Karl Hughes

Technology team builder and startup enthusiast
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I spent about half my time in January hiring our second software engineer at The Graide Network. Hiring developers is tough, especially at a startup where we don't have the

Creating custom software should be the last resort for early stage startups. Writing good software is a slow and expensive process. Writing bad software is even slower, especially when you

There are hundreds of ways you can put up a website without writing much code, but one pattern I've started playing around with is the GABA stack. What is the

This year I was invited to speak at Codemash, a huge, multi-disciplinary event for software engineers, project managers, web developers, and others in the industry. I gave my talk on

Since its first release in 2013, Docker has quickly become one of the hottest topics in software development, and has been adopted by both large and small companies across the

In just a few days I'll be heading to Sandusky, Ohio for the 2018 Codemash conference. In addition to the talk I'll be giving on Testing Distributed Systems and the

A year and a half ago when I joined The Graide Network, I left a role managing and hiring an engineering team to be the first developer at a new

This year, I decided to make speaking at a conference one of my goals (and I made a big list of conferece CFP dates that you can use as well).

I was recently asked by a new web developer what resources I would recommend for people just starting to learn PHP. While the resources available have changed a lot in

I know this is a little off base from my usual posts about software, technology, and startups, but hear me out because it's important. You might think that if you