As someone who writes an extreme amount, it's a necessity for me to have an organized and multifunctional text editor. The stock iPhone Notes application is useful to an extent, but it sorely lacks in features and design. Writing and text editing applications are nothing new to the iPhone, but many of them are overloaded on features, making it even harder to keep organized. Here are just a few alternatives that I find helpful in my day-to-day writing.
There is a substantial number of helpful tools at your disposal in Microsoft Word when it comes to writing; grammar check, word count, dictionary, thesaurus, and tons more. One tool that doesn't necessarily make itself obvious is testing your document's readability. With this built-in tool, you can not only check your spelling and grammar, but also the reading level of your document.
In this simple tutorial you will be shown step-by-step how to write local shellcode for use on 64-Bit Linux systems. Shellcode is simple code, usually written in assembly that is used as payload in exploits such as buffer overflow attacks. Payloads are the arrow head of an exploit: though the rest of the arrow is important for the delivery of the attack, the arrow head deals the killing blow. In reality, payloads are slightly less exciting yet far more interesting and intelligent than medieva...
So this is my methodology for this project of writing a rootkit. Please leave feedback on what is right/wrong. I tried to simplify concepts the best I could however...
Welcome to the sequel to the latest post on writing 64 bit shellcode! This tutorial will assume that you are aware of everything mentioned in the last one, as I will try to make this tutorial void of formalities and straight to the point! If you have not read the last one, I suggest doing so unless you are familiar with basic assembly programming and system calls. This is by no means rocket science, so therefore I will simply repeat my TL;DR from last time before we get started, so that the a...
The road to becoming a skilled white hat is paved with many milestones, one of those being learning how to perform a simple Nmap scan. A little further down that road lies more advanced scanning, along with utilizing a powerful feature of Nmap called the Nmap Scripting Engine. Even further down the road is learning how to modify and write scripts for NSE, which is what we'll be doing today.
Journals are a great source of hilarity and embarrassment, detailing everything from your elementary school crushes to those super awkward middle school dances. While rereading your old hand-scrawled entries might make you cringe, that old journaling habit could benefit you as an adult.
Welcome back, my amateur hackers! Over the course of the next year, we will be developing our own zero-day exploits. In my first article in this series, I introduced you to buffer overflows, which are the source of some of the most lethal exploits, particularly the "remote code execution," so we are focusing our exploit development here on a buffer overflow.
When you're a writer with work published across various online platforms, building a portfolio of your work can be pretty time-consuming. That's where Authory comes in.
Mary Silva teaches us how to organize and research materials for writing. First, copy and past all of your different references from the exact order that you wrote about them. A great way to help you organize all of these is to use notecards. If you don't want to do all that writing, then you can make your notecards on the computer! With this, you can make different notes on the bottom of the cards to help you remember things, as well as different citations. This is a great tool to help you o...
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 couldn't do any better than this.
Learn how to turn off the AutoText feature when composing messages on your BlackBerry phone. This clip will show you how it's done. Whether you're the proud owner of a BlackBerry smartphone or are merely considering picking one up, you're sure to be well served by this video guide. For detailed information, including step-by-step instructions, take a look.
First type your word and set the font. Now select the word and break it apart by pressing the ctrl+B twice. Now select the erasing tool and erase the letters in reverse order like when you write that word, you write it in a order but you need to erase it just reversal of it as you can see in the video. Now press the F6 button, it will create a keyframe, select
Special Case has this handy video tutorial on Motion… the motion graphics editor in Final Cut Studio. See how to create light-writing with Motion's tracking feature. The motion-tracking feature is a great device to take advantage of, and doesn't just apply to light writing.
In this video, we learn how to use Tomboy Notes in writing a research report. First, open up Tomboy Notes on your computer. When you open it, you will see a search bar at the top of the paper and a toolbar to the left. On the toolbar, right click and create a new notebook named what you want. After this, start to copy in and paste all the notes that you have, including the citation for the paper. Continue to do this for all the different notes you have. Then, when you reach the end you will s...
To play a guitar riff is to do more than simply to memorize a short musical phrase. Guitar riffs are like any other musical exercise; practicing them can be a terrific means of building manual dexterity and improving your overall playing technique. We can say of riffs, then, that they are not so much about rote repetition as making available to the guitarist new and different ways of playing. Every new riff you learn will make you a more able and versatile guitarist and better equip you to st...
Veteran writer Holly Lisle gives good advice on how to become a better writer by eliminating passive voice from your prose. Go through your manuscript, and delete as many instances of the verb 'to be' as you possibly can to tighten up your writing.
In this video, we learn how to be successful in writing college research papers with Kathleen Ennis. When you are preparing to write a research paper, you need to make sure you have enough time to write down all the information you find. If you search online, there might be 10,000,000 pages just on the topic you are researching alone. To organize this information more efficiently, develop a list of research questions for your paper that are the most important and will cover the different sect...
Shelley Lovett from Childcareland demonstrates sand writing as an early childhood learning activity. All you need for this activity is a baking sheet that is approx one inch deep and some sand. Colored sand makes it more fun for the kids. Shelley says the cheapest place she has found colored sand is at Wal-Mart, but it is also available at craft stores and perhaps even at Home Depot or Lowes. You spread a thin layer of the sand onto the baking sheet and try to make it pretty even. For very yo...
