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PHP Town Hall Podcast:
Episode 44: API Madness!
Aug 13, 2015 @ 09:48:52

The PHP Town Hall podcast, hosted by Ben Edmunds (and normally Phil Sturgeon), has posted their latest episode today - Episode #44: API Madness

In this episode Ben joined by Mike Stowe (a Developer Relations Manager at MuleSoft) and Amanda Folson (a Developer Evangelist at PagerDuty) to talk about working developers and best practices/concerns and come of their own experiences with APIs.

You can listen to this episode either through the in-page video player, using the in-page audio player or you can download the mp3 for offline listening. If you enjoy the show, be sure to subscribe to their feed too!

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Link: http://phptownhall.com/blog/2015/07/22/episode-44-api-madness/

PHP Town Hall Podcast:
Episode 43: Midnight Express
Jul 31, 2015 @ 11:37:18

The PHP Town Hall podcast has released their latest episode today: Episode #43: Midnight Madness with hosts and PHP community members Phil Sturgeon and Ben Edmunds.

Your two favourite PHP developers are joined this episode by Emir Kar??yakal? off of PHPKonf and IstanbulPHP. Istanbul is not only a beautiful and awesome city, but it’s got a thriving PHP community too, who are currently hosting a whole bunch of PHP stars for their annual conference.

You can listen to their latest episode either through the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 to listen at your leisure. If you enjoy the show, be sure to subscribe to their feed or follow them on Twitter.

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Link: http://phptownhall.com/blog/2015/06/11/episode-43-midnight-express/

PHP Town Hall:
Episode 42: Paul and Vance
Jun 22, 2015 @ 11:08:48

The PHP Town Hall podcast, as hosted by Phil Sturgeon and Ben Edmunds, has posted their latest episode today - Episode 42: Paul and Vance. They're joined by guests Paul Dragoonis and Vance Lucas to talk several various subjects including their work and contributing to PHP.net.

After a little hiatus Phil and Ben back at it, joined this time by Paul Dragoonis and Vance Lucas. Paul does some fairly call stuff, manages the PPI framework and contributes to building the actual PHP.net website, the poor sod. Paul is also the winner in the “PHP developers from the UK who are hard to understand” contest two years running, only beating Phil to the title due to being slightly better at handling his booze. Vance works at NetSuite and has open-sourced a bunch of code things, most notably phpdotenv and frisby.

You can listen to this latest episode in a few different ways: through either the in-page audio or video player, by downloading the mp3 or subscribing to their feed. You can also follow them on Twitter to keep up with new updates and episodes as they're released.

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Link: http://phptownhall.com/blog/2015/05/22/episode-42-paul-and-vance/

PHP Town Hall:
Episode 41: Loosely Town Hall - Dallas Edition
May 19, 2015 @ 12:48:24

The PHP Town Hall podcast has posted their latest episode recorded live at the Lone Star PHP conference this year (2015). In episode 41, Loosely Town Hall - Dallas Edition, they're joined by Loosely Coupled podcast hosts Jeff Carouth and Matt Frost.

This episode is brought to you from thunderstruck Dallas, as part of the awesome conference that is Lone Star PHP. We are joined once again by the dynamic duo Jeff Carouth and Matt Frost off of the Loosely Coupled podcast!

We mostly make a bunch of bad jokes then drag up the audience to talk about stuff. Lets be honest, this was a bit of a crapshoot, but Elizabeth Smith goes into some detail on PECL and the problems of ownership. PSR-7 is chatted about for the 19th time and Jordi talks a bit about pickles. Also, we debate “haytch” vs. “atch” as the correct pronunciation of the “H” in HTTP. Important stuff.

You can listen to this latest episode either via the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 of the show. If you enjoy it, be sure to subscribe to their feed to get the latest episodes as they're released in the future.

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Link: http://phptownhall.com/blog/2015/04/18/episode-41-loosely-town-hall-dallas/

PHP Town Hall Podcast:
Episode 40: Return of the Ferrara
Apr 23, 2015 @ 09:02:26

The PHP Town Hall podcast has posted a new episode today with the Return of the Ferrara. Hosts Ben Edmunds and Phil Sturgeon are joined once again by guest Anthony Ferrara to talk about, among other things, scalar type hints.

Regular guest Anthony Ferrara joins us “in the studio” to talk about the new version of his scalar type hints, which since recording - a f**king month ago - has been accepted for PHP 7. We thought it would be good to have a bit of a chat about the feature, the nonsense that surrounded it and a bunch of other random internals and PHP 7 related blathering.

You can catch this latest episode in a few different ways, either through the in-page audio player, by downloading the mp3 or through the video recording of the live session. If you enjoy the show, be sure to subscribe to their feed too.

