PHP Presentations and Meetups

This is an archive of PHP presentation and web technology talks given to or by NYPHP.

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Online PHP Jobs Fair

November 21st, 2013 - Calling all recruiters, HR departments, and job-seekers.

Tricks and Treats for MySQL in Amazon Cloud

October 28th, 2013 - EC2, RDS, PHP and big data

It works for me - From WTFs to Vagrant!

August 5th, 2013 - Development servers with Vagrant and Puppet

Secrets of mysqlnd

February 26th, 2013 - Inside the PHP native MySQL driver

Responsive Web Design

January 22nd, 2013 - Mobile-first design and layout with PHP and responsive HTML 5.

Introduction to Symfony2

October 1st, 2012 - A look at PHP framework Symfony2

Full-Text with PHP and Sphinx

September 25th, 2012 - Fulltext indexing, search and MySQL compatibility in the cloud.

Best and Worst Practices of the Daily Scrum

August 28th, 2012 - Agile PHP development

Zend Application Fabric for IBM PureSystems and SmartCloud Enterprise Clouds

June 26th, 2012 - Exclusive look at the IBM PHP Cloud and Zend Fabric

PHP Hack Social

June 11th, 2012 - Hacking PHP trends, topics and startups.


May 22nd, 2012 - A DRY KISS of SOLID - not STUPID - PHP development.

The Zend Server and Developer Cloud

March 27th, 2012 - In-depth look at Zend's latest PHP offerings.

Virtualization for Web Developers

February 28th, 2012 - A PHP developer's look at what makes the cloud tick, including private virtual infrastructures and development environments.

Keeping Your Feet on the Ground with PHP in the Cloud

January 24th, 2012 - A developer's introduction to cloud hosting for PHP LAMP PHP development.

MongoDB for PHP Developers, ZendCon PHP Conference Recap

October 25th, 2011 - MongoDB and PHP Tales from ZendCon 2011

Introducing the Joomla! Platform for Web and CLI Applications

September 27th, 2011 - Review of the Joomla! PHP Framework

Broken Authentication and Session Management

September 20th, 2011 - OWASP Top 10 Web Application PHP Security Risks Monthly Series

Composing PHP projects: A new PHP package manager

August 23rd, 2011 - RPM for Your PHP Application

Cross Site Scripting (XSS) and PHP Security

June 30th, 2011 - OWASP Top 10 Web Application Security Risks Monthly Series

Building Mobile Applications using Flash Builder for PHP

June 28th, 2011 - Android and iPhone web development with PHP, Zend Server and Flex

Preventing SQL Injection with PHP

June 7th, 2011 - Proper escaping with mysql_escape_string vs mysql_real_escape_string, mysqli and PDO.

PB&J Spring Party - Programmers, Booze and Jam

May 26th, 2011 - The Revjam Launch Party, now with FREE beer

Full-Text Search with Sphinx and PHP

May 24th, 2011 - SphinxSearch LAMP stack integration, tips and tricks

SilverStripe CMS and Sapphire MVC framework

May 5th, 2011 - PHP 5 CMS and Framework Overview

Advanced Web Deployments with Puppet

April 26th, 2011 - Introduction to Puppet for web application roll-out

BOF #5: BPI: What's your Business Programming Interface?

April 19th, 2011 - Stitching together the social - and mobile - Web 3.0

PHP in the Cloud with AWS and RightScale

March 22nd, 2011 - Developing, managing and deploying LAMP in the cloud.

Asset Management and Image Manipulation in PHP 5.3

March 1st, 2011 - Managing Javascript, CSS and Images in Object-Oriented PHP

CouchDB: JSON, HTTP & MapReduce

February 22nd, 2011 - Introducing noSQL and the Document-oriented Database with PHP and CouchDB

PHP Unit Testing

January 25th, 2011 - Introduction to writing testable PHP code.

NY Technical Holiday Party 2010

December 21st, 2010 - New York's Technology Holiday Social

Zend/PHP Conference 2010 Recap

November 23rd, 2010 - Highlights, discussion, and notables from the Zend PHP Conference

PHP Cloud Development with Kodingen

October 26th, 2010 - Scaling LAMP development with social coding, tools and cloud APIs

The modx CMS and Framework

September 28th, 2010 - Rapid application development with flexible data models

Designing HTTP URLs and REST Interfaces with PHP

August 30th, 2010 - RESTful APIs with JSON, XML and HTTP

PHP 5.3 Feature Review and Discussion

July 27th, 2010 - Namespaces, late static binding and closures

PHP Development and Drupal Internals

June 22nd, 2010 - Drupal internal architecture and coding examples and best practices

BOF #4: How to Code HTML Email Newsletters

June 14th, 2010 - Best practices for coding, sending and avoiding being flagged as spam.

