Tag Archives: ZendCon09

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 [...]

Free ZendCon Pass

The Burlington, VT PHP Users Group has won a free pass to ZendCon ’09 along with Austin PHP Meetup, the Chicago PHP User Group, PHPBenelux, and PHPWomen. Congratulations to my fellow PHP users group members! Now we need to pick a lucky member to get the free ZendCon pass. Are you a local PHP developer [...]