We are excited to announce our 2nd Annual PHP Cape Town Conference, 3 Days at The Cape Town Stadium over looking the Atlantic Ocean. 2nd - 4th October 2014

About

PHP is the fastest growing technology within the website and enterprise application development industry. Serving more than 82% of the Internet’s web sites (as per W3Tech), PHP is a rising star.

PHP South Africa is aimed at proficient developers, new developers and people who care about developers. Our events are all about working together to inspire each other to greater heights in our skill and passion for coding.

Our community exists of an exciting mix of developers, ranging from junior developers, to the very best in the industry. This year we will be having a special PHP Youth Conference to encourage our next generation of developers.
With over 140 students attending a 2 day event from previously disadvantaged backgrounds, this is our stepping stone to passing on our craft.

Speakers - More to be added

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Stephan Steynfaardt
"Stephan is the Technical Director at Liquorice, one of the country's leading digital marketing agencies, where he spends most of his time either fixing things or trying to break things. In an industry where every second counts, workflow is crucial especially when working in a team environment. When he’s not busy reading up on the latest tech, or trying to optimise some code, you’ll find him quietly preparing for the zombie apocalypse!"
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Thomas Shone
"Thomas hides in Grahamstown for most of the year and only ventures out to Cape Town when people start questioning if he's still alive and, if not, why they are still paying his salary. He has a fondness for Composer, php-fig and security stuff. On occasion he has been known to point out vulnerabilities in payment gateways. On occasion he's been threatened with legal action for doing this. "
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Zander Janse Van Rensburg
"Web Developer specialising in PHP. Lover of all things web, craver of technology, and PHP Joburg Meetup lead. Majority of experience received from working as team and technical lead on one of South Africa’s highest traffic websites."
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David Berliner
"David Studied Electrical Engineering at CPUT and has 9 Years of software development experience. He currently works for BetTech Gaming and amongst other things is responsible for setting up their continuous integration and testing environment."
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Christopher Pitt
"Chris is a PHP writer and developer, from Cape Town, South Africa. He's married, has two kids, builds robots and runs rebuildinglaravel.com."
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Jeffrey Pearce
"Most know me online as Jeffikus. I’m a senior developer at WooThemes where I focus on PHP and JQuery. I work mostly on WordPress plugins such as Sensei, while also dabbling in applications written in NodeJS. Education is my passion!"
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Hiren Patel
"I am currently a freelance in the devops space. I was a long time linux sysadmin for 10 odd years, but currently spend most of my time working on web apps hosted on App Engine, done in python. I live in Cape Town, I enjoy hiking, the scenery and the beautiful coastlines here. In the tech space, I am a fan of the cloud, the web, android, the variety of things technology is slowing taking over, including wearables, and the open source community."
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Grant McMullin
"Grant is a Graphic designer, turned Web designer, turned self taught Developer with lots of love for PHP and building APIs but also lots of love for front-end development. Co-organiser of the Joburg PHP meetup group. When he's not pushing pixels or playing with code, he's either brewing beer or fly fishing. If you cannot find him doing any of the above, he's probably talking about any of the above."
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Simon Stewart
"Simon has founded and run tech companies and lead development teams for almost 15 years. He's the founder of Broken Keyboards Software, which focuses on technology consulting and thought leadership. He is also the organiser of the JSinSA conferences. FindFreeWiFi.co.za is one of his many pet projects."

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