The benefits of background workers Calm coding with Background workers - Aug 2019

Some things that need to be processed in a web based application can take a long time to run. Moving this work to be done in a background worker can provide lots of benefits for the user and make your life easier as a developer. Dan's going to talk about this stuff, going through exactly what the problems are, how to implement background workers, and the diverse benefits they give.


  • Dan Ackroyd
    Dan Ackroyd

    Independent C + PHP developer, Imagick maintainer. That guy with the beard.

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)