Web Performance, Scalability, and Testing techniques

Boston PHP
27-28 Apr 2011 (Add to calendar) GMT
(Exact location not available) , Cambridge, US

If you are at all concerned about performance, then this event is for you...

Join Boston PHP and Jonathan Klein as we give you all the secrets and best practices on improving the performance of your PHP applications and infrastructure. We will explore all aspects to improving performance from optimizing your code to database tuning. We'll show you how to test for performance so you know your actually making a difference. No magic or slight of hand - you can do it too.

This was our number one requested meetup idea!

  • Writing better PHP code
  • DB & Query optimization and best practices
  • Selecting the right hosting services
  • Apache tuning and tweaks you can make to get higher performance
  • All kinds of caching (PHP, Memcache, Database, Query, etc)
  • Stress testing & Load testing
  • Testing tools like Y-Slow
  • Using CSS Sprites instead of images
  • CSS & JavaScript minification techniques
  • Asynchronous JavaScript loading & Ajax

Booth Camp:
During the socializing hour from 6-7, we will setup some booths where we will have experts offering PHP tech support, Members asking advice on their own app, Members giving a show/tell demo of something their doing with PHP Technology. Our hope is that this will make good use of the social hour, and get our members more engaged with each other. Learn more here!

6:00 - 7:00 : Doors open, socializing, Booth Camp
7:00 - 7:15 : Announcements
7:15 - 8:45 : Presentation
8:45 - 9:00 : Questions
9:00 - ???? : Beers somewhere?

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