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Are you sure that your PHP code exactly does what it is supposed to do? Have you identified all the risks that are associated with its application? Can you afford security vulnerabilities in your company?

If you answered any one of these questions with “no“, then you should talk to Arne Blankerts. This thoroughly experienced IT development manager and co-founder of thePHP.cc understands the requirements for successful PHP applications in the modern enterprise. His open source website solution fCMS is the foundation for many enterprise-criticial applications in well-known international corporations.

Arne works on the German translation of the PHP manual. As an expert on IT security, he writes for various outlets including the monthly Security Corner column in php|architect; his books and articles are highly recommended reading in the PHP community. At international IT conferences, he has a reputation for being a field-proven specialist and an interesting speaker.

Open Source Projects

  • PHP Manual
  • PHP Autoload Builder
  • phpDox


  1. Contribution to Softwarequalität in PHP-Projekten, 2. Auflage Sebastian Bergmann and Stefan Priebsch,
    Carl Hanser Verlag, 2013
  2. Contribution to Real-World Solutions for Developing High-Quality PHP Frameworks and Applications Sebastian Bergmann and Stefan Priebsch, Wrox, 2011
  3. Contribution to Softwarequalität in PHP-Projekten Sebastian Bergmann and Stefan Priebsch,
    Carl Hanser Verlag, 2010
  4. Exploring JavaScript with Markus Nix et. al., entwickler.press, 2007

I help companies design the appropriate infrastructure and to operate it reliably. From day one I include security as a quality goal.

Arne Blankerts


Professional Object-Oriented Development with PHP

  • Montréal, Canada

In this two-day event, your trainers Sebastian Bergmann, Arne Blankerts, and Stefan Priebsch will explain to you how to successfully develop business logic in a decoupled, tested and extensible way.

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Built-In Bytecode Cache

PHP 5.5 ships with a built-in bytecode cache. We provide background information an show how you can easily benefit from improved performance.

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Open Source

Open Knowledge

Following our visit to the Wikimedia Foundation headquarters in San Francisco last year we supported the foundation's German branch in Berlin this year.

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Contact Arne Blankerts if you need advice on securing your IT or your projects.

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