Open Source

Creating a Joomla website
  • Website creation

If you create your website with Joomla!, you benefit from a well-structured content management system, which already offers many features in the standard installation. However, you first have to master tasks such as hosting or installing the software, and to learn how to use the system. The following Joomla! tutorial supports you in this project.

How to wrap text in Excel
  • Online sales

Excel cells often contain only a few numerical values or short text. But when you’re dealing with lengthy contents, the Microsoft application often hides a portion of the information. You can prevent this by wrapping text, which Excel allows you to do in two different ways. In this article, you’ll learn everything you need to know about this feature.

Creating a website with WordPress: a Beginner’s Guide
  • Blogs

Do you want to have your own website, but you have hardly any programming skills? With a content management system, you can create a homepage for yourself or your company without HTML knowledge. Our WordPress guide will guide you step-by-step through the website making process, from installing and setting up WordPress, to creating content and publishing your material.

Solr
  • Configuration

What exactly is Solr? The answer to this question lies in our article. In combination with the Java library, Lucene, Solr can be used to build powerful web search engines. Do you need to index your documents? Solr will take care of this. First, we explain the basic terms of practical open source software and its functions. In our Solr tutorial, we’ll explain how to set up the search platform. In...

Best free Joomla templates
  • CMS

Does your website need a new design? It’s a breeze with Joopla – one of the most renowned content management systems. Numerous free Joopla templates are available online to all users. What they all have in common is an easy installation process and extensive design possibilites. Find out more about Joomla’s stylish templates and their main advantages.

Raspberry Pi projects
  • Know-how

Raspberry Pi is an inexpensive micro-computer that can behave like a standard computer in many respects. The innovative mini device can be used for a wide range of tasks - from setting up an operating system to surfing the web, to using it as a server or a media center. Discover these interesting Raspberry Pi projects to try out at home.

Arduino projects: the best Uno and Nano projects
  • Know-how

The compact Arduino microcontroller is an essential component for electronic hobbyists and has shaped the global maker movement. For over a decade, technology enthusiasts around the world have been inspired by Arduino and its range of useful and often entertaining project possibilities. Here we introduce the best Arduino Uno and Nano project ideas for beginners and the more advanced.

GitHub Copilot
  • Web development

In the future, GitHub Copilot is supposed to be able to help developers create code and even write their own blocks. Currently, however, the GitHub AI is still in the testing phase. Here you can find out what GitHub Copilot is, what advantages it could bring you, and what known problems there currently are with the tool.

Microsoft Access alternatives at a glance
  • Tools

MS Access is widely used office software and enables people with no prior programming knowledge to work with databases. The license for the program, however, is not exactly cheap. Several free alternatives to Microsoft Access promise to do essentially the same thing. But which are the best Microsoft Access alternatives? And can they actually keep up with the range of functions and standard of...

Dreamweaver alternatives: Open source solutions
  • Website creation

Dreamweaver is Adobe’s complete solution for the development of websites. As part of the Creative Cloud the web editor is characterized by a vast range of functions as well as practical integration possibilities of Adobe assets (like design templates), license-free images, and vector graphics from Adobe Stock. Frequently though, the software is either too complex or too expensive meaning that free...