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The PHP Roundtable is a podcast of web developers discussing PHP, JavaScript, community, open source, and anything else PHP nerds care about. It is broadcast live from Google Hangouts On-Air. For complete show notes or to watch the episodes in video format visit PHPRoundtable.com. And join the conversation live! Just subscribe to the newsletter and never miss a live show.

The PHP Roundtable is a podcast of web developers discussing PHP, JavaScript, community, open source, and anything else PHP nerds care about. It is broadcast live from Google Hangouts On-Air. For complete show notes or to watch the episodes in video format visit PHPRoundtable.com. And join the conversation live! Just subscribe to the newsletter and never miss a live show.
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The PHP Roundtable is a podcast of web developers discussing PHP, JavaScript, community, open source, and anything else PHP nerds care about. It is broadcast live from Google Hangouts On-Air. For complete show notes or to watch the episodes in video format visit PHPRoundtable.com. And join the conversation live! Just subscribe to the newsletter and never miss a live show.

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Episodes

079: GDPR For PHP Devs

10/25/2018
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The first major piece of legislation that we've seen attempt to regulate how our personal information is handled on the web is the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Today we chat with some panelist who have gone down the GDPR-compliance road and they are going to help us PHP devs understand how the GDPR affects us and what we can do to make sure our technology stack is as GDPR-compliant as possible.

Duration:00:58:42

078: DocBlocks, Annotations, PSR-5 & The Like

9/27/2018
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We discuss DocBlocks, PSR-5, Annotations, reflection, automatic API documentation generation, and their future in PHP.

Duration:00:48:58

077: Tech Interviews for Self-Taught PHP Programmers

9/6/2018
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Self-taught PHP programmers, even those of us with decades of experience, would likely fail a tech interview in an epic way. If you've ever wanted to work for a big tech company like Google, Amazon or Facebook but have always been too nervous about the tech interview, this episode is for you. We chat about what we need to do to be fully prepared for a tech interview. And maybe soon you'll be showing your friends how to reverse a binary tree on a whiteboard.

Duration:00:50:38

076: Concurrency, Generators & Coroutines - Oh My!

7/26/2018
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PHP has had support for coroutines since PHP 5.5 and it allows you to do some really cool non-blocking stuff. We chat about concurrency in PHP and how we might be able to use it to speed up our apps.

Duration:00:54:18

075: Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1

7/20/2018
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New accessibility guidelines are coming down the pipe that will impact our apps with the new WCAG 2.1. We chat about what the guidelines are and how we can start preparing our apps for them.

Duration:00:55:39

074: Secrets, Secrets, Are No Fun

6/27/2018
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Secrets, secrets, are no fun, all they do is cause pain when trying to deploy to production. By secrets, we're talking about database passwords, API keys, and other credentials that we want to keep from prying eyes. There are a number of solutions out there to keep our secrets out of the codebase and in a more secure area. We discuss the options we have for managing secrets and the tradeoffs for using them.

Duration:00:43:16

073: PHP Static Analysis

6/12/2018
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Static analysis is a fancy word to describe a tool that looks at our code and gives us helpful hints on how to improve it. We'll be discussing what static analyzers do, which tools the PHP community has access to, and how we can incorporate the tools into our daily development flow.

Duration:00:56:48

072: Secret Project Revealed!

5/30/2018
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We finally unveil the super-secret project to the world! Listen in to find out what it is and how you can get your hands on one.

Duration:00:44:44

071: Extra, extra: PHP 7.2 released!

5/23/2018
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The next major version of PHP is here! PHP 7.2 comes with a nice set of upgrades, performance enhancements, and a brand new crypto library right out of the box. We discuss some of the features and breaking changes that we should be aware of before upgrading to PHP 7.2.

Duration:00:59:34

070: All things WordPress

5/16/2018
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We chat about backwards compatibility, Gutenberg, and the WordPress ecosystem.

Duration:01:11:54

069: Catching Up With PHP Friends

3/10/2018
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We're still alive! We come off our hiatus to have an informal catch-up session with some PHP friends. And proof of the secret PHP Roundtable project is revealed to Chris & Joe.

Duration:00:53:24

068: PHP's Dirty Little Segfault Secret

10/20/2017
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PHP is known for running really bad code really well. But it has a dirty little secret: deep within its code is a hidden "stack bomb". You can cause PHP to completely crash with just a few lines of code. Today we discuss why this happens and what we can do to fix the issue.

Duration:01:01:37

067: Imposter syndrome and the Dunning-Kruger effect

10/6/2017
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In an industry like software engineering where it seems like there's always something else to learn, it's easy to come down with a case of imposter syndrome. We chat about imposter syndrome's impact on the PHP community and contrast it with the Dunning-Kruger effect.

Duration:00:56:37

066: Docker: Drinking the Kool-Aid

8/29/2017
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After years of resisting, SammyK finally drank the Docker Kool-Aid for his everyday client work. We talk about his transition from Vagrant to Docker and some bumps he hit along the way.

Duration:01:04:10

065: TestFest 2017

7/24/2017
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Adding tests to php-src is a great way to get involved with PHP internals. Don't know how to get started? You're in luck. TestFest 2017 is going to be a thing in September. User groups and individuals around the world are going to organize to learn how to add tests to PHP and become official internals contributors. It has been 7 years since the last TestFest in 2010. We chat about how to get involved with TestFest 2017.

Duration:00:47:27

064: PHP 7 Source Code: A Deep Dive

7/7/2017
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We take a deep-dive into the underlaying structure of the the PHP source code and talk about the scanner, parser, the new AST layer (and the evil things we can do with it), and the Zend engine. Let's see how the PHP sausage is made!

Duration:01:15:12

063: A php[tek] 2017 Special

5/25/2017
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We have a mashup recording with PHPUgly and PHP Town Hall during the community night at php[tek] 2017. We chat about OSMI, UUID's, git, product development, getting involved in the PHP community and funky socks.

Duration:01:01:52

062: All things Laravel

4/27/2017
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We chat all things about the Laravel ecosystem.

Duration:00:58:26

061: Dependency Injection

4/14/2017
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Dependency Injection has been a design principle that the PHP community has embraced more fully than a lot of other programming communities. There's even an official PHP-FIG standard being discussed called PSR-11 which will standardize dependency injection containers. Today we chat all things dependency injection.

Duration:01:04:46

060: Logging & Crash Reporting in PHP

3/28/2017
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No matter how experienced you are as a programmer, at some point your app will generate errors and crash. Fixing problems with your app quickly is paramount in order to affect as little of your user base as possible. We discuss what is involved with implementing effective logging and crash reporting techniques in PHP to help you keep your apps up and running like a well-oiled machine.

Duration:00:59:34