Is this even a debate anymore??? I remember in 2012 whilst working for a online media company this question was asked. They’d been operating a PHP based website for a couple of years which was built from the ground up using OO concepts and a proprietary framework designed and built by the then tech lead.… Continue reading Coders Corner: Should You Be Using a PHP Framework in 2023
I took some well needed time off work recently. During this time I focused on exercise, healthy eating and sleep. Of course me being me however, on day four, I had to magic up a whole new pet project to work on. I had just bought a new fourth gen Echo Dot and had… Continue reading UUI: Unified User Interface
If you’re a developer you’ve probably heard of the 10’000 hours rule, right? Well, in the early days of modern web development (web 2.0) it was argued that as a general guideline, developers should attain around 10k hours worth of experience in order to become senior or expert level developers. This seems to have been… Continue reading How to grow as a developer
I get asked this question a lot by prospective customers, friends and even family members. I always give the same answer. “…well, it depends” I say. They ask “on what”? I reply “On what you’re after”! I end up explaining that it bores down to the different needs of different people and that while a… Continue reading Website builder, CMS or Custom Built?
Laravel is now the worlds most popular PHP framework and the number of jobs on the market reflect this. CodeIgniter, once the underdog has grown in popularity to second place. Symfony is still growing in popularity and whilst probably the most flexible and most well documented, falls into third place. It’s May 2022 and… Continue reading Contract PHP Developer Jobs: State of the Market
As technology progresses further beyond what any of us could have imagined, one constant that remains is that people and organisations will always have to change with the times and modernise. If not, we run the risk of getting left behind and gradually become obsolete and unnoticed. This is what has happened with the web… Continue reading 10 reasons your business needs a website