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.

Schedule

Monday 18th May 2009

19:00 MVC Development in PHP
Talk by Ed Finkler
Rated 5
1
Caching for Cash (AM)
Talk by Scott MacVicar, Helgi Þormar Þorbjörnsson
Practical SVN for PHP Developers
Talk by Matthew Weier O'Phinney, Lorna Mitchell
PHP Code Review
Talk by Priebsch, Blankerts, Bergmann
Rated 5
1
Caching for Cash (PM)
Talk by Scott MacVicar, Helgi Þormar Þorbjörnsson

Tuesday 19th May 2009

00:00
Rated 3
4
Web Application Security Boot Camp
Talk by Christian Wenz
19:00
Rated 4
6
Zend Framework and the CLI
Talk by Cal Evans
Highly Scalable Web Applications
Talk by Eli White
Streaming XML
Talk by Rob Richards
MySQL Server Performance Tuning
Talk by Ligaya Turmelle
Understanding XPath
Talk by Arne Blankerts
SPL to the Rescue
Talk by Elizabeth Marie Smith
Dissecting an MVC Application
Talk by Stefan Priebsch
Getting it Done
Talk by Wez Furlong
Untestable Code
Talk by Sebastian Bergmann
ORM in the PHP World
Talk by Maggie Nelson
Rated 5
2
Alternative Databases
Talk by Scott MacVicar
Rated 4
1
RIA Development with PHP and Adobe Flex
Talk by Lee Brimelow, Wade Arnold
Rated 5
2
PHP on IBM i: What the Heck is That?
Talk by Mike Pavlak
Rated 5
1
PHP and MySQL on IBM i - New Stacks and New Solutions
Talk by Erwin Earley
Rated 5
1
Zend Core on IBM i: Advanced Management
Talk by Mike Pavlak
Rated 5
7
Opening Keynote
Keynote by Andrei Zmievski

Wednesday 20th May 2009

00:00
Rated 0
0
Ajax Testing: Tools and Techniques
Talk by Christian Wenz
Rated 4
1
Of Haystacks and Needles
Talk by Derick Rethans
Rated 5
1
Security Centered Design
Talk by Chris Shiflett
19:00
Rated 5
3
Organizing your PHP Projects
Talk by Paul M Jones
Bend SQL to Your Will With EXPLAIN
Talk by Ligaya Turmelle
Desktop RIAs with PHP, HTML and JS in AIR
Talk by Ed Finkler
Linux-Fu for PHP Developers
Talk by Lorna Mitchell
Seven Steps to Better OOP Code
Talk by Stefan Priebsch
No Really, It's All About You
Talk by Chris Cornutt
Rated 5
1
PHP 5.3, The Best PHP for Windows Yet
Talk by Hank Janssen
Rated 0
0
PHP Database Application Architecture for Scalability and Availability
Talk by Christopher Jones
Rated 0
0
Taking it All Offline with SQL Anywhere
Talk by Eric Farrar

Thursday 21st May 2009

00:00
Rated 5
2
High Performance APC
Talk by Brian Shire
Rated 0
0
Exceptional PHP
Talk by Jeff Moore
Rated 5
3
PHP 5.3 - Hot or Not?
Talk by Sara Golemon
Rated 0
0
K.I.S.S. (Keep It Simple, Stupid)
Talk by Derick Rethans
Rated 5
1
Design Patterns in PHP
Talk by Jason E. Sweat
Rated 5
3
Everything You Need to Know About mod_rewrite
Talk by Rich Bowen
Rated 5
3
A Guide to Using and Understanding the Community
Talk by Lorna Mitchell
Rated 4
1
The Knight Rider Methodology to Software Development
Talk by Eli White
Rated 4
1
Coping with the Cyber Monday
Talk by Helgi Thorbjornsson
19:00 Out with Regex, In with Tokens
Talk by Sean Coates
A Manager's Guide to Telecommuting
Talk by Cal Evans
Make the Most of HTTP In Your Apps
Talk by Ben Ramsey
Rated 4
2
Ending Keynote
Talk by Terry Chay

Friday 22nd May 2009

00:00
Rated 5
2
The Power of Refactoring
Talk by Stefan Koopmanschap
Rated 5
1
Android Applications using PHP
Talk by John Coggeshall
Rated 5
1
Working with Microformats
Talk by Sara Golemon