Markdown
Markdown: Guide for the simple markup language
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Writing online without any knowledge of HTML? With Markdown, that’s no problem. The simple markup language enables you to format texts in CMS, forums or wikis – without any complicated tags. Markdown syntax consists of simple, largely self-explanatory characters. This makes it easy to both read and write. How does Markdown work?

Markdown: Guide for the simple markup language
Git cheat sheet
Git cheat sheet: Everything you need at a glance
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Working with Git is very helpful to most developers. However, it’s important that all steps are always correct to save time and avoid mistakes. We’ll provide you with a practical Git cheat sheet in our Digital Guide or as a PDF download to help you do this. This way, you’ll always have all the important commands at hand.

Git cheat sheet: Everything you need at a glance
Java operators
The most important Java operators in an overview
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If you use Java as your programming language of choice, sooner or later you will come across Java operators, which can be used to compare values. Our article explains what these operators are and how you can use them. We’ll take a look at arithmetic, Boolean and bitwise Java operators, and how they differ from each other. Let’s get going!

The most important Java operators in an overview
Python operators
How to use Python operators
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You’re probably already familiar with arithmetic operators from your school days. Plus, minus, multiply, and divide are all symbols for mathematical operations. A programming language like Python knows many more operators. It’s not only numbers which can be processed, but also strings, lists and general objects. We’ll show you what you should keep in mind and we’ll also go into the programming...

How to use Python operators
Code smell
What is code smell?
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Experienced programmers know it well when changes are to be made to a codebase, and a first inspection quickly shows that the code is not clean. This is an intuitive assessment. The code “smells rotten”. We explain what code smells are exactly, where they occur and how to get rid of them.

What is code smell?
Deactivating JavaScript
Disable JavaScript instructions for Firefox, Chrome, and IE
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JavaScript is ubiquitous in the world wide web. The scripting language adds interactive elements to websites and has significantly changed the appearance of online offers. Hardly any of today’s web pages can work without scripts that are executed on the website visitor’s computer. However, this also entails risks. All common web browsers also provide their users with functions that can restrict or...

Disable JavaScript instructions for Firefox, Chrome, and IE
Git stash
How to save and retrieve branch changes using Git stash
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When working with multiple branches, it is sometimes required that you switch from one branch to another and pause the changes you’re making for the time being. You can store these unfinished changes in a Git stash. Learn what Git stash is, how to use it and what different possibilities it offers you in this article.

How to save and retrieve branch changes using Git stash
Git rebase
How to integrate changes between branches with Git rebase
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If you have made changes to your local branch and now want to integrate them into another branch, you have two options called Git merge and Git rebase. Here you'll learn what Git rebase is, what options the command gives you, and how it differs from merge. This will help you decide which integration option is best for you.

How to integrate changes between branches with Git rebase
Git Log
How to list and search commits with Git Log
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Git Log allows you to view the project history of every commit. This command focuses on listing and filtering the commits. Development steps and errors are displayed clearly, making it much easier to keep track of your project. Find out how to list and search commits as well as how to use Git Log and Git Diff together.

How to list and search commits with Git Log
Git Diff
How to make changes visible with Git Diff
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Git Diff allows you to track changes in files, branches or commits and makes the changes quickly visible. This allows users to compare two sources with each other clearly. In our article, we’ll show you how the command works in practice and which sources you can use it for.

How to make changes visible with Git Diff