Hacking PHP for Fun and Profit

May 25th, 2010 - PHP Internals and the C behind your PHP

BOF #3: Fundamentals of Hosting

May 10th, 2010 - What You Need to Know about Managed Services, Colocation, Dedicated Servers and Other Mission-Critical Data Services

HipHop for PHP

April 27th, 2010 - Exploring Facebook's Hip New Version of PHP

BOF #2: PHP & MySQL - The Dynamic Duo for a Dynamic Web

April 12th, 2010 - Introduction to dynamic web pages with PHP and MySQL

BOF #1: Fundamentals of the Web

April 5th, 2010 - Introduction to the browsers, servers, protocols and computer code that makes the web work

Coding for Mobile Web Applications

March 23rd, 2010 - Developing for SmartPhones and the iPhone

iPHP - PHP and IBM i

February 23rd, 2010 - PHP Case Study on IBM i: Moving to the web with PHP

The Future of CakePHP is Lithium

January 26th, 2010 - PHP 5.3, Frameworks and the CMS

NY Technical Holiday Party

December 21st, 2009 - New York's Technology Holiday Social

Bootup #4 - The NY Technology Startup Community

November 19th, 2009 - IT Expertise and Service in the Cloud, Mobile Coupon Hyper-Local Social Network, Mobile Inner-Circle Social Network, Personalized News Digest

PHP and LAMP Security Best Practices - or Why PHP IS Secure

October 31st, 2009 - Learn the fundamentals for keeping your Apache, MySQL and PHP deployment secure and reliable.

Saving Mongos and Scaling with MongoDB, PHP and Document-Oriented Databases

October 27th, 2009 - High Performance and Document and Key Value Databases with PHP and MongoDB

Bootup #3 - Technology Startup Community

October 14th, 2009 - Non-Profit Social Charity and Child Poverty Startup, Web Monetization Social Service, Music Sharing and Backup

Mobile Data: How to Avoid the Latency Trap When Using Web Services

October 8th, 2009 - Optimizing Performance and Minimizing Latency for Mobile PHP Usability

Extreme Scale with Thin Server Architecture

October 5th, 2009 - Increase performance and scale with Ajax rendering

The Code of Open Source Licenses

September 22nd, 2009 - Comparing the Art of Programming with Legalese

Bootup #2 - NY Entrepreneur Community

September 14th, 2009 - Environmentally Friendly Green Architecture, Social Sharing Startup, Open Source Workflow and Business Process Management

Xdebug from A to X - PHP Profiling and Debugging

August 25th, 2009 - PHP Performance Profiling and Debugging with Xdebug

Bootup #1 - NY-Tech Startup Community Event

August 4th, 2009 - Online Video Interviews, Computer Generated News Broadcast, Non-Profit Money Support, PHP News Aggregation

Flexing PHP with Flex Builder 4 and the Zend Framework

July 28th, 2009 - RIA Development with PHP and the Zend Framework

Building Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) with Silverlight & PHP

June 23rd, 2009 - RIA Development with .NET, Microsoft, Silverlight and PHP

Web and MySQL Performance for PHP Developers

June 16th, 2009 - Database, memcache, MySQL, PHP, Xdebug, Profiling, Front-end Best Practices, and Web Performance in the Cloud

Taking the Zend Server Out For a Spin

May 26th, 2009 - Overview of the Zend PHP Server and Framework with OSCommerce, Joomla, SugarCRM, and Drupal Examples

PHP QA TestFest - XML and DOM Focus

May 23rd, 2009 - PHP Test Writing and Unit Testing at NY PHP

PHP Meetup: SilverStripe Content Management System

May 14th, 2009 - Overview of the SilverStripe PHP CMS and Framework and the PHP Meetup

Web 2.0 and RESTful Applications with WebSphere, sMash and PHP

April 28th, 2009 - Websphere, Project Zero, REST and Mashups with PHP

Becoming A Bash Ninja

March 24th, 2009 - Tricks and Tips for Command Line CLI PHP Development Tools

MySQL and PHP - State of the Union and mysqlnd

March 18th, 2009 - Connectors, Best Practices, Performance, Scaling and the "Cloud"

