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, […] vs

Posted: Thursday, February 25th, 2016 vs What’s the difference? If you’re new to the world of WordPress or website development, you may be wondering what the difference between vs is? The short answer is; is a service and 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.