some huge security implications for every iPhone on the market. On the plus side, it also has some potential for enabling deep-level modifications and jailbreak tweaks. GitHub user ZioShiba posted the iBoot source code for i ...more
Things that are supposed to make life easier for developers and users are often easy targets for exploitation by hackers. Like many situations in the tech world, there is usually a trade-off between convenience and security. One such trade-off is found in a system known as Dis ...more
Most of you viewers out there who are familiar with Flash, After Effects, or other creative software know what a tween is. But can you write the code for them? This video will teach you how to code different classes of tweens using Actionscript 3 in Flash CS4. Get the FLA cod ...more
Many people must be asking, how do you enter a coupon code on Wizard101? This is a follow-up of the "Promo Code: 1000 Gold Coins" post. So here's how you do it: Go to Wizard101.com The first thing you'll have to do is go to the site. From here, you can access all your accoun ...more
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Sorry, I posted way too late, but:Get a free Gobbler transformation with the promo code: gobblegobble. Enter it at the Wizard101 site, where you log in and then type it in in the "Redeem Card or Code" "Promotional Codes" section.WarningThis promo code ends at midnight TODAY, s ...more
In this video tutorial, learn how to unlock (or jailbreak) your Blackberry, with these step-by-step instructions. This video also shows you how to get a IMEI Unlock Code from "Unlock To Talk", however, this code costs money. You can access a code here.
Programming is an essential thing in hacking/pentesting, and at times, I do not feel that it is being addressed enough here, at Null-byte. I understand that this is a forum dedicated for hacking, but I'll address some of the stuff I feel is muy importante about programming. I ...more
Add a chat program to your website and allow the logged in users to talk to each other! You can write this program using Adobe Flash CS3, PHP and MySQL. This tutorial shows you how to write your own Flash chat program incorporating all three systems. Part 1 of 4 - How to Code ...more
This is my attempt to show people some cool things we can do with programming, and to give a small incentive for people to join the weekly Community Bytes. I wanted to make a tutorial on how to use Twitter from the command line with Python. This would have been an easy project ...more
LG's arsenal of screen-off and screen-on tap gestures recently expanded into lock screen territory. Dubbed "Knock Code", this feature allows owners of various LG phones, like the G2 and upcoming G3 to unlock their phone with a series of taps on the screen. The most impressive ...more
The one thing that separates a script kiddy from a legitimate hacker or security professional is the ability to program. Script kiddies use other people's tools, while hackers and security pros write their own tools. To that end, we're going to see how a stack overflow vulnera ...more
Here's something fun for the Null Byte community to do—a coding competition! This week, I wanted to get everyone involved by offering you all a nice library of possible program types to choose from and try to code. At the end of this competition, all of the submitted programs ...more
If you want to embed an iFrame into a Blackboard 9.1 page, you'll need to grab the code from whatever source you want (YouTube, Vimeo, Google Docs, etc.) and use the Build Content option in Blackboard. Select "Item" under the "Create" menu and turn off the Text Editor so that ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to redeem a code for Microsoft Points (Xbox 101). First, you will need to log onto your Xbox Live account on your console. From here, pick a game that you want to purchase. Make sure you research the information about the game and you really want ...more
If the speedometer on your car isn't working and the check engine light is on, get your scanner out and look for code P0500. If you get that code, watch this video to learn a quick easy fix for the problem.
Just because your car shows an error code doesn't mean you should pull any parts. This video will show you how to confirm error code P 0340 on a Nissan (Bad Cam Sensor) by using a lab scope to check the cam sensor.
