Archive for the ‘programming’ Category

My Dear Malware, Summer is here, and with it come the possibilities of making our patients even more hot and bothered than they would normally be. For example I understand that one of your human charges has been tasked by his “boss” (strange how humans choose to mirror our own admirable hierarchy!) with benchmarking the […]


My Dear Malware, It has recently occurred to me that I may, in my advice to you, perhaps have concentrated on the purely technical side of the tempter’s trade – after all, most of our patients are quite capable of of misusing thinks like constructors, references and namespaces without any assistance or prompting from us! […]


My Dear Malware, Thank you for your latest news. I agree that your bombarding of on-line programming sites with questions about “cascading style sheets” (whatever they may be) and “rounded corners” (as if anyone cared) will irritate and annoy a certain number (possibly even a large number) of programmers, but it seems a lot of […]


My Dear Malware, I am in receipt of your missive complaining of the difficulties you are experiencing in creating new spiritual torments for programmers. May I suggest that you are approaching the problem from the wrong angle. Your idea of creating a new interprocess communication mechanism is good in itself – one can never have […]