Today SilverStripe's Community Awesomeness Manager, Cam Findlay shares insights from NZ PHP Conference speaker and SilverStripe CTO Hamish Freidlander's presentation "Grown Up PHP". This is followed by insights from Yusuke Ando's talk on "Testing your PHP application with Selenium on Travis CI" shared by SilverStripe's test analyst Jeffrey Guo.
5 Highlights - Hamish Friedlander - Grown Up PHPRead full post
Today we have highlights from two more NZ PHP Conference speakers. SilverStripe's Solutions Architect Ingo Schommer shares his highlights from Nate Abele's talk on Hypermedia APIs and developer Ed Linklater shares his highlights from Chris Pitt's presentation on Asynchronous PHP.Read full post
It was fitting that the speaker chosen to kick off the first ever New Zealand PHP Conference was Rasmus Lerdorf. Rasmus 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 was an infrastructure architect at Yahoo! for more than 7 years and joined Etsy in 2012. Rasmus's presentation covered an interesting background to how PHP evolved from a templating system into a coding language as well as insights into the greater purpose his role at Esty provides.Read full post
Last week Wellington welcomed New Zealand's first ever PHP Conference and a host of amazing speaker's from around the globe. An informal welcome event was hosted at the SilverStripe Head Office the night before the conference kicked off. It was a great chance to meet with the speakers and to show them a taste of Wellington hospitality.Read full post
The New Zealand PHP Conference is nearly here! Next Thursday & Friday (28th and 29th August 2014) PHP experts from across the globe will descend on Wellington to share their wisdom with the local developer community. We’ve got 2 two-day passes (valued at $510 each) to give away. Simply comment at the end of this post telling us who you’d be the most excited to hear and you could win!Read full post
[video] A tale of mockery: Mocking database records and web services in SilverStripe and testing using Behat
In this show and tell video I demonstrate how Behat integration tests can be run efficiently inside a SilverStripe project, while keeping test assertions readable and self contained. The demo walks through and shows how to create database records from within Behat, and fake web services.Read full post