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Examine the 10 key PHP functions I use frequently

PHP never ceases to surprise me with its built-in capabilities. These are a few of the functions I find most fascinating.   1. Levenshtein This function uses the Levenshtein algorithm to calculate the disparity or "distance" between two text strings. Named after its creator, Vladimir Levenshtein, it measures how identical two words or…

Category : Php   17-10-2023   by Silvia Mazzetta

How to upload files to the server using JavaScript

In this tutorial we are going to see how you can upload files to a server using Node.js using JavaScript, which is very common. For example, you might want to upload an avatar, a thumbnail, a PDF file or any other image or file in various formats. We are going to…

Category : Javascript   14-06-2023   by Janeth Kent

How to record TV programs using VLC

VLC is much more than a simple media player. Behind its simple appearance, there are a lot of features, such as the ability to convert videos to audio format, repair corrupt or damaged MP4 videos, or even stream content from other devices over the local Wi-Fi network. Another useful but little-known…

Category : Software   08-06-2023   by Janeth Kent

Google Play Games on PC: Transforming Your Gaming Experience

Do you want to play your favorite Android games directly on your computer? If your answer is yes, you've come to the right place! In today's guide, I will explain how to install Google Play Games on PC, so you can move your gaming experience from mobile to a larger…

Category : Videogames   06-06-2023   by Janeth Kent

How to Track Flight Status in real-time using the Flight Tracker API

The Flight Tracker API provides developers with the ability to access real-time flight status, which is extremely useful for integrating historical tracking or live queries of air traffic into your website. With this API, you can easily track the status of a flight and access airport schedules. There are several Flight Tracker…

Category : Php   12-06-2023   by Janeth Kent

The Payment Request API: Revolutionizing Online Payments (Part 1)

The Payment Request API has emerged as the new standard for online payments, transforming the way transactions are conducted on the internet. In this two-part series, we will delve into the intricacies of this powerful API and explore how it simplifies the payment experience for both users and merchants. Part 1:…

Category : Javascript   12-06-2023   by Silvia Mazzetta

Let's create a Color Picker from scratch with HTML5 Canvas, Javascript and CSS3

HTML5 Canvas is a technology that allows developers to generate real-time graphics and animations using JavaScript. It provides a blank canvas on which graphical elements, such as lines, shapes, images and text, can be drawn and manipulated with great flexibility and control. Here are some key concepts about HTML5 Canvas: 1. Canvas…

Category : Web design   01-06-2023   by Janeth Kent

How do you stop JavaScript execution for a while: sleep()

A sleep()function is a function that allows you to stop the execution of code for a certain amount of time. Using a function similar to this can be interesting for many reasons: from waiting for some condition to be met before continuing with the code, to simulating during development an…

Category : Javascript   31-05-2023   by Janeth Kent

Mastering array sorting in JavaScript: a guide to the sort() function

In this article, I will explain the usage and potential of the sort() function in JavaScript.   What does the sort() function do?   The sort() function allows you to sort the elements of an array object. It can sort the elements in either the default ascending order or according to a custom sorting…

Category : Javascript   29-05-2023   by Janeth Kent

Hidden Gmail codes to find a lost e-mail

If you have a lot of emails in Gmail, there are a few codes that will help you find what you need faster and more accurately than if you do it by hand. We'll tell you about them right now.  To say that Gmail is one of the most important email…

Category : Technology   16-05-2023   by Janeth Kent

Infinite scrolling with native JavaScript using the Fetch API

I have long wanted to talk about how infinite scroll functionality can be implemented in a list of items that might be on any Web page. Infinite scroll is a technique that allows the user to interact with the mouse by scrolling down to load new dynamic content. In this way, the…

Category : Javascript   15-05-2023   by Janeth Kent

Sorting elements with SortableJS and storing them in localStorage

SortableJS is a JavaScript extension that you will be able to use in your developments to offer your users the possibility to drag and drop elements in order to change their position. To learn what SortableJS is and how to get started, you can read the following tutorial. In this article you…

Category : Javascript   15-05-2023   by Janeth Kent

What is a JWT token and how does it work?

