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Welcome to the TechScreen site. This side shall support the exchange of knowledge in the domain of Web Engineering and related aspects. As a side effect, this side is used for research on knowledge management technologies. User can pose challenges in the problem domain and can participate in quizzes. Further a bibliography about arcticles in different related domains is continously extended. Finally, questionnaires on different issues are provided. To be able to participate you need an account and a password from TU Wien's TISS system.

I have two laptops and only one internet cable. How can I have net on both?

A friend of yours comes to visit you. You need both the internet to search for things. You only have the internet cable and no others devices. What can you do?

Managing courses and providing a registration System

The registration system should offer a specified number of courses and a limited number of possible registrations. The system has to ensure that no further registrations are possible if the places are limited. It should be possible to integrate the system into an existing website, including adaptions concerning layout and design. The registration process is limited to a specific time and registered users should be able to change their registrations.

Post the code on internet

You have a big project and you are in a team with others. You need a secure host where you can post your work and share it with the others members. We are talking about small projects, not those from the big companies.

I am sending email and they are going into the spam.

If you are having an email address and the messages you are sending is not receiving to the client or it is going into the spam folder of the client what can you do? What are the step to follow?

Set up your own mailing list

Communication amongs group members is a big topic for me and mailing lists offer a nice and easy way to get informations to many people. There are some free mailing list services out there but how can you get it working and which one is the best?

Configure fetchmail and procmail to filter your emails

I got plenty of mail accounts and I have a laptop and a personal computer and I am tired of reading every mail twice. One time at home and one time on my laptop. So I want a mail system where I have to read my mails only one time. Imap seems to be promising to do this and since i got a server who is capable of imap i wanna configure it to get the mails into the right folders from my different mail accounts. And procmail offers a filtering system which can help me in automatically get the mails into the right folder.

Port Coppermine Galery System to support Wordpress themes and functionality

Wordpress is a mighty and easy to use blogging software but in version 2.02 it has not got a good galery system. Therefore I want to use a coppermine galery which is very easy to use and has a lot of nice functionalities like batch uploading. I want to add pictures in a post directly from the coppermine galery and furthermore I want to have an overview page for all galeries which supports the wordpress theme.

Setting environment for Iphone programming in Window platform

As we know, Iphone SDK only works in Intel processor-based Mac running Mac OS X Leopard. However, is there any way to setting it in Window platform ?

The better way than XML to return complex data from server to Rich Internet Applications client (ajax) or Flash

It's sure that XML is the good way for transferring data. However, in some applications, such as Flash, it is take a long time to write complex data ( in server ) as well as to read ( in client ) in XML form.

Database transfer while installing IBM WebSphere Portal 6.0

IBM WebSphere Portal 6.0 is one of the main product in WebSphere Software family and we use it as a prototype of our corporate portal. Installing IBM Websphere Portal 6.0 and using DB2 (Fixpack 11) as a Database we have faced a problem that process of transferring Data from Cloudscape Database to DB2 Database always hangs.


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