Karl Hughes

Technology team builder and startup enthusiast
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Since June, I've applied to speak at a number of tech and developer conferences across the world. It's been fun to refine my proposals and I got accepted to speak

For the past couple years, I've been guest lecturing at several Chicago-area bootcamp programs, and most of the time I've delivered some form of this talk on microservices and software

I've been spending a little time every week promoting the Side Project Marketing Checklist I wrote a few weeks ago - mostly by posting answers to questions on Quora, forums,

Last month I spent some time demoing the new Codeship v2 API. My goal was to come up with a project to build using the API so that I could

Last month I finished my first book - a step-by-step guide for PHP developers who want to learn Docker called "Building PHP Applications in Docker". It's about 10,000 words (40

In preparation for my talk next month at API Strategy & Practice, I've been thinking a lot about testing. Ever since I started writing automated tests a few years ago,

I've written a few blog posts (and submitted several conference talk proposals) related to the topic of building microservices in PHP. It's been great to refine my story on this

Like many developers, I've been building side projects in my spare time for years. One of the most fun things about being a software developer is having the ability to

This year, I decided to make speaking at a conference one of my big goals. I've been giving talks at meetups and local bootcamps for about a year now, so

As part of my 2017 writing goal, I decided to spend this month writing a series of short "How-Tos" for people trying to learn PHP or up their skills. Since