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Month: February 2017

To recruiters, from a web developer

So this week I thought I would do a quick article, a bit of an open letter to recruiters, really. Throughout my career, especially when I was contracting, I have had a really rocky relationship with recruiters. I have to say some agencies have been an absolute pleasure to deal with, others have been down right rude and their behaviour has bordered on harassment. With this in mind, there are a few tips, from my perspective for agencies. To my favourite agents, and the true professionals, this will be teaching you to suck eggs. To some this may just be…

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Keep your eyes on the prize, money matters

In this article I am going to share with you some of my thoughts about the business aspect of web development, and how that needs to apply to our principles as web developers (or indeed contributors to any project). As programmers, developers, coders, whatever you want to call us, we solve many problems. In essence our entire job is to help businesses solve problems, we do it with technology in the same way that accountants do it with financial matters. When there are no problems left to solve we try to make things better. I believe that good web developers…

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