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WavePHP 2018

WavePHP 2018

19.Sep.2018 - 21.Sep.2018
Bahia Resort Hotel

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Join us for the first San Diego based PHP community conference. The weather here is ALWAYS amazing.

Your host(s):
John Congdon


WORKSHOP Double Loop: TDD & BDD Done Right (09:00) Rating: 4 of 5 4
WORKSHOP Building PHP Daemons & Long Running Processes (09:00) Rating: 5 of 5 5
WORKSHOP Docker & PHP: Development through Production (13:00) Rating: 4 of 5 3
WORKSHOP Build a SPA with Vue JS (13:00) Rating: 4 of 5 3


KEYNOTE Groupies, Roadies, Rockstars: The roles we play in opensource (09:00) Rating: 5 of 5 9
TALK Building for the PHP Command Line Interface (10:00) Rating: 5 of 5 6
TALK Silence is Deadly (10:00)
Amanda Folson
Rating: 5 of 5 3
TALK Refactoring Legacy Code (11:00) Rating: 5 of 5 7
TALK Let’s Build a ChatBot! (11:00) Rating: 4 of 5 5
TALK Building a CI/CD pipeline for PHP applications (13:00) Rating: 4 of 5 4
TALK Modernize your productivity (13:00) Rating: 5 of 5 1
TALK MySQL 8 -- A new beginning (14:00) Rating: 5 of 5 3
TALK Accessibility for Everyone (14:00) Rating: 5 of 5 2
TALK You Dont Know Git (14:00)
Jason McCreary
Rating: 5 of 5 7
TALK Producer/Consumer Programming (15:00) Rating: 5 of 5 1
TALK Virtual Machine, Container, or Serverless (15:00) Rating: 5 of 5 3
TALK PHPUnit: A Beginner's Guide (16:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0


TALK Modern and Secure PHP (09:00) Rating: 5 of 5 2
TALK Getting Kids Involved in Programming (09:00) Rating: 5 of 5 4
TALK DevOps For Small Teams (10:00) Rating: 5 of 5 2
TALK Developing SOLID applications with PHP (10:00) Rating: 5 of 5 3
TALK Intro to Laravel / Laravel 101 (11:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Evented Architectures (11:00) Rating: 5 of 5 4
TALK 21st Century DNSBLs (13:00)
Amanda Folson
Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Iterators and Decorators and Generators, Oh My! (13:00) Rating: 5 of 5 4
TALK Where's The BeEF? (14:00)
Mark MacEwen
Rating: 4 of 5 2
TALK Managing Technical Debt (14:00) Rating: 5 of 5 2
TALK Writing code that lasts (15:00)
Jason McCreary
Rating: 5 of 5 2
TALK Testing Like You've Never Tested Before (Because You Haven't) (15:00) Rating: 5 of 5 1
KEYNOTE The New Revolution (16:00)
Samantha Quiñones
Rating: 5 of 5 2

22.Sep.2018 at 10:40 by Andy Snell (41 comments) via Web2 LIVE (Feedback)

The venue was really nice -- eating lunch on the beach was a very nice touch. There were lots of places to go after the talk near the hotel with great ocean views. Good selection of speakers overall -- wouldn't have minded seeing a few more "advanced" talks. Definitely a "looking forward to next year" conference.

24.Sep.2018 at 10:14 by Jeremy Lindblom (76 comments) via Web2 LIVE (Feedback)

Overall, very nicely done.

The good:
- location
- weather
- beaches
- food (really good)
- venue
- speakers
- proximity to other stuff
Needs improvement:
- Keep evening event right after talks so people don't leave
- Offer incentive for attendees to interact with sponsors
- Easier access to Dr. Pepper
- Less rushed at the end
- More raffle prizes if possible
- Higher attendence

25.Sep.2018 at 09:13 by Ben Edmunds (18 comments) via Web2 LIVE (Feedback)

Really enjoyed this. The organizers did an amazing job for a first year conference. Plus you can't beat the location. Looking forward to next year!

25.Sep.2018 at 09:16 by Frank Wallen (2 comments) via Web2 LIVE (Feedback)

This was a great conference! Excellent location (can't really beat San Diego) and especially excellent speakers. For a first conference, especially fantastic!

25.Sep.2018 at 09:29 by Jesse D (8 comments) via Web2 LIVE (Feedback)

The location was perfect (lunch on the beach = perfect San Diego experience!). Sessions were informative. Wish some of the scheduling was a little more explicit (such as social hours/happy hours being on the calendar ahead of time). Loved how there was free parking for locals. Will definitely be back!

25.Sep.2018 at 09:35 by Ryan Christensen (9 comments) via Web2 LIVE (Feedback)

I had a really great time! I thought the content was perfect as well as the location and environment. The only thing that could be improved on would be more communication about what was going on outside of the sessions (i.e. breakfast and social events). Thanks for an awesome experience!

25.Sep.2018 at 09:37 by Kris Triplett (1 comments) via Web2 LIVE (Feedback)

Great event overall. Very happy I was able to join. The venue was excellent, weather was perfect. Meals provided were great.

The speakers were all engaging and gave helpful talks. I particularly enjoyed the SOLID talk and the maintainable software talk. I would have liked to have seen a higher mixture of advanced concepts as well as software design fundamentals applied in PHP.

25.Sep.2018 at 10:18 by Lance (9 comments) via Web2 LIVE (Feedback)

It is pretty hard to believe that this was the first time this conference was put on. In my opinion, things went smoothly and orderly. The food was very good and it seemed like there was something for everyone (even people that don't eat gluten). I think the only thing I would change would be the Thursday night happy hour would start right after the talks (5pm instead of 6pm). The hour for dinner was not enough and perhaps would be better after drinks? I agree that venue was a very good choice. Good job guys. Proud to be a member of SDPHP.

27.Sep.2018 at 15:45 by Nathan Briscoe (4 comments) via Web2 LIVE (Feedback)

I enjoyed this conference a lot. I'll be back!

La Jolla Room
Main conference room. Keynotes will happen in here.
16 sessions
Torrey Pines Room
General sessions
14 sessions

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