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Job Posting:
Etouches.com Seeks Web Developer (Reading, UK or Ridgefield, CT)
August 26, 2010 @ 20:49:46

Company Etouches.com
Location Reading, UK or Ridgefield, CT
Title Web Developer
Summary

Company

www.etouches.com is a fast growing and well funded industry leader in integrated event technology solutions with a suite of software designed and built in-house covering conference registration, hotel booking, email marketing, business networking, meeting, project and budget management. We're looking for a developer to join our expanding team to ensure our ongoing growth.

Competencies

  • Solid experience of PHP, HTML, XML, SQL and JavaScript. Knowledge of further web technologies such as Ruby, iPhone and Blackberry desirable.
  • Good analytical problem solving and a solid understanding of designing effective user interfaces.
  • Able to converse with internal clients and translate business requirements to system requirements and ultimately execute this. Ability to read past a brief and future-proof a plus.
  • Understanding of Unix/Linux with the ability to manage basic system administration.
  • Ideally experience of OOP, MySQL and Ajax.

Key Tasks

  • To be able to work in a high pressure environment running several pieces of development concurrently and changing priorities as required.
  • To liaise with key stakeholders to keep them updated on development progress and issues.
  • To take a fresh perspective of the IT landscape and bring new technology to the company.

Ideal Background

  • 3+ years work experience.
  • College/University educated.
  • Exposure to the events, mobile or social media industries.

This is the perfect opportunity for an enthusiastic developer who thrives in a fast paced team environment looking for great prospects and advancements in their career within a new role. This is a very exciting role with great opportunity to further your career.

Superb salary + package on offer! For more information contact jalkon@etouches.com.

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Chance Garcia's Blog:
Valuable Professional Reading
August 13, 2010 @ 08:14:39

As a part of the Dev Derby he's participating in, Chance Garcia has put together a list of books that he sees as beneficial to developers out there to hone their craft.

Our book selections are not limited to our respective Languages. I thought I would share my list with everyone. The first 2 (GoF design patterns and Patterns of enterprise application architecture) really just need to be in every developer's library. The rest are a collections of books I've read and liked as well as recommendations from developers I like and respect.

Books on his list include:

  • Patterns of enterprise application architecture
  • Building Scalable Web Sites
  • Mythical Man Month
  • Guide to PHP Security
  • Guide to Enterprise PHP Development
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Danne Lundqvist's Blog:
PHP and Web Services - essential reading
December 03, 2009 @ 09:32:04

Danne Lundqvist has a quick new post with pointers to two articles that're good resources for getting you started with web services and PHP.

So after loads of googling I came to realise that even though 2010 is just around the corner there are still very few quality articles on PHP and web services/SOAP available. Most of the stuff I find is rubbish where people who don't know nothing explain things they don't understand.

He links to one article on the IBM developerWorks site looking at the styles of WSDL files and which methods could work best for your problems and information about WS02 and it's SOAP client functionality.

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Richard Heyes' Blog:
Reading a specific line in a file
April 07, 2008 @ 12:56:08

Richard Heyes has thrown together some code for a simple thing that he's seen developers request over and over again - moving to/reading from a specific line in a file.

After reading something on the php-general list I decided that a) I'm bored, and b) I'll write something which handles it. So here it is.

His code is simple - looping through the lines of the file until it locates your desired target (with some error checking along the way). Plus, if it's already fetched, it keeps it in a cached array for future retrieval.

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Job Posting:
Fav.or.it Seeks Talented Web Developer (Reading, UK)
January 02, 2008 @ 12:33:00

Company fav.or.it
Location Reading, UK
Title Talented Web Developer
Summary

It is the new year and we are looking for talented web developers to join our development team working on fav.or.it. We are preferably looking for PHP 5 developers but will cross-train from Perl/Ruby/Python. We are looking for pure programming skills first and foremost so if your not an uber-geek who can do hex calculations in your head then don't bother applying. The winner gets all the monitors they desire, the best development tools and a great start-up environment.

This a fantastic opportunity to get involved with an exciting project and make a real difference to the landscape of blogosphere.

Essential skills

  • Triple 'A' Programming skills in any of the following (PHP, Ruby, Perl)

Desirable skills

  • PHP 5 (OO)
  • Experience with one of the following PHP Frameworks
  • CakePHP
  • Zend Framework
  • Symphony
  • XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, DHTML/AJAX, XML
  • MySQL relational DB design
  • Linux, Apache, MySql administration
  • XML-RPC
  • Code versioning tools (Subversion, CVS)

Role Involves

  • Development, maintenance and support of new functionalities
  • Analysis of business and user requirements and production of functional specifications;
  • Project implementation from inception through development and support;
  • Testing of web functionality;
  • Resolving problems on specific platforms.