JWT tokens are a standard used to create application access tokens, enabling user authentication in web applications. Specifically, it follows the RFC 7519 standard. What is a JWT token A JWT token is a token that gives the user access to an application by certifying their identity. This token is returned to…

Category : Programming   10-05-2023   by Janeth Kent

Template Literals in JavaScript

Template literals, also known as template literals, appeared in JavaScript in its ES6 version, providing a new method of declaring strings using inverted quotes, offering several new and improved possibilities. About template literals Template literals were introduced in the ES6 version of JavaScript, allowing strings to be declared using inverted-quote syntax:   const chain…

Category : Javascript   28-04-2023   by Janeth Kent

How to use the endsWith method in JavaScript

In this short tutorial, we are going to see what the endsWith method, introduced in JavaScript ES6, is and how it is used with strings in JavaScript. The endsWith method is used to find out if a string ends with the character or substring you pass as a parameter to the…

Category : Javascript   21-12-2022   by Janeth Kent

What are javascript symbols and how can they help you?

Symbols are a new primitive value introduced by ES6. Their purpose is to provide us unique identifiers. In this article, we tell you how they work, in which way they are used with JavaScript and how they can help us. How to create symbols To create a new symbol we will have…

Category : Javascript   20-12-2022   by Janeth Kent

Callbacks in JavaScript

Callback functions are the same old JavaScript functions. They have no special syntax, as they are simply functions that are passed as an argument to another function. The function that receives the callback as an argument is called a higher-order function. Any function can be used as a callback, since it is…

Category : Javascript   22-05-2023   by Janeth Kent

How to create PDF with JavaScript and jsPDF

Creating dynamic PDF files directly in the browser is possible thanks to the jsPDF JavaScript library. In the last part of this article we have prepared a practical tutorial where I show you how to implement the library. Below you can see the completed exercise. The client side is gaining ground over…

Category : Javascript   04-12-2022   by Janeth Kent

How artificial intelligence design the world

The image you see above was drawn especially for this article, but did not require any artistic skills or vein from its author. It was created by DALL-E, an artificial intelligence that can be asked to draw anything. To visually illustrate the point, the author of this article's lack of…

Category : Technology   17-05-2023   by Janeth Kent

The history of video games: from entertainment to virtual reality

The release of Return to Monkey Island (September 2022) has jogged video game fans' memories back to 1990, when The Secret of Monkey Island debuted, a graphic adventure based on the vicissitudes of Guybrush Threepwood, a somewhat awkward would-be pirate whose story inspired the film Pirates of the Caribbean. While…

Category : Videogames   28-11-2022   by Janeth Kent

PHP - The Singleton Pattern

The Singleton Pattern is one of the GoF (Gang of Four) Patterns. This particular pattern provides a method for limiting the number of instances of an object to just one. It's an easy pattern to grasp once you get past the strange syntax used. Consider the following class: PHP Code: class Database {  public…

Category : Php   04-02-2022   by Janeth Kent

How to connect to MySQL with Node.js

Let's see how you can connect to a MySQL database using Node.js, the popular JavaScript runtime environment. Before we start, it is important to note that you must have Node.js installed on your system. Likewise, you must create a MySQL database.   Create a MySQL database   If you haven't already done so, you can…

Category : Javascript   04-11-2021   by Silvia Mazzetta

Difference between arrow and normal functions in JavaScript

In this tutorial we are going to see how arrow functions differ from normal JavaScript functions. We will also see when you should use one and when you should use the other.   Normal functions   JavaScript's standard functions, those we call normal or standard functions, have been included in JavaScript since its inception.…

Category : Javascript   30-08-2021   by Janeth Kent

JavaScript Arrow functions: What they are and how to use them

In this article we are going to see what they are and how to use JavaScript Arrow Functions, a new feature introduced with the ES6 standard (ECMAScript 6). What are Arrow Functions Arrow Functions are a new syntax for defining anonymous functions in JavaScript in a more concise way. Being an abbreviated…

