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This is my little web development blog, a place for me to share my knowledge of web development, CDD, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP and much more.

I have an HND in Software Engineer, and I'm a Microsoft certified ASP.Net / C# developer. I have extensive experience in ASP.Net, C#, MVC, PHP, WordPress, Linux and Windows. I also have diplomas in Graphic Design and Photography. I specialise in bespoke website development, e-commerce solutions, content management systems, web design and web services.

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2nd July 2015Internet
Responsive web design is more important than ever before. With use of smartphones and tablets exploding, it has never been more critical for websites to look just as good on small screens as they do on large ones. This article provides some tips you can use to make your web design more responsive to the needs of mobile users.
16th May 2014PHP
This tutorial will show you how to add a Featured Image thumbnail to the "All Posts" admin screen which is useful to see what posts haven't got a thumbnail set, or for checking thumbnails quickly.
10th May 2014PHP
WordPress Shortcodes are a great way to add dynamic content to posts, even for non-techy editors, and can be as simple or as complex as you require.
8th May 2014Internet
When it comes to website loading times and performance, every second counts. A poorly performing site will turn visitors away in droves, rapidly decreasing your conversion rate.
11th February 2014Internet
One of the most important website performance ranking factors is to make sure that you optimise images for the web.
22nd December 2013PHP
Google has long stated website speed will impact search ranking, but how do you go about improving your website speed?
3rd December 2013Software Engineering
Computer Programming is a profession where somebody writes a set of instructions for a computer to process and return a result. You may be very surprised to learn that the first computer program was written in 1842 by Ada Lovelace, daughter of the famous poet Lord Byron.
31st October 2013PHP
How to import CSV file into a PHP array using PHP's fgetcsv function. The array is associative so you can access values by the column heading from the CSV.