Special Guest: Sara Golemon
Release Date: 11/15/2007
License: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0
Today, we are going to talk to the PECL princess herself, Sara Golemon. Sara is one of the core contributors to PHP and when she’s not coding for PHP, speaking at conferences or writing books she fills her time working at Yahoo. I had the privilege of sitting down with Sara at php|works earlier this year in Atlanta GA and talk with her about her background, why she likes PHP and anything else that came to mind. Since the PHP community is in constant motion, some of what we talk about, specifically, PHP6 and Unicode, is out dated. However, since it’s interesting, I’ve left it in.
Show Notes for Episode 25
- Sara’s Blog
- Extending and Embedding PHP (Developer’s Library) – Sara’s Book
- phpwomen.org – Sara is a member
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