The team at php[architect] are once again going to run php[tek], their premier professional PHP conference. The conference will take place on May 19-23, 2014 in Chicago, USA, and will feature:

Schedule

Monday 19th May 2014

09:00
Rated 0
0
Jump Start PHP Training
Workshop by php[architect] (7 hours)

Tuesday 20th May 2014

09:00 Build your first Symfony2 application
Workshop by Stefan Koopmanschap (3 hours)
Rated 4
3
Making an iOS client for your REST API
Workshop by Garrison Locke (3 hours)
Rated 5
6
Grumpy Unit Testing Bootcamp
Workshop by Chris Hartjes (3 hours)
14:00 Hacking Sites for Fun and Profit
Workshop by David Stockton (3 hours)
Introduction to Laravel
Workshop by Collin Schneider (3 hours)
Introduction to Databases
Workshop by Davey Shafik, Jeremy Mikola (3 hours)

Wednesday 21st May 2014

09:00
Rated 5
7
Inside the Tech Challenges of Wikimedia
Talk by Terry Chay (1 hour)
10:30
Rated 5
5
PHP 5.6 and beyond: because incrementing major versions is for suckers
Talk by Adam Harvey (1 hour)
Advanced Date/Time Handling with PHP
Talk by Derick Rethans (1 hour)
Introduction to OAuth
Talk by Matt Frost (1 hour)
Accelerating Web Applications with Varnish
Talk by Samantha Quiñones (1 hour)
12:00
Rated 5
11
How to Hack Conversations
Talk by Greg Baugues (30 minutes)
Adaptive Delivery - The other responsive
Talk by Josh Trout (30 minutes)
How Silex and Cilex became the glue for a media transcoding application
Talk by Stefan Koopmanschap (30 minutes)
Rated 3
7
Introduction to October CMS
Talk by Collin Schneider (30 minutes)
14:00 What to expect from Drupal 8
Talk by Larry Garfield (1 hour)
Building scalable PHP applications using Google’s App Engine
Talk by Ian Barber (1 hour)
Security Is Not a Feature, It's a State of Mind
Talk by Elizabeth Marie Smith (1 hour)
Rated 2
1
Introduction to Zend Framework 2
Talk by John Coggeshall (1 hour)
15:30 Basic Intrusion Detection with PHPIDS
Talk by Greg Wilson (1 hour)
Rated 5
6
Why You Can't Test
Talk by Chris Hartjes (1 hour)
Grokking Regex
Talk by David Stockton (1 hour)
Becoming a GoPHPer
Talk by Paddy Foran (1 hour)
17:00 Contributing to Core: My Journey to Add array_column() to the PHP Core
Talk by Ben Ramsey (1 hour)
Rated 4
4
Virtualization for Developers
Talk by John Coggeshall (1 hour)
JavaScript's Difficult Concepts
Talk by Jeff Carouth (1 hour)
Rated 5
5
Threading in PHP
Talk by Stefan Willkommer (1 hour)

Thursday 22nd May 2014

09:00 How to Get There
Keynote by Larry Ullman (1 hour)
10:30 Async PHP with React
Talk by Jeremy Mikola (1 hour)
Modern PHP
Talk by Ben Ramsey (1 hour)
You Can UX Too: Avoiding the Programmer's Interface
Talk by Eryn O'Neil (1 hour)
From SQL to noSQL
Talk by Derick Rethans (1 hour)
12:00 Recursion: Making Big Problems Smaller
Talk by Jeremy Lindblom (1 hour)
Obtaining Closure with Anonymous Functions
Talk by Andrew Cassell (30 minutes)
Static Sites with Sculpin
Talk by Beau D. Simensen (30 minutes)
Adventures in Contract Development
Talk by Tim Lytle (30 minutes)
14:00 Functional PHP
Talk by Larry Garfield (1 hour)
Rated 4
4
Schemas for the Real World
Talk by Carina C. Zona (1 hour)
How To Be A Great Developer
Talk by Ed Finkler (1 hour)
Composer: Stability and Semantic Versioning Demystified
Talk by Beau D. Simensen (1 hour)
15:30
Rated 5
2
HHVM in 2014
Talk by Elizabeth Marie Smith (1 hour)
Rated 4
3
Building Modules for Drupal 8
Talk by Brant Wynn (1 hour)
No Modes – The Future of all Web Applications
Talk by Andrew Cassell (1 hour)
Rated 5
6
Working with difficult people
Talk by Laura Thomson (1 hour)
17:00
Rated 5
8
Groking Browser Performance
Talk by Josh Holmes (1 hour)
Stop Multiplying by 4: Practical software estimation
Talk by Chuck Reeves (1 hour)
Building Web Service Clients with Guzzle
Talk by Jeremy Lindblom (1 hour)
Two Factor Authentication and You
Talk by Chris Stone (1 hour)

Friday 23rd May 2014

09:00
Rated 3
3
Exploiting New MySQL Features
Talk by Dave Stokes (1 hour)
Socket Programming with PHP
Talk by Elizabeth Marie Smith (1 hour)
Faster Web Development with Yii 2
Talk by Larry Ullman (1 hour)
Mocking Dependencies in PHPUnit
Talk by Matt Frost (1 hour)
10:30 Git and Github: Working Effectively on a Team
Talk by Jeff Carouth (1 hour)
Rated 5
3
Scaling PHP in the real world!
Talk by Dustin Whittle (1 hour)
Shell Revolution
Talk by Chris Stone (1 hour)
Rated 0
0
Stop! Hammer time.
Talk by Josh Trout (1 hour)