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Phil Sturgeon

Platform Engineer @ WeWork who talks about APIs a lot. Programming Polyglot, Pragmatist, Centerist and Sarcasist. Ex-The League of Extraordinary Packages, PHP The Right Way, Ex-PHP-FIG, Ex-CodeIgniter, Ex-FuelPHP, Ex-PyroCMS.




All my friends know I never shut up, and they're all happy when I bugger off to far flung corners of the world to talk somebody elses ear off for a bit.

Upcoming

Northeast PHP

9th-11th August 2017 in Charlottetown, Canada

What Rails Can Teach PHP About Building APIs

As somebody who's built APIs with PHP since 2009, and built APIs with Rails for the last two years, the contrast in some of the tooling available is mind-blowing. Generating test data, spec-driven testing, simplistic state machines, serialization and deserialization in JSON-API, REPL debugging with breakpoints, file upload handlers, etc.

A No Nonsense GraphQL and REST Comparison

Folks who don't understand what REST and HATEOAS mean keep acting like GraphQL is somehow a replacement. It is amazing, and I'll explain why, but they're two different things, used for different things!

Past

A Day of REST Boston

9th March 2017 in Boston, United States

API Tales of Woe and Woah

Aimed at intermediates and advanced API developers, this skips the "how to use status codes" type of introductary stuff, and gets right into the funny stories of things going wrong.

PHP Conference Brasil 2016

7th–11th December 2016 in São Paulo, Brazil

API Tales of Woe and Woah

Aimed at intermediates and advanced API developers, this skips the "how to use status codes" type of introductary stuff, and gets right into the funny stories of things going wrong.

Bulgaria PHP Conference 2016

7th–9th October 2016 in Sofia, Bulgaria

What They Should Have Told You About API Development

This talk focuses on design choices, such as: When to use REST, and when to use RPC.

SunshinePHP 2016

4th–6th February 2016 in Miami, United States

Building Extraordinary Packages

Learn about the League of Extraordinary Packages, how it came to be, and how you can focus on building great quality PHP packages.

Pacific Northwest PHP

10th–12th September 2015 in Seattle, United States

API Pain Points

About to start building your first API? This talk will give you some hints and tips to get started, with some horror stories of things that have gone wrong for myself and others.

Building Extraordinary Packages

Learn about the League of Extraordinary Packages, how it came to be, and how you can focus on building great quality PHP packages.

New Zealand PHP Conference 2015

2nd–4th September 2015 in Wellington, New Zealand

Sprinkle in Some Go for Fun and Profit

A four hour workshop, to help those new to Go build an autocomplete service.

Building Extraordinary Packages

Learn about the League of Extraordinary Packages, how it came to be, and how you can focus on building great quality PHP packages.

PHP South Coast Conference 2015

18th July 2015 in Portsmouth, United Kingdom

API Pain Points

About to start building your first API? This talk will give you some hints and tips to get started, with some horror stories of things that have gone wrong for myself and others.

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Phil Sturgeon

Platform Engineer @ WeWork who talks about APIs a lot. Programming Polyglot, Pragmatist, Centerist and Sarcasist. Ex-The League of Extraordinary Packages, PHP The Right Way, Ex-PHP-FIG, Ex-CodeIgniter, Ex-FuelPHP, Ex-PyroCMS.

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