February 18-20, 2015
Montreal, Canada

PHP: Under The Hood

Performance issues can be caused by many things, from database interactions, i/o and, less frequently, the code itself.

This talk will take that profiling a step further and look under the hood of PHP, at the C internals of how things tick.

This talk covers what every PHP developer should know about their tools — like what's really going on when you use double quotes vs single quotes.

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Davey Shafik

Engine Yard

Davey Shafik is a full time PHP Developer with 14 years experience in PHP and related technologies. A Community Engineer for Engine Yard, he has written three books (so far!), numerous articles and spoken at conferences the globe over.

Davey is best known for his books, the Zend PHP 5 Certification Study Guide and PHP Master: Write Cutting Edge Code, and as the originator of PHP Archive (PHAR) for PHP 5.3.

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