April 3, 2017 12:23 pm
PHP (originally an abbreviation of Personal Home Page) is a server side scripting language. It’s especially suitable for web development and can be embedded into HTML, but is also used as a general purpose programming language. It was created in 1994 by Rasmus Lerdorf, and has seen widespread usage all around the web since then.
Nowadays, many people who claim to be ‘in the know’ say that PHP is no longer relevant. Some even say that with competitors as powerful and dynamic as Node.js and Python, PHP will be completely obsolete in the not so distant future. We disagree. Here’s why.
March 28, 2017 6:51 am
It takes more than mastering a programming language to become a great coder – we wish it was that easy! Knowing the ins and outs of syntax and functions is just the first step on the path to programming greatness, and too often wannabe web developers stop there. In our opinion, technical skills is just one of three important sets of tools needed to get to the top of the game. If that’s your goal, here’s a brief introduction to the other stuff you’ll need to know.
March 20, 2017 8:16 am
There’s no such thing as the ‘perfect’ computer programmer, much like there’s no such thing as the ‘perfect’ computer program. Every coder has a different set of skills suitable for different types of projects or employers. Every coder has a unique personality, unique motivators, and unique strengths and weaknesses. But there is one common trait that every single expert (and employed) programmer in the world has…