The Annual ZendCon will bring together developers, IT managers and PHP experts from around the world. With a focus on PHP, mobile and cloud development, attendees at this highly acclaimed conference will expand their skills and explore new technologies.

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Monday, 19th October 2015

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09:00

ZF2 Done Properly

Gary Hockin

DB2 and SQL in depth for PHP on IBM i

Alan Seiden

Wax On, Wax Off: Code Kata Dojo

Yitzchok Willroth

Building Development Environments with Docker

Josh Butts

The OOP in PHP

Matthew Turland

What happens in runtime DOESN'T stay in runtime

Justin Jones

Scaling Magento - Reaching Peak Performance

Mathew Beane

Zend PHP 5.5 Certification Boot Camp (Part 1)

Christian Wenz

09:00
13:30

Workshop : Build a REST API with Symfony

Sarah Khalil

From Monolith to Microservice

Jeff Carouth

Apigility Workshop

Matthew Weier O'Phinney, Julien Guittard

PHP 7 Jumpstart

Cal Evans

My app is secure...I think

Wim Godden

Best practices for WordPress plugin development

Juliette Reinders Folmer

PHP Dependency Management with Composer

Clark Everetts

Zend PHP 5.5 Certification Boot Camp (Part 2)

Christian Wenz

13:30

Tuesday, 20th October 2015

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08:30

Opening Keynote - The Joint

Andi Gutmans

08:30
10:00

The PHP 7 Journey

Zeev Suraski

Drupal 8: Crash Course

Larry Garfield

The Things Your Application Does While You’re Not Looking

Josh Butts

Intro to Laravel 5

Ben Edmunds

Asynchronous API Interaction with Guzzle

Jeremy Lindblom

Strategic Modernization with PHP

Alan Seiden

Creating a Z-Ray Plugin in 30 Minutes

Gregory Chris

The Zend DevTools Ecosystem

Kaloyan Raev, Michel Gerin

10:00
11:15

Head First Into Laravel

Taylor Otwell

Is your code SOLID?

Julien Guittard

Deep Dive into PHP 7 Internal Changes

Dmitry Stogov

Using APIgility to build APIs Everyone Can Enjoy

Cory Fowler

Magento 101: Getting Started with Magento Development

Mathew Beane

Pretty Continuous Delivery - Bamboo and Zend Server

Jan Burkl

Which PHP Coding Style Should IBM i Programmers Use?

Stephanie Rabbani

Joomla in a box - Joomla meets Vagrant

Johan Janssens

11:15
13:30

Cloud is the New Normal - The Joint

Jeff Barr

13:30
14:45

No More Overtime; or, How To Train Your Manager

Paul M. Jones

Laravel Forge: Hello World to Hello Production

Joe Ferguson

Making Magento Go Fast

Thijs Feryn

Building Custom Applications using Joomla! & Fabrik

Tessa Mero

Testing APIs with Codeception

Matthew Turland

Into the ZF2 Service Manager

Chris Tankersley

Beyond PHP : It's not (just) About the Code!

Wim Godden

Extend your Database Connectivity with PHP

Shlomo Vanunu

14:45
16:00

PSR-7 and Middleware: The Future of PHP

Matthew Weier O'Phinney

Do You Queue?

Mike Willbanks

Test-Driven Laravel

Adam Wathan

How to Build a Pure Evil Magento Module

Fabrizio Branca

Destination Cloud: Deploying Applications To The Cloud With Docker

Jonathan Kaufman

Zend Server and IBM i Administration

Jim Oberholtzer

Sandboxing your Development Environment with Vagrant

Eric Mann

OroPlatform - Open source Business Application Platform (BAP)

Dima Soroka

16:00
17:15

ZF2, How the Arrays Will Save Your Project

Michelangelo van Dam

Does Your Code Measure Up?

Adam Culp

Supercharging Content Delivery with Varnish

Samantha Quiñones

Testing the Untestable

Matt Land

Sharing Laravel

Matt Stauffer

Anti-Patterns Found in Your Object-Oriented Codebase

Jeff Carouth

Conscious Uncoupling: Web/Application Architecture for the Next Ten Years

Josh Koenig

Building PHP Extensions on IBM i

Tony Cairns

17:15
18:15

Opening Reception by IBM Bluemix - Exhibit Hall

IBM Bluemix

18:15

Wednesday, 21st October 2015

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08:30

The Web Leaps Forward - The Joint

Moh Haghighat

08:30
09:45

Apigility: Agile APIs

Matthew Weier O'Phinney

WordPress for the Win!

