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Marcus Boerger

Marcus Boerger
Software Engineer, Google


Marcus Börger is a specialist in C, C++, databases, UML, XML, and of course PHP. To the PHP community, he is also known as helly. As a core developer, he contributes a lot to PHP and focuses on the new OO features of PHP 5 and Zend Engine 2. Marcus has been working on all sorts of things for over 15 years. Previously, he worked as a freelancer, where he consulted for Ford Motor Company in their European Research department on Navigation and beyond. Now at Google Zurich, he works on, well, Internet stuff.


PHP, Tutorial
Location: D135 Level: Intermediate
Marcus Boerger (Google), Wez Furlong (Message Systems, Inc.)
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(3.33, 9 ratings)
PHP has become an extremely powerful web development platform. PHP furthermore allows easy integration with legacy applications by developing dedicated extensions. In this tutorial, two of the most active core developers of PHP will share their knowledge and get you started coding right away. Read more.
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