The Midwest PHP Conference started in 2012 with the idea of bringing experts from around the globe to Minneapolis for two days to share best practices, ideas, and techniques about building state-of-the-art software applications.

Friday 4th March 2016

Rated 5
The Code Manifesto: Empowering Our Community
Keynote by Graham Daniels (50 minutes)
10:00 Building Great APIs
Talk by Ben Ramsey in API (50 minutes)
Rated 3
Dependency Injection for Beginners
Talk by John Kelly in Development (50 minutes)
Adventures in Laravel 5
Talk by Joe Ferguson in Framework (50 minutes)
11:00 Demystifying Object-Oriented Programming
Talk by Alena Holligan in Development (50 minutes)
Everything You Need To Know to Be Comfortable With WordPress
Talk by David Hayes in Framework (50 minutes)
Rated 3
Services in the Enterprise: How Not to Fail
Talk by Mike Stowe in API (50 minutes)
Rated 5
Building Real-Time Data Pipelines
Talk by Samantha QuiƱones in API (50 minutes)
Data Structures in PHP
Talk by Matthew Turland in Development (50 minutes)
Drupal 8: The Crash Course
Talk by Larry Garfield in Framework (50 minutes)
14:00 Build middleware applications with Zend Framework 3
Talk by Enrico Zimuel in Framework (50 minutes)
ELK: Ruminating on logs
Talk by Mathew Beane in Devops (50 minutes)
The Hidden Architecture of the Domain
Talk by Woody Gilk in Development (50 minutes)
Rated 4
Best Practices for Framework-Agnostic Code
Talk by Jonathan Eskew in Development (50 minutes)
How Long Will It Take? - Estimation Methods To Answer The Impossible Question
Talk by Jared in Other (50 minutes)
Websockets and Event-driven Programming with ReactPHP
Talk by Steve Meyers in API (50 minutes)

Saturday 5th March 2016

09:00 Be a Bold Coder
Talk by Beth Tucker Long in Other (50 minutes)
PHP 7: The New New PHP
Talk by Larry Garfield in Development (50 minutes)
Laravel Forge: Hello World to Hello Production
Talk by Joe Ferguson in Framework (50 minutes)
Rated 0
Behat: Beyond the Basics
Talk by Jessica Mauerhan in Testing (50 minutes)
Containers and Docker for the PHP developer
Talk by Robert McFrazier in Devops (50 minutes)
Rated 4
Polyglot Persistence - using the best DB for the job
Talk by Ryan Boyd in Database (50 minutes)
11:00 Rethinking Loops
Talk by John Kary in Development (50 minutes)
The Many Flavors of NoSQL
Talk by Bradley Holt in Database (50 minutes)
Mocking with Mockery
Talk by Ben Ramsey in Testing (50 minutes)
Rated 5
Introducing the OWASP Top 10
Talk by Gary Hockin in Security (50 minutes)
Rated 5
Lessons in Load Testing: Using PHP to load test your site and APIs
Talk by Jason Lotito in Testing (50 minutes)
Rated 5
Manage Your Content with Elasticsearch
Talk by Samantha QuiƱones in Database (50 minutes)
Rated 4
Caching Best Practices
Talk by Eli White in Development (50 minutes)
Rated 5
Debugging: past, present and future
Talk by Derick Rethans in Development (50 minutes)
Encryption, authentication and data integrity in PHP
Talk by Enrico Zimuel in Security (50 minutes)
Rated 5
Going Pro
Keynote by Cal Evans (50 minutes)