Juliette Reinders Folmer

Many Drupals

Larry Garfield

Modernising the Legacy

Marek

Lessons Learned from Running Massive WordPress Sites at Scale

Cory Fowler

A Tale of Two Test Suites - WordPress, API Mocking, and Integrations

Eric Mann

Create a welcoming development environment on IBM i

Alan Seiden

An Overview of the Drupal 8 Plugin System

Joe Shindelar

09:45
11:00

Microservices: Packs small, plays BIG!

Stephan Hochdörfer

Queued Jobs: Simplified

Taylor Otwell

Symfony, the Official Best Practices!

Hugo Hamon

The Road to Continuous Delivery

Matt Land

Z-Ray & Magento: A Customizable Development Tool Belt

Mathew Beane

High Performance PHP 7

David Stewart

Zend Framework Development Good Practices

Marco Pivetta

Easy DDD for the IBMi world

Massimiliano Cavicchioli

11:00
13:30

The Challenges of Being a Web Developer in 2015 - The Joint

Stephen O'Grady

13:30
14:45

From Idea to Prototype in 50 Minutes with Laravel

Matt Stauffer

Asynchronous PHP

Christopher Pitt

Build RESTfull APIs easily with Symfony

Sarah Khalil

Single Page Apps with Drupal 7

Chris Tankersley

DevOps for Small Teams

Joe Ferguson

Rock-solid Magento Development and Deployment Workflows

Fabrizio Branca

Intro to ZF2 on IBM i

Stephanie Rabbani

JSON in MySQL 5.7

Morgan Tocker

14:45
16:00

Magento 2 - An Introduction to a Modern PHP-Based System

Joshua Warren

Building Joomla Extensions with Nooku Framework

Johan Janssens

Contributing - Behind the Scenes of the Joomla! Project

Tessa Mero

Fear Not the Machine of State!

Yitzchok Willroth

WordPress Best Practices for Enterprise

Taylor Lovett

Apigility-Powered APIs on IBM i

Chuk Shirley

Performance Tips & Tricks for Zend Framework 2 Applications

Slavey Karadzhov

PHP at Google Scale

Terrence Ryan

16:00
17:15

Templates with Twig - Easier than you Think

Margaret Staples

Control the Cloud with the AWS SDK for PHP

Jeremy Lindblom

The Dark Art of Debugging

Joe Shindelar

Continuous WordPress, life is all good

Michelangelo van Dam

ZF2 Service Manager: From Zero to Epic

Gary Hockin

Let's Refactor!

Adam Wathan

Optimizing Zend Server Performance on IBM i

Jim Oberholtzer

Essential Debugging - PHP Debugging techniques, tips & tricks

Kaloyan Raev

17:15
18:15

Reception by IBM Bluemix - Exhibit Hall

IBM Bluemix

18:15
19:30

Special Evening Performance - The Joint

Lior Suchard

19:30

Thursday, 22nd October 2015

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08:00

Microservices: Panacea or Pandora's Box(es)?

Yitzchok Willroth

PHP Data Serialization with Symfony

Hugo Hamon

Co-operative Multitasking with Generators

Christopher Pitt

Outsourcing to Your Compiler

Larry Garfield

Drinking from the Firehose - Real-time Metrics

Samantha Quiñones

Practical Zend Framework Migration: Lessons from the Field

Clark Everetts

Modern and Secure PHP

Ben Edmunds

How to scale WordPress on AWS in 15 minutes

Boaz Ziniman

08:00
09:15

Pushing the Limits of PHP Density and Scale with Containers

Josh Koenig

PHPSpec & Behat - Two Testing Tools That Write Code for You

Joshua Warren

Mission (Im)possible: Quality Decoupled Code with Drupal 7

Marek

HTML5 Offline Mobile Apps: Real World Insights

Stephan Hochdörfer

Components, PSR-7, and Middleware: Zend Framework 3

Matthew Weier O'Phinney

ElasticSearch in Action

Thijs Feryn

Understanding PHP Memory

Julien Pauli

Who’s Doing What with PHP on IBM i

Mike Pavlak

09:15
10:30

The future of Symfony : Symfony3

Sarah Khalil

YooopeeCache

Julien Pauli

Doctrine ORM - What's this then?

Margaret Staples

Control your home with PHP

Jan Burkl

Solving the N+1 Problem; or, A Stitch In Time Saves Nine

Paul M. Jones

Service Oriented Architecture as a Pattern of Development

Mike Willbanks

Building a Micro-Framework with Zend Framework 3

Marco Pivetta

Journey of a Thousand Bytecodes

Sara Golemon

10:30
11:45

Going Pro - The Joint

Cal Evans

11:45