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,...

 

Create Alexa Skills

Program Alexa Skills easily by yourself

 

Alexa Skills extends the functionality of your Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, or any other smart speaker from the Echo series with additional abilities. You can activate extensions for the virtual voice assistant in the Alexa Skills Store for free. With the Alexa Skills Kit, Amazon also...

 

What do EU cookie laws mean for you?

EU cookie laws and how they affect your business

 

Cookies can be helpful business tools, but they often toe the data protection line dangerously. As a result of this tendency towards uncertainty, the EU has introduced a new cookie policy to protect its users. The new policy makes opt-in procedures compulsory, because the user...

 

Zoom alternatives

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

 

What is a QR code?

What is a QR code?

 

What do stamps, tickets, and posters have in common in the 21st century? More than you might think: Many companies now use QR codes on printed items for a variety of purposes. They can be used to quickly read data and execute commands. How does a QR code work? Which QR code...

 

Best Video editing programs

The 7 best video editing programs of 2020: beginner, advanced, and professional

 

Professionals use video editing software to create amazing films. However, video editing is not just for professionals. The best video editing programs of 2020 manage a balancing act between suitability for amateurs and professionals. With the right video editing software, you...

 

Perfect out of office message: Examples and templates

How to create the perfect out of office message

 

The out of office message is a crucial part of email communication in the workplace. If you don’t have access to your email, your contacts will want to know when you’ll be back and whether or not you’ll be represented by someone else in your absence. An out of office reply may be...

 

USB drive not recognized: Overview of causes and solutions

When you want to create backups of important files or copy data to another device, external storage devices like USB sticks continue to be the best solution. But what if some files are only stored on the data medium and the USB drive is not recognized? We point out the most common causes for a “USB device not recognized” message and present the best solutions for Windows and Mac.

0xc0000005: The Best Ways to Solve the Windows Error

Windows errors are assigned various codes and their meaning is often unclear to many users. For instance, the text displayed for error code “0xc0000005” says that a program launch or an access attempt has failed. But why the issue occurred or how it can be fixed is left unexplained. We reveal what’s behind the “0xc0000005” error and how you can resolve it.

0x80070057: How to fix Windows parameter errors

Windows systems use error messages to inform their users that a system function could not be executed properly. The major problem is the fact that most messages only contain error codes such as “0x80070057”, which are of little help to many users. For example, the code provided here represents a parameter error – but how do you fix it?

0x80070002: How to Resolve the Windows Update Problem

Microsoft provides Windows users with the latest features and security patches via the Update Center. It’s therefore very important to regularly update your system to secure it in the most secure and stable way possible. This means faults like the 0x80070002 error are a risk to be taken seriously. We show you a range of strategies for solving this update problem.

What is GlusterFS?

GlusterFS is a well-established and free distributed file system. It can provide storage space from several servers on the same network as a single drive, which gives it several advantages: Available devices are used efficiently, network load is distributed, and the risk of failure for individual components is lowered.

GlusterFS vs. Ceph: a comparison of two storage systems

It no longer makes sense to store large volumes of data, like those that accrue in big data applications, in conventional file systems. This is where solutions such as GlusterFS and Ceph come into play, which have easily scalable data memory and provide metadata with repeated redundancy. Using only a central directory, such as a classic hard drive, is no longer enough for this purpose.

The most important WordPress terms explained

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From back ends to widgets: if you are new to WordPress, you may have been confronted with lots of unknown terms. Many users come across some puzzling terms even as early on as installation. To be able to set up your website without a hitch and join the community it definitely helps to understand the most important WordPress terms.

Domain check: finding alternatives to a .com domain

What should you do if your perfect .com domain is unavailable? What are the alternative domain extensions? New top-level domains provide an answer to these questions. These recently introduced domain extensions give website owners many new, interesting possibilities, meaning you no longer have to rely on the classics like .com, .net, or .uk.

Changing startup programs in windows 8: A step-by-step guide

The programs in your startup folder run automatically when you turn on your computer. Every operating system has a startup folder – Windows 8 is no exception. Microsoft often decides which programs run automatically at startup. But some programs add themselves to the startup folder without you realizing it. You can change the startup folder at any time. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how.


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