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#38 Plans For The Second Half Of 2022

In this episode, I talk about my plans for the rest of 2022.

#37 My Business Year 2022 So Far

In this episode, I reflect on the first six months of 2022 business-wise.

#36 How I Recover

In this episode, I reflect on how I recover from work.

#35 I'm Back But Different

In this episode, I talk about my changes to this podcast.

#34 Do We Get SUPER-PHP?

In this episode, I talk about PHP and what I want for its future. Or to better phrase it, for my future with PHP. There have been a lot of discussions lately about Generics in PHP and static analysis tools. Here is what I have learned about it, how I see it, and what I want from PHP in the future.

#33 The Laravel Documentary

In this episode, I talk about the Laravel Documentary which was just released. Did I mention how cool it is that we live in a world where we have a documentary about a PHP framework?

#32 When We Were Young

In this episode, I'm not believing my eyes, looking at a festival lineup of "When We Were Young". Is this real life anymore?

#31 - 2022 The Year Of Automations

In this episode, I talk about my new "theme" for this year: Automations.

#30 How I Plan My Business Year 2022

In this episode, I share how I plan an upcoming business year like currently, 2022. It is difficult to predict how much income I can make as a freelancer and content creator, but I still try to do it. Here is how.

#29 Let's Call It A Year (2021)

In this episode, I want to reflect on the year 2021 and share my biggest achievements and failures of the last 12 months. We will talk about my course release, client work, Laracation, and more.

#28 The Double-Edged Sale Sword

In this episode, I talk about sales from the perspective of a content creator and seller.

#27 What Feeds My Inner Imposter Syndrom

In this episode, I talk about the disadvantages of being around smart people. Halfway through the episode, I realized, this episode is about something else. It's not about those smart people. It's about me and the new lessons I learned for myself.

#26 How Many Followers Do I Need?

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

#25 The Story Behind Laracation 21

You probably saw some tweets last weekend about something called "Laracation 21". Let me tell you what that was and how it came together.

#24 Speaking In Front Of Thousands Of Developers

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.

#23 Project 7A

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!

#22 My Live Coding Failures

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.

#21 Alpine Day

In this episode, I replay the Alpine Day conference in my head again so that I can share with you my thoughts about it.

#20 My Streaming Setup And Tips

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.

#19 Building Mastering PhpStorm - Failures

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.

#18 Building Mastering PhpStorm - Pricing

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.

#17 Building Mastering PhpStorm - Right Before The Release

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.

#16 Building Mastering PhpStorm - Naming

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.

#15 Building Mastering PhpStorm - Recording

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.

#14 My Top 10 Tips To Make Better Screencasts

In this episode, I provide my top 10 tips for making better screencasts.

#13 My Top 3 Business Struggles

In this episode, I want to talk about the top three things I struggle with the most regarding my business.

#12 How I Got My First Clients

In this episode, I want to talk about how I got my first clients with my one-man business.

#11 Playing Video Games For 30 Years

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.

#10 The Blog

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.

#9 Q&A With Freek Van Der Herten About Life, Programming, And Music

In this episode, I have another call with Freek Van der Herten where we talk about life, coding, music, and more.

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