PHP Career Tips:

PHP is still by Far the Most used Server side programming language.

September 20, 2021

I just read an article on Ars Technica, where they talk about a study put out by W3Techs on how PHP still dominates the live Web. Today in 2021, PHP is used on about 80% of websites. is a distant second with about 9%. … PHP is still king of the Web! Interestingly, it…

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PHP is Server Side Programming’s Rocky!

March 18, 2017
Posted in PHP Career Tips

I’ve been writing code since 1994, and have used many programming languages over the years to build commercial apps. Thought PHP was NOT my favorite language, years ago, I came to respect the pragmatic and effective nature of the PHP universe. From day one, with PHP, you just got things done fast. PHP sucks! PHP…

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Should you learn PHP in 2017?

February 16, 2017
Posted in PHP Career Tips

Let’s get straight to the basic answer: yes! PHP is the most popular server-side programming language used today. Something like 30% of the world’s websites are powered by PHP! That’s an amazing stat! But how did it happen? Why PHP is still so popular? It comes down to a few things: PHP has always been…

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Careers in Code video series

Hi! I’ve recorded a series of videos I call ‘Careers in Code’, and it is about many things related to coding professionally. The series of videos is less about code, and more about all the things professional coders have to understand. Drawn from my 20+ experience in the coding arena, there is a lot of…

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PHP programming in 2015

December 11, 2014

Hi, The new year approaches and once again I will give you my assessment of where PHP will be in 2015. You might think me biased given killerphp is the name of the site … but you would be wrong. I am always ready to throw out a technology that no longer deserves my attention….

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How to Become a Web Developer

April 30, 2014

  The following details the steps you need to take to become a web developer – this is a question I get all the time by the way … you are not alone! #1. Learn to code. You need the skills before you can sell them! Today (2014-2015) you need to learn the following technologies…

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Becoming a Web Developer – tips from an old pro.

March 2, 2014

Hi! I’ve been teaching web design and programming for over a decade and I’ve been active building websites and web apps since 1994 – I’ve been around the block … and back again. Web Developer as a Career I have a few tips for you if you are thinking of becoming a web designer or…

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Learn More Than PHP

March 5, 2013

Hi, I am HUGE advocate of learning alternative languages and frameworks. So that means if you are a PHP Zend man, I would suggest learning another MVC framework like Laravel or any other PHP framework that looks interesting to you – there are many to choose from: Cake PHP CodeIgniter Symfony … Etc PHP programmers…

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