Karl Hughes

Technology team builder and startup enthusiast
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When asking non-technical team members to prioritize their issues on an absolute scale I’ve noticed that they always classify their issues at one of the two highest priority levels. For

A few weeks ago I wrote a post for Codeship outlining our method for building a PHP command line application with Docker. Today, the second part of this series was

We make "explore vs. exploit" decisions all the time in software engineering. For example, if you were asked to build a new web application would you use a framework you

This is the fundamental disconnect between our hopes for teaching Computer Science and the reality of our education system: we can’t hire and retain good technology teachers until we compensate

I've been doing a lot of searching for a simple Docker hosting experience lately. I'm pretty committed to Docker Compose for running containers locally and Codeship for my continuous integration,

At The Graide Network, we needed to automate a bunch of reminder emails and text messages being sent to our users. Every hour, we wanted to go into the database

I wrote this post in 2012 for PostDesk. You can read the entire article on their archive. Imagine that you are preparing a dinner party, and you break one of

I tried out this remote development setup for about 6 months back in late 2015, but it just ended up being too painful to use the remote IDE all the

As a startup developer I'm always trying to strike a balance between pragmatism and optimization. Since publishing this in October, 2015 I've continued to come back to this checklist as

I can't tell you how many conversations I've had with entrepreneurs who fit into the Founder A or Founder B boxes at this point, but it's probably in the dozens.