July 20–24, 2015
Portland, OR
Josh Lockhart

Josh Lockhart
Developer, New Media Campaigns

Website | @codeguy

Josh Lockhart created the Slim Framework, a popular PHP micro framework that enables rapid web application and API development. Josh also started and currently curates PHP the Right Way, a popular initiative in the PHP community that encourages good practices and disseminates quality information for PHP developers around the world. Josh is a developer at New Media Campaigns – a full service web design, development, and marketing agency in Carrboro, North Carolina – where he enjoys building custom applications with HTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript, Bash, and various content management frameworks. Josh graduated from the Information and Library Science program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2008. He currently resides in Chapel Hill, North Carolina with his wonderful wife and their two dogs. You can follow Josh on Twitter, read his blog, and track his open source projects on GitHub.


9:00am–12:30pm Monday, 07/20/2015
Josh Lockhart (New Media Campaigns)
Are you a PHP beginner or a seasoned veteran upgrading from PHP 4 to PHP 5? Have you read about "PSR"s or the PHP-FIG but don't know what they are? Josh Lockhart will introduce you to modern PHP practices and techniques. Learn about namespaces, traits, and generators. Find out how to use, build, and share components. And find out how to continue learning and get involved with your PHP community. Read more.