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PHP Town Hall Podcast:
Episode 53: Developer Relations, Travel, and Bedbugs with Jessica Rose
Apr 25, 2017 @ 13:19:29

The PHP Town Hall podcast, with hosts Amanda Folson and Ben Edmunds, has released its latest episode: Episode #53 - Developer Relations, Travel, and Bedbugs with Jessica Rose . Jessica is the lead of developer relations at Crate.io, the company that created the CrateDB product.

Jessica talks about some of her own experiences in developer relations along with some of Amanda's own experiences doing the same in past roles. They also talk about the strain developer relations can put on other parts of peoples' lives and different perspectives on work. They also talk about programming bootcamps, online training, hammocks and speaking at conferences.

You can catch this latest episode either using the in-page audio or video player or you can download the audio and listen offline. If you enjoy the show you can subscribe to their feed to get the latest episodes as they're released.

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Link: https://phptownhall.com/dev-rel-travel-bedbugs/

PHP Town Hall Podcast:
Episode 51: Good Riddance
Jan 18, 2017 @ 09:44:27

The PHP Town Hall podcast has posted their 51st episode: Good Riddance. The most notable happening in this episode is the announcement of co-host Phil Sturgeon moving on and Amanda Folson taking his place.

In this episode Ben and Phil discuss what’s new in their pathetic little lives, the state of the PHP-FIG, and bid an ecstatic.. ahem.. sad farewell to Phil as he departs the podcast. Starting with Episode 51 [Amanda Folson](https://twitter.com/AmbassadorAwsum) will be taking over as co-host. Ben is staying so don’t worry, we know he’s your favorite.

Phil, Thanks for 51 fucking fantastic episodes, 5 years of podcasting together, way too much booze, and a lot of fun.

You can catch this latest episode in a few different ways: either through the in-page audio or video player, directly on YouTube or by downloading the mp3 of the show to listen offline. If you want to keep up with the latest episodes and happenings from the podcast, be sure to subscribe to their feed and follow them on Twitter to get the latest updates.

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Link: https://phptownhall.com/episode-51-good-riddance/

PHP Town Hall Podcast:
Episode 50: Low down on PSR-15
Jan 11, 2017 @ 13:14:07

The PHP Town Hall podcast has returned with a new episode that gives you the low down on PSR-15, a proposal being discussed by the PHP-FIG group to provide structure around middleware implementation.

An all star cast this episode, as Ben and Phil are joined by regular guest Anthony Ferrara - thinker of good ideas and long-time part-time side-line contributor to the PHP-FIG, Woody Gilk - one-speed rider & BDFL of Kohana, and Beau Simensen - author of a bunch of stuff including StackPHP.

Here we’re talking about some awesome stuff the PHP-FIG is working on: PSR-15 (HTTP Middleware). [...] We discuss all this, and the reason PSR-7 (HTTP Message) is not enough for the ecosystem to benefit from shareable middleware.

You can catch this latest episode in a few different ways including the use of the in-page audio or video player, by downloading the mp3 directly or you can view the recording of the live Google Hangout over on YouTube. If you enjoy the episode be sure to subscribe to their feed and follow them on Twitter for updates when new shows are released.

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Link: https://phptownhall.com/episode-50-low-down-on-psr15/

PHP Town Hall:
Episode 50: Low down on PSR-15
Jun 29, 2016 @ 09:20:22

The PHP Town Hall podcast has posted their latest episode (after a bit of hiatus) giving the low down on PSR-15, the proposed PHP-FIG standard for HTTP middleware.

n all star cast this episode, as Ben and Phil are joined by regular guest Anthony Ferrara - thinker of good ideas and long-time part-time side-line contributor to the PHP-FIG, Woody Gilk - one-speed rider & BDFL of Kohana, and Beau Simensen - author of a bunch of stuff including StackPHP.

