Think Geek: 5 Questions with Phil Azzi
September 23, 2014
Raised in Ontario, Canada, Phil attended Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology, where he earned a degree in Computer Science with an emphasis in programming. Prior to joining GeekHive in 2012, he led a team of seven developers at Financial Software Systems creating apps that facilitated multi-million dollar financial transactions. When he’s not making a mess in the kitchen, he’s helping GeekHive clients bring their interactive projects to life.
In 140 characters or less, what is back-end web development?
If a website were cake, back-end web development would be… ?
What are some creative roles or ways you’ve seen developers use their back-end web development skills?
What are some of your go-to books, links, or resources for back-end web development?
Any advice for an aspiring developer?
Don’t lock your mind in when it comes to what you know. Within a single language, there are likely always features that you aren’t using to their full potential, so read up! Also, don’t count yourself out when it comes to trying to adapt what you already know to another programming language. If you understand what you’re doing, the fundamentals almost always transfer over.
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