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Thanks for attending my talk "PHP Internals Deep Dive" at Dutch PHP Conference that I gave on June 6th, 2019. Here you can find some extra information about the talk if they are available. For this talk we have:


If you have any questions about the talk, feel free to contact me. My details are on the contact page.



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Good knowledge, great exercises, good presentation. Relaxed atmosphere and very interesting content. Thanks Derick!

Excellent and interesting workshop, I would highly recommend it to any PHP programmer interested in how PHP works internally.

Great workshop! Learned a lot about PHP internals and that it had goto way before we had it in userland. Derick also made a complex subject understandable and fun to dive in. Fun exercises changing (core) behaviour of PHP and learn the consequences of that.

Very clear insights on the way the Zend Engine work internally, and the challenges linked to every steps of the transformation of our PHP code to opcode. The exercises were pretty good at making us delve inside the C code, without requiring a very deep knowledge of C.