The online learning platform ilias is used at a number of universities including the KIT.
Oftentimes assignments for lectures are distributed to the students by uploading them into a specific folder in the illias course. At least I think it is quite annoying to regularly check for new assignments: Logging in, navigating to the course and check if something has changed.
I solved this problem by discovering the rss feed of ilias. While this feed is waaaay to glutted to use for itself, since it contains every event/change in all courses, with the right filtering it can be quite useful.
What I did is probably the simplest solution, but there are certainly other ways.
I just entered the feed url and the keyword I want to filter for, it has the form
[COURSE NAME > ASSIGNMENT_FOLDER in this ifttt applet.