Digitalisation

Web Services

Web Services: Services from Machine to Machine

Many applications that run on your home PC or smartphone rely on data from the Internet—more precisely, from servers. One way for devices to communicate with each other is through web services. The technology is based on standardised formats such as HTTP, SOAP and XML. But how does it work?

The most important Google updates at a glance

From Panda to Penguin: the main Google updates at a glance

It took less than two decades for Google to rise to power. The search engine giant determines what can be found online and decides whether web projects are successful or not. If you want to appear at the top of the search results, you have to abide by Google’s guidelines – even those that are regularly changed and continually tweaked through algorithm updates. Here are the main Google updates of...

Infrastructure as Code

Infrastructure as Code (IaC): using code for IT infrastructure management

There has been a significant increase in the demands placed on IT infrastructure. Today, anyone looking to develop and manage software will have basically no chance at being competitive without a flexible and fully scalable hardware infrastructure. It is no coincidence that many companies rely on IaaS resources provided by Google and AWS, to name just a few, which are easier than ever to manage...

Determining domain value

Finding your domain name value – here’s how

The domain business has been booming for years. Some companies are willing to pay a few million dollars for the right web address. But how exactly can the domain value be determined? We’ll tell you how best to respond to a sales inquiry and how to find out what the value of your domain is before buying or selling it.

Jira alternatives

Jira: 7 alternatives competing with the Atlassian tool

To optimise teamwork in a company, project management tools such as Jira are being used more and more frequently. The program, developed by the Australian software company Atlassian, is one of the most sought-after solutions in its field with over 65,000 customers worldwide. This software can prove costly if more than ten employees are using it. But it’s not just in terms of price that some Jira...

Free alternatives to Adobe InDesign

Free Adobe InDesign alternatives

For creatives and those who are aspiring designers, many programmes from Adobe make up a key part of their standard equipment. InDesign is a very popular tool with large publishing houses as well as smaller publishers thanks to its huge range of functions. But quality (and name) come at a price: monthly fees put a hole in the cash register, especially for small companies and self-employed...

RGB colour

RGB – three colours for (almost) everything

RGB, which stands for red, green, and blue, is a system used to create all the possible colours that can be displayed on a screen. The physical principle at work here is called additive colour mixing and involves mixing the different components of the visible light spectrum. Different colour spaces reflect human perception of colour to varying degrees.

Click and Collect for Restaurants

Successful Click & Collect: 5 Tips for Restaurants

Would you like to offer your guests their favourite dishes so they can enjoy them at home? Click & Collect involves less effort and costs for you than a delivery service, because your customers pick up the order themselves. They may already have paid for it, which gives you extra security. Our 5 tips for Click & Collect will help you to successfully implement it in your business.

Different app formats: what is a web app?

What is a web app? Definition and examples

Apps come in all shapes and sizes nowadays – from native mobile apps designed for smartphones and tablets, to desktop installations for office management. And now, there’s a new form of application that works on all operating systems and devices: web apps. But what are web apps, what are their specific features, and how to they differ from native apps or indeed traditional websites? Let’s take a...


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