Location: Reading (UK)

Salary based upon experience

Send CV's + Sample of code to recruitment [at] this domain

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Job Posting:
Assembleron Ltd Seeks Administration Guru (Reading, UK)
October 29, 2007 @ 10:21:00

As posted on Nick Halstead's blog:

Company fav.or.it
Location Reading, UK
Title Administration Guru
Summary

We are on the recruitment trail again! We are looking for an administration guru who hopefully has some good core programming skills as well. As fav.or.it expands we need someone who can look after all the server infrastructure and keep things running smoothly. This is a fantastic opportunity to get involved in a company that is using cutting edge web technologies and is expanding rapidly.

Essential Skills

  • Linux Systems administration
  • Apache Administration
  • MySQL Administration

Desired skills

  • Knowledge of VMware Server and other VMware technologies
  • Experience in any of the following MRTG, PRTG, Cacti
  • Perl/PHP/Ruby Scripting
  • Windows Server 2003 administration

Location: Reading

Salary based upon experience.

To apply for this role send your CV to jobs [at] this domain. Agencies need not apply unless they enjoy abuse.

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Job Posting:
Assembleron Ltd Seeks PHP 5/MySQL/Ajax Developers (Reading, UK)
June 08, 2007 @ 13:10:34

Company Assembleron Ltd
Location Reading, UK
Title PHP 5 / MySQL / Ajax Developers
Summary

Want to work with the latest technologies? PHP developers required for an exciting new development company based on Reading University campus.

The ideal candidate should be capable of thinking the big picture when it comes to development, and able to code creatively. You are currently either a strong middleweight developer who wants to extend your skill set, or you are a senior developer in a small team who has loads of great ideas that you want to unleash.

Location:

  • Reading University Enterprise Hub (UK)

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Development Director.
  • Work within the coding requirements & guidelines.
  • Participation in refining & maintaining documentation.
  • Keep up to date on product and industry knowledge.
  • Accurately estimating development time.

Technical Requirements:

  • PHP 5
  • MySQL
  • HTML/CSS

Optional Skills:

  • Ajax
  • JavaScript
  • DHTML
  • Knowledge of PHP frameworks (CakePHP, Zend Framework)

Compensation Package:

  • Salary 25,000-30,000 based upon experience.
  • Expanding company with room for significant growth.

Please submit resume, salary requirements, and coding samples to recruitment@assembleron.com

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DevShed:
Reading, Writing and Creating Files in PHP
August 23, 2006 @ 08:59:30

DevShed has a new tutorial posted today with a look at one of the more common tasks performed with PHP (second to generating web pages, of course) - working with files. It can be a little tricky for a budding PHP programmer, but they've got the info you need to get started.

Reading and writing to files can be useful if you do not require the storing of important data, such as a web counter. I must warn you though, that this method of storage should not be used to store passwords and other critical information, as it is not safe. Here we will discuss how to handle files and directories in PHP, specifically, how to create, read and write them.

They start off with a look at file permissions on both Unix and Windows systems ot give you an idea of what problems they could cause. Then, it's on to the actual files themselves - for this part, though, they only look at reading them in and working with their contents.

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Ben Ramsey's Blog:
OPML Reading List
May 05, 2006 @ 06:46:31

Ben Ramsey has a new note today mentioning Scott Johnson's OPML reading list as well as a note about his own list.

The other day, I came across Scott Johnson's PHP OPML Reading List. Offering an OPML reading list for others to download is a great idea, and, since I've not yet blogged about it, I wanted to point out that I've been doing this for a long while now. On my home page, under the "syndicate" heading, is a link to my OPML blogroll. Feel free to import my OPML into your feed reader; that's what it's there for. (Please also note that I use SimpleXML to generate the blogroll on my home page from this list.)

You can check out Ben's blogroll OPML listing here for some more quality PHP-related reading material.

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IBM developerWorks:
Recommended PHP reading list
March 17, 2006 @ 07:46:34

The IBM developerWorks site has created a huge "recommended reading list" of artcles/tutorials/packages/etc for PHP developers of all skill levels to check out.

This list of recommended reading material on PHP is compiled from a variety of online sources by Web application developers in IBM's Global Production Services organization. These resources have been selected with the intention of introducing IT specialists and architects to PHP, providing specific information about development and maintenance, and helping to integrate the technology with IBM products.

They have the list broken up onto sections like "Development", "Community and News", and "Migration" with several sub-sections under each. Obviously, there are many more resources out there than just what's on this list, but it's a great start for anyone that really wants a crash course in all things PHP.

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