Tag Archives: ZendCon

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. [...]

Domain-Driven Design at ZendCon 2011 UnCon

Here are the slides from today’s ZendCon UnCon session on Domain-Driven Design: ZendCon 2011 UnCon Domain-Driven Design View more presentations from Bradley Holt If you were in this session, please give me feedback on Joind.in.

Learning CouchDB at ZendCon 2011

Here are the slides from today’s ZendCon tutorial on Learning CouchDB: ZendCon 2011 Learning CouchDB View more presentations from Bradley Holt You can instead download the PDF version, if you’d prefer. If you were in this session, please give me feedback on Joind.in.

Speaking at ZendCon 2011

I’m happy to say that I will be speaking at this year’s ZendCon—the Zend PHP Conference for Developers. I’ll be presenting a tutorial on Learning CouchDB during the first day of the conference. From the session’s description: CouchDB is a document-oriented database that uses JSON documents, has a RESTful HTTP API, and is queried using [...]

Year In Review

Being the first day of 2010, I thought it would be a good time to take a look back at 2009… Burlington, VT PHP Users Group 2009 was the second full year of the Burlington, VT PHP Users Group. We had some fun meetings and presentations including: January Jason Pelletier gave a presentation on CSS [...]

The PHP Community

Last week I was at ZendCon, the largest yearly event of the PHP community. One thing that I’ve been thinking about lately, and something that many other people have talked about, is how unique the PHP community is. People are generally friendly and welcoming. Rarely do you run into someone who thinks he or she [...]

ZendCon Tips

Last year was my first ZendCon experience and I’m happy to say that I’ll be going again this year. Here are some tips based on my experience at last year’s conference. These tips are meant for newcomers, but may be useful to alumni as well. Participate in the backchannel. Last year’s conference attendees generated over [...]

ZendCon ’09

Last year I had the privilege of attending ZendCon ’08 and next month I’ll be traveling again to Silicon Valley for ZendCon ’09, “the larget event of the PHP community.” At last year’s conference I met a bunch of amazing people from the PHP community, saw several really good talks, and was one of the [...]

Social Coding

My first real introduction to Git and GitHub was at last year’s ZendCon. I’ve been using Subversion, a centralized revision control tool, for a few years now and it has changed the way I work. For example, I think in terms of changesets or “commits” that fix a defect, make an enhancement or complete a [...]