Web Design: The Pros & Cons (For Freelancers)

It’s 2019. Everything is evolving around us faster than you can say “Digital Branding”. So how do you keep up? Especially as a freelance web designer.

Everything You Need to Know Before Starting Your Drupal Career

Drupal is a great piece of software. It’s no surprise then, that you may be interested in building a career in Drupal.

Should I go to university to become a Web Designer/Developer?

So you’re passionate about starting a career in web development? Then you’re likely wondering where to start in terms of education, and whether it’s necessary to enroll in a college or university to become a Web Designer or Web Developer.

How many projects should I take on at once as a freelance web developer?

One of the most important factors in building a successful web development career is time management. And as we all know, that problem only grows when you’re working solo as a freelancer.

What don't they tell you about web development?

The web development industry is big business. And as time progresses, the opportunities that the market has to offer are becoming increasingly more exciting.

Avoiding Burnout as a Web Developer in 2019

Burnout is, quite simply, a result of overworking. And if there’s one thing that is common amongst web developers it’s just that.

How To Build the Perfect Web Development Workstation

For full-time web developers, having a great workspace is key to productivity and progress. In fact, for most web developers, not enough attention is paid to the creation of a space that fosters focus, growth, and good code.

The struggles of a freelance web developer

Most of us are accustomed to working as an employee for somebody else. In many ways, freelancing is still seen by most people as a luxury. But that’s for good reason.

Starting a freelance web development business

Freelancing can be a great way to enjoy your career in web development. Individuals in all industries are taking up freelancing at an increasing rate.

Should creative people become web developers?

Web design is often thought of as a creative profession. Weaving together the strings of a color scheme and inanimate objects on a screen is what most of us interpret as web design. However, web development, on the other hand, has a much less creative reputation.

Maintaining a work-life balance as a stressed web developer

It's 2019, and stress is everywhere. Even in the most perceivably stress-free lines of work (is that even a thing anymore?), the level of individual responsibility, and subsequently personal stress, seems to be fast increasing.

Is Drupal dead in 2019?

Whether Drupal’s user base is growing or stagnant in size has been a hotly debated subject. For years.

Why Every Web Developer Should Read (about web development)

Ah, the joy of reading. It’s a pleasant pass-time that simultaneously increases our knowledge and thirst for new information. Right from the get-go, we are taught about the benefits of reading as early as elementary school.

Feeling Demotivated as a Web Developer

Mental fatigue and demotivation are often experienced by all of us at one point or another, regardless of our profession. Unfortunately, working indoors and behind a screen for the majority of the day only serves to amplify this.

Is Web Development Still a Good Career? (in 2019)

Conventional web development is dead. Or rather, the conventional path to becoming a seasoned web developer in high demand is no longer the same. The web development practices of five years ago differ vastly than what is required today.

Are Internet Forums Dead?

In this post we’ll explore whether online forums are still relevant today. With the advancements the global internet community has made in recent years, are forums still necessary, or even useful at all?

Why Hire a Developer When I Can Build a Website Myself?

Over the last ten years or so, web development technology has significantly progressed. By today, it has become easier and easier for business owners to create their own website, often in a matter of days — or even hours.

How to Manage Your Time Better as a Designer or Developer

Hard work equals success. It’s an age-old phrase that continues to be drummed into professionals across the globe, regardless of geographic location, culture or class. And, for the most part, it’s true.

Successfully Running a CMS on Shared Hosting

The truth about shared hosting environments, is that while they certainly won’t put a dent in your pocket, they are simply not well-tuned for reasonable CMS performance.