Category Archives: Projects

CLIOptions: Code to handle command line interface options


I extracted some code out of my dumping ground for assorted snippets (a.k.a. misc_public) and put it in its own repository: CLIOptions. It’s a tiny header-only C++ library to handle options (parameters, arguments, …) which are given to programs on the command line. The capabilities are described in the comments in CLIOptions.h file itself, a… »»»

SIMInfo 1.5


A new version of SIMInfo has been released.

SIMInfo 1.4


A new version of SIMInfo has been released (side note: version 1.3 was omitted from publication, because it’s been mainly a work of internal restructuring).

WPDLib 0.1.0


After quietly working on it for several months, the project has now reached a point where I feel comfortable to make it public:

Creating a new group in an Active Directory


By the way: Despite the lack of new posts here, I do update my code repositories with new content occasionally, either with snippets or scripts, or working on my projects (not all public at the moment).

Plans & Projects #7


Time for a quick update on my activities in the last couple of months: Continued to work on the (currently titled) WPDLib that I mentioned previously. And although quite a bit of progress was achieved, there’s still a lot to be done until it’s in a really useable state. That led to a “mini burn-out”… »»»

SIMInfo 1.2


A new version of SIMInfo has been released. Notable changes: New option /Profile to display the connection profile data in it original XML format. New option /UpdateProfile to change the values of a connection profile or create an initial one. New option /Signal to display the approximated signal strength received by the device (e.g. 64%).

Remi 1.4

2016-05-28 1 comment

A new version of my small command-line utility remi has been released. No new functionality, just internal changes and refinements.

Plans & Projects #6: Windows Portable Devices

2015-11-25 1 comment

At the moment, I’m working on my library to support Media Transfer Protocol (MTP) devices via the Windows Portable Devices (WPD) API, so that future versions of RandFill will be able to use also smartphones as targets and not only Mass Storage Class (MSC) devices like plain USB flash drives. And while it’s still far… »»»

SIMInfo 1.0.1


A new version of SIMInfo has been released. Notable changes in 1.0.1: Ability to unlock a SIM card with a provided PIN. Note: Neither secure (plain text) nor is there any error handling. Reads the telephone numbers and provider associated with the SIM card. Internal: Build system improvements, code restructuring.