Static Code Analysis for PHP and the Zend Framework Circa 2009

February 24th, 2009 - PHP Security with Yasca and ZF

OWASP 3.0, You, Joomla!, and 40 Million Page Views

January 27th, 2009 - Web Security and High Traffic Social Networks with Joomla

Coding Secure and PHP Security Best Practices

November 25th, 2008 - Security and Enterprise LAMP

High Performance Architecture for Social Applications with PHP, MySQL, and memcache

November 12th, 2008 - And what happens when a million people show up on opening day

Lighten RIA with Adobe AIR, Flex & AMF with PHP

November 4th, 2008 - Web 2.0 Ajax Application with Adobe, PHP and the Zend Framework

NYPHP/CUNY PHP Training and Education Course

October 22nd, 2008 - College PHP Course

PHP Security at OWASP AppSec, with Hans Zaunere

September 24th, 2008 - PHP Security and Web Development Best Practices

Windows, IIS, MSSQL and PHP (WISP) or Why a PHP Developer Should Care About Microsoft

September 23rd, 2008 - Overview of WISP including Ajax, Silverlight, SQL Server and Visual Studio as PHP Development Tools

Beginner introduction to PHP, HTTP Apache and MySQL

September 10th, 2008 - Introducing LAMP, HTTP and Backend Web Development

Cloud Computing Panel Discussion

July 29th, 2008 - Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP LAMP in the Cloud

Ajax and Javascript for PHP Developers

July 22nd, 2008 - Web 2.0, PHP, Javascript, JSON and Front-end Development

EnterpriseDB and Postgres with PHP

June 24th, 2008 - PostgreSQL Database and PHP

Know thy Enemy: Ruby on Rails for PHP Developers

May 27th, 2008 - Learn about RoR for PHP Developers

PHP Meetup

May 6th, 2008 - PHP Users Group and Community

PHP Security and Tainted Variables, with Wietse Venema

April 21st, 2008 - Preventing SQL Injection, Command Line Injection and Remote File Inclusion in PHP

Sun & MySQL: A New Hope for LAMP and PHP

March 25th, 2008 - Sun shines on LAMP with MySQL and PHP

White-Hat SEO in PHP

February 26th, 2008 - SEM, Search Engine Optimization and Search Friendly URLs in PHP

Web 2.0 PHP Mashups from IBM

January 22nd, 2008 - The Mashable, Programmable, Schemantic Web with PHP and Zend

New York Technology Community Holiday Party

December 13th, 2007 - NY Tech Community Holiday Party

PHP Cryptography and Tamper Proof URLs

November 27th, 2007 - PHP Session and Request Security

Native XML Databases

October 23rd, 2007 - PHP, XML, XPath, XQuery and Databases

New York Joomla Community Meeting

October 11th, 2007 - NY Joomla User Group Meeting

Joomla SIG Meeting

September 20th, 2007 - Joomla User Group Community Meeting

Special Event: Zend's PHP and Framework

September 12th, 2007 - Enterprise 2.0 PHP Frameworks and Zend's PHP Stack

NY Tech Community Summer Soiree and Joomla SIG Gathering

August 23rd, 2007 - New York Technology and Joomla Summer Gathering

RIA Applications with and PHP and Adobe

June 28th, 2007 - Rich Internet Applications with WPF, Flash, Flex, Ajax and PHP

Building Data Centric PHP Web Applications with Little Code and ORM, MVC and Ajax

May 24th, 2007 - PHPOpenbiz Online Framework Presentation

Introduction to Databases for PHP Programmers

May 22nd, 2007 - MySQL, PostgreSQL and Oracle for PHP Developers

PHP Security 2.0

April 24th, 2007 - Web 2.0 Security and LAMP

NYPHP Talk Live

March 29th, 2007 - LAMP Mailing List Support and Discussion

PHP IDE with Eclipse, Zend Platform 3.0, and Zend Studio

February 27th, 2007 - PHP Eclipse with Zend Platform and Zend Studio

Application Building With the Horde PHP Framework

January 23rd, 2007 - PHP Webmail, APIs, ORM and JSON with Horde

NY Technology Community Holiday Party

December 7th, 2006 - Technology Community NYCBUG-NYPHP Holiday Party - MySQL FreeBSD Threads and Captchas

