This is the sixth annual Midwest PHP Conference located in Bloomington, Minnesota at the Radisson Blu Mall of America. This is a two day PHP conference put on by the Minnesota PHP User Group. Tickets will go fast so make sure to get yours as soon as possible. For more information about the conference please visit midwestphp.org.

Friday 9th March 2018

09:00
Rated 5
24
Community
Keynote by Margaret Staples in Main Ballroom (45 minutes)
10:00 Writing Clean Code
Talk by Jason McCreary in Main Ballroom (45 minutes)
BASHing at the CLI
Talk by Chris Tankersley in Ballroom C (45 minutes)
Rated 5
6
Y2K and Other Disappointing Disasters: Risk Reduction and Harm
Talk by Heidi Waterhouse in Ballroom D (45 minutes)
11:00 Banishing Loops with Functional Programming
Talk by David Hayes in Ballroom C (45 minutes)
Magento 2 Module in 50 Minutes or Bust
Talk by Ben Marks in Ballroom D (45 minutes)
Conquering Continuous Integration & Deployment
Talk by Tessa Kriesel in Main Ballroom (45 minutes)
13:00
Rated 5
8
Get Rolling Fast with Symfony Flex
Talk by Beau Simensen in Ballroom D (45 minutes)
Make It Searchable
Talk by Josh Butts in Main Ballroom (45 minutes)
Rated 4
4
Don’t Eat Grandma: Common Grammatical Issues in Technical Writing
Talk by Kara Ferguson in Ballroom C (45 minutes)
14:00
Rated 4
8
Go for PHP Developers
Talk by Terrence Ryan in Ballroom C (45 minutes)
Make your Application Zend Expressive
Talk by Christian Varela in Ballroom D (45 minutes)
Cryptography For Beginners
Talk by Adam Englander in Main Ballroom (45 minutes)
15:00 Intro to Laravel and getting started in the Laravel Ecosystem
Talk by Joe Ferguson in Ballroom D (45 minutes)
Rated 5
10
Test Driving Test Driven Development
Talk by Jason McCreary in Main Ballroom (45 minutes)
Rated 3
5
Managing the extreme client: PM 101 for devs
Talk by Brent Peterson in Ballroom C (45 minutes)

Saturday 10th March 2018

09:00
Rated 5
12
Essential AWS for PHP Applications
Talk by Michael Moussa in Ballroom C (45 minutes)
Rated 0
0
Hypermedia: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Talk by Mike Stowe in Ballroom D (45 minutes)
Rated 2
11
Essential Tools for Modern PHP
Talk by Alex Weissman in Main Ballroom (45 minutes)
10:00 Diving into MySQL 5.7: advanced features
Talk by Gabriela D'Ávila Ferrara in Ballroom C (45 minutes)
Practical API Security
Talk by Adam Englander in Main Ballroom (45 minutes)
Rated 5
2
Open Source eCommerce Melee
Talk by Ben Marks in Ballroom D (45 minutes)
11:00
Rated 5
7
Virtual Machine, Container, or Serverless
Talk by Terrence Ryan in Main Ballroom (45 minutes)
Rated 4
2
Welcome to Our Product: Hospitality, Experiences, and Documentation
Talk by Heidi Waterhouse in Ballroom D (45 minutes)
Rated 4
5
Demystifying Algorithmic Complexity
Talk by John Bafford in Ballroom C (45 minutes)
13:00
Rated 4
2
APIs, Chains, & Graphs
Talk by Mike Stowe in Main Ballroom (45 minutes)
Puppets, Chefs, and Ansibles - Making sense of the provisioning circus
Talk by Joe Ferguson in Ballroom D (45 minutes)
Improving Technical Annotations and Estimates for Your Projects
Talk by Jessica Feigal in Ballroom C (45 minutes)
14:00 They Are Watching You
Talk by Chris Tankersley in Ballroom C (45 minutes)
Developing a Culture of Mentorship
Talk by Tessa Kriesel in Main Ballroom (45 minutes)
Rated 4
1
Introduction to Event Sourcing and CQRS
Talk by Beau Simensen in Ballroom D (45 minutes)
15:00 Open Source, accessibility, and you - the superhero!
Keynote by Nic Steenhout in Main Ballroom (45 minutes)