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Thursday 16th November 2017

Sheffield PHP - Lightning Talks

  • Carl Heaton
  • Ben Longden
  • Sam Biggins

Join us on the 16th November for our next event in our new venue; The Showroom Cafe. We'll be hosting a series of lightning talks offering insights into Composer, Spryker, and Server debugging! We're also giving away a free PHP Storm licence to one of our attendees who live tweets from our event!

Our first talk of the evening will be by Carl, his talk will be on quick and dirty tips for debugging PHP hosting environments.

Ben's talk will teach us more about Spryker with insights into it's architecture, code structure, and patterns.

Sam will conclude our talks with a quick overview of Composer and why there is no excuse not to use it, before diving into some of it's more powerful features!

Our event is free to all but we ask that you sign up online so we have an idea of numbers for the venue. We love to hear your feedback and suggestions for future events either on Twitter or through the #SheffieldPHP channel on the Sheffield Digital Slack account.

6.00pm - 6.30pm

Get a drink, take a seat

6.30pm - 6.45pm

Talk 1 - PHP Server Debugging

6.45pm - 6.55pm

Questions + Short Break

6.55pm - 7.10pm

Talk 2 - Spryker PHP

7.10pm - 7.20pm

Questions + Short Break

7.20pm - 7.45pm

Talk 3 - An overview of Composer

7.45pm - 8pm

Open Mic

Carl Heaton

Carl Heaton is Technical Director at Pipe Ten Hosting. A PHP developer from 2000 with a full-time focus on Web Hosting from 2006, he's seen (and developed) a lot of stuff. His passion is for performance, scalability and availability.

Ben Longden

Software Engineer, CTO at Inviqa, Spryker, REST, HAL, Hypermedia, PHP and F1

Sam Biggins

Sam Biggins is a software engineer by trade with a strong passion for automation and process improvement. He is currently heading up the development team at Evoluted as their Head of Development.