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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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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Will Ai Kill Coding?

February 26, 2017
Posted in Editorial, PHP Jobs

With all the talk about Ai (artificial intelligence,) people are wondering if Ai will rush in, making human coders obsolete. Short answer: maybe in 25-50 yrs! Ai is slowly being developed, but there is a way to go! Though true Ai will take a while before it is realized. As it develops, you will start…

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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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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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Google Pixel is really about Google Ai

October 7, 2016
Posted in Mobile

Hi,

I recently watched Google’s presentation of their Pixel phones. The thing is, it wasn’t really about the phone, it was much more about Google’s push into more advanced Ai through Google Assistant.

Check out my video talk about it:

Thanks,

Stef

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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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Tips to make learning PHP easy

October 2, 2016

Hi, I’ve been building web apps for over 20 yrs, and teaching PHP since 2006. In that time, I’ve boiled down all my teaching and coding experience to three powerful tips. These three simple things you can do, will make learning PHP development much easier for you: Take hand written notes as you learn. It’s…

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Teaching PHP in Schools

September 23, 2016
Posted in Studioweb

Hi, Some of you know that StudioWeb, my app that many schools use to make teaching PHP easy, takes up most of my time these days. … Ahh, the life of an innovative nerd! In my continued attempts at getting the word out, I recently appeared on TV. You can check out my appearance on…

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