If you would like me to come speak at your user group or nerdy event, get in touch.

Upcoming Events

August 9-11, 2017

Northeast PHP 2017
August 9th-11th, 2017 • Charlottetown, PEI, CA

I'll be giving two talks:

September 7-9, 2017

October 23-26, 2017

ZendCon 2017
October 23rd-26th, 2017 • Las Vegas, NV

I'll be giving two talks:

Past Events

June 2, 2017

Day Camp 4 Developers 2017
June 2nd, 2017 • Online

I gave a brand-new talk "Let's Get Random: Under the Hood of PHP 7's CSPRNG".

May 24-26, 2017

php[tek] 2017
May 24th-26th, 2017 • Atlanta, GA

I gave two brand-new talks - the first was "Writing Tests for PHP Source." ( Ratings)


This talk inspired many new first-time PHP internals contributors:






The other new talk I gave was "The Debug Dance - an Intro to Step Debugging." ( Slides; Ratings)

March 17-18, 2017

October 19, 2016

Ratings

ZendCon 2016
October 18th-21st, 2016 • Las Vegas, NV

I talked about "Bringing Old Legacy Apps to PHP 7 and Beyond".

October 20, 2016

Ratings

ZendCon 2016
October 18th-21st, 2016 • Las Vegas, NV

I told the story of "My Journey to the Center of PHP" ( Slides) and people got inspired to contribute to PHP internals. Check out these tweets from attendees.




September 16, 2016

Ratings

Pacific Northwest PHP 2016
September 15th-17th, 2016 • Seattle, WA

I told the story of "My Journey to the Center of PHP" at PNWPHP 2016.

March 19, 2015

Slides

Nomad PHP
All About the New NEW Facebook PHP SDK v4.1


A 10 minute lightning talk presented at Nomad PHP on March 19th, 2015.

When developing on Facebook, things change all the time. And things are about to change once again with the release of the Facebook PHP SDK v4.1. It's got tons of new powerful features that have never existed in a Facebook PHP SDK before. This lightning talk is focused on giving a crash-course on the new Facebook PHP SDK v4.1 and it's features. By the end you should have the confidence to start using the new SDK within your own app.

October 23, 2014

Slides

Nomad PHP
Countdown to Facebook D-Day

May 22, 2014

php[tek] 2014 (Open Spaces Talk)
Facebook PHP SDK v4 & the new Graph API