Category : Javascript   30-08-2021   by Janeth Kent

How to use the codePointAt method in JavaScript

The JavaScript codePointAt method has more or less the same function as the charCodeAt method, used to get the 16-bit Unicode representation of the character at a certain position in a string. However, certain characters present a small problem, as they use two 16-bit units, so the charCodeAt method will only…

Category : Javascript   18-05-2023   by Janeth Kent

How to check if a value is a number in JavaScript

In this short tutorial we are going to look at the various methods that exist to find out if a value is a number in JavaScript.   1. Using the isNaN() function   One of the most commonly used methods is to use the isNaN() function, which is a global function assigned to the…

Category : Javascript   22-07-2021   by Janeth Kent

How to use the charCodeAt method in JavaScript

The charCodeAt method is accepted by strings in JavaScript, returning the 16-bit Unicode code of the character at the position we pass as a parameter to the method. The charCodeAt method can be used with both standard strings defined with single or double quotes and String objects or literal templates. In this…

Category : Javascript   22-07-2021   by Janeth Kent

How to use the charAt method in JavaScript

The charAt method is accepted by strings in JavaScript, returning the position of the character passed as a parameter within the string. If the string contains multiple occurrences of the character passed as a parameter, the charAt method will return only the position of the first occurrence. If the character is…

Category : Javascript   22-07-2021   by Janeth Kent

Strings in JavaScript: What they are and how to use them

In this tutorial we are going to explain what strings are and how they are used in JavaScript. The tutorial is intended for people who are learning to program in JavaScript. You will learn how to create strings, how to display the content of strings, how to concatenate strings and…

Category : Javascript   22-06-2021   by Janeth Kent

Request data with prompt in JavaScript

After having published several articles about how to manipulate arrays and dates, today I will publish a post that some of you will find too basic and others will find it useful to get you started in the world of JavaScript programming. So, let them be read to the taste…

Category : Javascript   01-06-2021   by Janeth Kent

What are React Hooks and what problems they solve

Working with React, - and before the release of Hooks in version 16.8 -  there was always the possibility to create components in three different ways based on a number of suspects and needs: 1. Elementary components - These components are the simplest ones, they are characterized by being mere variables that…

Category : Javascript   13-05-2021   by Janeth Kent

Flattening arrays in JavaScript

When we are handling arrays that are arrays or have multiple dimensions it can be very useful to know how to flatten arrays in JavaScript. That is to say, to move all the elements to a single dimension. This simplifies things like traversing the elements or being able to dump…

Category : Javascript   26-05-2023   by Janeth Kent

How to populate an array with random numbers in JavaScript

Some of you might think that what we explained in the article on how to populate an array with numbers, apart from the didactic part, would not have much applicability since we load an array with the same number. It is true that the use cases are fewer, but in…

Category : Javascript   07-05-2021   by Janeth Kent

How to Send Email from an HTML Contact Form

In today’s article we will write about how to make a working form that upon hitting that submit button will be functional and send the email (to you as a web creator and to the user or customer as well). If you’re a PHP developer, there's a high probability that you…

Category : Programming   10-05-2021   by

Network attacks and how to avoid them

Nowadays it is impossible to list all the different types of attacks that can be carried out on a network, as in the world of security this varies continuously. We bring you the most common ones according to the network attack databases, so that we can keep up to date…

Category : Security   03-05-2021   by Silvia Mazzetta

Looping through a matrix with JavaScript

We were already talking about how to multiply arrays in JavaScript and we realised that we had not explained something as simple as traversing an array with Javascript. So we couldn't let the time pass and we have started working to explain you how to do this task. The first thing…

Category : Javascript   03-05-2021   by Janeth Kent

Parental controls on Android: how to make mobiles and tablets child-friendly

Despite all the good things about them, mobile devices can expose your children to content that they're better off not seeing. The good news is that your Android phone or tablet comes with built-in tools that can help you ensure your kids can only access age-appropriate content and, as we'll…

Category : Security   26-04-2021   by Janeth Kent

The best free tools to Transcribe audio to text

With this article we bring you a list of the best tools for transcribing audio to text, offering you some that simply do it with dictated audio, but also others capable of loading audio files. The collection is varied, and we have mobile applications, web pages, and computer programs capable…

