Having been involved in web development since his teens, Dave studied computer science at Nottingham Trent University and went on to pursue programming as a hobby during a seven year career in the technical support sector. Dave was well placed to join the BigSpring team as a back end web developer in 2013, and continues his role as Senior Developer at Hallam after the 2017 merger. He specialises in WordPress plugin development, API integrations and a hefty dose of Javascript as well as developing and maintaining internal tooling.

Dave is a music enthusiast, enjoys playing board games and spends far too much time on the internet.

Latest posts by Dave

Some questions have been around as long as software development. Should I indent with tabs or spaces? Are coding standards really that important? Do I really have to waste time...

The hooks system can seem daunting to the uninitiated, but they're one of the best things about WordPress. This guide will help you understand the fundamentals of hooks and how...

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