PHP an extremely popular programming language that allows you to create websites and web applications, together with a SQL database, is the foundation of the vast majority of currently operating websites, including the largest and most famous ones. With the release of PHP 8, developers have received a number of new functions and possibilities, among which the most important seems to be the JIT mechanism, which ensures greater efficiency by running code compiled into machine form instead of the standard execution by the interpreter.
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PHP is an interpreted scripting programming language designed to generate websites and build web applications in real time; currently used by almost 80 percent of websites. Its advantages have been recognised by companies such Google, Facebook, Yahoo! Or Wikipedia, true giants of the Internet, whose services are enjoyed by millions of users every day. The popularity of PHP is also evidenced by the number of job offers for those who know it, particularly its latest version, providing excellent possibilities for older language generations, while offering higher performance.
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Internet of Things is a slogan that appears daily not only in the science press, but also in mainstream media. We are not dealing with technical curiosity or science fiction. IoT surround us from every corner, and sometimes in a literal sense – there are more and more devices around us. Refrigerators ordering food, intelligent houses that take care of our comfort and safety, care that alert emergency services in the event of accident so that they can respond quickly. The operation of these devices is due to the development of technologies related to the Internet of Things.
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The purpose of this article is to present the new ISOWQ Rank ranking algorithm for the technical assessment of website quality. For evaluation purposes, the algorithm takes into account the IT technologies used on a website, compliance of the source code with the applicable standards and the structure of the text content. The paper also includes the results of comparative ranking algorithms.
Read the publication here: https://doi.org/10.35784/iapgos.898
This paper presents the elliptic-curve cryptography (ECC) and Argon2 algorithm in PHP using OpenSSL and Sodium cryptographic libraries. The vital part of this thesis presents an analysis of the efficiency of elliptic-curve cryptography (ECC) and the Argon2 hashing algorithm in the Sodium library, depending on the variation of initiation parameters.
Read the publication here: https://doi.org/10.35784/iapgos.897
International Studies of Website Quality (ISOWQ) is an international research project created by Interface Poland in 2011. Its main purpose is to examine and present detailed data related to the technical quality of websites available on the global network.
The ISOWQ system analyses all 243 top-level national domains (ccTLD) reserved for dependent countries and territories, and the European .eu domain. Since the beginning of its existence, the system has already carried out over a million audits of websites.
In this unique IT system, a number of web aspects are analysed - from those related to SEO, code optimization and text content, through communication with social media, graphic files used, multimedia, internal and external links, programming language, technical information regarding domain up to anti-spam protection. Data is collected and made available to users, and the ISOWQ Rank proprietary algorithm presents an overall assessment of the site, taking into account several hundred factors.
ISOWQ is an inexhaustible source of knowledge that provides a wealth of data that can be used by companies, specialists in the IT and PR industry, as well as various types of institutions and organizations to create analyses and interpretations, estimate trends, verify the quality of websites, design new solutions, etc.
More details on ISOWQ website.
The TaxMobile system created by Interface Poland facilitates communication between the accounting office and the client. It is used to provide information on taxes and social security contributions and to manage this information from mobile devices, smartphones, tablets and a computer.
More details on TaxMobile website.
I recommend Interface Poland - a modern SEO and SEM agency, operating in the Internet industry since 1995. The company deals with widely understood internet marketing, starting from positioning and SEO, through Google Ads sponsored link campaigns, creating websites, applications and mobile business cards, website audits, and ending with promoting the company in social media.
The dynamic development of search engines meant that completely new possibilities of promotion on the Internet appeared, therefore, since 2002, Interface Poland has focused its attention on providing website positioning services. Years of experience influenced the gradual improvement of the offer, which is reflected, among others, in SEO / SEM packages, integrating various forms of internet marketing.
Google's unwavering position in Poland determines that we focus on positioning in this search engine - the most popular and most trusted by Internet users. High positions in the Google website ranking also translate into the prestige of a company that gains a lot in terms of image.
Companies operating on the local market, such as car workshops, restaurants, hairdressing salons, fitness clubs, etc. can truly enjoy the so-called local positioning.
The impact of geolocation on search results is undeniable. Google knows our location and for some queries such as "Italian restaurant" or "beautician" can present adequate results even if they lack location.
Local queries are usually highly effective, i.e. there is a very high probability that a web surfer looking for a restaurant or photocopier in a particular area will quickly use the search engine prompts.
More details on Interface Poland website.
Advanced Google Ads campaigns allow you to quickly reach internet users interested in specific products or services. It is an ideal solution if you care about immediate effects, have a seasonal offer or are just starting your business and want to attract the first customers.
The Google Ads advertising system is a tool widely used in the promotion of websites on the Internet; which works very well seasonally. In order to achieve a stable and long-term presence in search results, I recommend organic positioning.
More details on Interface Poland website.
Master of Science in Computer Science Engineering, electronic engineer, a graduate of economic and pedagogical studies. A programmer with 30 years of experience, he started with the machine language on the Sharp MZ-800 computer, and for over 20 years he has been using PHP to build web projects for business purposes. Enthusiast of BSD systems and Internet of Things technology.
Entrepreneur, originator and creator of many international IT projects, including International Studies of Website Quality (ISOWQ). Currently a PhD student at the Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice (Faculty of Automatic Control, Electronics and Computer Science).
Founder and lecturer at the first Polish programming school in Latvia - „Young Coders”. In addition, a social activist, founder of the Polish organization „Silesia”, actively promotes Poland abroad.