Lorna is a web development consultant and author based "over the hills" in Leeds. Her books include "PHP Master", "PHP Web Services" and "N Ways To Be A Better Developer", and she has spoken at events around the world giving both keynotes and technical talks. At work Lorna consults on web and mobile projects for a variety of clients, building excellent APIs and advising on how teams can improve their development practices. In her spare time Lorna leads the Joind.In open source project; a tool to enable communities to give real-time, public feedback to speakers and organisers of events.
Saturday 3rd October 10.45 - 11.35
PHP 7 is coming! But what does this mean for PHP developers in the Real World (TM)? This talk has everything you need to know to be the expert. Find out how the remarkable performance improvements could look on your own system, and see the shiny new features in this major release of the web's favourite scripting language. Get advice on how the upgrade path will look for your appplication and how to avoid the traps that lie along that path. Recommended for developers and technical leaders everywhere who want to use better PHP.