OVHcloud & Windows: the easy-ish way

May 12, 2023 — by aixxe

Ever wanted to try out Windows on a virtual private server, but without the additional license fee? You’ve come to the right place. Here’s a guide for installing Windows on KVM-based servers that doesn’t involve dd’ing a shady disk image to your server.

Mid-function hooking with SafetyHook

December 28, 2022 — by aixxe

I’ve shown off a load of inline hooks in previous posts but I don’t think I’ve ever done any mid-function hooking on this blog before. Shocking, because there’s a ton of cool stuff you can do with it and, as luck would have it, I recently came across a library that makes both inline and mid-function hooking easier and safer than anything I’ve been using in the past.

Self-hosting your code & automated builds

December 25, 2017 — by aixxe

This post will cover the initial installation of GitLab Community Edition, configuring Windows & Linux-based job runners and finally, using the built-in continuous integration feature of GitLab to automatically build your project. Sounds like a lot of work but you’d be surprised at how simple the entire process is.