How to Become a Senior Developer and Level Up Your Career

I've been a senior developer for decades, worked in agencies (marketing and software) large and small, and interviewed have 100s of candidates. Here's everything I think you need to know to become a senior developer and how to level up your career.

Top Business Books to Help Grow your Business Thinking

For the past five years I've spent a couple of hours a day commuting. In that time, either in the car or on a train, I've managed to read or listen to quite a lot of business material. All of the below are highly recommended and in no particular order.

I've Finally Launched Something New!

After what feels like (and is) months of hard graft, I finally launched something I'm proud of. This post was originally publishing over at Indie Hackers.

The Power of Positivity

Facebook's founders pledge billions to 'cure, prevent or manage all disease' by the end of the century but could it bring more to its pledge than just money?

Getting Started with Gulp

gulp.js is a fantastic way of removing some of the more mundane parts of a web designer or developer's job. It takes away all the tasks you should be doing and probably some of the ones that you’re not but should be!

Tools of my Trade (2013 edition updated)

This is an updated version of my previous post: Tools of my Trade from June this year. A lot changes in the online world of software and services, and my working practices reflect that. I've spent the last few years honing my craft and really whittling down the tools of my trade.

Ghost: Publishing not made simpler

I recently had the pleasure of attending the Ghost launch in London. Ghost itself is something I've watched closely since hearing about it via a flurry tweets and blog posts on various news outlets I follow.

The Art of Business Networking

I hate business networking. There I've said it, and I don't regret it. That said, I really wish I didn't dislike it quite so much.

Tools of my Trade (2013 edition)

I've spent the last few years honing my craft and really whittling down the tools of my trade. Often the reason I use something isn't always because it's pretty or fast but because it does exactly what I need it to in a way that is memorable, convenient and/or intuitive.