The goal of PHP South Africa has always been the same… The transfer of knowledge. We have always aimed to get the best of the best together in our beautiful country to share some of their knowledge and experience. In an ever growing industry it is events such as this that helps you stay sharp and craft better software.

Tuesday 26th September 2017

18:30 How to get the most out of a tech conference!
Social Event by Andreas Heigl in Track 1 (2 hours, 30 minutes)

Wednesday 27th September 2017

08:00
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0
Registration (1 hour)
09:00
Rated 5
8
Let's Build a Chatbot!
Workshop by Tessa Mero in Track 1 (2 hours, 30 minutes)
Bending WordPress to your Will
Workshop by Hugh Lashbrooke in Track 2 (2 hours, 30 minutes)
12:00 Advanced Composer - A Lot More Than Just ‘Install’ and ‘Update’
Workshop by Brad Mostert in Track 1 (2 hours, 30 minutes)
Rated 4
4
Getting Started With Open Source on Azure
Workshop by Zander Janse van Rensburg in Track 2 (2 hours, 30 minutes)
15:00 Laravel: Idea to Product
Workshop by Christopher Pitt in Track 1 (2 hours, 30 minutes)
Rated 5
2
Intro to Magento 2: Your First Module
Workshop by Ben Marks in Track 2 (2 hours, 30 minutes)

Thursday 28th September 2017

08:00
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1
Registration (1 hour)
09:00
Rated 5
7
Level Up Your Career
Keynote by Ben Edmunds (1 hour)
10:15
Rated 4
4
Nightmares and Testing
Talk by Josh Harington in Track 1 (45 minutes)
Monolith to Microservices
Talk by Gareth McCumskey in Track 2 (45 minutes)
11:15 How to handle 🎉
Talk by Andreas Heigl in Track 1 (45 minutes)
Climbing the Abstract Syntax Tree
Talk by James Titcumb in Track 2 (45 minutes)
13:00 Lessons Learned Building the Composer Internals
Talk by Jordi Boggiano in Track 2 (45 minutes)
14:00
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1
ReactJS and WordPress in Production
Talk by Kurt in Track 1 (45 minutes)
Building an Open Source CI Tool in a Corporate Environment
Talk by Etienne Marais in Track 2 (45 minutes)
15:00 Growing your Product by Building a Community
Talk by Hugh Lashbrooke in Track 1 (45 minutes)
Rated 5
8
A World Without PHP
Talk by Ben Marks in Track 2 (45 minutes)
16:00
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Speaker Panel
Event Related by Etienne Marais, Kurt Farao, Jordi Boggiano, James Titcumb, Andreas Heigl, Gareth Mccumskey, Josh Harington, Ben Edmunds, Hugh Lashbrooke, Ben Marks (30 minutes)
17:00
Rated 4
2
Social - Shimmy Beach Club, V&A Waterfront (2 hours)

Friday 29th September 2017

08:00
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Registration (1 hour)
09:00 Gamify Your Growth as a Developer?
Keynote by Andreas Heigl in Track 1 (1 hour)
10:15
Rated 5
1
Magento 2 Development Best Practices
Talk by Ben Marks in Track 1 (45 minutes)
Building Robots With PHP
Talk by Christopher Pitt in Track 2 (45 minutes)
11:15 Javascript State of The Union
Talk by Jordi Boggiano in Track 1 (45 minutes)
Design Patterns in PHP – Your Time is More Valuable than Your Server’s
Talk by Brad Mostert in Track 2 (45 minutes)
13:00
Rated 4
6
Nom Nom: Consuming REST APIs
Talk by Tessa Mero in Track 1 (45 minutes)
HA and Elastic Scaling... It's Easy on Azure
Talk by Zander Janse van Rensburg in Track 2 (45 minutes)
14:00 Taking back ownership of the word 'freelance developer'
Talk by Jonathan Bossenger in Track 1 (45 minutes)
Devops for PHP Developers
Talk by Jeremy Quinton in Track 2 (45 minutes)
15:00
Rated 2
2
(Cancelled )Your API Is Bad And You Should Feel Bad
Talk by Ben Edmunds in Track 1 (45 minutes)
Dip Your Toes in the Sea of Security
Talk by James Titcumb in Track 2 (45 minutes)
16:00
Rated 5
1
Speaker Panel
Event Related by Andreas Heigl, Christopher Pitt, Brad Mostert, Zander Janse van Rensburg, James Titcumb, Ben Marks, Jordi Boggiano, Tessa Mero, Jonathan Bossenger, Ben Edmunds, Jeremy Quinton (45 minutes)