Mike Oram

Training lead at Mayden Academy


  • Becoming PHP Certified

    Level Up, 14th June 2017

    This talk will help those of you thinking about becoming Zend certified - what it is, why you should do it, how to get it and some tips for taking the exam.

  • Autowiring

    Autowiring and Neural Networks, 12th February 2020

    When learning modern PHP frameworks, the term autowiring crops up quite a bit. In this talk we will explore what autowiring is and how it is used. We will look at the mechanics of a framework such as DI, Factories and DIC before looking at how autowiring fits in and how it really works.

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)