PHP 8

PHP 8: What you need to know about the latest update

 

PHP is one of the most important languages on the Internet. Many content management systems like WordPress, TYPO3 or Joomla are based on PHP. The release of PHP 8 is imminent, but we’ve already had some information about its new features. Also some old features will be reworked,...

 

Create Alexa Skills

Program Alexa Skills easily by yourself

 

Alexa Skills extends the functionality of your Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, or any other smart speaker from the Echo series with additional abilities. You can activate extensions for the virtual voice assistant in the Alexa Skills Store for free. With the Alexa Skills Kit, Amazon also...

 

Zoom alternatives

Zoom alternatives: a comparison of the main competitors

 

Alternatives to the popular video conferencing software Zoom are having their moment in the spotlight as a growing number of people are organizing video calls daily. Free alternatives to Zoom include a wide range of features, especially since the market for video conferencing...

 

What do EU cookie laws mean for you?

EU cookie laws and how they affect your business

 

Cookies can be helpful business tools, but they often toe the data protection line dangerously. As a result of this tendency towards uncertainty, the EU has introduced a new cookie policy to protect its users. The new policy makes opt-in procedures compulsory, because the user...

 

What is a QR code?

What is a QR code?

 

What do stamps, tickets, and posters have in common in the 21st century? More than you might think: Many companies now use QR codes on printed items for a variety of purposes. They can be used to quickly read data and execute commands. How does a QR code work? Which QR code...

 

Best Video editing programs

The 7 best video editing programs of 2020: beginner, advanced, and professional

 

Professionals use video editing software to create amazing films. However, video editing is not just for professionals. The best video editing programs of 2020 manage a balancing act between suitability for amateurs and professionals. With the right video editing software, you...

 

Perfect out of office message: Examples and templates

How to create the perfect out of office message

 

The out of office message is a crucial part of email communication in the workplace. If you don’t have access to your email, your contacts will want to know when you’ll be back and whether or not you’ll be represented by someone else in your absence. An out of office reply may be...

 

Multicast DNS: alternative name resolution on a small scale

The setup of different devices in a home or small business network can be time-consuming. All network participants must be able to communicate with one another, and, for this reason, be aware of each other. Multicast DNS (mDNS) attempts to minimize this effort. With mDNS, devices can locate one another automatically. How does this work?

How to turn off the Windows firewall

Among other things, Windows includes a built-in firewall that protects your device from attacks by hackers and unwanted network traffic. To ensure you can use the Internet safely, you shouldn’t turn off the firewall permanently. However, you may sometimes find you need to temporarily disable it, for example, to install software. Read on to find out how to do this.

Gmail out-of-office: here’s how to set it

An out-of-office message informs others that you’re temporarily unavailable. Setting an out-of-office message in Gmail only takes a few steps. It’s perfectly normal to use a Gmail out-of-office message – vacation, illness, or business trips are just some of the reasons for why you might need to know how to set up an out-of-office reply in Gmail.

What is WebSocket? Explanation and examples

Client-server connections are typically made via HTTP using a request-and-response model. In other words, when new data is required, the client sends a request to the server. The server then checks the request and sends a response to the client. At this point – and not before – the data becomes visible. WebSocket establishes a two-way connection that makes this process much quicker, even without a...

Hypervisor: an intermediary for visualization

Virtualizing is becoming more and more important: Its basic concept is that one imposes a virtual, abstract system onto an actual real system. Both software and hardware can be depicted in this way. In order to create a connection between the actual and the virtual system, one requires an additional layer – the hypervisor.

The best PowerPoint shortcuts

PowerPoint shortcuts provide the option of viewing features, adding links and utilizing different types of formatting. Keyboard shortcuts are great computer hacks that can make your workflow more efficient. We’ll show you the most important PowerPoint keyboard shortcuts and how they are applied.

How to sell online: steps to successful sales on the Internet

Selling products online expands your sales potential almost exponentially. Full-time entrepreneurs aren’t the only ones who can make a living selling products. Seniors, students, or anyone who has left work can enter the online business world and make a profit. After all, established brands such as Amazon would not be possible without e-commerce.

Debian FTP server: how to install and configure your own

FTP servers are suitable solutions if you want to make files available for download or offer multiple users a platform for storing and accessing data. The practical server-client technology also plays an important role in the maintenance of web presences. This tutorial explains how to install and set up your own Debian FTP server.

Setting up out-of-office in Thunderbird – here’s how

Configuring an out-of-office message in Mozilla’s Thunderbird informs others that you will not receive or read emails for a certain period of time. It may not always be best to use Thunderbird, but instead send an out-of-office mail using your email provider – we’ll show you how both work.


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