Tag: Source Code

BASE 85 Encoding VB Class

This is a BASE85 Encoding Visual Basic class that expands the text to be encoded by 4:5 i.e. uses 5 ASCII characters to represent 4 bytes with 80% accuracy. Used in Postscript and PDF documents. Useful if binary data needs to be persisted in ASCII text.

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Exporting PowerPoint Slides to Images in C#

This is a very simple Visual Basic source code to export all the slides from a PowerPoint presentation. This source code can export images in any specified image format like .jpg, .bmp or .gif. I wrote this function while I was working on my undergraduate project “PowerPoint to XML Interchangeability”. I had to make some sort of PowerPoint Viewer to view the slides so I wrote this function to export PowerPoint slides into image sequences so that I can display them into an image control and export the images at a temporary location.

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Block a Specific IP Address in PHP

In this article, we’ll explore how to block a specific IP address or a list of addresses from accessing a webpage using PHP. By leveraging PHP’s capabilities, you can fortify your web applications against unauthorized access and potential security threats. Let’s delve into the process of implementing IP-based access restrictions to bolster the security of your PHP-powered webpages.

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