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Laravel News Podcast:
LN 09: Laracon, Laravel Gurus, and more
Feb 11, 2016 @ 11:08:47

The Laravel News podcast has published their latest episode today - Episode #9: Laracon, Laravel Gurus, and More.

Episode 9 of the Laravel News podcast is now out and we discuss Laracon, Laravel Gurus, and more.

They talk about new speakers at Laracon this year, the relaunch of Laravel Gurus and a video from host Eric Barnes about why programming manuals aren't on audiobook. You can listen to this latest episode either by subscribing on iTunes or to their RSS feed and grabbing the links from there.

tagged: laravelnews laravel podcast news ep7 ericbarnes

Link: https://laravel-news.com/2016/02/ln-09-laracon-laravel-gurus-and-more/

Community News:
LaraChat Live, Episode #1
Feb 05, 2016 @ 10:27:11

A new Laravel-centric podcast has started up and has posted its first episode: LaraChat Live. Their first recording if from a Google Hangout of a roundtable with host Shawn Mayzes and several other community members from the LaraChat Slack channel

Larachat Live is a live round table discussion from the Larachat community. We discuss PHP and Laravel as well as various other industry related topics.

This weeks discussion (our first round table) will include introductions from community members and our meet & greet outside of Larachat.co. This weekly round table will also include our discussion on PHPMD and PHPCS.

You can watch this episode either using the in-page video player or directly on YouTube. If you enjoy the show and want to keep up with future episodes, subscribe to their YouTube channel and you'll be notified as new videos are published (and when new shows are coming up).

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Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rACXJLMReK0

Sound of Symfony Podcast:
Episode 11 - Looking forward to Symfony 4
Feb 04, 2016 @ 09:46:01

The Sound of Symfony podcast has come back and posted their latest episode with hosts Magnus Nordlander and Tobias Nyholm. In this latest episode (#11) they talk about Symfony 4 and look forward to some of the things they'd like to see in this future release.

Having recovered from SymfonyCon and had happy holidays, Sound of Symfony is back on the ether(net). This week we talk about what we'd like to see in upcoming versions of PHP and Symfony.

Other topics mentioned include:

  • Various Drupal initiatives
  • Sub-requests (a request to render just a partial page, not the whole thing through the HttpKernel)
  • Object-oriented CSS

You can listen to this latest episode either through the in-page audio player or by downloading the audio directly. If you enjoy the episode be sure to subscribe on iTunes to get the latest episodes as they're released.

tagged: soundofsymfony podcast ep11 symfony4 drupal subrequest, oop, css

Link: http://www.soundofsymfony.com/episode/episode-11/

Thijs Feryn:
Michael Heap – Talking about PHPBenelux, Datasift, miles & points
Feb 03, 2016 @ 11:12:44

Thijs Feryn has posted his latest video interview with a member of the PHP community. In this new episode he talks with Michael Heap, a developer at Datasift, about the work he does there and traveling (as they make their way back to the airport...)

Michael Heap is a developer who works at [Datasift](http://datasift.com/). On Thursday January 28th 2016 Michael flew from London Heathrow to Brussels to attend the [PHPBenelux Conference 2016](http://conference.phpbenelux.eu/2016). Unfortunately he forgot his laptop on the plane.

While driving Michael to the airport, I decided to ask him a couple of questions and that resulted in a nice conversation.

You can watch the video using either the in-page player or over on YouTube directly. If you're more of the audio-only sort, you can catch the recording over on Soundcloud.

tagged: thijsferyn interview michaelheap datasift travel phpbenelux16 travel video podcast

Link: https://blog.feryn.eu/michael-heap-talking-about-phpbenelux-datasift-miles-points/

/Dev/Hell Podcast:
Episode 71: Bespoke Tokens
Feb 03, 2016 @ 09:23:39

The /Dev/Hell podcast, hosted by PHP community members Chris Hartjes and Ed Finkler, has posted their latest episode - Episode 71: Bespoke Tokens.

On this episode you get twice the guest because we invited two of the three folks behind WonderNetworks to join us.

Paul Reinheimer and Gemma Anible came on (and even did video via Skype so they could tell when we were getting bored) and talked about how WonderNetworks got started, Paul and Gemma’s preferred development style and Paul seemed determined (as he always is) to tweak Chris.

Topics mentioned in the episode include (obviously) WonderProxy, space leggings, BulletPHP and PHP-GTK. You can listen to this latest episode either through the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3. Be sure to subscribe to their feed if you enjoy the episode and want yo hear more.

tagged: devhell podcast ep71 tokens wonderproxy sponsor chrishartjes edfinkler

Link: http://devhell.info/post/2016-02-01/bespoke-tokens/

Voices of the ElePHPant:
Interview with Christopher Pitt
Feb 02, 2016 @ 09:56:39

The Voices of the ElePHPant podcast, hosted by PHP community member Cal Evans, has posted their latest episode. This show, another in their series of interviews with a member of the PHP community, features Cal talking with Christopher Pitt.

