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

After WordCamp Oslo 2013

It's been a great WordCamp this weekend in Oslo, Norway - WordCamp Oslo 2013. My expectations at first were not extremely promising, mostly due to the fact that Oslo is the most expensive city in the world and the weather is unbearable for most warm country inhabitants, but the event was actually incredible in terms of the program, location, party planning and networking at all. Special thanks to team Metronet for organizing the WordCamp, hosting the pre/afterparties and even being open to guests for the days before and after the weekend so that the foreign visitors could do some extra networking or… Continue Reading