Zeev Suraski, CTO and Co-Founder of Zend, is set to close PHPCon East's
program with a keynote address on PHP5, Zend Engine 2 and the Future of
PHP. Suraski's work in PHP has led to many rewrites and redesigns
including the creation of the Zend Engine which powers PHP 4.0 and the
design of other crucial PHP 4.0 components such as a server subtraction
layer and multithreading support.
PHPCon East is three days of intensive learning through hands-on
tutorials and three technical session tracks on Enterprise PHP,
Applications Development and XML/Web Services. Suraski joins other PHP
notables on the conference program including PHP inventor Rasmus
Lerdorf, MySQL's Zak Greant, Apache.org's Jim Winstead and authors Luke
Welling and Laura Thompson. Other highlights include:
- Author Christian Wenz's discussion PHP & Web Services - A Competitor
- Community Connect's Dan Cowgill on Understanding and Deploying the
Alternative PHP Cache (APC)
- OmniTi's George Schlossnagle's presentations on High Performance PHP
and Unit Testing
- Author/Consultant Sterling Hughes delves into the details of PHP and
Take advantage of Early Bird discounts on tutorial and conference
registration fees. Register by March 31st for the best rates. Students
receive a 50 % discount with a current ID and class schedule. University
faculty and staff and employees of non-profit organizations are eligible
for 20% off registration rates. Log on to
http://www.php-con.com/return.php?i=gu2 for full program and
PHPCon Attendees Save on Hotel and Travel!
PHPCon attendees are eligible for reduced room rates at the Park Central
New York and 10% discounts off fares with American Airlines and Amtrack.
Log onto PHPCon East's web site and click on the Hotel & Travel section
for reservation numbers and authorization codes.