Subnetting: How do subnets work?
Use subnetting to get the most out of your network
  • Know-how

Dividing a corporate network into smaller subnets has some advantages in terms of speed, security, and logical organization. However, many people find it difficult to set up. Binary computational operations and long series of numbers are frightening, but the principle itself is not so complicated. We explain what subnetting is, how to calculate a subnetmask, and what you need subnets for, so that...

Use subnetting to get the most out of your network
How does tag management work?
Tag management: basics & systems
  • Web analytics

What’s important here is: data, data, data. Big data is no longer a buzzword and web analysis has become one of the most important disciplines in the context of marketing. After all, you can’t optimize your website and increase your conversion rate if you don’t understand the user by closely tracking their activities. A basic requirement of web analysis is to collect user information using...

Tag management: basics & systems
Find success with the right social media tools
Social media tools
  • Social media

In the world of social media marketing, the key to commercial success is a balancing act. A like here, a share there. Getting those Twitter follows is an art: combining regular updates with engaging content that is of interest to your target group. Social media tools can help to break this daunting task into manageable chunks.

Social media tools
Graphical user interface: a successful UI
Graphical user interface: what makes a good user interface?
  • Web design

User interface is one of the most important keywords in modern web design and software development. Graphical user interfaces are currently relevant for both disciplines. Besides these, there are also numerous other interfaces — ranging from voice user interfaces to brain-computer interfaces. These interfaces enable interactions to take place between man and machine. Here, we provide an overview...

Graphical user interface: what makes a good user interface?
The best alternatives to the VLC media player
VLC alternatives: which media player is right for you?
  • Online sales

VLC is the most popular program when it comes to playing music and videos. The tool opens almost every file and is installed on most computers. But what are the alternatives to VLC, and are they worth it? Our guide will help you find the right program for your needs if you’re looking for more than a simple media player.

VLC alternatives: which media player is right for you?
Web design trends: one page design
One page design: anything but one-dimensional
  • Web design

The one pager is a new trend in web design: more and more companies are choosing to present their products, campaigns, or project websites in a single page design. This means users navigate their way through a single HTML page by scrolling and exploring content. These minimalistic websites focus on storytelling, aiming to create an intuitive user experience – but they’re not suitable for every...

One page design: anything but one-dimensional
Honeypots: IT security through decoy programs
What is a honeypot?
  • Security

Businesses use IDSs (intrusion detection systems) and firewalls in order to keep attackers away from sensitive IT systems. These safeguards can be enhanced through so-called honeypots, which bait hackers to isolated network areas where more information on their attack patterns can be collected. Find out more here on how honeypots work and with which programs honeypots can be implemented for both...

What is a honeypot?
Snapchat Spectacles | What can these camera glasses do?
Snapchat Spectacles: Glasses with a camera function?
  • Social media

Snapchat Spectacles are becoming more and more popular but are also polarizing the general public. Supporters of the Snapchat initiative view the sunglasses with an integrated camera as very practical and as an iconic addition to the app. Others, on the other hand, criticize the glasses due to the fact that they allow people to be filmed without their knowledge or permission. But just how exactly...

Snapchat Spectacles: Glasses with a camera function?
SoundCloud alternatives for music marketing
SoundCloud alternatives for musicians and producers
  • Online sales

SoundCloud is the market leader for online music services tailored towards musicians looking to publish their work online for free. With its huge reach and great selection of top names, SoundCloud is certainly one of the best places to market your songs. But there are other platforms that are popular too. Some alternatives to SoundCloud including Bandcamp, Mixcloud, and hearthis.at offer special...

SoundCloud alternatives for musicians and producers
htop – the task manager for Linux, Mac OS X and BSD
Manage simple system processes with htop
  • Tools

Process managers can give experienced computer users and administrators an accurate overview of which programs and services are taking up the system’s capacity. Classic command-line tools are confusing, and can only be controlled with complicated commands. For Unix-like systems, such as Ubuntu, the task manager htop, with its text interface, is a first-class alternative. It can help inexperienced...

Manage simple system processes with htop