2024 Meetups

PHP on Lambda with Custom Runtimes

PHP on Lambda with Custom Runtimes

It's 2024 and, while AWS still doesn't have an official PHP runtime for Lambda, it doesn't need one thanks to both custom runtime and container support in Lambda. This talk will show you how Lambda custom runtimes work, how to build one that speaks PHP, and how to set up Lambda to either handle web requests or hook into other AWS services to process jobs in a highly elastic manner. As a bonus, you'll see how things work with Lambda's Docker container support, as well as with Bref, the tooling yo …

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Ride the Pipelines and Deploy a PHP App. Cowabunga!

Ride the Pipelines and Deploy a PHP App. Cowabunga!

In the rapidly evolving landscape of web development, the deployment of PHP applications can be a complex and time-consuming process. This talk aims to demystify and streamline the deployment process by leveraging the powerful capabilities of GitHub Actions and GitLab Pipelines. We will start by introducing Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) principles and how they can be effectively applied to PHP projects. The first part of the talk will focus on GitHub Actions. We will ex …

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Debugging Unleashed: Mastering xrDebug for PHP Brilliance

Debugging Unleashed: Mastering xrDebug for PHP Brilliance

xrDebug is the Open-Source alternative to some paid debugging tools. xrDebug is a portable debug utility that lets you debug PHP code on the fly without any extensions. It has features like multi-peer support, pause functionality, an HTTP API, and end-to-end encryption. In this Meetup, we will show you how to use xrDebug effectively, explain its ideal use cases, and highlight the advantages it has over conventional debuggers.

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PHP Applications at Scale

PHP Applications at Scale

Making PHP applications fast at scale is hard! As the saying goes, "Make it work, make it right, make it fast". Having worked with PHP and SQL at scale in the range of billions of data sets, I'll share some tips and tricks that I have learned that you can take and try out to tackle making an application scale to size. Learn about various strategies and patterns that may or may not be intuitive, including database denormalization, chunking, caching, workers, optimizing SQL statements, and indexes …

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