Category : Software   15-04-2021   by Janeth Kent

Starting with Bootstrap-Vue step by step

Today we will show you how to use BootstrapVue, describe the installation process and show basic functionality. The project’s based on the world's most popular CSS framework - Bootstrap, for building responsive mobile-first landing page and combines it with Vue.js. Bootstrap-Vue does not yet support Vue 3. So if you want to…

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Validating HTML forms using BULMA and vanilla JavaScript

Today we are going to write about contact forms and how to validate them using JavaScript. The contact form seems to be one of the top features of every basic home page. It is a great way to encourage your visitors to make contact with you, by adding a form which…

Category : Javascript   31-12-2020   by

The State of PHP 8: new features and changes

PHP 8.0 has been released last November 26: let's discover together the main innovations that the new version introduces in this language. PHP is one of the most popular programming languages in the world. Precisely its wide diffusion, has led many programmers to use it, especially for the development of server-side…

Category : Php   29-12-2020   by Janeth Kent

A FULFILLED PROMISE - Using the FETCH API to make AJAX calls

In this article we talked about what AJAX calls are and how to use them in a traditional way, by using the XMLHttpRequest (XHR) object. In short, thanks to AJAX calls a web page can be partially updated without having to reload the whole content. This leads to better loading…

Category : Javascript   26-12-2020   by Iveta Karailievova

Cross cultural challenges in web design, an overview

The user experience design of a product essentially lies between the intentions of the product and the characteristics of your user. - David Kadavy - The task of building a culturally appropriate website for a new market can be challenging: in this article we are going to talk about the impact of national…

Category : Web design   21-12-2020   by Maria Antonietta Marino

Install MacOS on PC - the Ultimate Guide (Hackintosh)

There has always been a belief that the Apple MacOS Operating System could only be installed on computers sold directly by Apple. But on the Internet there is a large community dedicated to Hackintosh. And in this guide we are going to show you today all you need to know…

Category : Operating systems   10-12-2020   by

A Java approach: While loop

Hello everyone and welcome back! After having made a short, but full-bodied, introduction about cycles, today we are finally going to see the first implementations that use what we have called preconditional cycle. In Java, as in many other programming languages, this type of cycle is translated with the term while, which…

Category : Java   25-10-2020   by Alessio Mungelli

Website Traffic Getting Low? 4 Immediate Action to Take

If you have created a website, I am sure your end objective is to create a strong brand presence, boost engagement, and multiply revenue. An interesting statistic showed that there were 22.31 million internet users at the start of the year, in Australia. This means that there are ample opportunities to…

Category : Web marketing   04-12-2020   by Luigi Nori

JavaScript: Spread and Rest operators

In today’s article we are going to talk about one of the features of the ES6 version(ECMAScript 2015) of JavaScript which is Spread operator as well as Rest operator. These features may be very useful when developing and working with front-end frameworks. We will explain how you can use it in…

Category : Javascript   05-04-2021   by

A Java approach: boolean variables

The previous time, we talked extensively about Boolean variables, trying to outline the main operations that can be carried out at a practical level.  Of all the cases examined, we have not examined the most important and most recurrent one: the case in which the conditions to be examined are more…

Category : Java   18-10-2020   by Alessio Mungelli

Hashmap: hashing, collisions and first functions

Today we are going to study some concepts closely related to hashmaps. The concepts we are going to see are hashing and collisions. Hashing The idea of hashing with chaining is to create a sort of array of lists, into which the elements are somehow inserted. We need to map the keys to…

Category : C language   28-06-2020   by Alessio Mungelli

Hashmap: Overflow Lists

In this short series of articles we will go to see how it is possible to create the Hashmap data structure in C. In the implementation we're going to use the doubly concatenated lists as auxiliary data structures. Let's look at a possible implementation.  Header file Let's first have a look to what…

Category : C language   18-06-2020   by Alessio Mungelli

Javascript: what are callbacks and how to use them.

