PHP & MySQLnd, What's Cutting-Edge Now and What Will Be in the Future

Rasmus Lerdorf, Creator of PHP, Distinguished Engineer at Etsy

Mon. May 13, 6:30pm   -   NYC
Free beer, pizza and swag!

Rasmus Lerdorf

Creator of PHP, Distinguished Engineer at Etsy

PHP & MySQLnd, What's Cutting-Edge Now and What Will Be in the Future

A look at the history of the LAMP stack along with where we are today with traits, the new short array syntax, low-level MySQL integration and the many other new features available in PHP 5.4. Are you ready to upgrade? Come find out what might trip you up along with what is coming in PHP 5.5 and beyond.

Rasmus Lerdorf is known for having gotten the PHP project off the ground in 1995 and has contributed to a number of other open source projects over the years. He is also responsible for inventing the LIMIT clause way back in the mini-SQL days; LIMIT has since been copied to MySQL and other databases.

Rasmus was an infrastructure architect at Yahoo! for more than 7 years and joined Etsy in 2012. He was born in Greenland, grew up in Denmark and Canada and has a Systems Design engineering degree from the University of Waterloo.

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