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Manchester….Here we come!

It’s official! Magma Digital is delighted to announce the relocation of its production office to Manchester – the UK’s 3rd predominant Digital City. Magma Digital provides business critical IT software solutions and innovative web and mobile applications. Since its inception in April 1999 Jeremy Coates CEO has continually supported our clients to grow their businesses by

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Congratulations to John on his Guinness World Record!

Over the past 24 hours, John Gillmore from BBC Radio Lancashire, has been attempting to beat the Guinness World Record for the most live interviews in that time duration. This endeavour was in aid of Children In Need and was aptly named ‘The Gillathon.’ Two of our directors, Jeremy and Priscilla, went along to the studio

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The Start of Our Journey With The BIBAs Academy

It still amazes me that Magma Digital won two awards at this years BIBAs ceremony. We were extremely proud to win the ‘Employer of the Year’ and ‘Professional Services Business of the Year’ awards and Magma Digital is very grateful to the Chamber of Commerce and the judges for all their hard work. This year

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We’re Double Winners at the BIBAs 2014!

After months of anticipation since we were announced as double finalists in May, the BIBAs 2014  awards night finally arrived on Friday! The event, facilitated by the North and Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce, has the remit of celebrating the achievements of the county’s best businesses and accordingly it attracts the cream of the Lancashire business community. Twelve

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Magma Digital Supports The Foxton Centre

The Foxton Centre is one of our favourite charities. The local charity has been heavily involved with supporting the disadvantaged people of Preston for the past 40 years. Magma values the services that the centre runs for the local community and we are proud to be lending a helping hand to the charity. Magma believes

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The Prouse of Incorrect Association Names

While working on a Symfony project recently, I ran into a rather frustrating bug that required some delving into the depths of the Symfony2 framework and we decided to give it the title; The Prouse of Incorrect Association Names. The Prouse of Incorrect Association Names Problem Our project involved a Doctrine entity that had a field

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25 Years of the Web

Today, we mark 25 years of the web. This is of particular importance to Magma Digital, as the Computer Scientist Sir Tim Berners-Lee’s creation has enabled us to build web applications for customers for many years now, to that improve their processes and efficiency. When the British computer scientist initially submitted his proposal paper for

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Here comes another Zend Certified PHP Engineer!

At Magma we are all about professional development and a key part of this is ensuring our high calibre Software Developers are at the top of their game when it comes to their PHP development expertise. This is why we are very proud to announce that Brian is now a Zend Certified PHP Engineer! After

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New Year, new PHP Web Developer job?

If any of you were at the PHP North West Conference 2013 and heard the opening keynote by Lorna Mitchell and Ivo Jansch, you will be aware that if you don’t enjoy your job as a developer, you should quit and find a job you can enjoy. If you’re feeling miserable to be back in

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