Karl Hughes

Technology team builder and startup enthusiast
"php" Posts

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

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

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

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

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

Building complex software projects is almost always an iterative process. We rarely get to spend months designing and writing a complete project before releasing something to our users. This process

If you've looked for a job in the past few years, you probably know how much time trolling job boards can take out of your life. In fact, I'd argue

January 11, 2016

Wordpress has a bad reputation on the web for being bulky and slow, but that doesn't have to be the case. As most bloggers build up more content, add bigger

If you're a developer and you want to create a job board aggregator or supplement your own site's job listings with listings from other providers, here's a dead simple way

Since I published this post in 2015, we've done a lot of work on this job board API standardization project and rebranded it. Check out the latest at JobApis.com A