Tag Archives: PHP

Northeast PHP Conference 2014

The Northeast PHP Conference 2014 in Cambridge, Massachusetts is just over two weeks away (Saturday, September 6th and Sunday, September 7th). We’ve got a great lineup of talks this year including talks on coding standards, content strategy, unit testing, PHP 5.6 (and beyond), leadership and teamwork, object-oriented programming, profiling (Xdebug and Cachegrind), Internet of Things, [...]

The Northeast PHP Conference Wants More Women Speakers

Courtney Stanton had the following to say about getting more women to speak at conferences: The easiest way I saw for getting more women on stage at the actual event was to get as many women to submit speaking proposals as possible. We opened up the call for papers for the Northeast PHP Conference about [...]

Building a Hypermedia API in CouchDB

The latest issue of php|architect includes an article of mine on Building a Hypermedia API in CouchDB. The article’s description: This article demonstrates how to create a hypermedia data API using CouchDB, a document database and application server that is accessed through an HTTP API. URIs identify CouchDB resources such as databases, documents, attachments, and [...]

PHP 5.4 Cheat Sheet from DZone Refcardz Published

I’m happy to announce that my PHP 5.4 Cheat Sheet from DZone Refcardz was published today. This is a major update to DZone’s existing PHP Refcard with material for PHP 5.4 added. In anticipation of this release, DZone interviewed me about this update. From the interview: The PHP 5.4 Refcard is for beginner to intermediate [...]

Entity Relationships in a Document Database at ZendCon 2012

Here are the video and the slides from my Entity Relationships in a Document Database at ZendCon 2012. Some of the tools mentioned in the presentation: Doctrine CouchDB Doctrine MongoDB ODM

Domain-Driven Design at ZendCon 2012

Here are the video and the slides from my Domain-Driven Design talk at ZendCon 2012. If you’re interested in learning more about this topic then I’d recommend reading the original book on the topic of Domain-Driven Design by Eric Evans. Eric also runs a training company called Domain Language which offers training on Domain-Driven Design. [...]

Northeast PHP Tickets

Tickets for the Northeast PHP Conference will be going on sale this Thursday, June 28th at a cost of $99 per person. The conference will be taking place on Saturday, August 11th and Sunday, August 12th at Microsoft’s NERD Center in Cambridge, MA and will feature talks from dozens of speakers across four tracks. This [...]

Sponsor the Boston PHP Northeast Conference

There are several sponsorship opportunities available for the Boston PHP Northeast Conference. Sponsoring this community organized event is a great way for your organization to demonstrate its support for the PHP community. The event will be taking place on on Saturday, August 11th and Sunday, August 12th at Microsoft’s NERD Center in Cambridge, MA and [...]

The MVC Paradox

Use of the Model View Controller (MVC) design pattern is generally accepted as a best practice in modern web applications. Like all design patterns, MVC is a reusable solution to a common problem. The MVC pattern is intended to address the following concerns: Support for multiple types of clients Reduce duplicate code when supporting multiple [...]

Boston PHP Northeast Conference Call for Papers Closing!

The Boston PHP Northeast Conference’s Call for Papers will be closing on Thursday, April 12th so be sure to get your talk submissions in before then! The conference will be taking place on Saturday, August 11th and Sunday, August 12th at Microsoft’s NERD Center in Cambridge, MA and will be focused around four tracks: Core [...]