Today we are going to learn about a concept that is widely used in javascript and that is used quite a lot by today's frameworks, libraries, especially NodeJS. This is the use of Callbacks.   What is a Callback?   Simplifying, it is to pass a function as a parameter so that this function…

Category : Javascript   23-10-2020   by Silvia Mazzetta

Data structures in Java - Linked Lists

With 2020 we are going to look at a new aspect of programming: data structures. It is often the case that everyone uses structures provided by the various programming languages. The objective will be to have a general idea of how they work and their internal mechanisms. Often we will…

Category : Java   22-10-2020   by Alessio Mungelli

A Java approach: variables - use case

Hello all friends and welcome back! After the introduction made on the variables, we try to analyse some critical issues that may arise in quite common situations. Let's start by analysing some practical examples. Example 1: division that returns a non-integer result The first critical case that might arise for those who approach…

Category : Java   22-10-2020   by Alessio Mungelli

Introduction to REGEX - Regular Expression

Today we are going to write about Regular Expressions known as regex or shortened  regexp, a very useful concept of using search patterns. Surely you were in a situation when you need to replace some word for another or character for some else. This and more you can handle with Regular…

Category : Programming   23-10-2020   by

A Java approach: variables

Hello everyone and welcome back! Today we will begin a journey that will lead us to study, and possibly review, what are the basics of programming. We will start by talking about variaibli. Introduction Anyone who wants to approach the world of programming will soon realise that coding is not exactly like what…

Category : Java   20-09-2020   by Alessio Mungelli

MAME Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator: How to download and configure this arcade emulator for Windows

Despite the fact that new state-of-the-art computer games are coming out every so often, the whole retro theme is very appealing to users who are looking to relive the long hours spent in front of a console, such as the NES or SNES, and even in arcades playing arcade machines.…

Category : Software   14-10-2020   by Luigi Nori

How to turn an Android device into a retro game console

If you like retro games and you want to set up your own system at home, a good way to do it is using Android. From emulators for Mega Drive, N64, GBA, PS1 or Super Nintendo, to other systems such as MAME, all of them are available in Android app…

Category : Software   14-10-2020   by Silvia Mazzetta

How to change the arrow icon on Google Maps to a 3D car

When you follow a navigation route on Google Maps, your position is represented by an arrow except on specific occasions such as anniversaries. However, it is possible to change the navigation arrow for cars in 3D, with three designs to choose from. The functionality is not entirely new - in Google…

Category : News and events   17-05-2023   by Silvia Mazzetta

HTTP Cookies: how they work and how to use them

Today we are going to write about the way to store data in a browser, why websites use cookies and how they work in detail. Continue reading to find out how to implement and manage them - if you're looking for code! Understanding HTTP COOKIES - What are they? Cookies and other types…

Category : Programming   27-11-2020   by

Google Dorks: How to find interesting data and search like hacker

Go the words Google and Hacking together? Well if you thought that we will learn how to use hack Google, you might be wrong. But we can Use Google search engine to find interesting data accidentally exposed to the Internet. Such a simple search bar has the potential to help you also…

Category : Security   03-12-2021   by

How to Browse the Internet Anonymously: 6 tips

Most of the actions you take online are not as private as you might imagine. Nowadays, countless people and groups try to follow our online behaviour as closely as possible. Our ISPs, our network administrators, our browsers, search engines, the applications we have installed, social networks, governments, hackers and even the…

Category : Security   16-09-2020   by Silvia Mazzetta

How to ‘leave’ a WhatsApp group without actually leaving

If you want to leave a WhatsApp group but don't want the 'You left the group' message to be displayed, read this article. Some people love WhatsApp groups, and some people hate them from the first moment they get into one. And with the confinement and the pandemic we're experiencing, the…

Category : Social networks   10-09-2020   by Silvia Mazzetta

How to install a Linux partition on a Windows 10 PC

In spite of a past we could say almost confronted, the approach between Windows and Linux is accelerating more and more, drawing a story closer to love than to hate. So much so that Windows 10 already offers support for Linux natively. Creating a subsystem is no longer penalized. A…

Category : Operating systems   06-09-2020   by Luigi Nori

How are businesses using artificial intelligence?

