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How To Code Well

Jul 10, 2020

In a message to the PHP externals, Microsoft has announced that it is dropping Windows support for PHP 8 and beyond.

In this episode I am going to discuss what this means for Windows based PHP developers.

I will also be asking questions, highlighting developer concerns and making recommendations to those learning PHP on...

Jul 3, 2020

Docker is a fantastic tool to have in your web development tool box. Here are 19 Docker tips and techniques that I wish I knew when I started using Docker.

  • Use Docker Compose even if you have one container
  • Learn the difference between a bind mount and a data volume
  • Use the —rm flag for creating one off scripts in...

Jun 26, 2020

Whilst live coding on Twitch I was asked about my web development work flow, the different types of tools that I use and what to expect when progressing in a career in web development.

In this episode I am going to answer all of this and more.  We are going to cover why I use Jira more than Trello to record tasks. What...

Jun 5, 2020

The new How To Code Well website is being developed live on Twitch and I intend to put it live in early December this year. 

In this podcast I discuss the roadmap for this project and the various different stages I need to complete in order for this project to go live.

My current live coding schedule

May 22, 2020

Useful productivity is key to the success of How To Code Well.  Producing video tutorials, live streaming on Twitch and interviewing guests on the podcast keeps me quite busy. I do all of this whilst being a freelance web developer, husband and dog owner.  

I am frequently asked how I keep I high level of...