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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.

How can we use in MacOs X Systems Windows based Operating Systems?

<p>We have some habits which we cant give up easily to do. One of them is for me using Windows XP in spite of i'm using now MacOs X. There are some programs which run effective only in Windows based Systems and need them. Beacuse that fact im using still Windows XP. How can we use Windows based systems in MacOs X ? Which methods have we to do this?</p>

How to be mobile with transport's schedules and purchasing transport tickets around the city Vienna using iPhone?

<p>The iPhone makes everything in life better and easier. Transport schedules and buying tickets through it are no exceptions. Just installing a right application to your mobile phone makes it happen and lets you feel like a local person no matter where you go in the City of Vienna.</p>

Connecting to a web server via the windows explorer

<p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height: 130%; margin: 0cm 0cm 0pt;"><span style="line-height: 130%; font-family: Verdana; color: #494949; font-size: 10pt; mso-ansi-language: EN;" lang="EN">The Intland Codebeamer provides an environment where project teams can store their documents, use a wiki, chat etc. The problem is that using the codebeamer only works through the internet interface.

Search on website either for full words or a parts of words

<p>On an website which offers pictures exists the problem that there are pictures tagged with short words which are are also a part of other words which have nothing in common with the original word, e.g. "Ei" - "Eimer" or "Affe" - "Giraffe" and other words where the words have a relation, e.g. "Ei" - "Osterei" or "Bahn" - "Eisenbahn".</p><p>&nbsp;The user shall have the possibilty to enter a word (or a various words) for which he wants to find pictures related with this word.

prepare an application server to handle secure connections

<p>In a web application users can collect information on their (or their company's) assets and plan future actions.</p><p>This information is of great value, so the user wants to keep it safe.</p><p>One basic task for a trustworthy service provider is, to let the user know if the connection is established indeed between the two.</p><p>In web applications this is usually accomplished by using a secure connection during user authentication.</p><p>So, an application server should be able to provide such secure connections.</p><p&

Usage of gwt-fx with not mozilla based browsers

<p>Assuming we want to move a specified element from point A to point B, where A and B are absolute positions relative to aparent -element described within a linked css-style sheet;</p><p>(e.g.

Basic access authentication to control the access of users to websites

<p>The task was to provide a wiki to which only people who attended the course were granted access. The problem is, that this wiki was stored on the webspace provided by the university for students, so the administrator of the wiki did not have all rights and possibilities to solve the problem. Find a way, which does not take too much time (because the main task of the excercise in the course was not to deal with a server and a wiki) to guarantee everyone of the course - but nobody else - the access to the wiki (respectively the folder where the wiki is stored).</p>

Embed Google Maps to Website

<p>Embed Google Maps to a Website. Show website visitor where Vienna UT is.</p>

Online Fan-Voting

<p>An online fan-voting process is going to be implemented, where only the email-address of the voter and the object-voted-for (person, band, subject,...) is given. It should not be possible for voters to vote more than one time. The system is implemented in PHP on a shared hosting service. Access to MySQL database and email sending component is possible.</p><p>To find a basic concept (workflow), how multiple votings by a single user can be prevented in this restricted environment, is the goal of this challenge.</p>

Create a popup window using Javascript

<p>Implement a website popup window plugin so that rich media can be embedded to it. The plugin should be able to be capable of embedding external flash videos, images like JPG, html elements. Images that are grouped together should be shown as gallery.</p>


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