July 20–24, 2015
Portland, OR
Rasmus Lerdorf

Rasmus Lerdorf
Engineer, Etsy


Rasmus Lerdorf is known for having gotten the PHP project off the ground in 1995, and for contributing to a number of other open source projects over the years. Rasmus was an infrastructure architect at Yahoo! for seven years, and currently works at Etsy. He was born in Greenland, grew up in Denmark and Canada, and has a systems design engineering degree from the University of Waterloo. Twitter: @rasmus


10:40am–11:20am Thursday, 07/23/2015
Scale E145
Tags: Php, Featured
2015 is an exciting year for PHP. With PHP 7 soon to be released, and HHVM getting complete enough to run most existing PHP apps well, you have two amazingly fast options for running your PHP code. In this session I will cover the performance and new features of PHP 7. Read more.