Developer Side Projects: 10 Steps From Creation to Launch

First you need the mindset. Then, you need the tools. Without the mindset, you won't use the tools correctly, in a consistent way. Without the good tools, you won't be efficient and you won't enjoy the process. This article is about the mindset: what do you need to understand and apply, to successfully begin, build and finish your side projects? »

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PHP Code Quality Tools to Check and Improve your Code

Oh no! You're working on an application which is as messy as your flat! You don't understand anything, every bug takes weeks to fix. You need to improve the quality of your PHP code... but how? What tool to use? A hoover? Don't worry, dear reader, I have some answers for you. »

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10 Tips to Become a Better Web Developer

This list range from the obvious to the underestimated skills and mindsets you should have if you want to be a better web developer. Spoiler ahead: it's not only being good technically. Interest and motivation will drive you faster than any knowledge in the last ephemeral trend. »

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Vim for PHP: The Complete Guide for a Powerful PHP IDE

I can see you spitting your cereals in front of you computer. 'What? A PHP IDE with Vim? Are you insane?'. If I am, I'm not the only one: many developers use Vim, why not PHP developers? This article will describe everything you need for you to build your own personal IDE, which fits your way of working and answers your specific needs. »

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How did I Replace PhpStorm by Vim in my Heart

Behold the story of a developer (me) who were mocking his colleague for using Vim! He was young, innocent and presumptuous! But at the end, he understood why Vim is so praised since the 70s: it's the best editor ever. I won't go into a crusade to evangelise you with Vim, but you need to know my story: how I ended up using Vim after years with PhpStorm. »

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