Longhorn PHP 2023 | Austin, TX | 11/03/2023
A tale of scaling a production application rapidly to meet the needs of
a major new customer. Learn practical strategies of how, and when to scale
up, and when maybe some conversations could save you extra work and pain!
Scaling, High-availability, DevOps, Ops, Leadership
Lone Star PHP 2017 | Dallas, TX | 04/17/2017
An exploration of the benefits of the Elm language, how development style
changes when using it, and what learnings you can bring back with you to
Laracon US | New York City, NY | 07/26/2017
A brief introductions to functors and the Maybe type, briefly touching on a tiny bit of Monadic properties
Functors, Maybes, Monads, Functional Programming
Laracon US | Louisville, KY | 07/28/2016
Through an analogy of storytelling, this talk aims to help you
be the hero of your testing story by giving new context and
perspective to the way a test suite should read to both your
colleagues and your future self. We'll demonstrate how proper
naming and assertions can lead to simpler, faster debugging.
We'll also see how an end-to-end test has a far more compelling
story when you focus on describing the feature and business
goals over describing a specific UI workflow in painful detail.
Testing, BDD, Proper Naming
Laracon EU | Amsterdam, NL | 08/31/2013
Object Oriented Design can add a lot to a project with just a little effort.
With a bit of OOD code flows more naturally, can be refactored easier and tests become simpler to write.
We will discuss these ideas as well as compare and contrast various design techniques.
Laravel, Object-Oriented Design, Testing, Responsibility, PHP History, Polymorphism, Duck Typing, Type Hinting