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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.

Software for taking GPS pictures for Sonny Ericsson Xperia

<p>Sony Ericsson Xperia's camera&nbsp;takes photos like other handys with out navigation coordinates,&nbsp;I needed GPS photo for my navigation system,so I had to download some other software to solve this problem.</p><p>Now all I need is to take a photo of a place and the next time when&nbsp;I click on this photo the navigation system brings me there!</p>

Speeding up project using Zend_Db

<p>An existing project realized with the Zend Framework should be optimized in terms of performance. The use of Zend_Db slows down the database access because of its automatic table-scanning and overhead. The SQL-queries as well as the table structures are already optimized and should not be changed.

Securing web pages written in PHP

<p>An existing web page with no special focus on safety should be secured against different kinds of attacks. The page is located on a shared web server on which no special privileges are granted.

Securing a service using WS-Security

<p>We have an existing Web-Service accessible to everyone who knows the address of the endpoint. The software used on the server:</p><ul><li>Java 6</li><li>Apache CXF 2.2.3</li><li>SOAP Webservice</li></ul><p>Because of massive abuse in the past the access should be limited to authorized people only. The login credentials are stored in a database and should be checked with every request made on the service.

Secure the Thomson TG585

<p>The Thomson TG585 v7 provided by the Telekom Austria (with a branded firmware) is delivered with system access from every user registered with the modem by wlan or lan. The problem is that the modem knows a default-user (with default-privileges) who can get system access without any password. This user can add other users with passwords, but his own password is still blank so everone in the network is able to have access to the system of the modem.

Synchronize web browser bookmarks

<p>Since there are several different web browsers on the market, the need may arise to synchronize ones bookmarks throughout the different browsers, without having to do so manually. The question is, how to do this in an easy and clean way, so that even beginners can handle the task.</p>

Load XML contents to HTML websites dynamically

<p>Writing contents directly into HTML websites is less maintainable and extensible. Hence, contents are stored in XML files and loaded dynamically to structured HTML websites.</p><p>Please find out a detailed way to achieve the mentioned goal.</p>

Connect remotely located Java applications and database

<p>A library has a management software implemented by Java. This software is going to be used as a server application which is located in Vienna. A database including all book informations of the same library is located in London. Find out an appropriate technology by which a client Java application located in Paris can search the book informations of the library remotely.</p>

Unable to start Apache

<p><span style="font-family: &quot;Cambria&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-ascii-theme-font: major-latin; mso-hansi-theme-font: major-latin;"><span style="font-size: small;"><span style="color: #000000;">As a part of one assignment&nbsp;in course Internet Security I had to install <span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp;</span>and use Apache server. After installation, I started it by selecting the option Start from start menu but error occured.

Setup Gmail to receive mail from TU Webmail

<p><span style="font-size: 11pt; line-height: 115%; font-family: &quot;Cambria&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-ascii-theme-font: major-latin; mso-hansi-theme-font: major-latin; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-bidi-theme-font: minor-bidi; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-ansi-language: HR; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;"><span style="color: #000000;">Many of us today have more than one email account and sometimes it can be very frustrating having to check a


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