NYPHP Talk Live

November 28th, 2006 - Discussion and Support Straight From the PHP Mailing Lists

PHP Security and Static Code Analysis with Armorize CodeSecure

November 16th, 2006 - PHP Online Presentation

The Andromeda PHP MVC Framework

October 24th, 2006 - Model-View-Controller, PostgreSQL Databases and the CMS

The CakePHP Framework and CMS

September 26th, 2006 - PHP Framework, CMS and MVC, SEO Friendly URLs with CakePHP

NYPHP Talk Live

August 22nd, 2006 - Discussion and Support Straight From the PHP Mailing Lists

Presenting... the New Joomla! 1.5 PHP CMS

July 25th, 2006 - The CMS Joomla Formerly Known as Mambo

An Introduction to PHP-GTK 2

June 27th, 2006 - PHP Desktop Applications with GTK

Beyond Mashups: Situational Application Runtimes and SOA using PHP

May 23rd, 2006 - Enterprise mashups, the programmable web, and QEDWiki for Web 2.0 Sites with PHP and LAMP

Timezones, Internationalization, Localization and Character Sets with PHP 4 and PHP 5

April 25th, 2006 - It's a Small World - Build Applications for It - Global LAMP Web Sites

Database Object Relational Mapping (ORM) with PHP and MySQL

March 28th, 2006 - Database ORM with LAMP

MySQL Database Technical Overview

March 16th, 2006 - MySQL and PHP Introduction

RSS, Atom, OPML, PHP and All That: A Course for Developers

February 28th, 2006 - PHP Feed and Syndication Development

Practical Experience and Starting with PHP Training

January 24th, 2006 - PHP Training and Beginner Development in the University

PHP Community Holiday Party

December 27th, 2005 - New York PHP Holiday Party

Practical SSL With Apache and PHP - Localization with OASI

November 22nd, 2005 - PHP Security and Internationalization with SSL, Public Keys, Apache and I18N

eZ Publish - PHP based open source content management system (CMS)

October 25th, 2005 - Enterprise PHP CMS and Publishing

PHP Security Audit HOWTO

September 27th, 2005 - Security Examples and Tutorial


September 17th, 2005 - BSD Open Source Conference

PHP PHundamental Best Practices Threads

September 9th, 2005 - Fundamentals: Web Site and Directory Structure - Where to Locate PHP Includes?

Subversion, Eclipse, WebDav and Tools for Writing Better PHP Code - Part 1

August 23rd, 2005 - IDE and Server Development Tools and Techniques for Writing Better PHP Code - Part 1

Building Rich Internet Application (RIA) using JavaScript and PHP

July 26th, 2005 - Web 2.0 RIA Javascript and PHP

IBM's PHP Enterprise Strategy at NYPHP

June 28th, 2005 - IBM, Zend and Enterprise PHP - IBM@NYPHP

PHP Turns Ten

June 8th, 2005 -

Building Enterprise Applications with Mozilla, AMP, XML-RPC and JSON

May 24th, 2005 - Web 2.0 PHP MySQL Apache Mozilla, AMP, XML-RPC and JSON Sites

New York MySQL User Group Community Mailing List

May 21st, 2005 - MySQL Mailing List and SIG at New York PHP

PHP5 Tidy HTML and XHTML Parsing without Regex

April 26th, 2005 - PHP and the HTML Tidy Extension

Apache Community Incubator Project

April 10th, 2005 - PHP and MySQL Open Source Projects

How does Apache, MySQL and PHP AMP Technology differ from Linux and LAMP

March 25th, 2005 - Linux, FreeBSD, Apache, MySQL, PHP and You

Enterprise LAMP Stack, SourceLabs@nyphp and PHP SEO Series Part II

March 22nd, 2005 - SourceLabs and the Certified LAMP Stack & SEO Part II

Mambo and Joomla - PHP SEO Series Part II

February 22nd, 2005 - PHP Content Management System CMS and LAMP SEO

ActiveGrid and Enterprise LAMP Stack and Components - PHP SEO Series Part I

January 25th, 2005 - Enterprise PHP and Scalability - SEO Series Part I and Friendly URLs

The PHP Magazine in PDF Online

December 15th, 2004 - PHP Magazine Available in PDF

NY Technical Community Holiday Event

December 15th, 2004 - New York Technology Community Holiday Party

Online Apache, MySQL and PHP Training and Education Sign-Up

December 1st, 2004 - AMP Technology In-Depth Training from PHP Community and Education Group at NYPHP

