Michael Simonson

Michael Simonson

Mike is an enthusiastic - talkative - and open-minded knowledge-addict.
He started the Brussels PHP user group and is now the maintainer of doctrine/migrations and contributor to many other open source projects.

See you at the social!

Montreal 2018 sessions

So you are not using an ORM yet ?

English session - Beginner

Where is the truth in sentences like "ORMs are slow" or "SQL is insecure" ?
We will walk through the reasons that shaped ORM architecture, their potential and limitations.
After this talk you will be in a better position to choose the best fit for you and your next application.

Unbreakable unit tests

English session - Beginner

How often have you rewritten your unit tests from scratch just because the code it was testing evolved sligthly ?
In this session we will explore some unit testing techniques from other languages to produce more robust tests in PHP.
You won't have to give up or send your unit test to the trashcan (ever) again.

Vancouver 2016 sessions