JavaScript

Learning HTML: a beginner’s tutorial

Learn HTML: the first steps with the standard web language

In times of content management systems and website construction kits, you might think it’s a waste of time learning HTML. But if a page doesn’t work for some reason or if you plan to install dynamic elements, you won’t be able to continue without having knowledge of this web language. In our detailed HTML tutorial, we introduce you to the basic features of the markup language, including numerous...

Bootstrap tutorial: the first steps

Bootstrap Tutorial: the first steps with the Twitter framework

Bootstrap is one of the best solutions when it comes to creating websites for all devices with little effort. But what exactly lies behind the framework that was originally planned to be used as an internal optimisation tool for Twitter? Can total beginners with no CSS, JavaScript, or HTML experience also achieve attractive results?

Learn to code: an intro on how to get the basics down

Learning how to code: the basics

Welcome to the digital age: every day the average Brit spends hours looking at smartphone screens and PC monitors. But most still lack even a basic understanding on how the programs affecting their everyday life work. If you think you may fit into this demographic, don’t worry: thanks to online courses, videos tutorials, and supportive internet communities, it’s never been easier to learn skills...

What is a callback function?

What are callback functions?

If you want to be able to react to input on your website, eventually you will have to deal with callback functions. This type of function enables you to design your own web project with JavaScript to operate in a personalised and interactive way. In this article, you will learn what a callback function is, how it works and in which programming languages it is still used.

Introduction to Svelte framework

Svelte JS– a lean framework for fast mobile web applications

Traditional frameworks for programming web apps, such as React and Vue, shift the majority of the work of a web app to the browser. This makes the apps sluggish and requires a lot of data. Svelte compiles the apps in the background in a lean optimised JavaScript which the user experiences as a significant performance boost.

Module tests in software development

Software quality assurance: module tests

Module tests are one of the most effective methods of identifying as many errors in the source code as possible early on in the software development process. The special feature: the smallest isolatable components of a program are placed in a neutral test environment. If errors appear, it’s obvious they are occurring in the module being tested, which makes them easy to correct.

Kibana tutorial

Kibana dashboard tutorial for beginners

If large amounts of data have to be indexed and structured, the license-free engine, Elasticsearch, is a popular solution. The Kibana web interface is often used to present the processed data in an appealing form. Together with Elasticsearch and Logstash, this forms the so-called ELK stack. In our Kibana tutorial, we explain step by step how to get the server application Kibana up and running and...

Website optimisation – the biggest obstacles

When it comes to website development and maintenance one aspect is often missed: website speed. Despite mobile-first approaches and responsive designs, many websites still have loading times that are too long, which can prove off-putting for visitors. Yet, loading time is one of the key reasons why consumers abandon a website. Our guide reveals what you can do to make your website faster.

What is WebAssembly?

WebAssembly: the faster JavaScript?

The World Wide Web is getting faster and faster. The WebAssembly standard (Wasm) is set to vastly improve the performance of web applications. In addition to JavaScript, web programmers can now use C, C++ or Rust. The code is then compiled into highly efficient bytecode. This also means that browser-based games can be made more complex for example.

jQuery tutorial: introduction and first steps

jQuery tutorial: basics on selectors, syntax, and more

By using the JavaScript library, jQuery, you can easily customise HTML elements. Well-known CSS selectors such as the element selector or the .class selector help you to choose the desired content and manipulate it using various actions. In addition, lines of code can be written that respond to how website visitors navigate and what search terms they enter, and then automatically execute...


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