Karl Hughes

Technology team builder and startup enthusiast
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For the last couple years I've had a lot of success using Docker in my test environment. While I think the tool has a lot of potential for production too,

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

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

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

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

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