Balsamiq is a really cool software suite that allows you to create Apps visually without having to write any code! This two-part video lecture will introduce you to Balsamiq and show you how to use it to create your own cool Apps. If you want to learn Balsamiq, you really coul ...more
You can easily get your flash video up and running on your web page without having to write one bit of code. See how easy it is to create a code-free Flash video in this Flash CS3 tutorial. If you want to create your own project in Flash and follow along with this tutorial, th ...more
Keeping secrets out of the wrong hands warrants desperate measures—or maybe just sensical. If you have a secret, the best way to protect it is with a code—and the best way to transfer that secret message is via an electronic telegraph system. This video will show you how to ma ...more
We're back again with another WTFoto Challenge! Last week's Hobo Advice Challenge somewhat inspired this week's humdinger, where we want you to help us develop the BRO CODE. You could be a part of internet history. Follow the simple directions below and post your submissions o ...more
A hacker from Anonymous broke off communication with an FBI agent posing as a Symanec employee after being offered $50,000 to not publish the Symantec pcAnywhere code online. And in a not surprising turn of events... the code was released today on peer-to-peer networks. Okay, ...more
If you are looking for a UAV code for homebrew then this is the video for you. Check out this site for codes and follow the video to learn how to hack COD: Black Ops with a UAV code.
You may see the term "binary code" used in some of the blog posts here. You don't ever need to know what binary code is in order to use a computer. But if you're feeling curious and want to learn more about what makes your computer tick, check out this easily-accessible tutorial.
This tutorial shows you first how to create an object using Adobe Flash CS3, and then you're shown how you can use ActionScript code to make them spin and rotate. You can even cause the spinning to speed up using the right code!
If you have created a product that you want to sell, getting a UPC code for it will allow you to track purchases and give your business a more professional air. This video will explain how you go about getting a UPC code and using it to help your business.
Google loves their little Konami Code Easter eggs. The Konami Code is famous among gamers for letting you cheat in video games. The latest one they come up with lets you try it out on Google Docs. All you have to do is open up Google Docs, and type in with the following keys: ...more
I'm having a contest for a 7-11 code that I announced an hour ago on the facebook page. All you need to do is: Comment on the announcement on the facebook page with a short phrase like 'I love FarmVille!'. Then get YOUR friends to 'like' your comment and write their own! Th ...more
We all know that color coding is important because it helps us to quickly organize things based on visual cues. As students in high school, we used differently colored page tabs to denote different subject matters, and some of us color code file cabinets for easier and faster ...more
In this video, the author shows how one can make one's own playlists on YouTube, and also get the code which can be embedded on one's website or blog. All one has to do' according to the author, is to first load all the videos which one wants in a playlist and pause them. Then ...more
The Microsoft Office Access 2007 relational database manager enables information workers to quickly track and report information with ease thanks to its interactive design capabilities that do not require deep database knowledge. In this Microsoft Access video tutorial, you'll ...more
This simple Adobe Flex tutorial shows how to download source code from Google Code and get it running in Adobe Flex. If you are new to programming and building applications with Adobe Flex, this project is a great way to practice or get started learning about Adobe Flex. This ...more
This is a simple Adobe Flex Photo Viewer. It uses a number of techniques that are not found in any one place in the literature - data shorting, tile repeater, xml http services, inline mxml actionscripting, click on double functions, use of CDATA Tags, tooltip, glow and fade e ...more
"There are 10 types of people in the world," the old joke goes, "those who understand binary, and those who don't." In this tutorial, you'll learn how to read and write binary code. With this neat tutorial, you'll join the former group. Make sense of the 1s and 0s of binary co ...more
This Adobe After Effects tutorial shows you how to create the Matrix raining code text effect. Learn how to use this motion graphics and 2D effects compositing software and the automation options available to easily create a Matrix raining code effect in After Effects.
Unlocking the secrets to the Masterlock by cracking the code. Crack the code on any Masterlock. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com
This video demonstrates how to import XML code from the Internet into Movie Maker. The video shows you how to find the XML code on the Internet, how to download it, and how to import it into Movie Maker.
Spend an hour with Oracle PL/SQL expert Steven Feuerstein and explore the code-testing challenges facing PL/SQL developers. He will demonstrate how the new Quest Code Tester for Oracle dramatically simplifies testing because it:
Ever found yourself not able to connect to a Wi-Fi network on your Android device that you know damn well was there? The worst part is that you know it's your device, because you can see everyone else around you on that network! WHAT GIVES?!? Well, maybe it has something to do ...more