March 13-15, 2019
Montreal, Canada

PHP Without PHP: Philosophy of Good Architecture

An obscure but ubiquitous design pattern in PHP development is known as Funky Caching. Using real architectural examples as a lens to look at this one simple PHP design pattern, we see how we can design web architectures that are "organic, democratic, and lasting"

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Terry Chay

Clara Health

If Zend puts your picture on a deck of cards, you've either arrived in the PHP world or are a terrorist. Terry Chay is a PHP Terrorist. In previous lives he was Director of Features Engineering at the Wikimedia Foundation (Wikipedia), was a "planet taker" for Automattic (WordPress) architected the 3rd largest social network in the US (Tagged), and developed the largest revenue-generating product for Plaxo (now Comcast), among other war stories.

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