About Us We are regarded as industry leaders in PHP web application development.

Skipjack is an expert PHP development and WEB engineering company based in Cape Town, South Africa. We provide cutting-edge web development solutions for a range of local and international clients and digital agencies. We are specialists in PHP development, Content Management System development, Responsive web design, Intelligent Web Application development and RESTful API development.

Skipjack was founded by Mike Schulz, who graduated from the University of Cape Town with a Masters degree in Computer Science. Mike started his career as an .NET developer in Cape Town. He freelanced as a PHP developer for 5 years before starting Skipjack in 2007.

We have been involved in some “game changer” online businesses and web applications. Skipjack developed the Lobster Ink hospitality education system, one of the first applications of it's kind that uses technology to train staff and management across 40 countries and 80 nationalities around the world. We have also developed numerous intelligent web applications for high profile petro-energy companies across Africa.

Mike has a passion for technology and EdTech and has been involved in developing and launching products like WorksheetCloud, an online portal containing interactive and printable worksheets that help children practice the South African CAPS school curriculum.