Watch Vítor Brandao's International PHP Conference session

Build your own neural network – with PHP!

It’s impossible to avoid the hype around machine learning, artificial intelligence, deep learning, and neutral networks. This talk from the International PHP Conference will show you what an artificial neural network (ANN) looks like and how you can get started on building your own using PHP. Follow Vítor Brandao and begin your machine learning journey.

Interview with Níckolas Da Silva, senior fullstack engineer at ResearchGate

PHP 8 interview: “JIT will bring the language to a whole new level”

PHP 8 is expected to arrive this year but there’s no fixed timetable as yet. The new major release is hotly anticipated and would be the perfect way to celebrate the programming language’s 25th anniversary. We asked senior fullstack engineer Níckolas Da Silva some questions about PHP 8. Let’s take a closer look.

Watch Markus Winand's International PHP Conference session

Modern SQL: Evolution of a dinosaur

Relational SQL has been abandoned in 1999. Since then, SQL has got many non-relational features for problems that are hard to solve with relational algebra. What can modern SQL do for you? It has come a long way. This session from the International PHP Conference will teach you about the SQL of today. Find out more with Markus Winand.

Watch Thomas Bley's International PHP Conference session

Getting started with PHP on AWS Lambda

In this talk, Thomas Bley introduces AWS Lambda. Find out how to get started, step-by-step, learn what the costs are, how to scale, deploy, and test. By the end, you will know how to get your PHP application running inside of AWS Lambda.

Watch Damiano Petrungaro's International PHP Conference session

Do PHP frameworks still make sense? Let’s go frameworkless to focus on the domain!

Every developer loves frameworks and knows how important they are. But, do PHP frameworks still make sense? Damiano Petrungaro goes frameworkless and focuses on the domain. In this session from the International PHP Conference, he shares his knowledge about how to keep using the framework as a tool.

Watch Marco Pivetta's International PHP Conference session

Aggressive PHP Quality Assurance in 2019

How can we improve upon our own PHP projects? What common mistakes should we avoid (and how)? Marco “Ocramius” Pivetta has decades of experience with PHP; in this informative talk, he explores quality assurance for open source packages. These tips will save time and benefit your PHP projects.

Watch Sebastian Bergmann's International PHP Conference session

How to get ready for PHP 8

Are you prepared for PHP 8? Don’t fret. Prepare yourself for the end of security support for PHP 7.1 by watching this session from the International PHP Conference. Sebastian Bergmann, creator of PHPUnit and co-founder of the PHP Consulting Company, guides you through PHP’s development and how to prepare for PHP 8.

Watch Ben Dechrai's International PHP Conference session

Opening Doors with JSON Web Tokens

How do you grant remote access? Everyone is aware that the Internet of Things is full of security holes. In this interactive talk from the International PHP Conference follow Ben Dechrai and discover how JSON Web Tokens and a few other tricks can create a rock solid security system.

Watch Arne Blankerts' International PHP Conference session

The future of authentication – WebAuthn with PHP

WebAuthn is coming and it’s going to make passwords and phishing a thing of the past. Are you ready? Arne Blankerts has got you covered – learn what it’s about, how it works, and how to leverage its potential for you today using PHP and JavaScript.

Watch Chris Holland's International PHP Conference session

A Case for Generics in PHP

Avoiding surprise-ducks at run-time… PHP 7 has brought us improved support for types, making us less reliant upon annotations. Yet we still can’t say function foo() : User[] What makes an array of users so special? What if we’d like to return a HashMap of a given key & value? We’ll explore use cases for defining composite objects and leveraging generics to avoid repeating ourselves.

Last week's highlights

Weekly Review: Java 13 new features, DevOps tools, & Quarkus 0.22.0

Every Monday, we take a step back and look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. Last week we took a deep dive into Java 13 and explored the JDK’s new features, celebrated a new release from Quarkus, and found out what kind of developer we are with a fun quiz. Let’s take a look.

Rumors of PHP's death have been greatly exaggerated

Long live PHP!

According to a report from W3Techs, PHP is used by 79% of all websites with a known server-side programming language. And yet, many programmers are lining up to hold a funeral service for the language. Rumors of PHP’s death might be greatly exaggerated. In this article, learn about some of the reasons PHP is still a great language to develop enterprise applications with.