The facade design pattern, facade pattern in short, plays an important role in object-oriented software development. The pattern offers an elegant way to merge different interfaces of sub-system classes and develop software more flexibly and in a less complex manner. Find out what this entails and what its advantages and disadvantages are using facade pattern examples.Facade pattern: unified interface for software projects
The singleton pattern comes into play when unchangeable program sequences are used. A singleton guarantees that a class exists only once. It belongs to the category of creational design patterns in software development. Here, we’ll explore why the singleton design pattern is considered a powerful and yet problematic tool.The singleton pattern – a class in itself
Developers often come across huge challenges when managing classes. That is particularly true when managing a large number of sub-classes. The so-called “decorator pattern” promises a solution: the design pattern allows for dynamic optimization and expansion of classes during the compilation process or even while running software.Decorator pattern: a pattern for dynamic class expansion
OpenAPI is an open, vendor-neutral description format for API services. It has many advantages. For example, developers can automatically generate server and client code libraries from a central API definition. Moreover, it is easy to ensure that documentation and tests always reflect the API.What is OpenAPI?
Add-ons can hardly be kept away from today’s browsers. They expand your browser with additional features and give you the chance to customize it to your own needs. In this article, you can find out exactly what add-ons are and what you can do with them. Do you know the difference between add-ons and plug-ins? You’ll learn more about that, too, in this post.What is an add-on and what does it do?
If you want to separate the generation of classes or objects from the main class, the so-called factory method pattern or factory pattern is the way to go. This design pattern aims to delegate the creation process to subclasses to make the parent class as flexible as possible for extensions. But how does the factory design pattern work, and what are its advantages?Factory pattern: the key information on the factory method pattern
Swagger is an OpenAPI specification in metadata format, specially designed for REST-based web services. It is based on JSON but can be used for many generators and clients, for example, C# and TypeScript. It is this flexibility that makes the tool suite so popular. This article will take you step by step through the Swagger lingo and explain how Swagger is used and what benefits it offers.Swagger: a practical solution for developing APIs
To optimize 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...Jira: 7 alternatives competing with the Atlassian tool
Do you want to create high-quality infographics to enhance your content and display information that is easily understood by your readers? With the help of online tools, you can create impressive infographics by yourself – whether for your presentations, websites, blogs, or posts on social networks. With the many free tools on offer, you can even visualize data and enrich your web presence with...Six tools for creating infographics
Are you looking to learn more about Rust? The system programming language is among the most popular languages out there. But what makes Rust so unique? For one, it stands out due to its sophisticated type system. Another major highlight is its storage security. Besides the constructs available in almost all languages, Rust also knows higher concepts for meta-programming.Rust tutorial: learn more about the Rust programming language
IONOS Website Guide: website advice for all
A website isn’t just a website – these days, there are countless ways to create an online presence in a way that matches your expectations. The ‘Websites’ section of the IONOS Digital Guide offers detailed information about creating, managing, and optimizing websites as well as facts and general background information on the World Wide Web. For a closer look, you can also explore one of several subcategories about different topics. Here, we present website advice for everyone, from mere enthusiasts to qualified professionals.
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The Website Guide serves as an information portal for small and medium-sized companies, along with developers, web designers, technology lovers, and general internet enthusiasts. Many articles on the IONOS Digital Guide require little background knowledge, though some are also aimed at more experienced users. Beginners can enjoy posts on topics like ‘What exactly is a website?’, ‘The basics for modern web development’, or ‘How are websites accessed?’, while more advanced readers can broaden their knowledge of specific topics with comprehensive articles and tutorials. So whether you are a novice, an advanced user, or a professional: our handy Website Guide has plenty of useful tips and tricks to help you become an expert on the World Wide Web.