The Conference weekend at Manchester Conference Centre will kick off with a hackathon on Friday 4th October, where delegates can code as individuals, pairs or groups with a pizza and a drink. However make sure you secure your place to the hackathon when booking your conference ticket, as places are limited and on a first come first served basis.

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Social
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Friday, 4th October 2013

Tutorial
09:00

A hands-on introduction to writing unit tests using PHPUnit

Harrie Verveer

Automate all the things

Marcus Deglos

Build your first Symfony2 application

Stefan Koopmanschap

MySQL Query Optimisation

Adrian Hardy

13:00

Setting up a Continuous Delivery environment in 3 hours

Mike van Riel

Best practices for WordPress plugin development

Juliette Reinders Folmer

What Symfony Components Can Do For You

Andreas Hucks

Working with MongoDB

Derick Rethans

19:30

Hackathon / Social

Saturday, 5th October 2013

1 2 3 Unconference
09:30

0x0F Ways to be a Better Developer

Lorna Mitchell, Ivo Jansch

09:30
10:40

Building scalable PHP applications using Google's App Engine

Maindy Waite, Ian Barber

The future of the PHP development environment

Jeremy Quinton

Easy HTTP Clients with Guzzle

Nathaniel McHugh

How to make the most of a Developer Conference

Stefan Koopmanschap

10:40
11:00

Errors, Exceptions and Logging

James Titcumb

11:00
11:30

Dysfunctional Programming

Igor

11:30
12:00

Introducing Dependency Injection

Rob Allen

Wrangle Cross-cutting Concerns with Event Driven Programming

Chris Saylor

Vagrant + Ansible

Michael Heap

12:00
12:30

Identity

Ian Barber

12:30
13:30

Unconventional Unconference Unity Session

Kathryn Reeve

13:30
14:00

Your (coding) standards matter

Volker Dusch

Drupal has come back to the fold. It's time to pay attention

Marcus Deglos

The Big 'Why equal doesn't equal' Quiz

Juliette Reinders Folmer

Tries, Conversions and Field Goals - A Rugby (League) Fan's Guide to Trie Data Structures

Mark Baker

14:00
14:30

The Importance of Teams

Jenny Wong

14:30
15:00

Managing and monitoring application performance

Sebastian Marek

A resource orientated framework using the DI/AOP/REST Triangle

Richard McIntyre, Akihito Koriyama

Bringing the Symfony Components into your Legacy Code

Hugo Hamon

Migrating from PHP 5.3 to 5.5

Glen Mailer

15:00
15:30

Commands and Command Handlers

Mathias Verraes

15:30
15:35

Getting hired through the community

Volker Dusch

15:35
15:45

Impromptu Talk on how i got my new job

Martyn Ranyard

15:45
16:20

Getting the most out of Xdebug

Derick Rethans

Models and Service Layers - Hemoglobin and Hobgoblins

Ross Tuck

How Silex and Cilex became the glue for a media transcoding application

Stefan Koopmanschap

Productivity & the Pomodoro Technique

Erika Heidi

16:20
16:50

Bringing desktop graphics to PHP

Michael Maclean

16:50
18:45

Social / Evening Meal

18:45

Sunday, 6th October 2013

1 2 3
09:00

Vertical reusability through components

Volker Dusch

Your user stories are bad and you should feel bad

John Cleary

How the Internet Works

Jon Spriggs

09:00
09:55

Don't be STUPID, Grasp SOLID

Anthony Ferrara

Cyber Security

Clinton Ingrams

Unbreakable Domain Models

Mathias Verraes

09:55
11:10

Debugging HTTP

Lorna Mitchell

Making PHP go fast

Dan Rathbone

Best practices in Symfony2

Andreas Hucks

11:10
12:05

Building Better Developers

Rowan Merewood

12:05