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Get Ready For PHP 5.4+


WordCamp, March 2015

Presented at WordCamp London, a chance to showcase some important new features and gotchas for those upgrading to modern versions of PHP.

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Debugging HTTP


SmashingConf, March 2015

My first time at SmashingConf and I had a fun time talking to a more frontend, but no less technical, audience than my usual crowd. The slides are a bit sparse as a good proportion of this talk is demo/screencast, but here they are:

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New Wave PHP


PHPUK, February 2015

I had the pleasure of speaking at PHPUK again this year, this time with a talk on the best bits of the newer versions of PHP and some tips for upgrading. Since the first step to getting ready for PHP 7 is to get up onto PHP 5.5 or 5.6, I think this was a very relevant topic.

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Git Branches for Fun and Profit


Daycamp4developers, December 2014

I gave this talk at Day Camp for Developers, a virtual conference attended by people all over the world. This makes for fun with timezones, but luckily I was allowed to have the first slot so that I was still awake for my talk!

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Web Frontend, API Backend


ZendCon 2014, October 2014

ZendCon's main stage was my setting for this talk, and it was quite an experience! This talk is really a case study, showing how to build a simple API and wire it up to a basic website, and it's fun to give. The crowd were great although the big stage was rather daunting!