Turning points can be used to throw both your characters and your readers off guard, as suddenly there is something else going on and the energy of the story takes a different turn. By looking at classic turning points in novels, you can make use of turning points in your own stories.
Paraphrasing is a useful tool you can use to avoid plagiarism, and still use expert facts. In this tutorial, learn how to quote your research in an essay properly and avoid making illegal mistakes.
This video tutorial offers advice and demonstrations on writing left handed for parents and teachers of left handed children. This comprehensive, educational left-handed writing guide covers the challenges for left-handers, writing problems, writing solutions, and helpful equipment. Check out this video teaching tutorial and learn how to make writing left-handed easier for the south paws in your life.
The producer of this video is Chaya Radin from the Massbay Community College, Academic achievement center and her video is titled "The effective use of quotes in academic writing". It teaches students how to learn effectively, the topic that is focused in this video is very useful for college students especially for those who write a lot of college paper. When writing college papers and if most of the ideas in the paper are derived from another source, it is always useful to use quotes so you...
Java works a little differently than languages like Python or PHP when it comes to working with variables. This tutorial shows you what the difference is, how you can define your variables and the easiest ways to work with them when writing programs in Java.
Need a hand figuring out how to use namespace std when writing a program in C++? Whether you're new to Microsoft's popular general-purpose programming language or a seasoned programmer merely looking to brush up on the basics, you're sure to find much to take away from this helpful video lesson. For all of the relevant details, take a look.
In this video tutorial from published author Donna Sozio, we learn how to create a compelling antagonist when writing a novel. For all of the details, and to learn more about incorporating quality antagonists into your own written works, watch this writer's guide.
In this video tutorial from published author Donna Sozio, we learn how to foreshadow events when writing a novel. For all of the details, and to learn more about incorporating foreshadowing into your own written works, watch this writer's guide.
In this video tutorial from published author Donna Sozio, we learn how to create conflict when writing a novel. For all of the details, and to learn more about incorporating conflict into your own written works, watch this writer's guide.
This tutorial is a great eye-opener into the world of Microsoft Word. If you thought you could just open Microsoft Word and type, you are not taking full advantage of what the system has to offer. Iain Broome shows you how to use the Document Map feature on Micosoft Word to your best advantage for any writing project. For more video tips on Microsoft Word, search for Microsoft Word on WonderHowTo.
Email Tune-up is a new series of business English video podcast for ESL students interested in improving their business writing skills.
Wherever you sit on the debate of graffiti, one thing is certain: it takes someone with a great sense of skill. There are so many different variations when it comes to graffiti or tagging there isn't right or wrong way. But people can tell when it comes off as sloppy and lazy so making sure it looks nice and clean is pretty important. This tutorial shows you how to get better at writing graffiti letters. Enjoy!
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to prepare for the PSAT writing section. Avoid any long, wordy answer choices. Make sure that the answers are short and simple, and does not contain any redundancy. Read the sentences literally to check if the sentence is properly structured and makes sense. Review the grammar rules to ensure that you can understand sentence errors. Some grammar rules that should be reviewed include: pronoun reference, pronoun case, modifiers and parallelism. Not all ...
Eva Holtz with SAT: Confidential demonstrates how to use modifiers on the SAT reading and writing sections. A modifier is a group of words that describes a noun. On the SAT, modifiers frequently appear in the improving sentences questions. It often appears at the start of the sentence, followed by the noun it describes. Make sure that the modifier correctly describes the noun that immediately follows and not a similar, but incorrect, idea. Make sure that the noun that follows the modifier is ...
If you already grasp the basics of object oriented programming, this tutorial will be very easy for you. When you construct an object, you create it within the program (in this case, a program using Python), and when you destruct it, it deletes.
This tutorial shows you the two basic types of loops in Python - While and For. Be careful that you don't accidentally write an infinite loop, but still be able to use them to increase the efficiency of your programs.
In this free video programming lesson, we learn how to implement the read action when implementing a CRUD controller in Ruby on Rails 3. Whether you're entirely new to Ruby on Rails 3 or are a seasoned developer merely looking to brush up on a few of the basics, you're sure to find much to take away. For more information, take a look!
In this free video programming lesson, we learn about Ruby Gems. Whether you're entirely new to Ruby on Rails 3 or are a seasoned developer merely looking to brush up on a few of the basics, you're sure to find much to take away. For more information, take a look!
In this clip, we learn how to work with MVC architecture when coding in Ruby on Rails. Whether you're entirely new to Ruby on Rails 3 or are a seasoned developer merely looking to brush up on a few of the basics, you're sure to find much to take away. For more information, take a look!
In this clip, we learn how to make use conditional statements when coding in ActionScript 3.0 in Adobe Flash Professional CS5. Whether you're new to the Adobe's popular Flash authoring application, new to ActionScript 3.0 or are a seasoned Flash developer merely looking to better acquaint yourself with Flash Professional CS5, you're sure to be well served by this clip. For more information, and to get started using conditional statements in your own Flash Professional CS5 projects, watch this...
Follow along as O'Reilly's Elisabeth Robson shares her experience in learning how to build iphone apps. In this screencast, Robson offers advice on how to avoid common beginner errors and provides a practical follow-along exercise to build an app with a tab bar, navigation bar and table view controllers.