The term Artificial Intelligence (AI), "the intelligence of the machines", unifies two words that, a priori, could not be associated, since the term intelligence is attributed to the faculty of the mind to learn, to understand, to reason, to take decisions and to form a determined idea of the reality. How…

Category : News and events   21-06-2023   by Silvia Mazzetta

The most popular Array Sorting Algorithms In PHP

There are many ways to sort an array in PHP, the easiest being to use the sort() function built into PHP. This sort function is quick but has it's limitations, especially when sorting things like dates as PHP usually guesses which value is higher than the other and can produce…

Category : Php   25-08-2020   by Luigi Nori

The concept of Model-View-Controller (MVC) explained

In software engineering, we use design patterns as reusable solutions to a commonly occurring problem, a pattern is like a template for how to solve a problem. Model-View-Controller (MVC)  is a software design pattern that divides the related program or web application into three interconnected elements or components. Each of these…

Category : Programming   22-10-2020   by

How to configure Tor to browse the deep web safely

Today we explain how to set up Tor to browse safely, and we'll share some links to safe sites on the deep web to get you started. Many already know that not everything on the Internet appears in Google, Yahoo, Bing or other search engines, and that accessing much of this…

Category : Security   12-08-2020   by Silvia Mazzetta

How to clone objects in JavaScript

Primitive and referenced values (objects) behave very differently when we want to make a copy of them. Primitive values Let's suppose a variable name that has a primitive value associated with it (number, string, boolean, undefined and null). If we make a copy of this variable name to another variable name2, any…

Category : Javascript   11-05-2021   by Luigi Nori

All the javascript functions and methods to manipulate arrays

This article will show that the prominent JavaScript array functions are .map(), .filter(), and .reduce(), and will then go through examples of instances in which .every() and .some() would save computing power over the more prominent solutions. You will learn helpful methods in JavaScript Array, an array is one of the…

Category : Javascript   10-08-2020   by Luigi Nori

How to Pick the Best Macbook for Graphic Design Work

Graphic designers tend to do the majority of their work using a graphics tablet. However, a computer is still something you need. The idea is that you are bound to run into problems eventually, and a good computer is going to come in handy in more ways than just for…

Category : News and events   05-08-2020   by Janeth Kent

What is the origin of the word SPAM?

It is 40 years since the first spam e-mail was sent. Surely most of the readers of this blog had not yet been born, as well as annoying mail with which we are bombarded in our emails, social networks, or mobiles already existed long before our existence. Have you ever wondered what the origin of the…

Category : Web marketing   03-08-2020   by Janeth Kent

Popular DNS Attacks and how to prevent them

DNS services are essential for web browsing. However, it is one of the most vulnerable to attacks. This guide will detail the most dangerous DNS attacks and some actions that will protect the network infrastructure. One of the reasons why DNS services have some susceptibility to attack is the UDP transport…

Category : Security   20-07-2020   by Silvia Mazzetta

TypeScript: The evolution of JavaScript

When you're involved in the development of a large project, programming languages like JavaScript don't seem to be the best solution. Their lack of elements such as Language Aids has created the need for code-friendly alternatives. Here we tell you about one of these options. TypeScript, is a project developed and…

Category : Javascript   18-07-2020   by Janeth Kent

How to move Chrome, Firefox or Edge cache to save space

Caching is a technique used by many programs to improve their performance, especially for applications that run over the Internet, such as streaming programs or web browsers. This technique consists of saving all or part of the information being processed in a directory so that, if we return to it,…

Category : News and events   04-06-2020   by Janeth Kent

How to Take Your Small Ecommerce Business to the Next Level

Running an ecommerce business can be both exciting and financially rewarding. However, as you increase your customer base, it might seem difficult to successfully scale your operations. If your site is growing in popularity, or you want to attract more customers to your online venture, read the below top tips on…

Category : Web marketing   25-01-2022   by Janeth Kent

First steps into JavaScript – a practical guide 3

After we learned the basic ofaccessing DOM elementsandhow to modify them,we are ready for the more exciting parts – handling DOM events. This allows us to make our web way more interactive, and finally we can put our JS knowledge into practice. User input such as keyboard actions or mouse clicks…

