Congratulations! By attending php[world], you are now a full-fledged member of the PHP community. My goal is to make that seem exciting instead of intimidating, especially if this is your first PHP conference (or perhaps even your first tech conference altogether!). But even if you’ve attended php[world] before, there is probably more you can get […]
What is the role of an architect in a software project? This question has plagued many a software organization (and even those who do the job) and provided loads of entertainment. In this presentation, we aim to explore the intersection of software architect with the worlds of architecture, psychology, business, and even music. By the […]
The Apache web server has been around for 20 years. But it’s not your father’s web server. Apache httpd has performance, capability, and features that make it the premier server. Apache supports event-based, asynchronous processing, both in-server (mod_php) and FastCGI (FPM) PHP support, full dynamic reverse proxying and backend health-checks, just to name a sampling. Get […]
Social animals by nature, human beings relate to one another in myriad ways, consciously and unconsciously. The dynamics of the groups we live and work in have a tremendous impact on our health, happiness, and productivity. Through understanding, we can develop a mindful approach to human interaction, creating more sustainable, inclusive, and successful teams.