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"Site Online" - New program to play with :o)

Postby MysteryFCM » Tue Oct 09, 2007 9:04 pm

I've written a new program for you guys to play with.

Full details, screenie and download, can be found at;

http://forum.hosts-file.net/viewtopic.php?f=35&t=205

Note, this program is a development version, meaning pre-Alpha
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Re: "Site Online" - New program to play with :o)

Postby TeMerc » Tue Oct 09, 2007 10:40 pm

MysteryFCM wrote:Note, this program is a development version, meaning pre-Alpha
What is it they call that.....errrr beta?? rofl
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Postby MysteryFCM » Tue Oct 09, 2007 10:42 pm

hehe no ....... beta comes after Alpha ;) <g>
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Postby TeMerc » Tue Oct 09, 2007 11:17 pm

MysteryFCM wrote:hehe no ....... beta comes after Alpha ;) <g>
I knew that, was checkin to make sure everyone else knew it tho. >><
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Postby MysteryFCM » Tue Oct 09, 2007 11:24 pm

hehe ;)
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Postby MysteryFCM » Wed Oct 10, 2007 3:19 pm

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Postby MysteryFCM » Sun Oct 14, 2007 7:07 pm

New version :)

0.0.4

Changes:

Added: Print/save results
Added: Load website's from file (see update notes)

Fixed: ICMP mode

Modified: Changed default mode to ICMP

Notes:

I've added an option to load a list of websites from a file. The format expected by the program is;

http://site1/
http://site2/
...etc etc

You can also specify UNC paths such as;

\\192.168.0.1\
\\192.168.0.1\c$
...etc etc

You can use ";" to add comments to the file (see the example file for an err, example ;))


http://forum.hosts-file.net/viewtopic.php?p=1108#p1108
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Postby MysteryFCM » Tue Oct 16, 2007 4:32 pm

Here you go ..... 0.0.5 :)

Changes:

Added: Import from CIP (via Load from file)
Added: Send to vURL (online or Desktop Edition)
Added: Lookup IP or hostname on search engine (see notes)

Modified: Load from file now supports re-importing results file
Modified: Several modifications to try and improve speed and prevent looking like it's frozen

Fixed: Validation now stops when stopping monitor (instead of just the monitor stopping)

Notes:

I've added an option to customize the search engine used when performing the lookup. This, along with the vURL DE path, can be found in Tools > Settings > Tools


http://forum.hosts-file.net/viewtopic.php?p=1137#p1137
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Postby MysteryFCM » Thu Oct 18, 2007 10:13 pm

Okie folks ..... 0.0.7 is now ready (girlfriends been asleep for the last few hours so had some time to get stuff done, hehe)

This release should prevent the 429 error occuring when MS XML isn't installed (Ref: http://forum.hosts-file.net/viewtopic.php?f=35&t=211)

Changes:

Added: Response code option in Settings > Results
Added: "Pause monitor" toolbar button

Modified: MSXML detection
Modified: Start Monitor on Tools menu now functioning

If this release works without issue, then I can finally start on the rest of the features (see first post in this thread), and bringing it into Beta status

http://forum.hosts-file.net/viewtopic.p ... 1169#p1169
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Postby MysteryFCM » Sun Oct 21, 2007 12:15 pm

v0.0.8

Changes:

Added: Single validation pass
Added: Tab between toolbar buttons
Added: Enable/disable application log
Added: Clear log after it reaches (n) KB

Modified: Start Monitor and Update Interval moved to Tools > Monitor
Modified: hpHosts status disabled by default*
Modified: Bytes status disabled by default*
Modified: Response Code disabled by default*
Modified: XML detection routine re-written for systems without MS XML6 installed

Notes:

By default, if clear logging is enabled, the log will be deleted after it reaches 100KB

* These have been disabled by default to speed up validation

http://forum.hosts-file.net/viewtopic.p ... 1182#p1182
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Postby MysteryFCM » Tue Oct 23, 2007 11:08 pm

v0.0.9

Changes:

Modified: Re-written functions to get page's size
Modified: Re-written function to get hpHosts inclusion status
Modified: Added first-run prompt for example file
Modified: Added support link to Help menu
Modified: Other minor modifications

http://forum.hosts-file.net/viewtopic.p ... 1208#p1208
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Postby MysteryFCM » Wed Oct 24, 2007 1:05 pm

Okie ladies and gents ..... the last pre-beta (unless any major problems pop up). If this goes well, I'll write the help file for it, and put out a beta whilst I start work on the monitor's I mentioned in the first thread (IP, WhoIs, content etc).