AMD, x86_64, 64 bits, PHP and AMP

November 23rd, 2004 - Apache, MySQL, PHP and the AMD 64 Architecture

Apache, MySQL and PHP Training

October 25th, 2004 - AMP Technology In-Depth Training from PHP Education

Skinable and Portable Desktop Applications with PHP and GTK - The PHP Jobs Market

September 28th, 2004 - PHP Desktop Development and Careers

New PHP, MySQL and Apache Training

September 27th, 2004 - AMP Technology In-Depth Training from NYPHP Education

PHP Community - Top Gun! the Musical

September 27th, 2004 - Musical with the PHP Community

New York PHP SIG: Python

July 25th, 2004 -

Object-Oriented Programming in PHP 5 Through OOP Patterns

June 22nd, 2004 - Advanced OOP Techniques with PHP Patterns

fPage URL Management and PEAR HTML_QuickForm

May 25th, 2004 - Easy URL Redirection and Form Creation in PHP

New session: Apache, MySQL and PHP Training

May 17th, 2004 - PHP and AMP Hands On Training

NSM, MIME and PHP Development Meeting

May 12th, 2004 - New York PHP Development

An Introduction to NSM, PHP Messaging and Clew

April 27th, 2004 - Learn about the New York PHP Community Projects

PAXI: PHP 5 and XML in Production - JSCookMenu

March 23rd, 2004 - PHP 5 and XML in the Enterprise

Introduction to Apache, MySQL and PHP with XAMPP at GNUbies

March 10th, 2004 - Presented to

PHP Database Abstraction with PEAR::DB

February 24th, 2004 - MySQL, Oracle and MSSQL Portability and Backwards Compatibility

New York PHP at Linux World East

January 21st, 2004 - nyphp@linuxworld

Community Site Showcase Part II

December 23rd, 2003 -

NYPHP Holiday Party

December 16th, 2003 -

Rapid MySQL, PHP and Apache Certification

December 9th, 2003 - Talk to the web. Speak PHP.

Community Site Showcase Part I

November 25th, 2003 -

PHP Mailing System Development and Planning

November 11th, 2003 - Development Meeting

Rapid Apache, MySQL, PHP Certification

November 10th, 2003 - Get certified and gain vital skills with intensive real-world sessions, taught by the industry's leading experts.

gd Library and PHP Image Manipulation

October 28th, 2003 - PHP JPEG, GIF and Graphic Function Reference

Apache, MySQL and PHP Training

October 27th, 2003 - PHP Training, October 27-28

PHP Conference West 2003

October 21st, 2003 - Community. Code. Solutions.

Development Meeting

October 14th, 2003 - New York PHP

A Tale of Four PHP Templates - Smarty, PHPLIB, PHPTAL and PHP

September 23rd, 2003 - Review of PHP Templating Technology and Techniques

NYPHP BBQ and Party

September 19th, 2003 - New York PHP BBQ

Development Meeting

September 9th, 2003 - New York PHP Organization and Development

Parsing, Validating and Saving Data from Complex XML Streams with PHP

August 26th, 2003 - Processing RSS and XML Feeds with PHP

PHP Training

August 25th, 2003 - PHP, MySQL and Apache Training, August 25-26

PHP & Oracle Developer Days

August 8th, 2003 - Enterprise Linux with PHP, Oracle and Red Hat

PHP Meetup

August 7th, 2003 - International PHP Meetup Day

PHP Training

June 23rd, 2003 - PHP and AMP Technology Training, June 23-24

PHP in Education, Universities, and Academic Research Intranets

May 27th, 2003 - Originally Presented at PHP Conference East 2003

PHP Conference

May 8th, 2003 -

PHP Conference in New York

April 24th, 2003 - PHPCon East 2003 has arrived!

PHP and AMP Training

April 21st, 2003 - PHP and AMP Technology Training Available, April 21-22

PHP and AMP Training

April 21st, 2003 - PHP and AMP Technology Training Available, April 21-22

MySQL 4.1.0 has been released

April 10th, 2003 -

MySQL Conference and Expo

April 10th, 2003 -

PHP Programming Language for Beginners

April 9th, 2003 - An Introduction Tutorial to PHP, Presented to

April Fool's Day

April 1st, 2003 - April Fool's Day

PHP Training Available in New York

March 25th, 2003 - PHP and AMP Technology Training Now Available

Beginning Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP - Technical Overview

September 25th, 2002 - Introduction to LAMP and the PHP Programming Language

Introduction to Apache, MySQL and PHP (AMP) - Architectural Overview

September 18th, 2002 - Beginner's Guide to the LAMP Stack and Architecture