TEK·X is a great conference event for professional PHP developers. It takes place in Chicago between May 18 and 21 and hosts tutorials and sessions from some of the best speakers in the PHP market.

Tuesday 18th May 2010

09:00 Bad Guy For a Day - A Websecurity hands-on tutorial
Workshop by Arne Blankerts

Bad Guy For a Day - A Websecurity hands-on tutorial

Rated 5
14
Converting Your MySQL App to NoSQL with MongoDB?
Workshop by Kristina Chodorow

Converting Your MySQL App to NoSQL with MongoDB?

13:00 Building a Zend Framework application
Workshop by Rob Allen

Building a Zend Framework application

PHP Best Practices
Workshop by Matthew Weier O'Phinney, Lorna Jane Mitchell

PHP Best Practices

JavaScript for PHP Developers
Workshop by Ed Finkler

JavaScript for PHP Developers

Rated 4
3
PHP Code Review
Workshop by Sebastian Bergmann, Arne Blankerts

PHP Code Review

Wednesday 19th May 2010

09:00 The Lost Art of Simplicity
Talk by Josh Holmes

The Lost Art of Simplicity

10:15 Apache Cookbook
Talk by Rich Bowen

Apache Cookbook

Rated 5
14
Anti-spam and anti-gaming
Talk by Eli White

Anti-spam and anti-gaming

Working with Zend_Form
Talk by Rob Allen

Working with Zend_Form

11:30 Graphs, Edges & Nodes: Untangling the Social Web
Talk by Joël Perras

Graphs, Edges & Nodes: Untangling the Social Web

Advanced Date/Time handling with PHP
Talk by Derick Rethans

Advanced Date/Time handling with PHP

13:30
Rated 5
6
Large Scale Systems
Talk by David Strauss

Large Scale Systems

Subversion in a Distributed World
Talk by Lorna Mitchell

Subversion in a Distributed World

Rated 5
3
Flex + Flickr = Fleckr?
Talk by Keith Casey

Flex + Flickr = Fleckr?

14:45
Rated 5
4
PHP: Looking to the future
Talk by Scott MacVicar

PHP: Looking to the future

Rated 5
10
Getting Git
Talk by Travis Swicegood

Getting Git

16:00
Rated 4
5
Best and Worst Practices Building Rich Internet Applications (RIAs)
Talk by Josh Holmes

Best and Worst Practices Building Rich Internet Applications (RIAs)

Rated 5
13
Code & Release Management
Talk by Eli White

Code & Release Management

SQL Injection Myths and Fallacies
Talk by Bill Karwin

SQL Injection Myths and Fallacies

17:15
Rated 5
6
Continuous Inspection and Integration of PHP Projects
Talk by Sebastian Bergmann

Continuous Inspection and Integration of PHP Projects

Desktop Apps with PHP and Titanium
Talk by Ben Ramsey

Desktop Apps with PHP and Titanium

Domain NoSQL: Next Generation Play-Doh
Talk by Matthew Weier O'Phinney

Domain NoSQL: Next Generation Play-Doh

Thursday 20th May 2010

09:00
Rated 4
8
10 Developer Trends in 2010
Keynote by Matthew Schmidt

10 Developer Trends in 2010

10:15 Introduction to Testing with Selenium
Talk by Arne Blankerts

Introduction to Testing with Selenium

XDebug
Talk by Derick Rethans

XDebug

A Web Application Framework for People who Hate Frameworks - Lithium
Talk by Nate Abele, Joël Perras

A Web Application Framework for People who Hate Frameworks - Lithium

11:30 New SPL Features in PHP 5.3
Talk by Matthew Turland

New SPL Features in PHP 5.3

Agile in a waterfall world
Talk by Jason E. Sweat

Agile in a waterfall world

Rated 5
5
MongoDB for Mobile Applications
Talk by Kristina Chodorow

MongoDB for Mobile Applications

13:30
Rated 4
2
Put Down the Superglobals! Secure PHP Development with Inspekt
Talk by Ed Finkler

Put Down the Superglobals! Secure PHP Development with Inspekt

Streams, Sockets and Filters - Oh My!
Talk by Elizabeth Marie Smith

Streams, Sockets and Filters - Oh My!

Rated 4
3
Measuring Your Code
Talk by Nate Abele

Measuring Your Code

14:45 Models for Hierarchical Data with SQL and PHP
Talk by Bill Karwin

Models for Hierarchical Data with SQL and PHP

The Art of Message Queues
Talk by Mike Willbanks

The Art of Message Queues

Tips & Tricks to get the most of PHP with IIS, and the Windows Azure Cloud
Talk by Sumit Chawla, Kanwaljeet Singla

Tips & Tricks to get the most of PHP with IIS, and the Windows Azure Cloud

16:00
Rated 5
3
Building Real-Time Applications with XMPP
Talk by Travis Swicegood

Building Real-Time Applications with XMPP

MySQL 5.5 and Scalability
Talk by Ligaya Turmelle

MySQL 5.5 and Scalability

Rated 4
6
HiPHoP for PHP
Talk by Scott MacVicar

HiPHoP for PHP

Friday 21st May 2010

09:00 PHP Inside
Talk by Derick Rethans

PHP Inside

Caching with Memcached and APC
Talk by Ben Ramsey

Caching with Memcached and APC

Lean Mean PHP Machine
Talk by Jason Austin

Lean Mean PHP Machine

10:15 Design Patterns
Talk by Jason E. Sweat

Design Patterns

Rated 5
16
Open Source Your Career
Talk by Lorna Mitchell

Open Source Your Career

Rated 4
5
Data Visualization: Turning Numbers into Stories
Talk by Ryan Stewart

Data Visualization: Turning Numbers into Stories

11:30 Replication with MySQL
Talk by Ligaya Turmelle

Replication with MySQL

Cross Platform PHP
Talk by Elizabeth Marie Smith

Cross Platform PHP

Rated 5
5
Community Roundtable
Talk by Michelangelo var Dam, Lorna Jane Mitchell, Rafael Dohms, Ben Ramsey, Keith Casey

Community Roundtable