Don't forget, for those feeling creative, the program still needs new toolbar icons, and a new logo (current one is pilfered from Xandros)

v0.0.10

Changes:

Added: Method comparison (see notes)
Added: Check site rating on SiteAdvisor

Modified: hpHosts validation now done via dedicated site (verify.hosts-file.net)

Notes:

I've added a method comparison to allow you to see which validation method is the fastest on your system. To use this feature, click Tools > Method Comparison.

Note: This feature uses your existing settings, so if for example, you've got hpHosts status disabled, it will NOT include this in the comparison.

It will also use your EXISTING list of site's for the comparison, so if you've got a huge list of sites for the program to check, your times will obviously be longer than if comparing using the example list.


http://forum.hosts-file.net/viewtopic.p ... 1215#p1215
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Postby MysteryFCM » Thu Oct 25, 2007 2:40 pm

Here we go :)

v0.0.11

Changes:

Added: Check this site with TrustedSource
Added: Toggle result icon display (Online/Offline)

Fixed: Minor bug when adding a new item and having it checked straight away
Fixed: Del key does not work when deleting an item
Fixed: Response code column does not hide when unticked
Fixed: Minor bug when saving results to HTML

Result list in HTML format for a list of malware domains

http://hosts-file.net/docs/SOR_Malware.html

Result list in text format for a list of malware domains

http://hosts-file.net/docs/SOR_Malware.txt

http://forum.hosts-file.net/viewtopic.p ... 1223#p1223
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Postby MysteryFCM » Sat Oct 27, 2007 8:37 pm

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Postby MysteryFCM » Tue Oct 30, 2007 2:21 pm

v0.0.13 Beta

Changes:

Added: Monitor IP changes (optional)
Added: Minimize to tray icon (optional)
Added: Automatically load with Windows (optional)
Added: Platform detection

Modified: Loaded file nown shown in program caption (requested)
Modified: New toolbar icons (courtesy comicfan2000 (aka GimpGuy2000) - http://comicfan2000.googlepages.com/home)

http://forum.hosts-file.net/viewtopic.p ... 1241#p1241
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Postby MysteryFCM » Mon Nov 05, 2007 10:02 pm

v0.0.14 Beta

Changes:

Added: Monitor response code (optional)
Added: Content monitor (optional)

Modified: Updated About dialog logo
Modified: Updated tray icon logo
Modified: Updated help file

Fixed: Response code only shows when using MS XML validation method

http://forum.hosts-file.net/viewtopic.p ... 1290#p1290
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Postby MysteryFCM » Mon Dec 03, 2007 7:32 am

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Postby TeMerc » Mon Dec 03, 2007 8:18 am

Yes and under a new name as well, hpObserver....very nice.
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Postby MysteryFCM » Mon Dec 03, 2007 8:23 am

hehe :)
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Postby MysteryFCM » Wed Jan 09, 2008 8:20 pm

Version: 0.1.1

Fixed: Passing list of domains without protocol prefix fails URL validation
Fixed: Load from file dialog fails to load when last used dir is an inaccessable UNC path
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Re: "Site Online" - New program to play with :o)

Postby MysteryFCM » Sun Feb 24, 2008 4:44 pm

Version: 0.1.2

Changes:

Added: Check MDL (malwaredomainlist.com) inclusion status
Added: Check site with hpHosts to right click context menu
Added: Check site with MDL to right click context menu
Added: Check site with Web Sniffer (web-sniffer.net) to right click context menu

Modified: Minor modification to hpHosts query routine
Modified: Results will now show "Skipped" when saving or printing, if process was stopped before completion

Fixed: Minor issue when saving or printing results
Fixed: Index out of bounds error when trying to search for IP before running validation

http://support.it-mate.co.uk/?mode=Prod ... hpobserver
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Re: "Site Online" - New program to play with :o)

Postby MysteryFCM » Tue Jul 22, 2008 5:31 pm

v0.1.3

Added: Automatic resolution when importing a list of IP's
Added: New IP PTR result option
Added: XP SP3 and Vista SP1 detection
Added: Import from file toolbar button
Added: Check site with WOT (Web of Trust)

Fixed: Importing HOSTS file

Modified: Updated platform detection routines
Modified: Response Code column now shows friendly codes alongside actual response codes
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