Here we’re talking about some awesome stuff the PHP-FIG is working on: PSR-15 (HTTP Middleware). [...] We discuss all this, and the reason PSR-7 (HTTP Message) is not enough for the ecosystem to benefit from shareable middleware. [...] Woody provides a bit of the decision-making process in a very tricky aspect of the FIGs job, which is: should standards be built entirely to match existing implementations, or should standards try to improve on the learnings of the existing implementations to better them all as implementations change to support the standard. It’s all a bit chicken and egg, but a very worthy discussion to have.

You can catch this latest episode either through the in-page video player or directly on YouTube. If you enjoy the show, be sure to subscribe to their feed and get the latest as new shoes are released.

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Link: https://phptownhall.com/episode-50-low-down-on-psr15/

PHP Town Hall Podcast:
Episode 48: Code of Conduct
Feb 18, 2016 @ 12:45:49

The PHP Town Hall podcast, hosted by PHP community members Phil Sturgeon and Ben Edmunds, has posted their latest episode - a discussion with Jenny Wong about Codes of Conduct and more specifically the effort to try to adopt one for PHP.

Whilst all three of us think a Code of Conduct is a good idea, we talk through some of the various for and against reasoning that people have, and try to outline the logical failures behind some of the FUD being spread around during this discussion.

We cover a few things, from the intent of a Code of Conduct, explain it’s reach is not as scary as many seem to think, outline a few things that a Code of Conduct does not try to do, and talk about some of the problems minorities have at conferences and online which could be simplified over time with a useful CoC.

The goal behind the show is to try and help "open some minds" and bring a constructive approach to discussing the Code of Conduct without the usual (and unfortunate) reactions we've already seen from the community. You can listen to this latest podcast through the in-page video player or directly on YouTube. If you enjoy the show and want to check out past and future shows you can subscribe to their RSS feeds.

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Link: https://phptownhall.com/episode-48-code-of-conduct/

PHP Town Hall Podcast:
Episode 46: Christmas Theraphpy
Feb 08, 2016 @ 09:26:23

The PHP Town Hall podcast has returned with their latest episode, the first in 2016: Episode 46: Christmas Theraphpy.

Ben and Phil have a little catch-up to try and get things back on track after a little 2015 lag. Basically this episode is just Sober Phil having a massive vent about daft people are on the Internet.

For some reason he accidentally read some /r/lolphp and got into an argument about how they think that PHP 7 is purely a cosmetic change. This was a good excuse to re-emphisize what an awesome set of fundamental changes PHP 7 really was.

You can catch this latest episode either through the in-page video player, the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3. If you enjoy the episode, be sure to subscribe to their feed or follow them On Twitter to keep up with the latest shows as they're released.

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Link: http://phptownhall.com/blog/2015/12/27/episode-46-christmas-theraphpy/

PHP Town Hall Podcast:
Episode 44: Live From PNWPHP
Oct 07, 2015 @ 09:26:26

The PHP Town Hall podcast has posted their most recent episode, Episode #44, where they were live from the Pacific Northwest PHP Conference that happened back in September (2015).

Live from [PNWPHP ‘15](http://pnwphp.com/), Ben and Phil are joined by guests [Ben Marks](https://twitter.com/benmarks), [Yitzchok Willroth](https://twitter.com/coderabbi) and later we are joined by returning guest [Sara Golemon](https://twitter.com/SaraMG) who popped in to talk about HHVM/Hack while Phil played waiter for the rest of the episode.

Ben talks about Magento and some of his conference traveling madness, as does Yitz, who got trapped in a hotel for a whole weekend due to some interesting combination of Jewish holidays and an argument over the interational date line in New Zealand. Phil also tells us all about his NZ speeding ticket, mowing down possums like it’s Carmageddon, and makes a few terrible jokes because he’s scarily sober.

You can listen to this latest episode either through watching it on the in-page video player, using the in-page audio player or just downloading the mp3 of the show. If you enjoy it, be sure to subscribe to their feed and follow them on Twitter to get updates on when new episodes are released.

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Link: http://phptownhall.com/blog/2015/09/12/episode-45-good-evening-seattle/

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/