This is a remote talk as the speaker lives in the US, he has agreed to share his PHP7 knowledge with us! We will have discussions and drinks provided by Liip, invite everyone who might be interested in PHP7, everyone welcome.
PHP 7 is coming, and with it will come new features, backwards compatibility breaks, and huge performance gains.
This talk will get you prepared for all the changes in this upcoming release and offer practical advice you can implement now to ensure you code still works come upgrade time.
Davey Shafik is a full-time developer with over 15 years of experience in PHP and related technologies. He is a Developer Evangelist at Akamai Technologies and has written three books, numerous articles, and spoken at conferences the world over. He is best known for his books, the Zend PHP Certification Study Guide and PHP Master: Write Cutting Edge Code, and as the creator of PHP Archive (PHAR) for PHP 5.3.
Davey is passionate about improving the tech community. He co-organizes the Prompt initiative (mhprompt.org), dedicated to lifting the stigma surrounding mental health discussions, and has worked with PHPWomen since its inception