My name is Bob Bloom.
Born & bred Torontonian, eh!

I write software. I podcast. I blog.
I organize my local PHP meet-up.

Father of 3, husband of 1.
Trusted consultant of many.

Click the "LaSalle Software" link above for my annoucement...



LaSalle Software Version Two Development Commences: It Begins From The End

Jan 19, 2017

After going through a ton of prep, staring at my version one code, endless research, going down way too many rabbit holes, I am starting with my Version Two development...

First Paid LaSalle Software Web App Now Live

Dec 14, 2016

My first paid LaSalle Software web application went live Halloween 2016.

What I Learned From My Own Meet-up Talk: Stop Looking In The Rear View Mirror

Nov 17, 2016

After my YRPHP talk on design patterns, I thought that it would be much better to do presentations about "CONTINUOUS" technologies. Because, it is these technologies that are trending. That will change our professional lives forever.

True North PHP Conference 2016

Nov 10, 2016

The final annual True North PHP Conference was very good. Excellent talks, lots of choice with three concurrent tracks to choose from, deep dive tutorials on the Thursday...

Launched The York Region PHP User Group

Sep 8, 2016

I am thrilled to announce the launch of the York Region PHP User Group. The website is atMeetup.c...



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Five noteworthy articles from my archives


The Artisan Files: Bob Bloom Interview (Jan 2015)