Life Update

Posted: Monday, September 5th, 2016

It’s been a while since I’ve posted something here. I promise that I haven’t abandoned you… I’m not sure why I feel compelled to do this post, but I think it’s a good idea letting you know why I’ve been so quiet lately. The working life can quickly run away with you, especially when it’s a […]

tipBru – My First Android App

Posted: Saturday, April 2nd, 2016

Today I successfully launched my first, own native, fully hand-coded Android app on the Google Play Store. About tipBru tipBru is a small free app I developed that alleviates the need for a calculator when out dining. The lightweight app can quickly calculate the tip on a bill and comes with 3 standard tipping “generosity” levels. […]

LG G3 D855 Marshmallow Update South Africa

Posted: Thursday, March 17th, 2016

The LG G3 (released back in May 2014) is due for a big Android update very very soon. 5 months after it’s release, LG G3 users will finally be receiving the long-awaited Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) update. …the update is still nowhere in sight. This article suggests (which comes from this Reddit thread) that the update should arrive March 14th, […]

WordPress.com vs WordPress.org

Posted: Thursday, February 25th, 2016

WordPress.com vs WordPress.org: What’s the difference? If you’re new to the world of WordPress or website development, you may be wondering what the difference between WordPress.com vs WordPress.org is? The short answer is; WordPress.com is a service and WordPress.org is software. Both do the exact same thing and they do it exceptionally well, however they each deliver the […]

So You Want To Make A Website

Posted: Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

Over the course of my career as a website developer, I have had many people interested in wanting to learn the basics of making a website. I always advise them to getting to learn two basic entry-level skills necessary to understand and build the foundation of any website – HTML and CSS. The world of website […]

How To Install A Local Web Server

Posted: Thursday, December 31st, 2015

Ever wanted to set up a local copy / version of WordPress, Magento, Joomla, Drupal or any other PHP / MySQL Content Management Framework on you own PC? In this guide, I will show you how to install a local web server on your own machine. Any decent web server requires at least 3 minimum […]


About Martin Grondein

Martin Grondein is a website developer Durban, South Africa. He specialises in PHP/HTML5 Website development particularly modern Wordpress websites.