Category Archives: Events

PHP 7 and Beyond: The Future of PHP – Anthony Ferrara at PHP World


PHPWorld was a great conference. If you didn’t attend, you missed a lot. Several of the keynotes just rocked the house including both Lorna Mitchell and Tessa Mero. The highlight for me however was Anthony Ferrara’s closing keynote, “PHP 7 and Beyond: The Future of PHP”. Anthony is a Core developer but also a vibrant member of the community.

PHPWomen & Zend Give Scholarship to ZendCon

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Working in conjunction with PHPWomen, we are going to give away a scholarship to ZendCon! We are kinda excited about it. Zend has been a supporter of PHPWomen since their inception. One of their very first booths was at ZendCon 2007. (Lig, Liz and I setup a table and stole a beer stein from the bar to use as a… Read more »

Announcement : “David I” will Keynote ZendCon 2013

Do you know a Developer Community Champion? Developer Advocate? Developer Evangelist? David Intersimone, known to developer’s around the world as for over twenty years simply a “David I” virtually created these career paths that are now commonplace in the software development industry! Zend is THRILLED to announce that David I will be joining ZendCon 2013 to share an amazing and… Read more »

How to convince your boss to send you to ZendCon 2013

Convince your boss ! It’s a simple formula. The more a developer can increase their productivity and innovation while, at the same time, decreasing their downstream impact (bugs, future feature roadblocks, etc) the more valuable that developer is to their organization. In the open source world the technology we use to build applications evolves almost daily. Understanding industry and technology… Read more »

The Zend Crew at Common

Left to right is Siddhartha Agarwal – VP of World Wide Operations, Alan Seiden – who is technically an independent consultant but we consider him one of the family,  Kent Mitchell – who has been here so long and does so many things nobody knows his actual title, Mike Pavlak – Zend Solution Consultant and PHP on IBMi Guru, Joe Stagner – Director of Developer Strategy… Read more »

ZendCon PHP 2013 Call for papers is now OPEN !

Mark your calendar for PHP 2013 – the best place to learn about: Mobile-first Development Techniques for building web technology based mobile apps with rich dynamic back-ends in PHP. Cloud-based Applications Building, deploying and managing PHP applications in the cloud. Professional PHP Development Best practices for enterprise architecture, development, and management. Join us at ZendCon 2013 to discuss advances in… Read more »