Internet and Web Engineering

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Web engineering promotes systematic, disciplined and quantifiable approaches for the successful development and implementation of high-quality, and usable Web-based systems and applications.

Web engineering is a multidisciplinary discipline and girdles contributions from diverse areas: software engineering, system design and requirements engineering, human-computer interaction and user interface design, information engineering, information indexing and retrieval, testing and quality management, modelling and simulation, project management, as well as graphic design and presentation.

All articles dealing with Internet technologies and web engineering are listed in this category.

Microsoft IE6, IE7, IE8, IE9, IE10, IE11 and Edge

If you are in front end design and are even working for customers in the public sector, you have to most likely guarantee that the web page you are currently designing will be compatible to Microsoft Internet Explorer in all the multiple versions available. You may not need to work with IE6 or IE7, but the IE8 ("The Windows [...]

2019-01-03T16:47:09+01:00Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Google Web Designer

Google just published the Google Web Designer. It is a comprehensive tool to create HTML 5 based web content including JavaScript and CSS. For instance, one can create 3D animations based on CSS3 with them. I think it´s worth to give it a try.

2019-01-03T16:47:12+01:00Tags: , , , , |

Googles Material Design

Google´s Android L was presented recently on Google IO 2014. During a featured session, called "Material design principles", Matias Duarte, Nicholas Jitkoff, Jonathan Lee, Christian Robertson and Jon Wiley  from Google gave a interesting speech about what we  have to expect from the new Material design that will come with Android 4.x / 5.0 (or will it [...]

2019-01-03T16:47:13+01:00Tags: , , , , |

Running Docker on Amazon EC2

As I am currently evaluating the three bigger cloud providers (Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform) I came up with the idea to test how easy it would be to get Docker running on those providers. In this tutorial I deal with Amazon “AWS”, as I like them most out of the three [...]

2019-01-03T16:47:19+01:00Tags: , , , , |

Creating a REST web service with Python for serving TinkerForge sensor data in JSON

This tutorial is demonstrating one solution to serve data read from TinkerForge sensors via a REST web service. It is implemented utilizing Python on a Fedora Unix (for ARM) running on a Cubietruck. It is not handling the basics of connecting to TinkerForge hardware, as this is covered quite well on their homepage. About REST [...]

2019-01-03T16:47:21+01:00Tags: , , , , , |

Call to undefined function apc_fetch()

I just stumbled upon an error in one of my clients web spaces. The costumer is running a presta shop on his web space and encoured an error in form of the "white screen of death". While taking a look to the server logs I encountered a repeating error about [Mon May 05 22:34:06 2014] [warn] [...]

2019-01-03T16:47:25+01:00Tags: , , , |

Definition of Remote, Online, Virtual, Simulation and Distance Labs

In the literature, various terminologies are used for describing remote accessible or virtual online experiments. To avoid confusion this article discusses these terms before the principal section. Distance Labs A Distance Lab is a web platform offering any kind of online accessible experiment. This can be a remote or a virtual lab. These two kinds [...]

2019-01-03T16:47:27+01:00Tags: , , , , , , |

WAI-ARIA 1.0 als W3C Empfehlung veröffentlicht

Am 20. März 2014 hat die Protocols and Formats Working Group (PFWG) einen Empfehlung zu Erstellung von barrierfreien Rich Internet Applications veröffentlicht. Diese Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA) 1.0 ist eine technische Spezifikation um dynamische und interaktive Webseiten zu gestalten, die den Anforderungen von Menschen mit Einschränkungen genügen. Die neu veröffentlichte WAI-ARIA bietet ein Rahmenmodell für Benutzerinteraktion und der User [...]

2019-01-03T16:47:28+01:00Tags: , , |