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PHP South Coast 2015

PHP South Coast 2015

Wed, Jul 22, 2015

The inaugural PHP South Coast conference, in Portsmouth, was excellent - truly excellent. Here’s my review of the talks, the networking, the people, the games and everything in between.

How to Network, Even if You Are Self-Conscious

How to Network, Even if You Are Self-Conscious

Fri, Jul 10, 2015

Networking is something we should all build more actively, whether professionally or personally. It’s rewarding on so many levels. But if you’re self-conscious, how do you start?

Building the Podcast Site with Slim PHP

Building the Podcast Site with Slim PHP

Wed, Jul 1, 2015

Here we are in July 2015. How did the time pass so quickly? The excitement from the last few weeks is still with me, so you could say that I’m on a bit of a high of late. However, it’s not all been peaches and cream…

I'm a Conference Speaker

I'm a Conference Speaker

Wed, Jun 24, 2015

At long last, after numerous attempts submitting talk proposals to conferences around the world, I’ve been accepted to speak at php[world] in Washington D.C., this November.

The Week That Was & I'm Starting a Podcast

The Week That Was & I'm Starting a Podcast

Tue, Jun 16, 2015

Well, it’s been an interesting week this last one. I wouldn’t say it was a crazy one, but still interesting. The key standout for this week was that, I decided to start a podcast. That’s right, after so long, I decided to start a podcast.

Happy 20th Birthday PHP

Happy 20th Birthday PHP

Tue, Jun 9, 2015

I’m a bit late with this, as it was PHP’s 20th birthday a few days ago now. But this morning,

Oh What a Week!

Oh What a Week!

Fri, Jun 5, 2015

It’s been an interesting week, this week. I’m not sure whether you’d call it hardening up, or putting my money where my mouth is really. Regardless, it’s been a good one! Why, you may ask? Well it’s been great for three reasons…

Render Tables the Easy Way in Zend Framework 2

Fri, Mar 27, 2015

HTML Tables, once used heavily for almost everything, have largely been relegated in the modern CSS/HTML5 world. Now they are only used for what they were originally designed for — rendering tabular data. So they’re still essential! But there’s a lot to them, if you want to use them properly. So there needs to be a way of rendering them easily and quickly. Today’s tutorial introduces a module which helps you do just that.