Steve is a Software Architect and Full Stack Web Developer based in Cape Town, South Africa. He specialises in website optimisation, which includes:

  1. Web performance (making your website faster)
  2. SEO (Search Engine Optimisation)
  3. Security (making your website more secure)

He holds a Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, an Honours degree in Computer Science, as well as being a CompTIA A+ and Network+ Certified Professional. He is also Founder and Director of Band of Binary (Pty) Ltd, a digital agency specialising in website and mobile app development.

He has experience working with:

  1. Web servers (Apache, Nginx, Litespeed)
  2. Database servers (MySQL)
  3. Networking (Cisco, Fortinet)
  4. Penetration testing (Backtrack, Kali Linux)
  5. Frameworks/Libraries (Laravel, Bootstrap, Bulma, jQuery, AngularJS, React Native, Node.js, Ionic, NativeScript)
  6. Content Management Systems (WordPress, Drupal, Joomla)
  7. Programming languages (Java, C#, PHP, HTML, CSS, SCSS, JavaScript, TypeScript)

Steve's work experience includes working on projects for companies like BRIGHTS Hardware (website, e-commerce, e-mail campaigns), Ctrack (website, email newsletters), Boland College (website), Meizu South Africa (website, e-commerce), Lionel Smit (e-commerce), Isa Carstens (website), and Bosal SA (website).

If you would like to assess the performance of your website, why not try out Steve's web performance analyser.

If you want to know some of Steve's thoughts regarding web performance, SEO, and security, read his blog.



If you can dream it, Steve can develop it. Whether it be a simple WordPress blog or a complex one-of-a-kind design, Steve has the skill and experience to do the job. Period.


Not happy with your current website developer? Let Steve step in and clean the mess. Sometimes you need to call in the experts to deal with the cowboys.


Nobody enjoys visiting a slow website. Google doesn't like it either. Page loading times actually affect rankings. Improve your user engagement and revenue by speeding up your website.


Website hacking is at an all time high. Whether you have a WordPress blog or a e-commerce website, Steve can help protect your asset from malicious users.


The search engine landscape has changed radically over recent years. Old school techniques no longer apply. SEO takes time and persistence. Steve can help guide you towards search engine prosperity.


Steve is passionate about people and organisations that focus on serving the community. He particularly enjoys working with Christian churches, NGOs, NPOs, and PBOs. He even offers discounted rates!