Development

All developer entries regarding our beloved product!



PlagScan Beispiel Bericht
The plagiarism report is one of PlagScan’s key features. Upon submission of a document, our users receive an interactive report displaying the results of the plagiarism investigation. The colored highlighting of matches and the source list simplify the evaluation process for our users. PlagScan also provides the option to visit… Read More »

New Split View for the Plagiarism Report Enhances User Experience ...



Repository
PlagScan users want to make good use of their time – this usually doesn’t include manual administration tasks. Still, systems have to be adapted and maintained to provide smooth service. However, everybody is different: Requirements can vary to an extent that is just as large as the number of our… Read More »

New Options for Institutions to Customize PlagScan


Good developers are defined by the quality of their codes. In the software industry, writing good code means saving the money that may be invested in testing, updating, extending or fixing bugs. In this article, I will show you real-life examples of some techniques and ideas that will help you… Read More »

Software Development, Advanced Techniques and Ideas for Better Coding



  PlagScan has been one of the leading plagiarism checkers on the education market for several years. Due to many years of experience with educational institutions, we have adapted our software to the needs of teachers and learners in the best ways. Since some educational institutes – and also commercial… Read More »

PlagScan-in-a-BOX – Your Private Solution for Maximum Security


submission document flow
2018 is the year of submissions! We planned new improvements for this feature in two steps. As we present the first step today, you will learn the following options we’ve created for teachers/professors and students. If you have not heard of the submission feature at all, please click here. You will… Read More »

Submissions Changes: Deadlines – Communication – Setting predefined



Last year we released a new version of PlagScan’s LTI integration with the Learning Management System Canvas (you can read more about it with the following blog post here). This year, we want to introduce you to a new improvement of the integration, which will simplify your workflow as a teacher… Read More »

Grading and Plagiarism Checking with our Canvas Integration


Plagiarism checking and detection has become possible thanks to advanced developments in technology. However, issues don’t just remain on the technological side but also very much on a  pedagogical, organisational and legal level. To shine a light on some of the gaps in plagiarism checking, the Campus Brugg-Windisch of the… Read More »

PlagScan Takes Away Key Learnings from Attending Swiss Plagiarism Convention



Amazon Web Services, all you need to know Nowadays, cloud computing has become a central part of any tech company – that includes every company now since most of them can be categorized under “Software as a Service” (SaaS). In this post, we will try to simplify the most important… Read More »

Amazon Web Services, all you need to know


Many people don’t really know the difference between software architecture and software design. Even for developers, the line is often blurry and they might mix up elements of software architecture patterns and design patterns. As a developer myself, I would like to simplify these concepts and explain the differences between… Read More »

Software Architecture – The Difference Between Architecture and Design