Hi. I am Cor,
Writer, maker of tools..

Stupid Problems

Losing momentous extremes, bring myself in-line, almost the mother of an idea, almost the father, never the sons- forcing spiritual thought through a straw- higher reasoning stupid daytime problems. Doing okay, man. Things like that spring to mind, flipped into backstroke in a sea of yellow, sea of red - lap my ankles, thoughts to tread on. Uncle! Gotta keep your head on. Aunty Myriad's prop-speak speaks dead tongues, the dead sea of toes, clothes for feet, props for hair. You'll guess that I'm bobbing now, gasping for air. You will perhaps also spot the eroneous belief in my own thought, passing this beautiful stuff through my personal wiring, exploding, like a peach through a sieve. Cor, Feb 2001

So that's words, then.

They are tools, or can be. I make tools.
Maybe you've heard of some of them, maybe..

checksum checksum icon/logo, in super-large groovy 256 pixel size PNG!
The world's fastest hashing app, favoured by governments and hackers alike, and maybe you. It's peace of mind, with a click.
or
perhaps..
whatsitsname ffe icon/logo, in super-large multicolored 256 pixel size PNG!
With unpatented MATOF™ technology. And full source code, so you can see.
or maybe one of the others..
LoopDropZ logo - a simple circle, composed of an arrow turning in on itself, a loop. The colours are my yellow-orange gradient, the arrow growing darker as it turns, until realizing itself into a loop, oozes back to yellow, to begin again. Rather groovy image of a clipboard, in gold. 128 pixel size PNG image of KDE Mover-Sizer icon/logo; the famous KDE Krystal icon, the 'K' masked in with a windows flag, set at the perfect angle. Rather groovy image of a big X, in orange-yellow gradient, of course. The word MAX_PATH is emblazoned upon its arms and legs 128 pixel PNG image of Color Pickin Chooser icon/logo in red-yellow gradient. Nah, just kidding - it is four simple, slightly rounded squares in pastel shades, clockwise from top-left; green, pink, orange, blue. ...

Music..

I have always made music and now have literally thousands of songs scattered around the place. Few have had a proper "release". I have started to do something about that..

google play icon.

Images,
like these free widescreen wallpapers are..

Thumbnail of some unique desktop wallpaper: 'Tulips at Dawn' - A classic flower shot with beautiful complimentary sky colour, and no lame fill-flash. Thumbnail image of some free, unique, corz.org desktop wallpaper. In this case, 'Coffee Swirlz' Thumbnail image of some free, unique, corz.org desktop wallpaper. In this case, 'Sunrise Over Brig O Don'
Thumbnail image of some free, unique, corz.org desktop wallpaper. In this case, 'CCD_Meltdown_02' - a direct capture from a CCD breaking down.. Thumbnail image of some free, unique, corz.org desktop wallpaper. In this case, 'Mushroom-On-Tree (Alder Bracket Fungi), number 1' in high contrast! Thumbnail image of some free, unique, corz.org desktop wallpaper. In this case, 'Dry Stane Dyke'

I can get Scanoramic when I have to..

But usually end up making more tools..

Thumbnail image of Mathematics For Women, a mandala For guys and gals!
Thumbnail of AYE-NO, the Tech-Savvy Tai-Chi for the Twenty First Century

..web server fun

Maybe, like millions before you came here to leech check out some of my world-famous .htaccess tips and tricks. Hey, if you make web sites, why not check out some juicy web techniques or grab some groovy Web Site Spare Parts™ or while you're at it!

Like the world's fastest live php search engine..

corzoogle logo - looks a bit like the Google logo, but with more colors, and 'corz' instead of the 'G', of corz.

Or a back-end download machine that can not only count and log your web downloads, but embed its download menus right inside your site's pages, like this (simple example)..


Or a php login system that closes a common (commonly ignored, that is) browser security hole? That would be pajamas.

Or perhaps a dynamic 404 page capable of not only automatically seeking out your site's missing pages, but jumping users directly to files you just happened to move, even fixing your broken links (even broken image links) on-the-fly.. And while it's at it, handles all your error documents, 403, 500, 401, whatever you need.. Meet Active Error Pages.

