OGP Blog

Welcome to the OG Programmer Blog! I talk about tech, the web, and business development. If you wanna see some of my off topic posts, check out my personal site at copelander.com

Yelp Search Optimization

Talking with a support person at Yelp, I was able to get some insight into how their search engine works within Yelp. I hope these tips help you place higher for keywords that help you or your customers. To get placed higher in search results within Yelp, you'll want...

This Month in PHP [Nov 2018]

Here are a few interesting things that have recently happened in PHP and the Software Industry. PHP Roundtable Drops their own ElePHPant I'm sure there are only around 100 left for sale, grab yours now. https://www.phproundtable.com/get-an-elephpant BYOF (Build your...

ElePHPant Template

Hey PHP Friends, I've attached below a template of a PHP ElePHPant in PSD format. You can open it up and change his toe nails, font, text, add your logo. Have fun! Click here to download the ElePHPant template PSD (Photoshop CC)     Thanks to Zend for making the...

Proposal for an ElePHPant for PHP Vegas

Lately I've been on an ElePHPant trading stint which all kind of started when I went to twitter and asked the community the following: I've got some #elephpants to exchange. What are my options to seeing if someone can swap me? — Joshua Ray Copeland (@OGProgrammer)...

CES 2018 Review

This year at CES, my Dad and I covered all 3 halls on the last day of the show (Friday). Luckily we didn't go earlier in the week when they had a blackout. The show was filled with all the usual suspects like Intel, Nvidia, Kodak, Samsung, Sony, and more....

Cryptopocalypse

Cryptocurrencies in freefall February 2018 Just last week I was talking to someone so deep into the crypto that they didn't see this collapse happening. I straight up told them it was about to happen. I hate to say I called it but me along with alot of others called...

ZendCon 2017 Recap

ZendCon 2017 has come and gone. I know it was months ago at the time of writing this but.. Better late then never! It was an amazing event to be able to speak at and attend. With how many days the conference is, it really almost is almost like a vacation...