Don’t call it a comeback

Three years ago I stopped blogging and I haven’t written anything outside of Twitter or Facebook since. Three years ago I had just published my first book and had announced that 2010 would be the ‘year of freelance’ after leaving my previous employer who had taught me to hate the web. I got to the point where I…

An easier way to respond to equity based web development requests

I recently received (another) equity based request for my services. We all get them from time to time, some more than others. This one was based around (reluctantly) giving away a small piece of equity in an idea in exchange for developing it all for free. Not something i’m very fond of doing unless I…

Finding my way onto the Magento book wall

Roy Rubin, the CEO of Magento posted the following picture onto his Twitter quietly around a month ago making my smile go ear to ear the entire day. Take a look a look at the Magento book wall at Magento HQ: That’s right! Magento 1.3: PHP Developer’s Guide is in the top left, hanging on…

Press Release: Magento 1.3: PHP Developer’s Guide

Design, develop, and deploy feature-rich Magento online stores using Packt’s new Book Packt is pleased to announce Magento 1.3: PHP Developer’s Guide, a new book that helps PHP developers build applications that interface with the customer, product, and order data using Magento’s Core API. Written by Jamie Huskisson, this book is packed with examples for…

Announcing Magento 1.3: PHP Developer’s Guide

Today I’m happy beyond belief to announce the release of my first book, Magento 1.3: PHP Developer’s Guide published through local Midlands based book publisher PackT Publishing. I’ve been a heavy user of Magento ever since it was in the very early releases and have launched every e-commerce site I’ve done since it was made…