Or what about a Hot-Link script capable not just of defeating nasty bandwidth thefts, but of transforming them into free promotions for your site! Auto-HotLink is free, too.

Or what about a way to protect your site from bandwidth-sucking site hammers, bad bots, script-kiddies, h4x0rs, referer spammers and more? That would be the often-copied, never equalled, one-and-only.. Anti-Hammer. Note: Anti-Hammer Pro now available!

..just some of the highlights.

a corz.org hot-linked image, as seen from outside. The text folk see on THAT site, is up to YOU! This one reads, We love corz.org!. Well, dontcha!

Or maybe you want to setup a server, or do some P2P file sharing, and got tricked into thinking I had the most accessible Static IP tutorial on the web. Sucker! It just looks that way because the rest are so poor (that's still a great way to get on top in many fields of endeavour). There are quite a few other tutorials kicking around here, more get added all the time, as time allows.

The networking stuff has been thrown here. I aim to expand this area, share some of my work with OpenWrt, amongst other things. As time allows.

Still here?

Maybe you were looking for something else. Do feel free to rake around, there is a lot more inside, and a lot of it fairly well hidden, needs locating. That search function is handy for that, I find (at the foot).

You can find all sorts here at the org; software for Windows, Linux and Mac, as well as shell scripts for those three and others; php, C, C++, Javascript, AutoIt, AutoHotKey, CSS, BASH and DOS code, as well as packages of all sorts, even IPCop binaries. And poems, of course, and songs, photo galleries, blogs, essays, designs, mandalas, T-Shirts and other similar juicy merchandise, icons, clip-art, oodles of server tools and security resources, tutorials, audio loops, browser add-ons, automation scripts, why, there's even an AI kicking around somewhere, for fun. And much more..

I'm here full-time, making your life easier!

So while you are passing through, reaping the benefits, perhaps you might consider helping out with my family's next meal, pair of shoes, that sort of thing..

Every penny is gratetully received (though after PayPal's cut, I'm not sure exactly how much that would be! But hey! Thanks anyway! ;o)

Either way, people do say lots and lots of nice things..

Note: refresh the page for even more!

"Great stuff on this site, immensely helpful."
"This site is way cool, thanks for the excellent resource."
"What a fantastic site! Congratulations and THANKS!"
"Hi, I was looking for a simple solution to count how many times a file is downloaded and found your distro machine. It's perfect."
"Very nice article, and very well-written! The part I was looking for is the inheritance, and lo and behold, it's right here!"
"Fantastic writeup! Far more helpful than the moronic BT "technicians" I've had to speak to for the last couple of days."
"Gee I am glad I found this..."
"Top notch advice mate!"
"This is truly a wonderful & informative site."
"Really good article. Thank you very much."
"I am a bt broadband tech support agent and have refered users to this site a couple of times.."
"Hey cor, thanks very much … ur a wizard"
"Hi Cor just found the site and it's brilliant."
"very good, simple clear, not too many words."
"I use Checksum all the time and can genuinely say it's the most useful piece of software I have purchased since 1993"
"I really love this tool, makes working with ffmpeg so much easier!"
"Hi there, Im really impressed with the help and must thank you for the effort you must have put into it."
"I love all the stuff you've done."
"Hey sir! Wonderfull reading"
"WoW. thanx for your knowledge. Great to see peeps who take the time and effort to present all this and make the site available for free. truely great."
"Very clear English, communicated all I needed to know to make the required changes to my Linux system. Good to see that you didn't assume too much prior knowledge whilst not assuming we are daft. Bravo, top of the class."
"After a day of strife… found this page and all my troubles were solved!"
"Just a quick line to say thanks for not only a couple of great pages on the mysterious .htaccess inner workings, but almost even more for the fantastic and entertaining comment section! If you're ever in Zermatt for a bit of skiing, etc, give a shout - a beer or three are reserved as a small thanks"
"most impressed with your work on hacking the voyager 205"
"This was great...I'm just trying to teach myself all about my P.C & related stuff like using Limewire etc & this was so easy to understand, so Thanks"
"I have really enjoyed using Checksum over the past few months!"

for now..

;o) Cor

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