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So I have this web app hosted in Azure.
The only way to log in to the app is if I add you to my Azure AD.
Did a quick test with another email and found that I had some access to the Azure account.
I invited myself as a guest and I could even invite others through Azure AD!
Even worse, when I added myself as a regular user I was able to assign AD groups to myself.
Apparently, Azure has some options to let users and guest users invite others, which are on by default.
And the restrict access setting is off by default!
If I ever get a personal and private invitation from Microsoft I'm bringing all my friends and family because apparently that's what they expect
How many of the "killer applications" that I started my PC life with - the really original, useful, amazing ones - do I still use?
Remember "Brief - the Programmers Editor"? Gone.
Xtree? (XTree Gold, Pro, Gold Pro, Gold Pro Ultimate Wonder CuresBaldnessAndScurvy Edition included)? You couldn't live without it, but ... despite a couple of (pretty poor) Windows versions it died a death.
Samna Word / Ami Pro / Lotus Word Pro? (The best word processor ever created) It lost out to the MS Office juggernaut: Roadkill.
Got anything you started off with still in regular use?
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I also used Brief - I miss it now and then - XTree, Wordstar and I still have a floppy disk of Norton Utilities - even though my main machines no longer have a floppy disk device!
I tried Norton Commander for a while but didn't really like it.
Ghost - I think it was called that; for low level disky things - gone now.
I wrote some utilities myself for various things, floppy disk backups, disk hex editors, early messaging and a sort of email over TCP/IP (before internet, just on the office network) - all gone now; I can't even find the floppy with the source code!
- I would love to change the world, but they won’t give me the source code.
I bought a Creative sound card back in 90's and the drivers were on a CD. We had a guy in school which was much richer than us and he had a PC with CD-ROM. I beg him for copying the drivers to a 3.5" diskette
Some trivia for you - but in VC 1.51 math.
The math function tan() flip the values between -180 and 180 degrees of the y axis. I found this during unit testing of my existing graphing library using the latest compiler/IDE from MS.
"Program testing can be used to show the presence of bugs, but never to show their absence." - Edsger Dijkstra
"I have never been lost, but I will admit to being confused for several weeks. " - Daniel Boone
I used Turbo Pascal, then Turbo Prolog. Loved Brief back then. Used dBase ][, its successors and then Paradox. It's too bad that Corel stopped supporting Paradox. For many applications it was superior to Access and certainly faster. Paradox's developers were geniuses at making important small things work -- for example, you could could copy/paste a comma-formatted number into a number field and Paradox would clean up the string and convert it to a number without choking. You could enter today's date in a date field by pressing the space bar 3x. Nice!