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Matt Sparks

I've been a web developer for a bit. I enjoy donuts and horror movies.

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I've been coding for 20 years, Ask Me Anything!

I would advise you to just make the method static, BUT you ca...

I've been coding for 20 years, Ask Me Anything!

What's the reason for not just making the method static?

Tips For Landing Your First Web Development Job

I'm so glad you liked it! You're definitely not the only on...

Tips For Landing Your First Web Development Job

Yeah, absolutely.

Best DEV.to Posts for Beginners: Week of May 19, 2019

Thanks for the mention!

7 Continuous Integration Tools for PHP Laravel Developers

Nice list of tools!

Quick JavaScript Tip: the some() method

Yep!

Hacking my Honeymoon with JavaScript 🦒

Ingenious solution! Congrats, Alec!

Quick JavaScript Tip: the some() method

You can! That's the beauty of code, there's usually more th...

Quick JavaScript Tip: the some() method

I agree, .includes() would be a better solution for the spe...

I've been coding for 20 years, Ask Me Anything!

A shared company vision with a well defined path forward.

I've been coding for 20 years, Ask Me Anything!

I've worked with WP quite a bit in the past. If you're writ...

I've been coding for 20 years, Ask Me Anything!

I've had clients/managers assume that because I know how to...

I've been coding for 20 years, Ask Me Anything!

As long as PHP continues to improve like it has for the las...

I've been coding for 20 years, Ask Me Anything!

It's really hard to break into freelancing without previous...

I've been coding for 20 years, Ask Me Anything!

Great advice! I agree 100%.

I've been coding for 20 years, Ask Me Anything!

I used this site a lot when I first started learning: HTML...

I've been coding for 20 years, Ask Me Anything!

Once I started doing development as a job I haven't really ...

I've been coding for 20 years, Ask Me Anything!

Wow I haven't thought about Cold Fusion in a very long time...

I've been coding for 20 years, Ask Me Anything!

I've never wanted to stop coding, but I've most definitely ...

I've been coding for 20 years, Ask Me Anything!

It seems that everything in web development, in some fashio...

I've been coding for 20 years, Ask Me Anything!

Probably the ability to get feedback while you're learning....

I've been coding for 20 years, Ask Me Anything!

I'm only 33! 😝 Despite my bad hips and osteoporosis, I hav...

I've been coding for 20 years, Ask Me Anything!

I would drive home the importance of semantic HTML. The pr...

I've been coding for 20 years, Ask Me Anything!

My vote is for PHTML 🤓

I've been coding for 20 years, Ask Me Anything!

I wouldn't say programming is for everyone. Like any other ...

I've been coding for 20 years, Ask Me Anything!

In my opinion, the best resource for learning about PHP at ...

In your opinion, what is the most confusing part of JavaScript?

When I started writing JS it was hard to get an understandi...

I Want Scalar Objects in PHP

It was! I'll fix it. My bad.

How to Use PHP Traits

It appears so, my comments were removed as well.

Quick Advice For Junior Devs

Agreed.

Quick Advice For Junior Devs

Nice! I've been there, my friend.

Quick Advice For Junior Devs

Love it.

Quick Advice For Junior Devs

That's a very good point, refactoring itself takes practice...

Building a PHP Framework: Part 3 - Time For Action

Thanks, Jonas!

Building a PHP Framework: Part 3 - Time For Action

Thanks!!

Building a PHP Framework: Part 3 - Time For Action

Thanks! I'm really enjoying writing them.

Building a PHP Framework: Part 1 - Why? Seriously, Why?

Thanks, Blaine! I've yet to fully decide. I have a general...

Welcome Thread - v11

Hello! I'm Matt. I've been coding for 20-ish years. I can'...

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