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Testing uptime of my personal server

I made some code to test my personal servers uptime. It logs in to my router page and sees if it returns status 200. A cron job runs it every 5 minutes. Please let me know if I can make the code more ...
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DMZ passthru script

I have a server that cannot be connected to from the internet, but I need to get some info to it. I have another server that can, so I have a simple passthru script that I want to see if you all think ...
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Pinging a URL with libcurl

I've asked a question about pinging a URL before, but I wanted something that was a bit shorter and still just as efficient. libcurl seemed to be the perfect answer. Here is my method: ...
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Dynamic library to intercept oddsock hostname lookups

Just for the fun of it, I decided I would try to create sort of an intermediate DNS system for the oddsock SOCKS proxy. With this, the domain name extension .unet is statically resolved when ...
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Reverse-engineering with Filepicker API

I have this script to pull data out of the Filepicker API internal. It's mostly reverse-engineering and the code seems to be ugly to me. How can this be improved? ...
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Optimize web-scraping of Moscow grocery website

This code works fine, but I believe it has optimization problems. Please review this. Also, please keep in mind that it stops after each iteration of the loop ...
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Bash script to clone all public repos or gists for a specified user, optionally to a directory of choice

I wrote this script as a way to backup and/or download quickly a set of repos or gists from a user. I don't have any major concerns but I'm a noob at bash scripting, and I've been scouring the ...
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Wrapping Curl, an HTTP client

I have written an HTTP client wrapped the libcurl. It should be able to do HTTP get/post with string/map param, with cookies and proxy. Can somebody review the code? B.T.W., I'm not sure the way ...
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Webhook Structuring

I am building a Webhook model so users can receive data from a messaging app. I have never created such a system before, and I'd like to get some feedback on my attempt. ...
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HTTP Stream Part 2 A stream that opens an HTTP GET and then acts like a normal C++ istream

The review I asked for yesterday was for a header only library. HTTP Stream A stream that opens an HTTP GET and then acts like a normal C++ istream This has some limitations as it downloads all the ...
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Stream that opens an HTTP GET and then acts like a normal C++ istream

Needed a quick stream to get JSON objects. ...
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Bash script to monitor Webserver php script

Below is a script I wrote today to use CURL to monitor the length of various HTTP server outputs and output a response if this is different than 103 characters. This is my first bash script, so I had ...
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Service status checker… Is there a more efficient way?

I've been working on a website status checker.. However this array that I use has around 30 sites within it, I've noticed it's taking around 6-7 seconds to load it. I was wondering if there's any ...
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Secure CURL to & handle response from Payment Gateway

I'm using a payment gateway and am trying to implement the post and response handling with CURL so that it all happens on one page. The following is tested and works but I want to double check it's ...
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Calling restful web services efficiently

I need to use this code to fetch data from web service and show them in a site properly but after I request for the webservice I am unable to load them fast. Site is loading very slow. ...
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Optimizing PHP script fetching entire HTML pages

The following script should get links which are stored in a text file (line by line), then put them into an array and finally scan each links' source code for a certain line. If this line is found, it ...
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Improve multithreading with network IO and database queries

I'm writing a script that: fetch a list of urls from a db (about 10000 urls) download all the pages and insert them into the db parse the code if(some condition) do other inserts into the db I ...
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How can this function to get a remote file improve?

I've prepared a function using cURL to get a remote file to the local storage: ...