jennifer

I'm a software developer with a strong interest in cybersecurity. I write for several large companies including Microsoft and Adobe. If you need a writer, contact me on Upwork and browse my portfolio, and we can discuss your project. You can find my profile and portfolio at https://www.upwork.com/fl/jenniferm.

Word document to HTML

How to Convert Word Document Text to HTML in C#

In the last article, I showed you how to extract images from a Word document. In this article, I’m going to use some of the same code and expand it to detect text formatting. I’ll then turn the formatting into HTML. I recently did a project for Envato called WordPress…

How to Extract Images from a Word Document using OpenXML and C#

I created a tool called WordPress Auto Publisher that extracts content from a Word document and uploads it to a user’s WordPress blog. One thing I had to include was extraction of images from a document to then upload to my customers’ blog, because images improve any blog post. I…

Create a reddit bot

How to Write a Reddit Bot in C# using RedditSharp

Reddit bots are small programs that automatically respond to comments in any given Reddit sub. If you’re a frequent Redditor, you’ve probably seen a bot. They can be annoying at times, but they can also be fun. If you own a sub or want to create a bot, you can…

Apple and iCloud security breach

Countdown to iCloud Hacker Threats — Will 300 Million iCloud Accounts Be Wiped?

Quietly, a group of hackers called the Turkish Crime Family announced on Twitter that they plan to factory reset 300 million iCloud accounts on April 7th. The news hasn’t been widely spread, mainly because there is a question of the data’s legitimacy. They’ve demanded $70,000 from Apple, but Apple seems…

captcha helps avoid spam email

Avoiding the Captcha Scammer at Upwork

Catpchas are those images that display words, numbers or letters used to filter out spammers. When you submit a form on a website, you have probably run into a captcha once or twice. Some of them are easy to decipher while others are hard to read. The images are obscured…

programming and devops

Why is It So Hard to Start a DevOps Team?

Development and Operations don’t normally get along with each other. It’s a fairly new concept to have the two IT types mingle together and form a team. It’s an amazing combination though, as long as the team works well together. The problem I’ve seen in most teams, however, is that…

Freelance scams

Beware of Upwork Freelance Scams Using Google Hangouts

Upwork is a great place for freelancing. You can add some part time income to your usual work regimen, or you can make a full-time career using leads posted to the freelancing site. Because of its loose requirements, Upwork has also become a target for scammers. Unfortunately, many new freelancers…

Some Domain Registration Notices are Meant to Scam You Out of Money

Domain registration scams are common since most people own at least one domain. They take advantage of a user’s naivety and urgency of renewing a domain name. As most of us know, if you don’t get your domain renewed in time, the registrar seizes it and you lose your investment.…