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The IDA Pro Book, 2nd Edition by Chris Eagle

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Chapter 15. IDA Scripting

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It is a simple fact that no application can meet every need of every user. It is just not possible to anticipate every potential use case that may arise. Application developers are faced with the choice of responding to an endless stream of feature requests or offering users a means to solve their own problems. IDA takes the latter approach by integrating scripting features that allow users to exercise a tremendous amount of programmatic control over IDA’s actions.

Potential uses for scripts are infinite and can range from simple one-liners to full-blown programs that automate common tasks or perform complex analysis functions. ...

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