Slides

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:

Slides

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.

Slides:

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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!

Slides:

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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!

Slides

HTTP Debugging


ZendCon 2014, October 2014

One of my favourite talks, the HTTP Debugging session went over well with the technical crowd at ZendCon. This talk is mostly screencast but there are some slides as well to give you an idea of what was included: