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Need2Nerd #5 – The Perfect Programming Language?

July 30, 2018

Duration: 10:05

Is there a perfect programming language? Some people think it’s Python, others say it’s Swift, and still others think it is Kotlin! They can’t all be right!!?

In this podcast, I get into it to help you understand the best programming language.

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Need2Nerd #4 – Say NO to NoSQL in 2018

July 25, 2018

Duration: 12:29

So what is noSQL? From Wikipedia:

A NoSQL (originally referring to “non SQL” or “non relational”)[1] database provides a mechanism for storage and retrieval of data that is modeled in means other than the tabular relations used in relational databases.

In this podcast, I explain why for 99% of projects, you are probably better off with an SQL database. The need for sharded (sharding) databases, and horizontal scaling (one of the mentioned key advantages of noSQL databases) is exceptionally rare.


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Complete Freelancer:
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Learn Python 3 fast:
Complete Entrepreneur Course:

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Need2Nerd #3 – The Fast Way to Professional Developer

July 23, 2018

Duration: 19:48

In this vlog style podcast, I talk about ‘programmers pain’ and the quickest way to becoming a professional developer. Whether you want to work for a company full time, start a freelancing development business, or create your own business, the strategies I teach in this video will speed things up.

My popular courses:
Complete Freelancer
Learn web development fast
Learn Python 3 fast

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Fullscreen Background Videos in Web Pages

September 7, 2014



Using video as the background for a webpage was once only a nerds dream – no more! Check out our new standalone video lesson on how to do this:

In this video, you learn about HTML5 and cutting edge CSS techniques. As long as you know basic HTML and CSS, you should be good to watch this video lesson. And yes, all the modern web browsers support this.

… At the same time, check out our new training site:


Stefan Mischook

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New Beginners Web Design Course

December 20, 2012


I just wanted to announced that I released my new beginners web design course. The course targets total beginners … you will learn:

– Basic page layout with CSS

… and much more!

You can learn more about it, and check out the free sample videos here:

Beginners Web Design


Stefan Mischook

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Mini Video Tutorial Courses are on the Way!

December 14, 2012

As some of you may know, buried deep in the KillerSites Video Library, are dozens of videos and mini courses that teach all kinds of cool things like:

– Creating a Tag Cloud with PHP
– Form Validation with PHP & JavaScript
– Build a PHP Login with OOP and MVC
– CSS List & Navigation

… And there are more.

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Learning Web Design with Projects

August 8, 2011

learn web design by doing

What is the best way to learn web design?

Well, I’ve learned over the years that the best way to learn anything is to just do it. I would say that the theory-to-practical mix, should be say 20% theory and 80% practical.

Yep, academic shills (regardless of profession) are not only useless, they’re down right dangerous!! To avoid becoming an evil useless shill, you need to step it up and actually build websites, write code, make mistakes and learn from it.

We build our courses with that in mind.

If you check out our growing collection of web design training courses, you will notice a few things:

  1. They are very tasks oriented – you learn by doing.
  2. They are very practical – you learn stuff that people actually use in the field!
  3. The teachers are ALL experienced web designers and programmers – no academic shills here!!


Yep, I’m shilling for our courses, but why not?


Besides, people like our stuff, check out just a small sampling of the emails we get:


Stefan Mischook

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New Video: Build A Content Management System with PHP

June 1, 2011

I am happy to announce yet another screencast tutorial for all you nerds out there: Build A Content Management System.

OK, not the most exciting title, but still an exciting course for those PHP nerds who want to go from PHP basics and get into building a full-fledged PHP application from scratch.

Learn how to build a content management system that provides a website all the tools needed to allow basic web users to manage the website content with ease. Over 6.5 hours of tutorials over 41 videos!

Here are some details about the video tutorial:

This course is aimed at intermediate level web developers, demonstrating how to build a basic PHP based content management system that uses object oriented programming techniques and implements the MVC pattern.

Along the way, I cover a wide range of technologies, including HTML and CSS, a bit of javascript/jQuery/AJAX and PHP/MySQLi. I also show how to integrate Colorbox (a jquery plugin) and TinyMCE (for the WYSIWYG functionality.)

Read more: Building a PHP based CMS

Check out the CMS course sample videos


Stefan Mischook

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