Lightning talks

Oct 2014

As a change of pace, in October we'll be hosting a night of 5-10 minute lightning talks at BaseKit! - Carbon, a simple API extension for DateTime  Gavin Davies, Software Developer at Radify and author of Deal With It: Attitude for Coders - Kahlan, a BDD Framework a la RSpec/JSpec using a Jasmine style notation  Warren Seymour, Software Developer at Radify - PHP static site generation  Kiel Doyle, PHP Developer at ASDAN - Terraform  Andy Gale, Web Consultant at Hello Future - Thumbor  Tom Holder, Technical Director at Simpleweb - Vagrant  Doug Fitzmaurice, Developer at Ents24 - Varnish & ESI  Ade Slade, PHP Developer at BaseKit - Versioning  Dave Liddament, PHP, Java & Python Software Developer - Working with legacy code  Gareth Jones, Software Developer at Brightpearl -- BaseKit have kindly offered to host the evening at their office, and as always there'll be beer and pizza.



Interested in speaking?

We’re always looking for speakers, so do drop us a line, regardless of your experience, we’re all about first time speakers.

If you’re looking for ideas, a few of the topics we’re keen to hear about are:

  • Debugging & profiling
  • Frameworks
  • Lightning talks
  • Support tools (e.g. phplint, boris, phpsh)