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I'm a professional freelance web developer based in Cape Town, South Africa

Freelance web developers for back-end and front-end development, including database modelling, advanced PHP and Javascript, CMSs, popular frameworks

Freelance web developers for professional database modelling, SQL, Data Mining services and database optimisation for most popular databases

Freelance web developers for advanced plugin and API development and API integration for most popular social media platforms and 3rd party services




The problem with raw SQL

The perpetual debate…. which method/tech is better, and in the world of web development and databases there are basically 3 groups of the developers: Developers who swear by raw SQL only, developers who prefer abstraction like Query builders and ORMs, and developers who understand the benefits of both raw SQL and abstraction. In this post […]




Freelance web developers vs Development companies

You need a simple, affordable website or perhaps a mobile app and a complex PHP web application for your business. You have a fairly good grasp on what this software should do in terms of functionality and who your target market is, but you do not have the inhouse skills and/or resources to develop these […]




Laravel trends, hype or not

Update 2018: The Laravel framework has changed significantly over the past 3 years, it remains increasingly popular. Zend Framework 2&3 on the flip side has declined in public popularity, but perhaps still has some enterprise stronghold (which I have not confirmed). At this point in time I am no longer an advocate for ZF and Symfony, I […]