Web Development:

What are the Best Programming Languages if you DON’T have a Degree?

June 10, 2018
Posted in SQL, Web Development

Without a degree, your best chances of getting work is with a small business. Over 80% of small businesses use PHP to power their websites. So that makes PHP the #1 choice for those with no degrees.

WordPress is also widely used by small business, and WordPress is created with PHP, some JavaScript, HTML5 and CSS3. Together, these coding languages are part of what is called the ‘web stack’. Learn the web stack and you will open up MANY job opportunities.

Here is the video:

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The Critical Job of Testing … in App Development

March 17, 2017
Posted in Web Development

Hi! We are about to lock-down an app’s code base, before moving to a total rewrite from scratch. But before we move on, it is important that the current version be pretty much bug free, and fully functional. … Just in case the new version of the app doesn’t hit deadlines on time. At least…

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Tips in Starting a Web Development Business in 2017

March 16, 2017

Hi! Every now and then I blog about questions put to me by aspiring web developers and other tech professionals in training. Here you go: Web development is a moving target as technology changes. So what are the skills you need to start a web development business in 2017? It comes down to a few…

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The Web Developers Wave

February 21, 2017

What is the web developer’s wave? Any freelance web developer or designer will tell you, that projects come in waves. You could be 2 months without any work, and then get 3 jobs in a day. This is especially likely in the first few years you are working as an independent developer. So, there are…

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Top 3 PHP Code Training Tips Video

October 3, 2016

Hi!

I’ve been coding for over 20yrs, and have been teaching code since 2003. I can boil all the experience down to three tips when learning to code:

You can learn to write PHP code easily with me, by taking my powerful web developer course and training package.

Thanks!

Stefan

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What Pokémon Go can teach coders

July 24, 2016
Posted in Web Development

Hi!

In this video, I use the fantabulous example of Pokémon Go, to illustrate key app development principles. Here you go:

Thanks!

Stefan Mischook
Killersites.com

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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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Learning Web Development in 2016-2017

May 24, 2016

Hi,

I put out a ‘learning web development’ video every so often, because WHAT you need to learn changes over time. Here is the video for 2016-17:

If you want to learn web design or development from scratch, check out my new crazy easy course package.

Thanks!

Stefan Mischook

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Why I don’t believe in Ruby – and you shouldn’t either.

September 1, 2015
Posted in Web Development

Ruby once was the rising star in the server side development world. Many angry Java programmers (I suspect) jumped on the Ruby on Rails bandwagon, tired of the bloatware that Java and J2EE had become. … I don’t blame them. Java used to be my #1 language for several years. But no more and for…

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Do you need advanced math to become a web developer?

March 18, 2015
Posted in Web Development

Hi, I got into a minor debate with a freshly minted nerd, who was barely out of school … and so, lacking in experience. He thought that knowing advanced math was a requirement to become a developer. Well, that is largely not the case in the real world of software development. … At least that’s…

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