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Markdown
Markdown: guida al semplice linguaggio di markup
  • Web development

Scrivere in Internet senza conoscere HTML? Si può fare, grazie a markdown. Questo semplice linguaggio di markup permette di formattare testi in CMS, forum o wiki, evitando tag complicati. La sintassi di markdown è fatta di caratteri semplici, per lo più intuitivi. Questi semplificano sia la lettura, sia la scrittura. Come funziona markdown?

Markdown: guida al semplice linguaggio di markup
C programming language
What is the C programming language?
  • Web development

If you’re a programmer, it’s hard to get around the programming language C. It’s one of the most common languages out there. C is used for a number of different applications, and also forms the basis for other programming languages. Keep reading to learn more about the language, including its pros and cons, syntax basics, and more.

What is the C programming language?
Anonymous
Anonymous: what is the hacker collective?
  • Security

Supposedly fun mass attacks on people who were easy targets used to be organized on image boards like 4chan. These are the beginnings of Anonymous, but they don’t have much in common with the collective’s actions today. Political commitment is the group’s main aim nowadays. Anonymous are known for wearing the Guy Fawkes mask. But beware, it’s not always Anonymous behind every mass attack.

Anonymous: what is the hacker collective?
Code smell
What is code smell?
  • Web development

Experienced programmers know it well when changes are to be made to a codebase, and a first inspection quickly shows that the code is not clean. This is an intuitive assessment. The code “smells rotten”. We explain what code smells are exactly, where they occur and how to get rid of them.

What is code smell?
Deactivating JavaScript
Disable JavaScript instructions for Firefox, Chrome, and IE
  • Web development

JavaScript is ubiquitous in the world wide web. The scripting language adds interactive elements to websites and has significantly changed the appearance of online offers. Hardly any of today’s web pages can work without scripts that are executed on the website visitor’s computer. However, this also entails risks. All common web browsers also provide their users with functions that can restrict or...

Disable JavaScript instructions for Firefox, Chrome, and IE
CPU
What is a CPU? An overview of the heart of a computer
  • Know-how

If you have already dealt with the most important hardware components of a PC, you will be familiar with the term CPU. But how exactly does the processor work and which different types are there? We answer these questions and show you the most important performance aspects of modern CPUs.

What is a CPU? An overview of the heart of a computer
Outlook emojis
Outlook emoticons: Fill your emails with emotions and more
  • Technical matters

A picture says more than a thousand words – this proverb also explains the immense popularity of emojis. Smileys, in particular, have long shaped digital communication. They play an important role not only in text messengers, but also in email services like Outlook. But the question arises as to how to insert smileys in Outlook. We show you how to do it step by step.

Outlook emoticons: Fill your emails with emotions and more
Inbound marketing: how to gain new customers
Inbound marketing
  • Online sales

Advertising on social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, or on search engines like Google, is a crucial way for large companies to make themselves found online. Smaller companies and online stores, on the other hand, must depend on cheap but efficient alternatives. One possible solution is so-called inbound marketing, which focuses on the individual user and aims to make them a...

Inbound marketing
Search more effectively with Google operators
Advanced web search with Google operators
  • Search engine marketing

Google is the most popular search machine in the Western world and handles billions of search requests daily. What few users know, however, is that Google has a number of specialized commands to help searchers find what they’re looking for as quickly as possible. These operators are entered into the search bar along with keywords or search terms. Website operators can also gain valuable...

Advanced web search with Google operators
Mob programming
What is mob programming?
  • Web development

Mob programming is an approach in software development that involves developing code in a large team. All code is created collaboratively, so that all developers are involved in the final product from day one. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the software development method and its pros and cons.

What is mob programming?