81 episodes

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.

PHP Town Hall Ben Edmunds, Matt Trask

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    • 4.9 • 13 Ratings

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

    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.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Episode 82: Another UUID bites the dust.

    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?

    Links:



    Ben Ramsey on Twitter


    Ben’s UUID Library


    PHP Release Process


    Ben’s PHP Library starter kit


    Rand’s Leadership Slack

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Episode 81: The Book of Psalm

    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.

    Show Notes:

    Psalm
    Matthew on Twitter

    • 53 min
    Episode 80: Belles Of The Ball

    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.

    Show Notes:

    LarabellesPHP
    Zuzana on Twitter

    • 47 min
    Episode 79: Fell In Love With A Tree: The Phil Sturgeon Story

    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.

    Links:

    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

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Episode 78: Into The Woodchipper

    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.

    Links:

    https://twitter.com/fideloper - Chris Fidao on Twitter
    https://twitter.com/davidhemphill - David Hemphill on Twitter
    https://chipperci.com
    https://serversforhackers.com

    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

@kevindees ,

Great show

Just started listening. Content is A

TwiggyTitian ,

For Web Devs and Wannabes Alike

This is a great podcast for keeping up with industry trends even if you’re only a program enthusiast

Toby Patterson ,

Great, Informative

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.

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