Cal and Christopher talk about his presentations at ZendCon this year: one talking about asynchronous PHP and the other about using generators to emulate co-routines. They also discuss each of the topics and share some of the things that can be done in PHP right now, not even necessarily a recent version. They mention his Nomad PHP talk on the asynchronous handling too. Christopher also talks about the company he works for, Silverstripe, and how they also contribute back to Open Source community and projects.

You can listen to this latest episode either through the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 of the show directly. If you enjoy the episode be sure to either subscribe to their feed or follow them on Twitter to get the latest updates as new episodes are released.

tagged: voicesoftheelephpant community interview christopherpitt podcast

Link: https://voicesoftheelephpant.com/2016/02/02/interview-with-christopher-pitt/

Laravel News Podcast:
LN 08: Database Backups
Jan 28, 2016 @ 12:56:39

The Laravel News podcast with host Eric Barnes has posted their latest episode: Episode 8 - Database Backups.

Episode 8 of the Laravel News podcast is now out.

This episode features special guest Freek Van der Herten talking about backups, Test Driven Laravel, WordPress & Laravel, and PDF generation.

You can listen to this latest episode either by subscribing over on iTunes or pointing your feed reader at the RSS feed and grabbing the latest from there. If you're interested in listening to previous episodes, be sure to check out the podcast archive section on the Laravel News site.

tagged: laravelnews laravel podcast news ep8 ericbarnes database backup

Link: https://laravel-news.com/2016/01/ln-08-database-backups/

Voices of the ElePHPant:
Interview with Wim Godden
Jan 27, 2016 @ 09:40:14

The Voices of the ElePHPant podcast has posted their latest interview with a member of the PHP community. In this new episode host Cal Evans talks with Wim Godden at ZendCon 2015.

They talk about the tutorial that Wim presented at the ZendCon conference about security and some of his thoughts on why it (security) is becoming more and more important. Cal also asks Wim which vulnerability he sees most often in both older and more current code. They also briefly talk about database security, tips for preventing SQL injection issues by using PDO or abstraction layers and "trust issues" between your application and database contents. They also talk some about the company Wim works for, Cu.be, a PHP consultancy company.

You can listen to this episode either through the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 directly. Also be sure to subscribing to their feed or follow them on Twitter to keep up with the latest episodes as they're released.

tagged: voicesoftheelephpant community interview wimgodden podcast

Link: https://voicesoftheelephpant.com/2016/01/26/interview-with-wim-godden/

/Dev/Hell Podcast:
Episode 70: Anti-Canuckite Leanings
Jan 26, 2016 @ 12:19:23

The /Dev/Hell podcast, hosted by PHP community members Ed Finkler and Chris Hartjes has posted their latest episode: Episode #70: Anti-Canuckite Leanings.

During the discussions for topics for this episode, Chris went to the bathroom for some quiet time. When he came back Ed had asked dedicated grumpy-Canadian hater Amanda Folson to join this episode to talk a bit about the life of a developer evangelist, Greg LeMonde, the Battle for PHP CoC, how Composer saved PHP, and CodeMash.

Along the way Amanda and Ed ganged up on Chris showing their hatred for their peace-loving neighbours north of the 49th parallel and during the aftershow drove him away with talk about audio recording equipment.

You can listen to this latest episode either through the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 directly. Be sure to subscribe to their feed to keep up with the latest episodes as they're released too.

tagged: devhell podcast ep70 anticanuckite leanings chrishartjes edfinkler

Link: http://devhell.info/post/2016-01-20/anti-canuckite-leanings/

Voices of the ElePHPant:
Interview with Frédéric Dewinne and Oswald De Riemaecker
Jan 19, 2016 @ 09:55:32

The Voices of the ElePHPant podcast, hosted by Cal Evans, has posted their latest interview with a member (or in the case members) of the PHP community. In this latest episode Cal talks with Frédéric Dewinne and Oswald De Riemaecker , two representatives from Continuous PHP.

They talk about the Continuous PHP service and what continuous integration is and how it's important in developing applications. They also talk about why they created a PHP-specific solution instead of something more generic that could be applied across languages. There's also some conversation about the backend they use for the tool including Zend Framework 2 and Docker containers for the workers.

You can listen to this latest episode either through the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 directly for listening offline. If you enjoy the show, be sure to subscribe to their feed and follow them on Twitter to get updates when the latest episodes are released.

tagged: voicesoftheelephpant community interview podcast fredericdewinne oswaldderiemaecker

Link: https://voicesoftheelephpant.com/2016/01/19/interview-with/