John DurnoPHP & Wordpress developer
Having been in the IT industry in various capacities since 1989, including part time web design from 1997, I decided to move full time into web development around 2004.
During this time, I have been involved in interesting and challenging projects, from developing a large central reservation system from the ground up for a tourism agency’s call centre (under a PTSD-level inducing deadline), to an online quote system for a UK life insurance company.
But for every day websites, I believe WordPress is the way to go – highly flexible, scalable, faster development times, and quick to deploy.
I have developed sites under contract and subcontract for clients in the UK, India, Sweden, Tasmania, Sierra Leone and South Africa, collaborating with developers based in the UK, Russia, Bulgaria and New Zealand.
I work from a peaceful rural location on the banks of a dam in the Gonubie Broads area of East London in the Eastern Cape, with the sights and sounds of bush buck, horses, guinea fowl, peacocks and fish eagles as inspiration.
Born in Mombasa, Kenya, I have spent most of my life in South Africa.
I live with my 10 year old son, a talkative Calico cat, a Jack Russell, and a dwarf hamster named Roger.