Sara is an Engineer at Facebook working on HHVM and Hack, as well as a long standing core contributor to the PHP project and author of "Extending and Embedding PHP". This will be Sara's third year at PHPNW.
12:00 - 12:50 Saturday 4th October
PHP, as a language, is pushing 20 years old and in that time it's collected more than a few... peculiarities. That's why Facebook recently released a reimagining of the PHP language called "Hack". All the flexibility you're used to in PHP, coupled with progressive typing and the advanced control structures you expect from a modern language. So put down your copy of "PHP3 Websites for Dummies", and step into the future of server-side programming for the web.