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February 14, 2020

Fall in love with PHP again. Let Laravel be your Valentine

PHP in 2020 has a bad reputation. Should I learn PHP? Is PHP relevant? Why learn PHP? What is Laravel? PHP powers a large proportion of the web, and will never disappear.

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JSON APIs with Laravel: Part 1 - Learning the Ropes

Most of a server-side / back-end developer's role will involve integrating with, or serving up APIs. In this short series, we're going to make our own very basic JSON API using Laravel. I'm not sure how long the series will be, however I'd like to cover...

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Work Burnout - Prevention and Treatment

I am not a licensed Psychologist, nor certified in any medial profession. This post is entirely of my own opinion and reflects my personal experiences. If you believe you are suffering from Burnout, or know a colleague who is - find some help. This can...

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February 14, 2020

Fall in love with PHP again. Let Laravel be your Valentine

PHP in 2020 has a bad reputation. Should I learn PHP? Is PHP relevant? Why learn PHP? What is Laravel? PHP powers a large proportion of the web, and will never disappear.

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January 26, 2020

A Note to Recruiters from an Employer

As a recruiter, or a recruitment agency, how do you establish connections with clients. Getting a new client can be hard. Keeping a client is harder.

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January 20, 2020

A Note to Recruiters from a Developer

Recruitment in the Web Development and IT Industry is notoriously ruthless and overcrowded. How do Developers feel about this and how can recruiters stand out to their candidates?

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January 14, 2020

A 'Who's Who' breakdown of the 'big names' in Laravel

Laravel is a worldwide and industry defining framework. There's a few key names in the community that you've seen / heard of - or maybe want to look into.

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