Tag: zend framework

How I Became One of the UK’s Youngest* Zend Certified PHP Engineers

My name is Liam Walder; I’m 18 years old and I work at Magma Digital. I first joined the team when I was 16 – just three months after completing my GCSEs in September 2012. I started off as an apprentice web developer and I am now a full-time permanent software engineer. My apprenticeship lasted

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We Have 1% of the UK’s Top PHP Engineers

Magma Digital are delighted to announce that we have two newly qualified Zend Certified PHP Engineers. Liam and Chris are the latest PHP Engineers to join the hall of fame at Magma Digital. Our standard is that all of our PHP Engineers will complete the Zend Certification Exam (ZCE) whilst on the team. Our specialism as a software

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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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Magma Digital at LAMP and Beyond

Web development has an ever-changing landscape with new technologies emerging every day. Choosing which technologies to adopt and invest in can be a daunting task, which is why we firmly believe in getting involved in the community that surrounds your programming language and development approaches. If you would like to know more about a particular technology

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PHP Benelux 2012 – a synopsis

We recently published a blog on how Jeremy Coates, our Managing Director, was one of the speakers at PHP Benelux 2012, an International Conference in Antwerp, Belgium on the 27th and 28th January 2012. The conference focuses on developers from around the world discovering the latest techniques, discussing PHP and internet development. Like several other PHP conferences, the organisation and

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Catch up, social networking, new staff …

It’s been ages since I’ve blogged, partly since I’ve continued to keep up with twitter.com, which is a little like blogging but in text message size bites – some call it your life between blog posts. We’ve included a feed on the right hand side of this site or follow me or Priscilla directly. Along

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Conference experience

I’m currently sat in the PHP London 08 conference and just thought I’d post a note. I’m currently listening to Rob Allen enthuse about the Zend Framework in the ‘my framework is better than yours’ session.The three frameworks under discussion where Code Igniter, Symphony and Zend Framework. Having listened to all the debates, I’m still

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New Staff – again!

As usual things are busy round here, however, things are getting better since we’ve added two new staff again. Firstly at the beginning of last month, Phil Wastell joined us as a Web Developer and has already started to have direct impact on my over-heavy work load. Phil already knows quite a bit of PHP,

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Metamorphosis

Just an intro for those who know us already as Co-Comp Ltd, well we’re still that as a legal entity but we’re now going by the name of Solution Perspective Media as that better reflects who we are and what we do these days. The new site, to go along with the new name, should

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