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Link: http://phptownhall.com/blog/2015/03/20/episode-40-ferrara-scalar-type-hints/

Voices of the ElePHPant:
Interview with Ben Edmunds
Apr 14, 2015 @ 08:31:52

The Voices of the ElePHPant podcast has posted their latest community interview today, this time with Ben Edmunds, a well-known speaker and podcaster himself as a part of the PHP Town Hall podcast.

In this episode Ben and host Cal Evans talk about podcasting - why he started it, who he does it with and the goals of the show. They also talk about Ben's ebook "Building Secure PHP Applications" and what kinds of topics it contains.

You can check out this latest episode either through the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3. Be sure to subscribe to their feed to get more shows as they're released.

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Link: https://voicesoftheelephpant.com/2015/04/14/interview-with-ben-edmunds/

PHP Town Hall Podcast:
Episode 39: Hi Josh!
Mar 20, 2015 @ 09:12:28

In the latest episode of the PHP Town Hall podcast, episode #39, hosts Phil Sturgeon and Ben Edmunds talk with Josh Lockhart, author of the recently released "Modern PHP" book and most well known as the author of the Slim framework.

Phil and Ben catch up with Josh Lockhart who has been on the show a few times before. Josh is involved in some great projects and interested in some new tools, which all kinda wind in together. PHP, FIG, League, etc.

You can catch this episode in a few different ways, either through the in page audio player, by downloading the mp3 or you can watch the video of the live recording. If you enjoy the episode, consider also subscribing to their feed to get the latest episodes as they're released.

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Link: http://phptownhall.com/blog/2015/03/12/episode-39-hi-josh/

PHP Town Hall:
Episode 37: Sunshine Round-Hall? Town-Table?
Feb 12, 2015 @ 09:40:41

The PHP Town Hall podcast has released their latest episode - a roundtable recorded live at this year's SunshinePHP conference, episode #37 - "Sunshine Round-Hall? Town-Table?"

We all know that SunshinePHP is one of the PHP communities finest conferences. It attends an amazing group of people, wonderful speakers and Rasmus usually pops in for a drive-by-keynote. Every conference Phil or Ben attend has some vague promise of “yeah we’ll probably try and do a recording there or something,” but this SunshinePHP we actually did it, all thanks to the wonderful Sammy K off of PHP Roundtable.

Guests included well-known PHPers Sara Golemon, Matthew Weier O'Phinney and Davey Shafik. You can catch this episode in a few different ways, either: through the in-page audio player, by downloading the mp3 or by watching the live video recording.

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Link: http://phptownhall.com/blog/2015/02/07/episode-37-round-hall-sunshine/

PHP Town Hall:
Episode 36: PSR-7 and the World of Tomorrow
Feb 11, 2015 @ 12:17:34

The PHP Town Hall podcast has release the latest episode today - Episode #36: PSR-7 and the World of Tomorrow. In it hosts Phil Sturgeon and Ben Edmunds are joined by Hari KT and Matthew Weier O'Phinney to discuss the PSR-7 HTTP message proposal currently in the works by the PHP-FIG.

Now PSR chats can be a little boring when its about autoloading or tabs v bloody spaces, but this PSR could have some really big impact on the way you write PHP over the next few years. We talk a bunch about Aura and Zend and their plans around middlewares, what motivated Matthew to get involved with taking over PSR-7, what middlewares mean for PHP in general and some of the concerns that have been fixed in recent iterations of the PSR like mutability, streams, etc. There also a bit of chat about turtles, standing desks and broken ribs, while Phil slowly goes loopy on pain killers.

You can catch this latest episode in a few different ways: either through the in-page audio player, by downloading the mp3 or by watching the live recording over on YouTube. Be sure to subscribe to their feed if you enjoy the episode.

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Link: http://phptownhall.com/blog/2015/02/02/episode-36-psr-7-the-world-of-tomorrow/

PHP Town Hall:
Episode 35: Developer to CTO and Back
Feb 06, 2015 @ 10:23:59

The PHP Town Hall podcast has posted their latest episode with hosts Phil Sturgeon and Ben Edmunds - Episode #35, Developer to CTO and Back. This episode features guests Gary Hockin and Jacques Woodcock.

The grass is always greener on the other side, but we have a little talk with Gary Hockin and regular guest Jacques Woodcock about the pros and cons of going up and down the chain of command in the developer world. After all, it doesn’t just need to be a one-way street. We also talk about a few general bits, like whether PHP 5.7 should have happened, should we cry over spilled constructors and Gary bangs on for ages about how Waterfall is better than Agile.

You can listen to this latest episode in a few different ways - either through the in-page audio player, by downloading the mp3 or watching the recording of the live session over on YouTube. If you enjoy the show be sure to subscribe to their feed for more great episodes.

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Link: http://phptownhall.com/blog/2015/01/09/episode-35-developer-to-cto-and-back/