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...

 

0x80070057: How to fix Windows parameter errors

Windows systems use error messages to inform their users that a system function could not be executed properly. The major problem is the fact that most messages only contain error codes such as “0x80070057”, which are of little help to many users. For example, the code provided here represents a parameter error – but how do you fix it?

0x80070002: How to Resolve the Windows Update Problem

Microsoft provides Windows users with the latest features and security patches via the Update Center. It’s therefore very important to regularly update your system to secure it in the most secure and stable way possible. This means faults like the 0x80070002 error are a risk to be taken seriously. We show you a range of strategies for solving this update problem.

What is GlusterFS?

GlusterFS is a well-established and free distributed file system. It can provide storage space from several servers on the same network as a single drive, which gives it several advantages: Available devices are used efficiently, network load is distributed, and the risk of failure for individual components is lowered.

Google Chrome: Dark mode available from Version 74 onwards

Google Chrome’s dark mode, also known as Chrome night mode, is available from Version 74 of the browser onwards and can be enabled on all devices. You can use Chrome dark mode on all computers running Windows or macOS operating systems, as well as on smartphones running iOS or Android. It can be enabled manually or automatically.

Clear Firefox history: Here’s how

Sites you’ve visited, active logins, individual website settings – Firefox provides you with the option of saving any user data in the browser-specific history, but this practical feature always comes with the risk that such information could end up in the wrong hands. We’ll show you how to counter this risk, and clear your Firefox history.

GlusterFS vs. Ceph: a comparison of two storage systems

It no longer makes sense to store large volumes of data, like those that accrue in big data applications, in conventional file systems. This is where solutions such as GlusterFS and Ceph come into play, which have easily scalable data memory and provide metadata with repeated redundancy. Using only a central directory, such as a classic hard drive, is no longer enough for this purpose.

The most important WordPress terms explained

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From back ends to widgets: if you are new to WordPress, you may have been confronted with lots of unknown terms. Many users come across some puzzling terms even as early on as installation. To be able to set up your website without a hitch and join the community it definitely helps to understand the most important WordPress terms.

Domain check: finding alternatives to a .com domain

What should you do if your perfect .com domain is unavailable? What are the alternatives? New top-level domains provide an answer to these questions. These recently introduced domain extensions give website owners many new, interesting possibilities, meaning you no longer have to rely on the classics like .com, .net, or .uk.

Serverless computing: What’s behind the modern cloud model?

The practice of renting IT resources as cloud infrastructure instead of providing them in-house has been commonplace for some time now. While most solutions like IaaS or PaaS require specific user interactions for administration and scaling, a serverless architecture allows users to focus on developing and implementing their own projects.

Changing startup programs in windows 8: A step-by-step guide

The programs in your startup folder run automatically when you turn on your computer. Every operating system has a startup folder – Windows 8 is no exception. Microsoft often decides which programs run automatically at startup. But some programs add themselves to the startup folder without you realizing it. You can change the startup folder at any time. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how.


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