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Magma

  Magma are specialists in bespoke software development, enterprise level system architecture, web development & managing legacy software that is no longer fit for purpose. Magma are a software development company established in 1999 and based in Lancashire in the North West of England. We have a team of Engineers work who will work with

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Our PHP Developer Alan Won A Coding Competition

Last weekend, the Hack Manchester event took place at the Museum of Science and Industry. The event is essentially a 24 hour coding competition, with various challenges that participants can choose to tackle. Teams of up to four people had the allocated 24 hours to turn an idea into a successful working product. Alan entered

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PHP North East 2014 – Reflection

Last Tuesday all of the Magma Developers and Project Managers made the trek up to Newcastle for the annual PHP North East (PHPNE) conference. We want to take this opportunity to thank the organisers for all the hard work they put into organising the conference, it definitely paid off! Having had a week now to

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Magma Sponsors the PHP North East Conference 2014

PHP North East (PHPNE) is a one day event that takes place today in the stylish Tyneside Cinema, a beautiful Grade II listed building. There are 14 enthused speakers talking about the latest libraries, tools and practices instrumental in shaping the future of PHP development. It is the second year that this conference is running

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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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Magma Digital Celebrates National Apprenticeship Week 2014

National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) is now upon us and we want to help celebrate it and highlight its importance. Key aims for the week include increasing awareness, understanding and demand for Apprenticeships while celebrating existing Apprenticeship talent, skills, achievements and successes. It is becoming apparent that the objective regarding awareness and understanding is of critical

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A Q&A with Jen on the PHPBenelux Conference

Magma Digital attended the PHPBenelux Conference again this year, with Jeremy and Jen being the lucky members of the Magma crew that travelled to Antwerp, Belgium. The event is always superbly organised by the lovely PHPBenelux user-group, which ensures it is well attended by interesting, inquisitive PHP Developers. This meant Jeremy and Jen were really

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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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Jeremy Talks On Open-Source Software vs. Proprietary Software

On the 11th December, UKFast.net Ltd hosted a round-table event to debate the topic of open-source software (OSS) vs. proprietary software. Our very own Jeremy Coates was invited to attend and contribute to the discussion. We would like to say a huge thank you to UKFast for this opportunity, Jeremy very much enjoyed his trip

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