Welcome to the website for php|tek 2009, the premiere conference for PHP professionals. This edition of php|tek will, once again, take place in Chicago, Illinois, between May 19 and 22, 2009.

Monday 18th May 2009

19:00 MVC Development in PHP
Talk by Ed Finkler

MVC Development in PHP

Rated 5
1
Caching for Cash (AM)
Talk by Scott MacVicar, Helgi Þormar Þorbjörnsson

Caching for Cash (AM)

Practical SVN for PHP Developers
Talk by Matthew Weier O'Phinney, Lorna Mitchell

Practical SVN for PHP Developers

PHP Code Review
Talk by Priebsch, Blankerts, Bergmann

PHP Code Review

Rated 5
1
Caching for Cash (PM)
Talk by Scott MacVicar, Helgi Þormar Þorbjörnsson

Caching for Cash (PM)

Tuesday 19th May 2009

00:00
Rated 3
4
Web Application Security Boot Camp
Talk by Christian Wenz

Web Application Security Boot Camp

19:00
Rated 4
6
Zend Framework and the CLI
Talk by Cal Evans

Zend Framework and the CLI

Highly Scalable Web Applications
Talk by Eli White

Highly Scalable Web Applications

Streaming XML
Talk by Rob Richards

Streaming XML

MySQL Server Performance Tuning
Talk by Ligaya Turmelle

MySQL Server Performance Tuning

Understanding XPath
Talk by Arne Blankerts

Understanding XPath

SPL to the Rescue
Talk by Elizabeth Marie Smith

SPL to the Rescue

Dissecting an MVC Application
Talk by Stefan Priebsch

Dissecting an MVC Application

Getting it Done
Talk by Wez Furlong

Getting it Done

Untestable Code
Talk by Sebastian Bergmann

Untestable Code

ORM in the PHP World
Talk by Maggie Nelson

ORM in the PHP World

Rated 5
2
Alternative Databases
Talk by Scott MacVicar

Alternative Databases

Rated 4
1
RIA Development with PHP and Adobe Flex
Talk by Lee Brimelow, Wade Arnold

RIA Development with PHP and Adobe Flex

Rated 5
2
PHP on IBM i: What the Heck is That?
Talk by Mike Pavlak

PHP on IBM i: What the Heck is That?

Rated 5
1
PHP and MySQL on IBM i - New Stacks and New Solutions
Talk by Erwin Earley

PHP and MySQL on IBM i - New Stacks and New Solutions

Rated 5
1
Zend Core on IBM i: Advanced Management
Talk by Mike Pavlak

Zend Core on IBM i: Advanced Management

Rated 5
7
Opening Keynote
Keynote by Andrei Zmievski

Opening Keynote

Wednesday 20th May 2009

00:00
Rated 0
0
Ajax Testing: Tools and Techniques
Talk by Christian Wenz

Ajax Testing: Tools and Techniques

Rated 4
1
Of Haystacks and Needles
Talk by Derick Rethans

Of Haystacks and Needles

Rated 5
1
Security Centered Design
Talk by Chris Shiflett

Security Centered Design

19:00
Rated 5
3
Organizing your PHP Projects
Talk by Paul M Jones

Organizing your PHP Projects

Bend SQL to Your Will With EXPLAIN
Talk by Ligaya Turmelle

Bend SQL to Your Will With EXPLAIN

Desktop RIAs with PHP, HTML and JS in AIR
Talk by Ed Finkler

Desktop RIAs with PHP, HTML and JS in AIR

Linux-Fu for PHP Developers
Talk by Lorna Mitchell

Linux-Fu for PHP Developers

Seven Steps to Better OOP Code
Talk by Stefan Priebsch

Seven Steps to Better OOP Code

No Really, It's All About You
Talk by Chris Cornutt

No Really, It's All About You

Rated 5
1
PHP 5.3, The Best PHP for Windows Yet
Talk by Hank Janssen

PHP 5.3, The Best PHP for Windows Yet

Rated 0
0
PHP Database Application Architecture for Scalability and Availability
Talk by Christopher Jones

PHP Database Application Architecture for Scalability and Availability

Rated 0
0
Taking it All Offline with SQL Anywhere
Talk by Eric Farrar

Taking it All Offline with SQL Anywhere

Thursday 21st May 2009

00:00
Rated 5
2
High Performance APC
Talk by Brian Shire

High Performance APC

Rated 0
0
Exceptional PHP
Talk by Jeff Moore

Exceptional PHP

Rated 5
3
PHP 5.3 - Hot or Not?
Talk by Sara Golemon

PHP 5.3 - Hot or Not?

Rated 0
0
K.I.S.S. (Keep It Simple, Stupid)
Talk by Derick Rethans

K.I.S.S. (Keep It Simple, Stupid)

Rated 5
1
Design Patterns in PHP
Talk by Jason E. Sweat

Design Patterns in PHP

Rated 5
3
Everything You Need to Know About mod_rewrite
Talk by Rich Bowen

Everything You Need to Know About mod_rewrite

Rated 5
3
A Guide to Using and Understanding the Community
Talk by Lorna Mitchell

A Guide to Using and Understanding the Community

Rated 4
1
The Knight Rider Methodology to Software Development
Talk by Eli White

The Knight Rider Methodology to Software Development

Rated 4
1
Coping with the Cyber Monday
Talk by Helgi Thorbjornsson

Coping with the Cyber Monday

19:00 Out with Regex, In with Tokens
Talk by Sean Coates

Out with Regex, In with Tokens

A Manager's Guide to Telecommuting
Talk by Cal Evans

A Manager's Guide to Telecommuting

Make the Most of HTTP In Your Apps
Talk by Ben Ramsey

Make the Most of HTTP In Your Apps

Rated 4
2
Ending Keynote
Talk by Terry Chay

Ending Keynote

Friday 22nd May 2009

00:00
Rated 5
2
The Power of Refactoring
Talk by Stefan Koopmanschap

The Power of Refactoring

Rated 5
1
Android Applications using PHP
Talk by John Coggeshall

Android Applications using PHP

Rated 5
1
Working with Microformats
Talk by Sara Golemon

Working with Microformats