PHP Abstract Podcast Episode 35: An Advanced Look at APIs

February 21, 2008

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Episode 35: An Advanced Look at APIs

Special Guests: Davey Shafik
Release Date: 02/21/2008
License: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0

Today’s special guest is Davey Shafik. Davey Shafik is a full time developer with 10 years experience in PHP and related technologies. He is an author of both books and magazines and no stranger to the regular listeners of PHP Abstract.

Today, Davey is going to talk to take an advanced look at APIs.

Show Notes for Episode 35

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About Cal Evans

Many moons ago, at the tender age of 14, Cal touched his first computer. (We're using the term "computer" loosely here, it was a TRS-80 Model 1) Since then his life has never been the same. He graduated from TRS-80s to Commodores and eventually to IBM PC's. For the past 10 years Cal has worked with PHP and MySQL on Linux OSX, and when necessary, Windows. He has built on a variety of projects ranging in size from simple web pages to multi-million dollar web applications. When not banging his head on his monitor, attempting a blood sacrifice to get a particular piece of code working, he enjoys building and managing development teams using his widely imitated but never patented management style of "management by wandering around". Cal is currently based in Nashville, TN and is gainfully unemployed as the Chief Marketing Officer of Blue Parabola, LLC. Cal is happily married to wife 1.28, the lovely and talented Kathy. Together they have 2 kids who were both bright enough not to pursue a career in IT. Cal blogs at http://blog.calevans.com and is the founder and host of Day Camp 4 Developers

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2 Responses to “PHP Abstract Podcast Episode 35: An Advanced Look at APIs”

  1. geetarista Says:

    http://framework.zend.com/wiki/display/ZFPROP/Zend_Service_Server+Proposal+-+Davey+Shafik

    This seems to be it–looks exciting! Hopefully we’ll be able to use it soon…

  2. geetarista Says:

    This is actually something that I’ve been trying to study up on for a while now.

    I just have one question: what proposal to the Zend Framework is he talking about that should be coming out soon? I want to check that out! :)