Welcome!

Open Source Cloud Authors: Pat Romanski, Elizabeth White, Liz McMillan, Rostyslav Demush, Charles Araujo

News Feed Item

PHP Creator, World Class Developers and a Few Good Hackers Slated for February Miami Conference

Thirty top web developers from around the world will provide training and lectures on the latest developments and techniques in PHP programming at the first annual Sunshine PHP Conference (http://sunshinephp.com/) on February 8th and 9th at the Embassy Suites Miami International Hotel.

Among them will be Rasmus Lerdof, the man who created PHP in San Francisco in 1995, Fabien Potencier, founder of SensioLabs and creator of the Symfony PHP framework and Keith Casey of Twilio. The event features 30 training sessions and keynotes, as well as a “hackathon” sponsored by Mashery and an “unconference,” or unstructured series of talks.

PHP is an open source, server-side programming language that has increased in popularity as the driving force behind WordPress, as well as other leading content management systems. Boca Raton-based developer and conference founder Adam Culp has organized over 38 training events through his South Florida PHP Users group, often with partners like Revelex Corporation, 10Gen, Mashery and MoreDirect.

Lerdof kicks off the conference on February 8th with a keynote followed by a full day of training including, “PHPUnit Best Practices” with PHPUnit founder Sebastian Bergmann. Day two features “Cryptography for the Average Developer” with Anthony Ferrara, an applications architect at NBC Universal and part of the PHP core development team and “How Kris Writes Symfony Apps” with Kris Wallsmith, architect of OpenSky. Keith Casey will give closing remarks.

Leading technology companies have sponsored the conference, including SensioLabs, Windows Azure, ServerGrove, Twilio, Mashery, In2it, MySQL, Engine Yard, KnpUniversity, 10gen, Foxycart!, MoreDirect, New Relic, github, PhpStorm, TrueNorthPHP, Adobe, Web & PHP Magazine, PHPDeveloper.org, php|architect magazine, Sphero and O'Reilly.

This is the first year for the Sunshine PHP Conference, but it’s destined to become a leading annual event for developers from around the world. The conference is the brainchild of Adam Culp, a developer, trainer and speaker who also founded the South Florida PHP Users Group, which has over 360 members. Culp has over 12 years of website development experience and has organized over 38 training events in South Florida and has spoken at conferences across the United States. The Sunshine PHP Conference is a unique event because it’s the only one of its kind in the Southeastern United States.

For more information, please visit http://sunshinephp.com

More Stories By Business Wire

Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

IoT & Smart Cities Stories
As IoT continues to increase momentum, so does the associated risk. Secure Device Lifecycle Management (DLM) is ranked as one of the most important technology areas of IoT. Driving this trend is the realization that secure support for IoT devices provides companies the ability to deliver high-quality, reliable, secure offerings faster, create new revenue streams, and reduce support costs, all while building a competitive advantage in their markets. In this session, we will use customer use cases...
Bill Schmarzo, author of "Big Data: Understanding How Data Powers Big Business" and "Big Data MBA: Driving Business Strategies with Data Science," is responsible for setting the strategy and defining the Big Data service offerings and capabilities for EMC Global Services Big Data Practice. As the CTO for the Big Data Practice, he is responsible for working with organizations to help them identify where and how to start their big data journeys. He's written several white papers, is an avid blogge...
When talking IoT we often focus on the devices, the sensors, the hardware itself. The new smart appliances, the new smart or self-driving cars (which are amalgamations of many ‘things'). When we are looking at the world of IoT, we should take a step back, look at the big picture. What value are these devices providing. IoT is not about the devices, its about the data consumed and generated. The devices are tools, mechanisms, conduits. This paper discusses the considerations when dealing with the...
Business professionals no longer wonder if they'll migrate to the cloud; it's now a matter of when. The cloud environment has proved to be a major force in transitioning to an agile business model that enables quick decisions and fast implementation that solidify customer relationships. And when the cloud is combined with the power of cognitive computing, it drives innovation and transformation that achieves astounding competitive advantage.
With 10 simultaneous tracks, keynotes, general sessions and targeted breakout classes, @CloudEXPO and DXWorldEXPO are two of the most important technology events of the year. Since its launch over eight years ago, @CloudEXPO and DXWorldEXPO have presented a rock star faculty as well as showcased hundreds of sponsors and exhibitors! In this blog post, we provide 7 tips on how, as part of our world-class faculty, you can deliver one of the most popular sessions at our events. But before reading...
Poor data quality and analytics drive down business value. In fact, Gartner estimated that the average financial impact of poor data quality on organizations is $9.7 million per year. But bad data is much more than a cost center. By eroding trust in information, analytics and the business decisions based on these, it is a serious impediment to digital transformation.
Digital Transformation: Preparing Cloud & IoT Security for the Age of Artificial Intelligence. As automation and artificial intelligence (AI) power solution development and delivery, many businesses need to build backend cloud capabilities. Well-poised organizations, marketing smart devices with AI and BlockChain capabilities prepare to refine compliance and regulatory capabilities in 2018. Volumes of health, financial, technical and privacy data, along with tightening compliance requirements by...
DXWorldEXPO LLC, the producer of the world's most influential technology conferences and trade shows has announced the 22nd International CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO "Early Bird Registration" is now open. Register for Full Conference "Gold Pass" ▸ Here (Expo Hall ▸ Here)
@DevOpsSummit at Cloud Expo, taking place November 12-13 in New York City, NY, is co-located with 22nd international CloudEXPO | first international DXWorldEXPO and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time t...