Skype alternatives
The best alternatives to Skype: 14 free applications for video calls
  • Social media

For millions of people around the world, video chats and conferences are an essential part of daily life – for both work and leisure. When it comes to video telephony software and applications, Skype is one of the pack leaders. In fact, many people are unaware that there’s a considerable number of good alternatives to Skype on the market. Some of these programs even boast extra features that can’t...

The best alternatives to Skype: 14 free applications for video calls
Open and restore a TMP file
Open or restore a TMP file: How it works
  • Security

Temporary files with the extension are used by many different programs, including the operating system. If you come across cache files that are seemingly no longer used, you can open the respective TMP file to check its content. The following guide explains why there’s no standardized tool for this and how to open TMPs.

Open or restore a TMP file: How it works
TMP file
TMP files: what is the deal with temporary files?
  • Know-how

TMP files are automatically created and then deleted when they are no longer needed. They help to free up memory and are used to back up data. So, what exactly are temporary files, which programs create them and do these files also have disadvantages? In the following article, you will learn all you need to know about the function of temporary files.

TMP files: what is the deal with temporary files?
Prepared statements in PHP/MySQL
Prepared statements in PHP: Basics and examples
  • Web development

In order to improve the performance of repeated SQL queries and also significantly reduce the risk of manipulation in database access, you can take advantage of prepared statements in PHP and other programming languages. But how does this work, and how can you use prepared statements for managing your database systems?

Prepared statements in PHP: Basics and examples
Protocol Buffers explained
Protobuf: Structured Code with Protocol Buffers
  • Web development

The transmission of data in computer networks such as the Internet or between two applications is influenced by various factors. These transmissions focus on performance and security. Protocol Buffers, developed by Google, impresses in both areas and proves to be a worthwhile alternative to classic, text-based data exchange formats such as JSON or XML.

Protobuf: Structured Code with Protocol Buffers
V-Model
What is a V-Model?
  • Web development

The V-Model is one of the most common models for planning and implementing software projects. From the initial concept to programming, to final acceptance – all relevant steps necessary for managing and implementing projects are defined in the V-Model. The V-Model XT is the most current version of the software development process.

What is a V-Model?
How to clear history on Safari
How to clear history in Safari: Deleting your browsing history in the Apple browser
  • Web development

Want to know how to clear the history in Safari? As the standard browser, Safari is many Apple users’ preferred way to access the World Wide Web. Like other web clients, the program saves the pages you visit, which is not always a benefit in terms of privacy. For this reason, we want to show you how to clear browsing history in Safari – both on the desktop and mobile versions.

How to clear history in Safari: Deleting your browsing history in the Apple browser
Import Microsoft Edge Favorites
Microsoft Edge: Import Favorites – How It Works
  • Web development

Do you want to switch to Edge, Internet Explorer’s successor, without losing your favorites? That’s no problem at all thanks to a feature made especially for integrating bookmarks from the new Microsoft browser’s predecessor or even other browsers. We’ll show you how you can import favorites to Microsoft Edge and what options are available to you for this.

Microsoft Edge: Import Favorites – How It Works
Export Edge Bookmarks
Export Edge Bookmarks: How to Save Your Favorites
  • Web development

Although this feature was previously unavailable, you can now also export your favorites using Edge, the successor to Internet Explorer. This way, you can easily save your bookmarks as a file and integrate them into another browser or Edge installation. But where exactly can you find the export bookmarks option in Edge? And how does it work?

Export Edge Bookmarks: How to Save Your Favorites
Internet Explorer: Import bookmarks
How to import bookmarks in Internet Explorer
  • Web development

Want to import bookmarks in Internet Explorer? The ability to create bookmarks is one of the most useful features of any web browser. Like most browsers, the classic Internet Explorer from Microsoft allows you to create your own library of links. You can also add external bookmarks to your library at any time: We'll show you how to use Internet Explorer to import favorites from other versions or...

How to import bookmarks in Internet Explorer