September 18, 2018
This is another session with Dan Blows ,Currently Head of Engineering and has held positions such as Senior developer as well as a Tech lead. Dan has done some really cool stuff, he's in the top 3% on stack overflow, in the top 10% of PHP developers in Europe, speaking at meet ups , spoke in the European conference in front of 100's of people, hiring, training and mentoring developers and many more.
This is a continuation from last week, we will discussing the stereo type that developers are anti social , is this true? Dan will be sharing his experience on this subject. If this the case with you, what you can do to overcome this?
September 11, 2018
This month we will be running a new session with Dan Blows ,Currently Head of Engineering and has held positions such as Senior Developer as well as a Tech Lead. Dan has done some really cool stuff, he's in the top 3% on stack overflow, in the top 10% of PHP developers in Europe, speaking at meet ups , spoke in the European conference in front of 100's of people, hiring, training and mentoring PHP Developers and many more. He is also currently responsible for leading a number of developers.
In this first session we will discuss his view on what defines a Senior Developer, some of the attributes, characteristics and skills. We will be covering questions such as How important is communication skills for a Senior Developer? How many years do you need to have in order to be classed as a Senior Developer? Would contracting accelerate your journey as a Senior Developer? and many more.
September 4, 2018
In this episode we will be discussing the benefits of having knowledge and experience with cloud, AWS, Lambda AWS etc. Dan will cover the importance of having a good grasp of how servers work and deploying your code and a good understanding of web servers.
August 28, 2018
In this episode I will cover some questions and answers I asked Dan a few months ago and I wanted to cover this as I believe it’s relevant based on some recent questions. We will cover Dan’s personal experience working with Corporates & Start ups, as well as working within an agency and the benefits & disadvantages of that.
August 21, 2018
August 14, 2018
To be on top of your game when it comes to web development best practices are key! Following last week, we will be discussing best practices when it comes to PHP web development. Clem will be talking about the importance of keeping yourself up to date and the benefit of curiosity and continuous learning.
August 11, 2018
This is a continuation from last podcast on ideal CV format. There are a lot of people who against recruiters editing CV’s before sending to clients, Mathew will be discussing his view and experience on this subject. Should a recruiter edit your CV or Not? What you need to understand about the recruitment process and what happens when you send a CV over and why recruiters remove your contact details.
August 10, 2018
In this episode, Mathew will be talking about CV format. Should your CV be in Word, PDF or picture format? What are the benefits of each? This will lead to a podcast on recruiters editing your CV and why this is necessary
August 7, 2018
In this episode, we will be continuing from last week discussing what it means to be a PHP Full stack developer. Can you really be very strong front end as well as back end? Clem will be telling us what he believes a Full stack developer really means.
July 31, 2018
Continuing from last 2 weeks, we will be discussing the importance of learning and how learning can help you progress quickly as a developer. We will be discussing some of the factors that have contributed to Clem’s journey from an intern to a Tech Lead.