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In this episode, I talk about those magic numbers around us: Twitter followers, newsletter subscribers, count of podcast episodes or streams, etc. They are everywhere and we check them regularly. But how much enough? Is there a point when we are satisfied? Is there a number when I'm done? Let's take a look
You probably saw some tweets last weekend about something called "Laracation 21". Let me tell you what that was and how it came together.
In this episode, I share my thoughts about speaking in front of thousands of attendees at a conference. Today is the day of Laracon Summer 2021 and I will present a talk again. This is how I prepared myself for this talk and how I deal with this special situation.
In this episode, I talk about a side project of mine called "Project 7A". Can you already guess what it is about? Let's find out!
In this episode, I talk about my live coding failures. I regularly do live coding during meetups, conferences, live streams, etc. As always when you do something live, it can go wrong. (and will go wrong) Let me tell you about the scenarios where I failed while live coding or where something else was not working as expected.
In this episode, I replay the Alpine Day conference in my head again so that I can share with you my thoughts about it.
In this episode, I share with you everything I learned after 25 hours of live streaming. We will talk about my technical setup, tools I use, and tips I collected on the way so far.
In this episode, I talk about little things that went wrong while building and releasing my latest video course Mastering PhpStorm. As always, not everything goes as planned and I like to share with you my little failures.
In this episode, I take you with me on the journey where I decided the price for the Mastering PhpStorm video course. I will also reflect on my decisions with other products I released and share my thoughts about those decisions.
In this episode, I am right before the release of my video course Mastering PhpStorm. I share with you my thoughts and feelings right before a very important release. The weeks before have been long and you will hear that. But as always, nothing but real-life situations here on my podcast.
In this episode, I provide some details about me building my new course "Mastering PhpStorm". This time we are talking about "naming". Naming a product is hard and that was the case for my course too.
In this episode, I provide some details about me building my new course "Mastering PhpStorm". This time we are talking about "recording". I will share what my recording process looks like in detail.
In this episode, I provide my top 10 tips for making better screencasts.
In this episode, I want to talk about the top three things I struggle with the most regarding my business.
In this episode, I want to talk about how I got my first clients with my one-man business.
In this episode, I want to talk about my video game history. What was my first game? When did I start playing? What were the games that I enjoyed the most? PC or console? I try to answer all these questions while looking through my 30 years of playing video games.
In this episode, I talk about blogs. Today, blogs are all over the place but this was different seven years ago when I started my own. Let's talk about why blogs are so important for our community and how mine changed my career.
In this episode, I have another call with Freek Van der Herten where we talk about life, coding, music, and more.
In this episode, I talk with Freek Van der Herten about life, programming, PHP, beer, and more. We do a Q&A where we pick random questions. This was a lot of fun!
In this episode, I talk about "Refactoring" in coding. It's an important skill today and it varies a lot what you aim for when refactoring. It is about personal style, rules, and needs.
In this episode, I talk about how I started to learn to code. I will cover the languages I learned and how I came to PHP and Laravel in the end.
In this episode, I talk about how I started coding. It all goes back almost 20 years and is connected to the rock band I was playing in. Since then a lot of things happened that made my developer that I am today and this is what I want to share with you today.
In this episode, I talk about what it is like for me to do vacations. As you can imagine, vacations are quite different if you are employed or self-employed. So today I want to share my personal self-employed side of the story.
In this episode, I talk about conferences and why they are so important to me. Because of the current COVID pandemic, I haven't been to a real-life conference for nine months. I'm missing them a lot, and not being able to attend them has also started to affect my one-person business.
In this episode, I talk about the book "Company of One" by Paul Jarvis. I read this book last year and it has been of great inspiration for me and my business. I'd like to give you a brief overview of what to expect from this book and my takeaways.
In this episode, I want to say hi and welcome you to my new podcast, "Call It A Day." I want to give you a quick overview of what to expect from this podcast.