How Andrew Welch Became an Expert Craft Developer and the Value of Teaching Others

Episode 3 of the Commerce Minded podcast

Hosted by Stephen Callender

Oct 2, 2018

In this episode of Commerce Minded

He’s one of the best Craft developers out there, a prolific blogger, and a podcast host, but how did Andrew Welch get to where he is today? Key takeaways Before he was a web developer, Andrew designed fonts, owned a software company, and went to school for photojournalism. Andrew discovered early on the value of teaching: you have to become well-versed in the subject first. Don’t be intimidated by Composer for Craft 3, because there’s a big payoff in using it.

Key takeaways

  • Before he was a web developer, Andrew designed fonts, owned a software company, and went to school for photojournalism.

  • Andrew discovered early on the value of teaching--you have to do deep dives and become well-versed in the subject first.

  • The world of web development is changing. Don’t be intimidated by Composer for Craft 3, because there’s a big payoff in using it, and the Craft team is there to guide you through any issues.