Category : Javascript   07-05-2020   by Iveta Karailievova

JavaScript: Promises explained with simple real life examples

Handling asynchronous data flows is complex, who hasn't faced codes like this one?: checkWeather('palma de mallorca', (error, weather) => { if (error) throw error; if (weather === 'well') { return checkFlights('palma de mallorca', (err, flights) => { if (err) throw err; buyTicket(flights, (e, ticket) => { if (e) throw e; console.log('ticket nº…

Category : Javascript   06-05-2020   by Janeth Kent

First steps into JavaScript – a practical guide 2

In the previous aticleFirst steps into JavaScript – a practical guidewe covered the basics of the DOM and its relation to us becoming JS literate. Now that we know how to access DOM elements, we can continue with learning how to change them. But before we start, let's make sure we…

Category : Javascript   26-10-2021   by Iveta Karailievova

First steps into JavaScript – a practical guide

For those who are new to web development, surely the amount of new terminology can sometimes be discouraging. But when it comes to learning JS, some of the first new concepts you definitively should wrap your head around is the Document Object Model and what it implies. To keep it simple…

Category : Javascript   26-10-2021   by Iveta Karailievova

Online Marketing Strategies for your Ecommerce

The impetus and desire we have to launch our online store can be counterproductive if we have not defined a pre-launch strategy. If we are determined to launch our ecommerce without having stopped to think if we are doing it right, there is a good chance that we will fail. That…

Category : Web marketing   20-04-2023   by Silvia Mazzetta

import one JS file into another in the plain JS

Until some years ago, it was not possible to import one js file or block of code from one file into another but since 2015, ES6 has introduced useful ES6 modules. With the modulestandard, we can use importand exportkeyword and syntax given to include and export the module in JS…

Category : Javascript   03-12-2021   by Luigi Nori

How to check if the GPS works

Have you tried to share your location with some friends but couldn't because the GPS on your smartphone looks dead? Don't jump to conclusions - your phone may not be having hardware problems. In fact, GPS malfunctions are often caused by temporary problems due to poor signal reception or poor…

Category : News and events   10-04-2020   by Silvia Mazzetta

Easy Face and hand tracking browser detection with TensorFlow.js AI and MediaPipe

In March the TensorFlow team has released two new packages: facemesh and handpose for tracking key landmarks on faces and hands respectively. This release has been a collaborative effort between the MediaPipe and TensorFlow.js teams within Google Research. The facemesh package finds facial boundaries and landmarks within an image, and handpose…

Category : Programming   09-04-2020   by Luigi Nori

5 ways to improve your user experience

As a brand, UX is incredibly important when it comes to keeping your customers happy and on your site. Afterall, the longer they are on your site, the more likely they are to spend, and the more likely you are to hit your targets and KPI’s. Also, the better the…

Category : Ui/ux design   09-04-2020   by Silvia Mazzetta

JavaScript. What's new in ES2020?

As we discussed in our article about the ES2019 features you should try, ECMAScript's proposals will continue to grow and give rise to new implementations. Therefore, you can already access the new ECMAScript features summarized in ES2020. So, in order not to miss the train, it is worth to be informed…

Category : Javascript   05-04-2020   by Silvia Mazzetta

Amazing Javascript Game Source Codes for Free

In this article we will share the code to make simple games with Javascript programming language. The games code can later be your reference material for making other simple games. Before you continue do you already know what is javascript programming ?, if you don't know yet, please read the brief…

Category : Javascript   19-07-2022   by Luigi Nori

Can Easier Returns Mean Better Business?

