Bulgaria PHP Conference – Day 2 Recap

Today was the last day of the Bulgaria PHP Conference and after my Day 1 review, here's my recap post from Day 2. First off, I'd like to thank the organizers for the splendid event - great organization, incredible speakers list, solid WiFi, several areas for hanging out and a great atmosphere - looking forward to the 2016 version! Drupal 8: The Crash Course Larry Garfield gave a great talk explaining the transition from their handcrafted code built until Drupal 7 to their current code base in Drupal 8 based on a lot of open source libraries and tools. His Drupal 8: The Crash… Continue Reading

Bulgaria PHP Conference – Day 1 Recap

Bulgaria is hosting its first official Bulgaria PHP Conference this weekend and I was honored to attend and present my WordPress Core Architecture talk today. I usually don't do recaps here - mostly because lots of my readers attend WordCamps with me, watch the talks on WordPress.tv, follow Twitter hashtags and so forth, or I go to other conferences that focus on different areas unrelated to what I tend to blog about here. PHP, however, is the core of the WordPress platform, and the line-up this year is magnificent, which is why I feel obliged to share a quick overview about some of the… Continue Reading

WordCamp Europe 2014 – Sep 27-29 in Sofia

I'm thrilled to share the news here as well - WordCamp Europe 2014 will be held in Sofia, Bulgaria on Sep 27-29. Hooray! :) Sofia has been accepted as the host of the largest WordCamp in Europe this year and we're excited for that great opportunity. For those of you who hasn't been following, WordCamp Europe's first occurrence was in 2013 in Leiden, The Netherlands, and it was legendary.  More information would be available soon for 2014 as well. If you're interested in the cultural background and the history of Sofia, check out this video: Additionally, we're known for other… Continue Reading

WordCamp Sofia – Oct 20, Bulgaria

Ever been to Bulgaria? If not, now is the perfect time to visit the beautiful country and attend WordCamp Sofia. More about the 4th annually local meetup of the international event hosted in 116 different cities so far is available on the WordCamp Sofia website. A small dev day is also being organized on Sunday! Our host would be Telerik and the event would take place in Telerik Academy - the best open academy in Bulgaria. Several speakers from Automattic would present at the camp, followed by WordPress experts from around the world. The list of speakers is available here.… Continue Reading