Thursday 24th May, 2012
1:30pm to 2:30pm
Browsers are finally rich enough to let us offload front-end concerns to where it should go—in the front-end. It’s time to stop writing PHP apps for 2004′s web and start writing them for today’s web. In this talk we’ll cover how PHP can interact with rich web applications, maintain link-ability, and avoid redundant code, demonstrating proven techniques from the FictiveKin crew.
Dork, Dad, JS, PHP & Python feller, FictiveKin brosef, FOSS nerd, webappsec dude, general miscreant. Podcasts at http://devhell.info. See also @funkalinks bio from Twitter
With his 15 years of passionate web development experience and open source advocacy, Ed Finkler loves empowering people through technology. HeÃs excited about creating things and sharing them with the world. He served as web lead and security researcher at The Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS) at Purdue University for 9 years. More recently, he has been helping startup teams build exciting e-commerce, social sharing, and mapping systems. Currently he’s proud to be part of the FictiveKin team, building Gimme Bar and other stupendous web tools. Ed spends much of his free time creating and working on open source endeavors. Notable projects include Spaz, a long-running, award winning microblogging client, as well as the PHPSecInfo auditing tool, and the Inspekt input filtering library for PHP.
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