Python’s urandom as non-admin

A few weeks ago I set up a new mercurial server fronted by “hgweb-cgi”. The application pool is, as python 2.66, in x64 mode. It has a dedicated ad account from the Managed Service Accounts OU. I set the privileges to deny logon locally and run as service and batch. Everything works fine… until you ... [More]

Chaining asynchronous javascript calls

The good thing about JavaScript is that its network/ajax calls are asynchronous. The bad thing about JavaScript is that its network/ajax calls are asynchronous. It’s bad because nested calls increase complexity. Look at the following sample methods: function f1(callback) { console.log('f1'); ... [More]

ICE Lingen 2011

It’s community summer again. The same procedure as every year. In the middle there is some refreshing ICE. The ICE-Conference in Lingen is something special to me because it is an admin event. I’m a developer. Maybe It’s caused by my roots – yeh, I was an admin once. Maybe caused by the fact that I ... [More]