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Just registered on github although have been coding mainly as hobby for 20 years (originally editing game save files by a hex viewer to make the enemy more of a challenge!) / streamlining work processes as a single person using these manual processes and not in any team of programmers.
Have studied Open University modules over 10 years which include java (rather like apache commons libraries) and python; also virtual box Linux. In my spare time some tinkering with Visual Studio 17, MySQL, and any other computer language I can adapt my skill to.
Have used specialised data carving programs coupled with ffmpeg for analysis of proprietary and potentially byte swapped data to be outputted as viewable video (plus overlay based on data carved information). Some of these proprietary systems are just too complex to do this though!
However, the workplace prefers (windows) command line/batch/PowerShell scripts so my focus has been with that. My batch programs tend to pass arguments within a modular structure; my aim is for code maintenance so scripts are written via a factory using defined code modules, known hash; deployed to individual workstations (tested against O/S for known compatibilities); from a centralised source.
My initial upload repository is a means to construct EICAR.COM file to your desktop - you may want to alert any corporate IT before doing this, the false positive is a test for working anti-virus: when I run the batch file the false positive only survives for one jiffy and a pop-up alert!
I would like to assist in community projects, but not sure as to appropriate skill set.
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Thank you for sharing what you're working on and how you'd like to interact with other GitHub users here. You mentioned that you'd like to assist in community projects; I'd recommend keeping an eye on the Project Development Help and Advice board for potential opportunities to collaborate on other users' projects. You can also check out the Explore page on github.com to find popular and active repositories for projects others may be helping with, too.
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