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DrupalCamp Vienna 2015 — Connecting Open Minds

DrupalCamp Vienna 2015 — Connecting Open Minds

“Connecting Open Minds” may have been the official slogan of this year’s DrupalCamp in Vienna, but the unofficial slogan was “Drupal 8.” The stable 8.0.0 release had been issued just a few days previously, which explained the large crowd of participants and the wide range of talks on the topic. D8 was also the hot topic of conversation in discussions throughout the community. [Read More]

Efficiency through Test Automation

Efficiency through Test Automation

Automated tests can considerably reduce project costs and speed up development when they are used correctly, particularly in large software projects. Test automation is a powerful tool that safeguards quality in the software development process. It does this by checking that the process is running correctly and by detecting errors and weak points in the program code, as well as other problems or side effects. [Read More]

Slack — A Tool for Digitally Networked Teams

Slack — A Tool for Digitally Networked Teams

Digitally networked teams are a regular feature of today’s business world. As customers become more demanding, companies need to respond rapidly to change. Mobile access to information anytime and anywhere is essential to this approach, as it creates efficient working practices and quick solutions. It’s the only way to stay competitive. [Read More]

Parallel Use of TV and the Internet: Is the Internet the New Ironing?

Parallel Use of TV and the Internet: Is the Internet the New Ironing?

An article by Fabian Huber about second screen usage from two perspectives

Not a Case of Competition between the Internet and TV

Multitasking is now the norm everywhere you look. Whether users are at home, on their way to work, or in the office: Doing multiple things at the same time has been part of everyday life since smartphones went mainstream. But has the smartphone now also become part of our everyday TV viewing habits? What are the strengths and weaknesses of this change as far as TV advertising is concerned? [Read More]

AWS remains a leader in the provision of cloud IaaS

AWS remains a leader in the provision of cloud IaaS

For the fourth year running, Gartner has ranked AWS as a leading provider of cloud infrastructure as a service.

The “2015 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service, Worldwide” report illustrates the importance of AWS as an exceptional innovator and benchmark for the entire IaaS market.

The enormously flexible range of potential uses for innumerable applications is obvious from the very broad customer base and comprehensive industry coverage. No other vendor offers such a comprehensive range of services. The event-based compute service AWS Lambda in particular promises flexibility in the development and operation of applications that have to react to information and be able to scale very quickly. [Read More]

Our tip: productivity techniques in practice

Our tip: productivity techniques in practice

Productivity techniques support the effective processing of tasks. The techniques themselves are often easy to explain but hard to master. In day-to-day work challenges often arise that make implementing techniques by the book difficult or even impossible. This article describes basic techniques and the challenges that arise.

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