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London, United Kingdom, 2012/02/09 - Rasmus Lerdorf and Hugh Williams to Keynote Event Sponsored by Automattic, Intel, Engine Yard and Zend - PHPconference.co.uk.
PHP London announced a noteworthy line-up of keynote speakers, panellists, speakers and sponsors for PHP UK Conference 2012, the seventh annual PHP UK Conference and the year’s most important event for the European PHP developer community.
The conference’s opening keynote will be given by Rasmus Lerdorf, creator of PHP, who will be giving his unique perspective on PHP in 2012. Hugh Williams, VP, Experience, Search, and Platforms at eBay will also deliver a keynote on PHP and other platforms at eBay, as well as a peek into what’s new at eBay in 21012. Other speakers include Nikolay Bachiyski of WordPress, LB Denker of Etsy and Andrew "Bob" Brockhurst Principal Engineer of the BBC. Also at this year’s event, a panel of database experts from MySQL, Oracle, MongoDB and other organizations will explore the challenges and differences of database systems and their applications in the cloud.
PHP UK Conference 2012 welcomes platinum sponsor Automattic, Unconference sponsor Engine Yard, Silver sponsors Intel, Zend and IPC digital.
“With more than 31 percent of the world’s top 10,000 websites running PHP, including Facebook, Wikipedia and WordPress.com, PHP has already proven itself as an industrial-grade dynamic language," says Ciaran Rooney, President of PHP London. "Now, with the community and our partners, we are collectively taking PHP to the next level by leading one of Europe’s largest PHP and developers conferences in 2012”
PHP Conference 2012 will serve as the gathering place for developers, representing a worldwide community of close to 5 million people who use tools and applications based on PHP. This year’s event has expanded to include two days and now has four tracks including a community lead unconference track sponsored by Engine Yard. The event will be held February 24th and 25th at the Business Design Centre in Islington, London.
The PHP UK Conference includes a variety of vendor exhibits and sponsorship opportunities.
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About PHP UK Conference
The annual PHP UK Conference (PHPconference.co.uk) is one of the best ways to connect with the experts who are shaping next-generation PHP technologies and the visionary IT leaders who are using these technologies for competitive business advantage. Industry keynotes, technical sessions, tutorials and networking opportunities focus on PHP community innovations and best practices at work in some of the world’s most dynamic and productive apps across web, mobile and cloud.
About PHP London
PHP London (phplondon.org) is a non-profit group to promote knowledge sharing and best practice amongst PHP developers and web developers and business professionals in London. Their main product right now is a regular PHP meet up which is held on the first Thursday of every month. They also hold the annual PHP UK Conference.