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Talk: Object-oriented Programming in Practice

It's easy to explain the syntax of Classes and Objects in PHP. It's another thing to have it all "click" and write code which is more than procedural functions written inside of a class. In this talk, we'll look at practical examples of using interfaces, abstract classes, and objects to write code which is conPcise, flexible, testable, and easy to maintain. If you're still writing procedural PHP, you'll come away with a better understanding of how to make the leap to thinking in an object oriented way.


Oscar Merida

Oscar Merida (@omerida)


Oscar still remembers downloading an early version of the Apache HTTP server at the end of 1995, and promptly asking "Ok, what's this good for?" He started learning PHP in 2000 and hasn't stopped since. He's worked with Drupal, WordPress, Zend Framework, Silex, and bespoke PHP, to name a few. Currently, he's the Editor-in-chief at php[architect]