The highly popular lightning talks format returns this month. We'll have 8 talks about all things PHP related.

Wednesday 10th April 2019

19:20
Rated 4
9
Combating apathy when upskilling your coding abilities
Talk by Charlie Coggans (10 minutes)

Feeling like you can't be bothered or you don't really care about something is the greatest threat to your own personal progression. This talk outlines a few ways to break through the wall of apathy and get enthusiastic about learning a new topic, even if its dryer than a popcorn fart.

19:30
Rated 5
4
Valet making setup easy
Talk by Peter Stone (10 minutes)

Learn how Valet can make setting up new projects quick and simple.

19:40
Rated 4
5
PHP Diversity project
Talk by Ashley Adams (10 minutes)

A brief overview of the origins of Enfys, the rainbow elephant and their purpose to represent diversity in the PHP community.

19:50
Rated 5
7
Postman for API development
Talk by Erica Bradbury (10 minutes)

A demo of Postman showing how it can help for API development

20:10
Rated 4
6
Rolling With New Teams
Talk by Sam Rogers (10 minutes)

Sam will be talking through the adjustments he's made to work better in a variety of team dynamics - including working with junior developers and non-distributed teams.

20:20
Rated 4
5
Is there such a thing as rubbish code?
Talk by Rob Reeves (10 minutes)

I will be talking about whether there is such a thing as bad code and I'll also look at what makes good code and I'll also touch on whether technological advancement will one day make all code bad.

20:30
Rated 4
4
An introduction to SilverStripe CMS
Talk by Phil Mobbs (10 minutes)

Rapid web application development using SilverStripe CMS

20:40
Rated 4
4
The Year is 2139
Talk by Lucia Velasco (10 minutes)

What will AI look like in 10, 30, 100 years? Let your imagination run amok in this sci-fi short.