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Python Decorators — Tutorial

Python Decorators — Tutorial

Introduction It’s been absolutely ages since I’ve had the time or inclination to write an informational blog post, but development of a new room has finally given me an excuse! This post will have a look into Python decorators — a really cool construct that allows you to pre-process functions; very useful when working with Flask apps, or Discord bots, where they are used for things like routes and authentication, or to specify commands. Decorators are a tricky concept to…

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Learn Linux — Write-up

Learn Linux — Write-up

TryHackMe Walkthrough Link: https://tryhackme.com/room/zthlinux Learn Linux is a great introductory room from Paradox. As the name suggests, it gives a nice foundation for Linux skills. This is a walkthrough room, so I’m not going to go into a huge amount of detail about the concepts themselves — I’ll leave that in Pars’ capable hands. Instead I’m going to be focusing on the questions, and how to answer them. By this token, I will be bypassing the tasks which don’t actually…

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Unix File Permissions

Unix File Permissions

The permissions system in Unix is one of those things that you just need to understand if you’re going to work with Linux (or indeed, any other derivatives of Unix). There are already many great articles about file permissions online; however, this is a topic that I keep getting asked about, so I’m going to write it up in my own way. If you’re struggling to understand how file permissions work in Unix then hopefully this post will be of…

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