Tag: web development

Tech Team Cancer

Hi guys I keep promising that I will be posting frequently, and then life happens. I will continue my posts and tutorials and trying to share and disseminate things I’m learning or have learned over the course of my career. I’m incredibly lucky, not only do I have my own experiences and exposures to draw […]

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Tips for commercial WordPress, and open source, development

Hi everyone So I’ve been using content management systems on and off for the best part of 10 years. From the by-gone days of PHP Nuke¬†and when content management systems like PHP Fusion¬†were all the rage. To using more modern, and definitely more widely adopted systems like Joomla and, of course, WordPress; and just to […]

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From procedural to object orientated, a tutorial

Hi there everyone Something I’m often faced with, having lots of friends with varying degrees of programming experience, is how do (PHP) developers move from sub 25k roles to the higher end of the spectrum, the 35-60k developer roles. Generally, in my experience, the are some key differences in the salary expectations and the skills […]

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About Facading and Dependency Injection

Good evening everyone. I’ve been meaning to write a post about this for a little while, it’s a common discussion point within developers working on enterprise level software. The argument regarding dependency injection vs. facades; how they’re applied and how they relate to most software systems you work with. The first point I would like […]

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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 […]

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