A Little Bit of Crypto - I have been trying to figure out to "collision resistant" some of these standard hash functions are. It is a tough concept to get my head around. I figure...
Take /n Software for instance. The name seemed a little familiar. But I had no clue what they did. They were one of the top picks in the "Libraries & Frameworks" category. I use some libraries at work. But they have been the same libraries for like the last ten years. I got to get out more.
I went over to the /n Software web site. It was not initially obvious what they were selling. Then I saw they had a line of IP*Works libraries. They help your app speak network protocols. Cool. They also have a bunch of Integrator libraries. These let you app easily communicate with systems such as PayPal or Amazon. Also sounds good.
Now I just got to research some more of these companies. Ever heard of Accusoft? Me neither. Time to get busy.