David Zuelke

David Zuelke

David works at Heroku, a cloud platform as a service headquartered in San Francisco. He was already building applications for the Web when the dot-com bubble burst, and went on to co-own a software consultancy before exploring the e-commerce and Berlin startup scene. Based in Munich, Germany, he is a regular speaker at technology conferences around the world and an avid fan of all things fast or exciting.

Montreal 2017 sessions

Forget your tasks with confidence, with Getting Things Done

English session - Beginner

In his book describing the GTD time management system, David Allen promotes the "Art of Stress-Free Productivity". After too many New Year's Resolutions and too much procrastination, it's time for you to finally implement it. You'll discover that, unlike another collection of self-motivation tricks, it'll become the key to re-gain control of your life and your to-do list again. This is an intro that's hoping to get you hooked before you burn out!

I saw the future, and the web servers were written in PHP

English session - Intermediate

PHP's stateless execution model is still based on the mechanics of CGI: request in, response out. This means simplicity, but also significant overhead on each request. All other languages on the web now offer production-ready web servers implemented purely in each language. PHP is finally catching up with solutions like Aerys or PHP-PM, which promise tremendous performance gains and the potential for a few features Apache or Nginx cannot offer.

Montreal 2015 sessions

Montreal 2012 sessions

Montreal 2011 sessions

Montreal 2010 sessions