PHP Town Hall is a podcast from Ben Edmunds and Matt Trask that raises questions about current events (or upcoming things) in the PHP community, with different guests each episode.
Episode 83: A catch up and a car crash
Ben and Matt catch up since its been a minute since it's just the two of them have talked. They talk all kinds of things about life, conferences, getting hit by a car and how to best impersonate Chuck Norris style rolls.
Episode 82: Another UUID bites the dust.
Ben and Matt are joined by Ben Ramsey to talk about what it like being in charge of PHP 8.1, his new gig at Skillshare and we ponder the question: do all good uuids go to heaven?
Ben Ramsey on Twitter
Ben’s UUID Library
PHP Release Process
Ben’s PHP Library starter kit
Rand’s Leadership Slack
Episode 81: The Book of Psalm
Matt and Ben are joined by PsalmPHP author and maintainer Matthew Brown to talk about static analysis, open source maintanence, how he and Ondrej Mirtes made a nice contribution to the PHP Coore and how to get Matthew out to more conferences so people can buy him the beers he so rightfully deserves.
Matthew on Twitter
Episode 80: Belles Of The Ball
Matt and Ben are joined by the founder of Larabelles community Zuzana Kunckova to talk about why communities are so crucial to developer growth, what it takes to start a comnmunity and why Zuzana started Larabelles. We then dive into how she got her start as a developer, where her career has taken her and what is gonna happen with conferences after this whole covid thing is over.
Zuzana on Twitter
Episode 79: Fell In Love With A Tree: The Phil Sturgeon Story
Ben and Matt sit down to talk to Phil Sturgeon… yes that Phil Sturgeon for their once every 2 year check in with the former host of this very podcast. They talk about what it’s like to bikepack across Europe during working hours, how Phil knew what issues needed to be addressed
immediately and which he could push off to later and then they talk about his current project which involves APIs and trees.
https://protect.earth - Trees foundation Phil is involved with
https://twitter.com/philsturgeon - Phil’s place on the internet
https://apisyouwonthate.com - Phil and Matt’s other project
Episode 78: Into The Woodchipper
Matt and Ben are joined by Chris Fidao (who watched with horror as Matt butchered his last name). The conversation takes a deep dive into how Chris and Dave Hemphill built ChipperCI include the why, the how and what were some of the fun challenges to building a CI service. We talked briefly about how Chris found good use cases for Golang, but Chris still loves PHP.
https://twitter.com/fideloper - Chris Fidao on Twitter
https://twitter.com/davidhemphill - David Hemphill on Twitter
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This is a great podcast for keeping up with industry trends even if you’re only a program enthusiast
Good discussion of various topics, totally relevant to work that I’m doing. Tough for a single person to keep up on trends so its nice to be able to plug into a regular podcast for info.