February 22-24, 2023
Montreal, Canada

Growing the PHP Core - One Test at a Time

I am a PHP core contributor and you can be too! You think you need to create a RFC for this or write and maintain a PHP extension or even write C code? Fear no more!
In this talk you will learn how you can become a PHP core contributor and give something back to the community by writing tests for PHP core without writing a single line of C code.

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Florian Engelhardt


My name is Florian. I am married with five kids and I like to play table tennis, table football, chess and MTG.
I started writing small software on an IBM PS/2 30 286 in GW-BASIC back in 1993, throughout the 90s I learned HTML, JavaScript, Perl, C and a bit of Assembler. It was September 2000 when I was introduced to PHP and I thought nobody would ever need it, but damn was I wrong.

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