Author name: manuel

Free Sound Processing Plugins

Some links I gathered with free but very powerful sound plugins: https://tal-software.com/products TAL Noisemaker TAL Vocoder https://www.tokyodawn.net/tokyo-dawn-labs/ TDR Nova TDR Kotelnikov TDR VOS SliqEQ https://polyversemusic.com/products/wider/ Wider https://www.auburnsounds.com/products/Panagement.html Panagement https://www.powerdrumkit.de/download76187.php MT Power DrumKit 2 http://www.yohng.com/software/piano.html 4FrontPiano https://electroniksoundlab.com/free-stuff/ Atmos 2 https://rdgaudio.com/free-products/ Vintage Snare Roll http://bigcatinstruments.blogspot.com/2016/02/recut-pianos.html Skerratt London Piano Iowa Piano https://99sounds.org/vst-plugins/ Upright Piano Drum Machine Clap Machine …

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Lombok and log4shell

Project lombok has become a defacto standard in close to every Java project I see. Because of this I want to also write about the ongoing log4j problems as described under https://blog.coffeebeans.at/archives/1709. The annotation @Log4j allows to create a log4j logger field in the annotated class. This of course implicates that your project is using …

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gradle status plugin

I’ve started to write a simple plugin to analyse gradle projects and send dependency information to a central server. This way I want to get insight into all projects in the company and check if there is some log4j2 dependency below 2.16.0. You can find the code under https://github.com/mbogner/gradle-status-plugin. The plugin was accepted and is …

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log4shell – Log4j2 has major security problem (CVE-2021-44228, CVE-2021-45105, CVE-2021-44832)

log4j-core until version 2.15.0 has a major security leak that can be exploited by sending prepared strings that are logged with log4j. Potential candidates would be headers or often also simple form fields that are sent to java backends. The CVE can be found here. With a score of 10/10 this should be addressed as …

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MongoDB sharded cluster

MongoDB supports horizontal scaling by the use of sharding. A sharded cluster consists of 3 parts: Configuration replica set to store metadata Shard replica set(s) Mongos server as a query router that uses metadata from config replica set to query data from the shard(s) Every replica set can consist of primary and secondary instances. Single …

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