The 7th Annual Zend PHP Conference (ZendCon) will take place October 17-20, 2011, in Santa Clara, California. ZendCon is the largest gathering of the PHP Community and brings together PHP developers and IT managers from around the world to discuss PHP best practices and explore new technologies.

Event Related

Monday, 17th October 2011


Creating and Using Streams, Filters and Sockets

Elizabeth Marie Smith

Doctrine 2

Juozas Kaziuk─Śnas

PHP Components From Idea To Maturity

Stuart Herbert, Chris Hartjes

PHP Extensions, Why and What?

Derick Rethans

Zend PHP 5.3 Certification Boot Camp

Christian Wenz


Beware of the Dark Side, Luke!

Arne Blankerts

Design Patterns in Action

Stefan Priebsch

Learning CouchDB

Bradley Holt

Tuesday, 18th October 2011


Benchmarking Applications and Frameworks

Paul M. Jones

HTML5 WebSockets

Scott Mattocks

PHP Batch Jobs on IBM i

Alan Seiden

Development in the 24th and a half century

Kevin Schroeder

Git for Subversion Users

Stefan Koopmanschap


Cloud Based Application Performance Testing

Moris Chen

Overview of Zend Framework 2

Matthew Weier O'Phinney

PHP and IBM i Frequent Questions, FastCGI, DB2, etc.

Tony Cairns


Derick Rethans


Change is Inevitable (Except from a Vending Machine)

Stefan Priebsch

Profiling PHP Applications

Derick Rethans

Scaling PHP Applications with Redis

Josh Butts

SQL Injection Myths and Fallacies

Bill Karwin

The Future of PHP on IBM i

Tim Rowe


A Practical Look At Symfony2

Stefan Koopmanschap

Event and Signal Driven Programming Techniques

Elizabeth Marie Smith

Open Source PHP Toolkit for IBM i

Mike Pavlak, Tony Cairns

Skynet in ZF 2.0: The Automation, Compilation, and Generation of Projects with Zend\Code

Ralph Schindler


DB2 and PHP Best Practices on IBM i

Alan Seiden

Deployment Without the Chaos

Eric Ritchie

Manage Cloud Infrastructures Using Zend Framework

Enrico Zimuel

Under the Hood

Ilia Alshanetsky

Zend Studio Tips and Tricks

Roy Ganor

Wednesday, 19th October 2011


Dependency Injection; Containers and Frameworks In PHP

Ralph Schindler

Introduction to Adobe Flash Builder for PHP

Roy Ganor

MySQL -- What's New

Dave Stokes

Production Scaling in the Cloud

Kent Mitchell

Large-Scale Data Processing with Hadoop and PHP

David Zuelke


Intro to Flex

Anna Filina

SOA with Zend Framework

Mike Willbanks

The Contextual Experience of the Mobile Web

Jeff Carouth

Triggered: Zend Framework 2's EventManager

Matthew Weier O'Phinney

Extending Open Source Solutions for Large Scale Federal Applications

Rakesh Kumar


API Security

Rob Richards


Adding Dependency Injection To Legacy Applications

Sam Hennessy

Big Server is Watching You

Maurice Kherlakian

Character Sets Suck

Raymond DeRoo

Couchbase Mobile, The database that talks sync.

Matt Ingenthron

Optimizing Zend Framework for use on High Traffic Volume Web Sites

Shawn Stratton


Cryptography in PHP: Use Cases

Enrico Zimuel

jQuery Mobile: For Fun and Profit

Daniel Cousineau

Injecting Domain Expertise into Varchars

Jeff Kibler

Using SPL Tools in Your Code.

Elizabeth Marie Smith


Cloudify Your Application

Ed Kietlinksi

Performing Security Audits

Arne Blankerts

PHP & MongoDB

Steve Francia

PHP Testing Tools

Sebastian Bergmann

Thursday, 20th October 2011


Introducing Assetic: Asset Management for PHP 5.3

Kris Wallsmith

Optimizing Application Performance

Kevin Schroeder

Puppet for Dummies

Joshua Thijssen

Unit Testing Zend Framework Apps

Michelangelo van Dam

Care and feeding of a MySQL Database

Dave Stokes


Javascript Tools and Frameworks Faves

Anna Filina

Mobile Development with Adobe AIR, Flash Builder, and Flex

Mihai Corlan

Powering Your Website with Realtime Data

Bert Van Hauwaert

Taming the Cloud

Rob Richards

Implementing the Open/Closed Principle

Sam Hennessy


Designing HTTP Interfaces and RESTful Web Services

David Zuelke

Mobile: Push for Sync and Notifications

Mike Willbanks

MySQL 5.5 InnoDB Tuning

Bill Karwin

Using GitHub

Scott Chacon