Hybrid apps – combining the best of web and native apps
Hybrid apps: what distinguishes them from other app formats?
  • Web development

With the ever-increasing use of mobile devices such as smartphones or tablets, it’s no surprise that the number of available applications is also growing and that app development is thriving. But not all apps are the same: over the years, various formats have emerged. One of these is the hybrid app, which combines the strengths of native and web apps. But there are also disadvantages to these...

Hybrid apps: what distinguishes them from other app formats?
Create your own app | Android and iOs app development
Create your own app – part one: the planning phase
  • Web development

Mobile apps offer us information, entertainment as well as many other purposes and are a part of everyday life for smartphone and tablet users. If you also have an interesting idea for an application, you shouldn’t shy away from creating it: developing an app for iOS or Android isn’t all about programming, there’s much more to it than that. In our series on creating your own app, we’ll take you...

Create your own app – part one: the planning phase
Progressive web apps | what advantages do they offer?
Progressive web apps: what do progressive apps promise to do?
  • Web development

The app market has already produced several new and progressive app formats; conventional native apps were followed by the development of web apps and hybrid apps. But then what is a progressive web app (PWA)? Fundamentally, they are based on the concept of a web app that then takes the form of an app. But PWAs manage to go one step further, promising users the optimized use of a mobile device’s...

Progressive web apps: what do progressive apps promise to do?
Embed JavaScript in HTML
Embedding JavaScript in HTML: easy instructions and examples
  • Web development

If you want to liven up a static HTML file and make it interactive, you can easily embed JavaScript in HTML. JavaScript elements add dynamic features to the functions of a website and make for modern, creative online presences. Our tutorial explores the available options for this.

Embedding JavaScript in HTML: easy instructions and examples
Socratic: Testing the Homework App
Testing Socratic: an App for Homework
  • Web development

The Socratic app claims to be able to assist with homework from a wide range of subjects thanks to artificial intelligence and text recognition features. The homework app solves mathematical equations with just a photo from the phone’s camera, and the app is also helpful with physics, English grammar, and world history. It is also available for iOS and Android. Our test guide will show you what...

Testing Socratic: an App for Homework
Use mod_wsgi to Run Python as a Web Application on CentOS 7
Use mod_wsgi to Run Python as a Web Application on CentOS 7
  • Web development

Learn how to install and use Apache's `mod_wsgi` module to run Python scripts in a web page. This Apache module can be used to serve web pages written in Python, or to render web pages with embedded Python scripts.

Use mod_wsgi to Run Python as a Web Application on CentOS 7
Run Python as a CGI Script
Run Python as a CGI Script
  • Web development

There are several ways to use Python to create a web application, or generate web content. In this tutorial we will cover the simplest and most basic form of viewing the output of a Python script in a browser.

Run Python as a CGI Script
Python tutorial
Python tutorial: Basics and tips for beginners
  • Web development

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.

Python tutorial: Basics and tips for beginners
Web frameworks – an overview
Web frameworks – overview and classification
  • Web development

Frameworks are an integral part of web engineering. Instead of writing applications from scratch, programmers can rely on tried and tested software frameworks from pre-defined classes and methods for object-oriented software development. Choosing an appropriate web framework is anything but easy. We explain how different kinds of frameworks work and what you should know to find the perfect web...

Web frameworks – overview and classification
Troubleshooting Common Python Problems
Troubleshooting Common Python Problems
  • Web development

Learn how to troubleshoot common python problems. In this guide we show you how to troubleshot the most common python problems.

Troubleshooting Common Python Problems

Websites

IONOS Website Guide: website advice for all

A website isn’t just a website – these days, there are countless ways to create an online presence in a way that matches your expectations. The ‘Websites’ section of the IONOS Digital Guide offers detailed information about creating, managing, and optimizing websites as well as facts and general background information on the World Wide Web. For a closer look, you can also explore one of several subcategories about different topics. Here, we present website advice for everyone, from mere enthusiasts to qualified professionals.

What’s in the IONOS Website Guide?

The ‘Websites’ section is one of six main categories in the IONOS Digital Guide. ‘Websites’ is then broken down into four further subcategories: ‘Website creation, ‘Web design’, ‘Web development’, and ‘Digital law’. While ‘Website creation’ focuses primarily on the technical aspects of internet sites, ‘Web design’ articles look at the optical makeup of content, in particular the use of text, images, and responsive displays through HTML or CSS. ‘Web development’ covers the use of scripting languages, like PHP or JavaScript, as well as specific tools for the development of internet services. But basic information about the standards and trends of website development can also be found here. The subcategory ‘Digital law’ presents online laws and practices, like image usage rights and privacy policies.

Website advice for beginners, advanced users, and professionals

The Website Guide serves as an information portal for small and medium-sized companies, along with developers, web designers, technology lovers, and general internet enthusiasts. Many articles on the IONOS Digital Guide require little background knowledge, though some are also aimed at more experienced users. Beginners can enjoy posts on topics like ‘What exactly is a website?’, ‘The basics for modern web development’, or ‘How are websites accessed?’, while more advanced readers can broaden their knowledge of specific topics with comprehensive articles and tutorials. So whether you are a novice, an advanced user, or a professional: our handy Website Guide has plenty of useful tips and tricks to help you become an expert on the World Wide Web.