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Welcome to the official podcast of php[architect] the industry's leading tech magazine and publisher focused on PHP and web development. Join us to listen to the latest news and tech talk from our conferences, the magazine, and wider PHP community. Subscribe today at phparch.com to see what the leaders in the community and industry and talking about.

    Migrating Frameworks, Depression and Mental Health, Laravel Vapor and Michael Akopov

    Migrating Frameworks, Depression and Mental Health, Laravel Vapor and Michael Akopov

    In Episode 27

    For December 2019, we take a look at this month’s issue “Expedition PHP.” Our guest this month is Michael Akopov.

    Topics



    * php[tek] Call for Speakers and tips for submitting your talks.

    * Migrating to a new framework.

    * Mental health in technology.

    * Why and how you can contribute to Open Source.

    * Understanding how encryption ciphers works.

    * A real-life example of how thinking like a computer helps to understand a bug.

    * An interview with Michael Akopov about his background and diving into using serverless applications with Laravel Vapor.

    * Further discussions about understanding and using the Dependency Injection pattern.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Object Oriented Programming, PHP 7.4, CPP extensions with Lochemem Bruno Michael, and Dependency Injection

    Object Oriented Programming, PHP 7.4, CPP extensions with Lochemem Bruno Michael, and Dependency Injection

    In Episode 26

    Just before the Thanksgiving holidays in the United States, we reviewed the November 2019 issue “Object Orientation.”

    Topics



    * Evolution of object-oriented programing in PHP and understanding how to use objects effectively.

    * Avoiding career stagnation and networking at conferences and user groups.

    * PHP 7.4’s release and what features we’re looking forwards to.

    * Eric becomes the new Community Corner contributor.

    * Chatting about building PHP extensions and CouchDB wiith Lochemem Bruno Michael.

    * Thinking like a computer (sometimes too much?) and the value of abstractions.

    * Understanding Dependency Injection and how to get it to “click.”

    * The value of frameworks versus “plain” PHP.

    • 1 hr 28 min
    Interviews from php[world]: Cal Evans, Taylor Otwell, Samantha Quiñones, and Gary Hockin

    Interviews from php[world]: Cal Evans, Taylor Otwell, Samantha Quiñones, and Gary Hockin

    In Episode 25

    Our crew sat down and snagged some interviews in the atrium at php[world] in Tyson’s Corner, Virginia. This episode packs a lot into one hour and 13 minutes.

    Topics



    * Practical static analysis tools like Psalm and PHPStan and moving away from DocBlocks to using native PHP 7 type hints.

    * John reflects on how his first talk went and the keys to giving a good talk.

    * Cal Evans on php[world], the breadth of the PHP community, new stuff in PHP 7.4, searching for PHP related information online, and his new role with SiteGround.

    * Taylor Otwell discusses how Laravel started, what’s new in Laravel 6, the potential impact of PHP 7’s JIT compiler, focusing on open-source and educational efforts in 2020, and funding open-source work.

    * Gary Hockin goes over his advice in Community Corner about getting started in public speaking, how speaking at conferences can impact your career, and how to choose talk topics.

    * Samantha Quiñones chats about her keynote at php[world], the history of computing, COBOL, preparing talks, PHP’s strength as a web-first language, and working at SkillShare.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Puphpeteer, 25 Years of PHP, and Joe Ferguson

    Puphpeteer, 25 Years of PHP, and Joe Ferguson

    In Episode 24

    Eric, John, and Oscar discuss some of the articles in the September 2019 issue “Master of Puppets”.

    Topics



    * History of PHP, celebrating “25 Years of PHP”, and the Impact Awards at php[world]

    * Using Puphpeteer to automate Chromium browser tasks and testing.

    * Code style, and refactoring legacy code.

    * Code editors from VIM (and why Eric thinks everyone must learn it) to PHPStorm and Visual Studio Code.

    * Promoting speaker diversity at conferences.

    * Joe Ferguson joins to chat about generating PDFs with PHP, networking via user groups and conferences, migrating to Laravel 6, Homestead, and Open Sourcing Mental Illness (osmi.org).

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Symfony 4, Legacy Code, the Future of PHP, and Karl Hughes

    Symfony 4, Legacy Code, the Future of PHP, and Karl Hughes

    In Episode 23

    Eric, John, and Oscar go through the August 2019 issue.

    Topics



    * Getting started with Symfony 4

    * Managing legacy codebases

    * PHP++ and the future of PHP

    * Karl Hughes talks about running the Chicago PHP User Group.

    * Writing better object-oriented code

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Elasticsearch, Defensive Coding, and Maura Teal

    Elasticsearch, Defensive Coding, and Maura Teal

    In Episode 22

    Eric, John, and Oscar talk about the July 2019 issue and this year’s php[world].

    Topics



    * John’s talks at php[world] in the fall and a few tips for preparing and rehearsing new talks.

    * Getting started with Elasticsearch and working with specialized search solutions.

    * Defensive coding practices and defending against insider threats.

    * Maura Teal about her upcoming talk on WordPress Under Pressure: Tales of Sites at Scale, learning to program from her parents, WordPress’ reputation, and scaling large multi-site installs.

    * Local development environments with Docker, Devilbox, as well as Amazon Linux.

    * Preventing burn out with advice from Community Corner.

    * WordPress, PHP, and semantic versioning.

    • 1 hr 6 min

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