After anxiously awaiting a response from David Walker, the TulsaTechFest conference Director about an open speaking spot, I just about fell out of my chair today when I finally got the email with a confirmation that I was going to be presenting. I am very excited about this amazing opportunity, and have already begun putting my speech together. Here the topic info:
Procedural to Object-Oriented: The Benefits of Using Object-Oriented PHP
Learn the power of object-oriented programming in PHP5 and the many benefits it offers over the more traditional PHP procedural programming style. This session will include a light introduction to object-oriented concepts and will provide real-world concrete examples of the benefits it can offer you and the PHP projects you work on.
I will be speaking on October 9th at 2:30pm, and the presentation will last for roughly 75 minutes (60 minutes to speak, and 15 minutes for Q&A). That’s a good chunk of time to fill, but there’s a lot on this topic that will need to be covered. If you’re thinking about getting into object-oriented PHP programing or would like to learn more about it, please attend. I will try my best to make sure there is at least something that everyone can learn.
You can also view my page on the conference website to read a short biography and get more information on the event. Hope to see at least a few friendly faces there!
P.S. - I plan on posting my presentation slides on this website after the event just in case anyone missed anything important or was unable to attend.
UPDATE: The conference is over, and I have posted the powerpoint slides in another post for those that are interested in the presentations I made.