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...

 

Python tutorial: Basics and tips for beginners

The Python programming language is not only versatile, it’s also relatively easy-to-learn. But that doesn’t mean you can only use this dynamic language for small-scale projects. It’s also great for large-scale projects, especially in the areas of machine learning and data science. In this Python tutorial, we’ll explain the basics of Python and provide tips on learning the language.

What is fake news? Definition, types, and how to detect them

Fake news refers to false reports predominantly shared via social networks such as Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter. Because of the flood of information available online, fake news can be difficult to detect and can contribute to the spreading of disinformation to shape public opinion. However, there are a couple of ways to help you spot whether a piece of information is fake news or not.

How to customize the Windows 7 Startup folder simply and quickly

Access all of your most important programs right after Windows 7 starts: The Startup folder loads selected software immediately after the operating system starts. However, you might not be happy with the programs that are in the folder by default. That is why it makes sense to change your Startup programs in Windows 7. How do you do that?

pagefile.sys: What you need to know about the paging file in Windows

Windows handles a number of processes in the background that users hardly notice. The system often relies on hidden files that are protected against unauthorized access. One of these files is pagefile.sys, which serves to lighten the load on the working memory. Can this file be deleted? And what would the consequences be for a computer’s system stability?

Redis tutorial: an introduction to the database technology

Working with this in-memory database is not that difficult, but without an easily understandable Redis tutorial, one can quickly become discouraged. Here you will learn how to install the database, configure it, and enter data. We will also show you how to add, get, and delete data step by step.

The use case diagram in Unified Modeling Language

In a use case diagram, you use the Unified Modeling Language (UML) to illustrate in a clear and easy-to-understand way what the result of a specific action is or should be. This makes it a helpful tool for user-oriented and result-oriented software development and for planning business processes.

Svelte JS– a lean framework for fast mobile web applications

Traditional frameworks for programming web apps, such as React and Vue, shift the majority of the work of a web app to the browser. This makes the apps sluggish and requires a lot of data. Svelte compiles the apps in the background in a lean optimized JavaScript which the user experiences as a significant performance boost.

Search engines for kids: The big web for small people

Even for young children, the World Wide Web is a very important tool for gathering information for doing homework and a wide array of other activities. In order for these younger internet users to only have access to content that is suitable for them, special search engines have been designed specifically for kids. They help to make sure that children do not come across harmful content, either on...

Human-centered design: User-friendly products that actually solve problems

Users of digital services are impatient and demanding. If they don’t find what they’re looking for, they will abandon a website. If an app is hard to navigate or is not user-friendly, people will uninstall it. Human-centered design is intended to prevent this. Companies that put themselves in potential users’ shoes during the product development process can minimize economic risk and boost the...

Git basics: first steps with the version control system

Born out of need, Git – developed by the Linux team – has quickly become the dominant version control system for many programmers. That’s because large developer platforms like GitHub or BitBucket are based on the open-source software. Read our complete Git tutorial for beginners and learn the key basics of Git.


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