The Cloudways.com blog has posted their latest interview with a member of the PHP community. In this new interview they talk with Stefan Koopmanschap about some of his background in development and thoughts about the community and language.
Stefan is the co-founder of PHPBenelux and speaker of many PHP conference around the world. He has a vast experience of development. He was the community manager of Symfony framework. Stefan is the Zend Certified and have also contributed in Zend Framework. He is the co-founder and trainer at Tech Academy and the podcast host at Dutch Web Alliance.
In his interview with Cloudways Stefan talks about his career start, share his experience as a speaker. What he contributed in Zend Framework. Comparing NodeJS with PHP 7 and Zend with Symfony. Giving advice to students and telling us which people to follow in PHP community.
In the interview Stefan answers questions about:
- How he started out his career as a developer and mentors that helped
- Speaking at conferences and where he got his start
- Thoughts comparing Zend Framework and Symfony
- His avid use of GitHub
- Recommendations of people to follow in the community
- Advice to beginners just starting in the language
They also mention Stefan's other passion - DJing for On Air Radio - and how he got started there. You can read the answers to these and other questions in the full interview.