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How to Ensure Your Website is Running from Behind the Scenes

GD Star Ratingloading...Websites are not one-and-done creations. They need to be worked on consistently, even if the information you want to have on your website stays the same. This is how you’ll protect yourself, your company, and your data. It is also how you will rank more highly, increasing your chances of organic hits, clients, and readers. Your website is your gateway, your introduction, and sometimes your only point of contact with your clients, so it’s important that you get it right. This means more than making sure it looks good on the outside, it means ensuring that it is running well from behind the scenes with these top tips: You Keep Your Website Protected Poorly protected websites can and will be hacked in to. This is typically for ransom, where the owner is then blackmailed to either give the hacker money, or risk all his on-site data from being deleted. If you have a lot of content on your site, this could be devastating. Not only would this deleted information result in a lot of hours lost, but it could also mean that your website’s SERP ranking and all the effort you have put into back-linking to your website are lost. That is why having an updated website is so important, as well as putting in extra security measures and ensuring everyone has a strong password. It is...

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Weekly Roundup No. 35

GD Star Ratingloading...Web Development Progressive Web Applications: A New Dawn or a Major Failure of Mobile Development? This article reviews the advantages and disadvantages of progressive web applications. 23 Incredible Mobile App Building Platforms You Should Know About This article reviews 23 recommended mobile web applications building tools. Eight Web Development Trends Coming In 2018 This article tries to predict which web development trends would have the largest overall impact on the industry in 2018. Why Progressive Web Apps are Not Good News for Native and Hybrid App Developers This article reviews the impact of progressive web app on Native and Hybrid app developers. Tutorials Single-Page Applications With ngRoute and ngAnimate in AngularJS This tutorial teaches how to implement a single-page application in JavaScript with various animations, using AngularJS. Build Java Web Apps with VS Code This tutorial shows you how to create a simple Java web application with Visual Studio Code. Build Python Web App using Python and Flask The Complete Python Web Developer Course will lead you down a path of understanding and skill that may well, with work and patience, result in an income boost or a career change. It is a one-stop-shop covering everything you need to start having ideas and creating Python web applications that engage visitors and provide them with value. PHP Build a PHP and MySQL web app in Azure In this...

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Weekly Roundup No. 34

GD Star Ratingloading...Web Development 101+ Logical Reasons Why WordPress is the (BEST CMS) in 2017 WordPress is a simple and free Content Management System with numerous features and ample customization possibilities. It can be used to develop any kind of website, be it for a small business or for a large enterprise. Mobile Web App: When and How it’s Better than the Other Application Types This post discusses when and how to choose mobile web apps over other applications. A Guide to Mobile App Development: Web vs. Native vs. Hybrid This article reviews the the three different approaches to mobile app development. 10 Essential JavaScript Frameworks for Developers Writing Web Apps This post discusses the the 10 essential tools for JavaScript developers. Tutorials Web Development: 04 – DnaWeb Basics Beginners Tutorial AngelSix Part of the new series for teaching you web development. Bring the power of code to your HTML files. Add variables, include headers and footers, generate C# files, Sass output and more, all using the DnaWeb engine. Entirely open source and expandable/extensible. Source Code: Website: Create a Web App with ASP.NET Core MVC on Windows This tutorial teaches ASP.NET Core MVC with controllers and views using Visual Studio 2017. Developing a Web Application Using Angular This tutorial shows how to start developing a Web Application Using Angular. PHP November Five – Why we (Still) use...

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3 Potential Business Consequences of Poor Online Security

GD Star Ratingloading...Any company that conducts transactions or stores data online should understand the basics of cyber security and how to implement it. Failing to account for this critical aspect of business operations could leave you facing substantial hardships and mishaps related to financial stability, reputation, and the integrity of your company’s mission-critical files. While the majority of entrepreneurs and company managers are already equipped with a decent anti-virus suite, there are many other facets to consider when developing a well-rounded approach to online corporate security. With that said, anyone should be motivated to improve security after considering the following possible consequences of neglecting this fundamental aspect of internet business: 1. Theft of Data and Finances Of course, hackers aren’t out there wasting their time breaking into databases for no reason – monetary gain is always the primary motive. As such, nefarious individuals won’t hesitate to steal precious data like credit card and account numbers, so it’s up to the storer of such information to ensure it is fully secured at all times. Conventional firewall technology typically helps keep data safe on the server side, but once it’s transmitted (i.e. during a financial transaction), there’s a chance that it could be intercepted if sufficient encryption isn’t used. Thus, it’s imperative for online business owners to look at specialised corporate payment processing services that offer superior security and support. For...

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The Benefits of Studying a Master of Information Online

GD Star Ratingloading...Do you find yourself regretting never pursuing further educational opportunities? Do you feel as though the traditional life of a student isn’t for you? Then why not sign up for a virtual MI with Rutgers Online. By removing the hassle of a typical college experience, you will be able to focus more clearly on the topic you truly love as well as taking care of unavoidable commitments, thus allowing you to further your future career into unique fields such as library science or even communicative technologies.  Why Should I Use Rutgers Online? As a virtual institution, Rutgers Online will be able to present you with affordable, nationally competitive tuition. As well as this, they are able to offer you the opportunities to flourish within a field of your own independent choice, mimicking the same ambience of a traditional college, minus the vast expenses. By choosing to supplement your education with Rutgers Online, you will also be given the control over your own timetable, making sure you can balance both your studies and other life commitments all year round. Not only this, but you will be able to apply the lessons you’ve learnt online immediately into your career, meaning you will not have to wait four years in order to benefit from your studies. However, if you feel as though you will miss out on the social side...

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