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Functional Programming in PHP
Featuring Zsolt Szende
It’s becoming increasingly difficult to ignore the term "Functional Programming" while reading online discussions about programming languages or programming in general. People talking about FP routinely use terms that can be strange and unfamiliar to developers coming from the...
Multi-tenant database architecture with Symfony and Doctrine
Featuring Grzegorz Kaszuba
Grzegorz will present a slightly different approach to designing and scaling a SaaS application based on multiple databases with the same schema.
Breaking down monolith and deploying with Concourse CI
Featuring Carlos Jimenez and Ayan Ozturk
In this short presentation Ayan and Carlos will present the architecture of Comic Relief's giving page application and how it's deployed with Concourse pipelines.
API Contracts using Open API
Featuring Billie Thompson
During this talk Thompson will introduce you to the concepts of publishing an API contract using the Open API standard (formerly called Swagger). She'll cover your options for defining your API contract, the pros and cons of each, and how to verify you're following that standard in...swagger open-api APIs php symfony
Write faster code with Blackfire.io - from beginner to boss
Featuring Neal Brooks
We’ve all seen the statistics that 127% of users won’t wait more than 0.04 seconds for a page to load, and poor web application performance costs you millions of bitcoins in lost revenue, yet knowing where to get started optimising your applications can be difficult. Some of us spend more cash...Graphs blackfire symfony
Lightning Talk: Phpspec extension taking code generation to the next level
Featuring Loic Faugeron
PhpSpec is a test framework that empowers those who use TDD. It can bootstrap a test for you, then once you’ve written the test it will bootstrap the related code for you. But we can go further. In this lightning talk, I’ll present to you spec-gen, a phpspec extension that takes code generation...symfony phpspec php
Event Driven Architecture
Featuring Loic Faugeron
Have you ever wondered what ReactPHP meant by "non blocking I/O"? Or why would being "event-driven" allow nginx to be more efficient than Apache?
If you find it easier to understand abstract concepts like these by implementing them, then you're in luck because in this talk...http http-server php symfony
Featuring Adam Elsodaney
Exceptions are simple yet powerful. We can stop dead some rogue code in its tracks before it wreaks havoc. Yet they are never quite utilised to their full potential. The talk we will quickly go through all the exception types found in PHP, what they represent, and how you should use them, with...symfony php exceptions
To realize, analyse
Featuring Marga Ferrez
How Web analytics techniques can help us in our daily base development work? We're going to have a quick look over the basics of Web Analytics, how we can implement some tools used to do analysis and how we can apply the same concepts over our systems to extract information and take...php symfony
What's new in PHP 7 and what to expect in PHP 7.1
Featuring Dan Blows
In this talk "What's New in PHP 7 and what to expect in PHP 7.1", Dan's going to show how Symfony runs quicker in PHP 7, things to watch out for when upgrading (including with Doctrine), how you can make your code more reliable with the new features, and then give a brief...symfony php-7 php