The MidwestPHP Conference located in Minneapolis Minnesota is going into its second year. This year it will feature a tutorial day for new developers to attend to learn more about php and how it works.

Saturday 15th March 2014

09:00
Rated 5
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A startup story: Sending a billion text messages
Keynote by Evan Coury (45 minutes)

A startup story: Sending a billion text messages

10:00 Vagrant for Virtualized Development
Talk by Adam Culp (30 minutes)

Vagrant for Virtualized Development

How I Learned to Stop Caring and Made Better Software
Talk by Eli White (45 minutes)

How I Learned to Stop Caring and Made Better Software

Rated 4
10
Getting Started with the Symfony2 Framework
Talk by Maxwell Vandervelde (45 minutes)

Getting Started with the Symfony2 Framework

11:00 Git and Github: Working Effectively on a Team
Talk by Jeff Carouth (45 minutes)

Git and Github: Working Effectively on a Team

DOs and DON'Ts of MongoDB
Talk by Jeremy Mikola (45 minutes)

DOs and DON'Ts of MongoDB

Continuous Integration in Real Life
Talk by Beth Tucker Long (45 minutes)

Continuous Integration in Real Life

13:00 Not Your Grandmother's WordPress
Talk by Jason Rhodes (45 minutes)

Not Your Grandmother's WordPress

Code Reviews: The "Secret" to Building Quality Software
Talk by Patrick Schwisow (45 minutes)

Code Reviews: The "Secret" to Building Quality Software

Rated 5
14
PHP from the CLI
Talk by Cal Evans (45 minutes)

PHP from the CLI

14:00 Bringing Good Design to the Table
Talk by Brian Fenton (45 minutes)

Bringing Good Design to the Table

Mocking Dependencies with PHPUnit
Talk by Matt Frost (45 minutes)

Mocking Dependencies with PHPUnit

Building rock solid software in the real world
Talk by Omni Adams (45 minutes)

Building rock solid software in the real world

15:00 Much more Eggs than Bacon: A Development Environment Cookbook
Talk by Jacob Mather (45 minutes)

Much more Eggs than Bacon: A Development Environment Cookbook

Managing Dependencies with Composer
Talk by Beau Simensen (45 minutes)

Managing Dependencies with Composer

Using PHP with OpenStack Clouds
Talk by Glen Campbell (45 minutes)

Using PHP with OpenStack Clouds

Sunday 16th March 2014

09:00 7 Things I Wish Somebody Told Me
Keynote by Aaron Saray (1 hour)

7 Things I Wish Somebody Told Me

10:00 It Was Like That When I Got Here: Steps Toward Modernizing a Legacy Codebase
Talk by Paul M. Jones (45 minutes)

It Was Like That When I Got Here: Steps Toward Modernizing a Legacy Codebase

Rated 5
6
Introduction to Modules in Zend Framework 2
Talk by Evan Coury (45 minutes)

Introduction to Modules in Zend Framework 2

How to succeed with Open Source
Talk by Glen Campbell (45 minutes)

How to succeed with Open Source

11:00 Web Security and You
Talk by Eli White (45 minutes)

Web Security and You

From SQL to noSQL
Talk by Derick Rethans (45 minutes)

From SQL to noSQL

PHP, RabbitMQ, and You
Talk by Jason Lotito (45 minutes)

PHP, RabbitMQ, and You

13:00
Rated 3
20
HTTP ALL THE THINGS: Simplifying Rich Applications by Respecting the Rules of the Web
Talk by Nate Abele (45 minutes)

HTTP ALL THE THINGS: Simplifying Rich Applications by Respecting the Rules of the Web

Foundations of PHP
Talk by Beth Tucker Long (45 minutes)

Foundations of PHP

Doctrine, Object Persistence, and You
Talk by Jeremy Mikola (45 minutes)

Doctrine, Object Persistence, and You

14:00 Professional-grade software design
Talk by Brian Fenton (45 minutes)

Professional-grade software design

Introducing Tests in Legacy PHP Applications
Talk by Jeff Carouth (45 minutes)

Introducing Tests in Legacy PHP Applications

You're the Tech Lead! Now what?
Talk by Eryn O'Neil (45 minutes)

You're the Tech Lead! Now what?

15:00
Rated 5
29
Sticks, Spit, and Duct Tape: Advanced Responsive Techniques
Talk by Josh Broton (45 minutes)

Sticks, Spit, and Duct Tape: Advanced Responsive Techniques

Rated 3
6
Drupal 8: Working together
Talk by Chris Weber (45 minutes)

Drupal 8: Working together

Stabilize Your Environment, Stabilize Your Code
Talk by Jacob Mather (45 minutes)

Stabilize Your Environment, Stabilize Your Code