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Published June 19th 2015

Categorised in: PHP

Inversion of Control (IoC) In the previous article (part 2), we talked about using Dependency Injection and Programming to an Interface to make your code more modular. However, we realised that we still had an issue with confusion and complexity whenever we needed to instantiate a class that requires a lot of arguments to be […]

Published June 19th 2015

Categorised in: Editorials

In recent years, open source software has become more frequently used by businesses and individuals alike. Why is this, and what makes open source solutions so increasingly popular? Below I list five reasons why open source software can be good for your business. Security The security of software used in your business is very important. […]

Published June 12th 2015

Categorised in: Google Analytics

So by now we all know that we should be using social media for our businesses right? And hopefully you know how to engage with your audiences across Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus and Pinterest. But do you know how to measure the results of your activity on these social media channels? Well if not, here’s […]

Published June 8th 2015

Categorised in: PHP

Real World Example In the previous article in this series, I spoke about dependency injection using cars and engines as an example. In this article I will show you a more practical example by showing you how easy it can be for your system to switch between different database ORMs (Eloquent and PDO in this […]

Published May 26th 2015

Categorised in: Conferences

On May 19th, I was fortunate enough to be sent by Rapid Web to UpFront Conference 2015 at the Comedy Club in Manchester. It was a long day, starting with a train from Stafford at 7.30am, and not getting back until around Midnight. Below is a brief overview of my highlights, and what I personally […]



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