Tag Archives: ZendCon

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 »

ZendCon Day 2 – Through the eyes of Twitter

If you are attending ZendCon vicariously through the twitter feed of friends, you probably noticed as I did that Day 1 was dominated by the themes of geek humor and green elePHPants.Reading the tweets from Day 2 however, you will notice that the “conference halo” is over and people are getting down to the real business of learning, networking, and hacking. Here are the main themes I identified.