Any eCommerce business owner knows that returns are a part of the packaged deal. At the end of the day, today’s consumer holds all of the power. They are informed, connected, and well-aware that they have a myriad of options for shopping, including being allowed to return products they don’t…

Category : Web marketing   26-03-2020   by Luigi Nori

There are 470,000 WhatsApp groups indexed on Google and Facebook says it's not his fault

Want to find new WhatsApp groups? Google it. Reporter Jordan Wildon has discovered hundreds of thousands of private groups through the search engine thanks to public invitation links. Not all were created with the intention that anyone could join them after a simple search. As a Facebook spokesperson explained to Motherboard, administrators…

Category : News and events   22-02-2020   by Janeth Kent

Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) and examples of XSS and CSRF

Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) enables web clients to make HTTP requests to servers hosted on different origins. CORS is a unique web technology in that it has both a server-side and a client-side component. The server-side component configures which types of cross-origin requests are allowed, while the client-side component controls…

Category : Javascript   30-01-2020   by Luigi Nori

Java Design Pattern: Builder Pattern

Today we are going to talk about a creational pattern that in many situations can represent a useful alternative to the construction of the objects using the constructors: the Builder Pattern. The need to introduce alternative mechanisms to those provided by Java for the creation of objects is originated from the fact…

Category : Java   22-12-2019   by Alessio Mungelli

Java Design Pattern: Strategy Pattern

One of the most popular patterns is the Strategy Pattern. It is also one of the easiest patterns. It is a member of the behavioral patterns family, it has the duty of managing algorithms, relations and responsibility among classes. The GoF defines it as follow: It defines a series of encapsulated algorithms…

Category : Java   13-09-2019   by Alessio Mungelli

Java Sorting Algorithm: Selection Sort

Today we are going to analyze a sorting algorithm that is not very efficient but often used in various fields. We are talking abou the Selection Sort. Let's have a look. Intuition The idea behind it is to divide the array to sort into two sub-arrays: the first that contains the sorted data…

Category : Java   31-03-2023   by Alessio Mungelli

Java Sorting Algorithm: Bubble Sort

Programming, the need to order the collections of data or objects that must then be manipulated often arises. Ordering a list can be useful in cases where you have to do very quick searches. We will see later on how to maintain an ordered list is useful to carry out dichotomous…

Category : Java   15-12-2019   by Alessio Mungelli

Java Sorting Algorithms: Quick Sort

Welcome back to this overview about the Java world! Today, we are going to talk about a renowned sorting algorithm: the Quick Sort. The Quick Sort is not very suitable for educational purposes because its implementation may not be trivial, but at the performance level it offers some advantages that are not indifferent, unlike…

Category : Java   14-12-2019   by Alessio Mungelli

Future of Artificial Intelligence for Startups

With how far-reaching the scope of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is, it is bound to make an enormous impact in the lives of people — the realm of startups is no exception.   Whether you’re looking to improve your omnichannel marketing or you want to make your website more accessible to people with…

Category : Technology   11-12-2019   by Silvia Mazzetta

How to Build Your eCommerce's Email List Using Instagram

Instagram is quickly becoming a favorite social media channel among eCommerce business owners because of its high engagement rate. But when it comes to getting the highest return on your investment, that recognition belongs to email marketing. Now, imagine what will happen to your eCommerce business if you can have a way…

Category : Web marketing   06-12-2019   by Luigi Nori

What is Webpack and how does it work

WebPack is basically a packer of modules or module bundler, but thanks to one of its components, the plugins, can be used as tasks runner, ie we can do tasks of all kinds, such as moving directories, clean up, etc... To understand what Webpack is, let's analyze this graph a bit. Webpack…

Category : Programming   23-11-2019   by Silvia Mazzetta

Java Design Pattern: Factory Method Pattern

Going on with the speach about design patterns started previously, we are going to talk about another pattern often used: the Factory Method Pattern. The GoF (Gang of Four Design Patterns) defines it in this way: It defines an interface to create objects, but leaves to the subclasses the decision about the…

Category : Java   05-11-2019   by Alessio Mungelli

Java: introduction to Design Patterns and Singleton Pattern

Anyone with even a minimum experience of programming, should have realized that the majority of the problems have common elements. In fact we often find problems with the same pattern but in different contexts.  For example, a management software for s supermarket and the one for a great industry will operate…

Category : Java   27-10-2019   by Alessio Mungelli

Java 12, finally less verbose?

We all know Java for its characteristics thanks to which, despite more than 20 years have passed since the first version, it is still one of the most studied and most used languages, despite the growing diffusion of Python. However, one of the biggest flaws is the fact that it is…

Category : Java   10-10-2019   by Alessio Mungelli

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