PHP 7.2

PHP 7.2 – end-of-life (EOL) on November 30, 2020

 

PHP 7.2 will not be supported much longer. Now is the time to take advantage of the time left before the end-of-life date and replace outdated versions with more recent PHP code. This will make sure security gaps are closed, bugs are fixed, and the performance of web offers won’t...

 

Zoom fatigue

Zoom fatigue: how to avoid getting tired during video conferences

 

The number of people working from home has increased rapidly since the start of the coronavirus pandemic and so has, of course, the number of online meetings. Video conferencing is an indispensable tool in working remotely, but also comes with drawbacks. Video calls quickly...

 

What is the EU-US Privacy-Shield?

Privacy Shield – controversial data transfer agreement between the EU and the US

 

For some years, the Privacy Shield has regulated the transfer of personal data from the EU to the US. But in July 2020, the Court of Justice for the European Union (CJEU) invalidated the Privacy Shield. For many companies, the end of the privacy agreement came as a complete...

 

What is Instagram Reels?

Instagram Reels: video clips a la TikTok

 

Instagram Reels is Instagram’s new video feature. Much like Chinese app TikTok, Reels lets users create and share short video clips with added background music. But what exactly is Instagram Reels and what are the differences to TikTok? We’ll show you what the new feature can do....

 

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,...

 

Zoom alternative

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 organising video calls daily. Free alternatives to Zoom include a wide range of features, especially since the market for video conferencing...

 

The best TeamViewer alternatives

Alternatives to TeamViewer

 

You don’t always have to use the market leader – this also applies to remote access. TeamViewer is still the most widely-used solution for remote management and online meetings, but there are numerous alternatives on the market which can be considered. We present some serious...

 

Google Sheets: conditional formatting explained

Google’s cloud-based spreadsheet program Google Sheets lets you apply automatic formatting for individual or groups of cells. Using conditional formatting, users can neatly arrange their spreadsheets and emphasise important data and entries automatically. But how does conditional formatting in Google Sheets work?

How to take a screenshot in Windows 10

Many third-party providers offer tools for taking screenshots in Microsoft’s latest operating system. However, there is already a variety of standard options for taking screenshots in Windows 10. You can simply use the established keyboard shortcuts for taking screenshots or the Snipping Tool which has been included in Windows for quite some time.

Distributed computing for efficient digital infrastructures

Distributed computing is a basic digital technology. Many companies and cloud services rely on this method which provides a powerful yet cost-effective infrastructure. Even complex research projects and business applications can benefit from the flexible and practical solutions provided by distributed computing.

Haskell tutorial: Haskell made easy

If you are interested in functional programming, Haskell is good choice. Learning this language can be a big step for beginners, but once the initial obstacles are overcome, progress can be quick. The following tutorial summarises the key steps, tips, and tricks for getting started with Haskell.

The Shift key – functions and keyboard shortcuts

The most important function of the Shift key is to switch between uppercase and lowercase letters. These two keys on the bottom left and right side of the keyboard originate from the days of mechanical typewriters. The Shift keys on your keyboard have a range of other interesting functions on your Windows PC. In this article, we’ll walk you through them.

Debuggers: Important tools for troubleshooting in software

Developing software can be exciting, but it is also usually very time-consuming. In particular, detecting and analysing faulty lines of code requires a lot of attention from the outset. Debuggers aim to simplify this task. In the following article, we explain what a debugger is and how debugging tools actually work when checking for errors.

What is Lua? An introduction to the programming language

Lua is a powerful, efficient, lightweight, and embeddable programming language, which makes it particularly suitable for use in large video games and popular programs. However, Lua is not very well known when compared to other scripting languages. It is high time to change that. In this article, we’ll provide an introduction to the programming language Lua.

Webinar software: a comparison of the best webinar platforms

To set up a webinar, all you need is a computer and webinar software. Due to the many different webinar providers out there, the selection of solutions can be a challenge to sift through. Here, we’ll introduce you to six popular webinar platforms and compare their advantages and disadvantages. We also explain what to look out for when searching for the perfect webinar software.

WireGuard VPN: the basics

Virtual private networks are becoming more and more popular among end users. However, the widespread VPN protocols are not optimised for modern use. With WireGuard, a lean alternative is now generally available. Boasting energy efficiency and low requirements on hardware, WireGuard could establish itself as the standard VPN solution of the future.

The hash table: fast database access to hash values

A hash table is created using the hash function. This is a method for reducing digital information in such a way that extensive data sets can be retrieved quickly in internet-based databases. This method also makes it possible to implement sophisticated security features using encryption when transferring data.


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