php[tek] is the premier PHP conference and annual homecoming for the PHP Community.
This training covers the deployment of PHP applications, be it on a staging server, a production server, or a farm of production servers. You will learn how to set up a modern stack for operating PHP applications using NGINX, PHP-FPM, and FastCGI. The benefits of this setup include the ability to use different configurations for and versions of PHP for different parts of your application.
PHP 7.0 was released one and a half years ago, PHP 7.1 was released half a year ago, and PHP 7.2 will be released later this year. It is high time to have a critical look at the PHP 7 ecosystem. How stable is PHP 7? How wide-spread is its usage in the wild? Have standard solutions, frameworks, libraries, and tools caught up with the new generation? In this session you will learn everything you need to know about the state of PHP 7.
Granted, back in the days setting up SSL/TLS on your web server was an annoying and cumbersome task. Remembering all those command line options for OpenSSL, choosing a widely accepted certificate authority (CA), and even after finally getting the certificate you're still not done as the latest security problem requires tweaking your webserver's configuration. Luckily, things changed. In 2017, setting up a secure web server doesn't have to be hard, and certificates are free. So let's get started!