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Overview of video conferencing software

Video conferences: 7 software solutions

Is good communication with colleagues and clients possible when you’re unable to meet at location? Thanks to video conferencing software, meetings, conferences, one-to-one conversations, and webinars can be held no matter the distance. But which solutions are the right ones for you? Find out which software suits your needs best.

Webinars: Advantages, features, and possible uses

Webinar: definition, basics, and possible uses

The internet and World Wide Web have brought humanity closer together – it has never been easier to share information, experiences, and memories than it is today. More and more often, the web also serves as a platform for further education. So-called webinars - i.e. online seminars – are replacing classic face-to-face lectures. Companies and teachers now communicate knowledge online instead of in...

TMP file

TMP files: what is the deal with temporary files?

TMP files are automatically created and then deleted when they are no longer needed. They help to free up memory and are used to back up data. So, what exactly are temporary files, which programs create them and do these files also have disadvantages? In the following article, you will learn all you need to know about the function of temporary files.

SAML

SAML: the XML framework for SSO at a glance

Simplifying log-in processes makes websites more user friendly, and also helps to increase the security of user data. One of the most popular solutions for implementing authentication processes is SAML (security assertion markup language). Through a variety of components such as special protocols and message formats, this XML-based framework helps to implement internal and cross-company log-on...

OAuth

OAuth & OAuth 2: data usage across platforms

The “pathway to hell” – this is how Eran Hammer-Lahav once called the security protocol OAuth 2.0, on which he himself had worked for years. Others, however, use the service without issue. It enables users to use data and functions across multiple platforms in multiple services – for example, with the convenient single sign-on – using secure API authorization. But how exactly does OAuth2 work and...

Compilers vs. interpreters

Compilers vs. interpreters: explanation and differences

Over the years, programming languages have become increasingly simplified to make learning and using them as easy as possible. One of the key concerns is to ensure optimal readability of the code written in the given language. Compilers and interpreters are needed to convert the source code into machine code so that it can later be read by computer processors.

Python tutorial

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.

House of quality

House of quality

What is the house of quality? When you develop products, you have to meet customer needs, but not at the expense of fulfilling technical requirements. The house of quality, a diagram of tables and graphs, is a perfect tool for considering customer desires and technical feasibility when you are developing a new product.

What version of Windows do I have?

What version of Windows do I have?

Are you a Windows user, but aren’t sure what version of the operating system you have installed on your PC? This article introduces three ways of checking your Windows version in just a few seconds: using a keyboard shortcut, via the Control Panel, or using the Windows Command Prompt (CMD).

Chrome Updates

What is Chrome 68?

Early next month, Chrome 68 will be launched and the new browser will distrust all webpages that do not have HTTPS encryption as “not secure”. This is a big step in the recent trend towards emphasizing user safety on the internet, a not entirely selfless strategy from Google. In this guide, we will explain what changes will be made, why they are happening, and how you can prepare your website...


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