PHPBenelux is the a PHP community that covers Belgium, The Netherlands, and Luxembourg. I was part of the founding team back in 2009 and our mission was to organize a PHP conference. We organized our very first conference in 2010, and continued to do so for the last 9 years.
PHPBenelux Conference 2018
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Symfony Live is a series of developer conferences that is organized by SensioLabs , the company behind the Symfony framework. I was invited to speak at the 2017 edition of Symfony Live Berlin . They asked me to do a 6-hour Varnish workshop, and I gladly accepted.
Symfony Live Berlin 2017
The event took …
Velocity is a web performance, systems engineering, and operations conference that is organized by O’Reilly . The 2017 European edition takes place in London.
I attended the event, and flew directly from Copenhagen where I spent the start of the week to attend DockerCon. There’s also a vlog about that .
Have a …
Docker is one of the hottest pieces of technology out there and DockerCon is the conference where the community gathers, where announcements are made and where business cases are presented.
In Vlog 7, I’m covering the European edition of DockerCon and giving you a taste of what the event is all about. Have a look …
DrupalCon Vienna 2017 is this year’s European edition of DrupalCon . I traveled to Vienna in Austria to be part of it: not just as an attendee, but as a speaker.
Although I’m a very experienced speaker (I’ve done 196 presentations in 15 countries) , this was my first time as a DrupalCon speaker. I was of …
When your run your WordPress site behind a Varnish cache and terminate the SSL connection, you might end up with mixed content, or an ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS error in your browser.
Varnish and SSL
In a lot of cases these problems occur when you terminate your SSL connection on another machine. The main …
DISCO is a new take on dependency injection in PHP. It stands for “ D ependency I njection S ervice CO ntainer” and is a project that is managed by my friend Stephan Hochdörfer . Stephan is a fellow conference speaker from Mannheim in Germany. We met years ago in Amsterdam, when we were still in the early stages …
Varnishlog is an essential tool to measure the performance of your Varnish cache. Why add a reverse caching proxy like Varnish in front of your application, if you can’t analyze how it performs or behaves?
This blog post is an in-depth tutorial on how to use the varnishlog tool to retrieve Varnish Shared Memory …
How I became a technical evangelist: the video footage
I recently tweeted about my new website , which is something I’m quite proud of.
Finally consolidated my blog, my speaker site, and my book site to a single website: https://t.co/6PB4L8pf0a
Might require minor tweaks
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It’s been a couple of months since my book was published. What’s up with the Varnish book right now?
In vlog 3, I’ll give you the heads up and show you a nice little gift that was sent to me by the lovely people at O’Reilly .
If you care about Varnish and about this book, why not buy it ?
The Dutch PHP Conference 2017 in Amsterdam is a PHP event I’ve been attending since 2008 (with 1 or 2 exceptions).
It makes perfect sense to me to attend this conference for a variety of reasons:
Lot’s of influential community members attending
Not that far: I can actually drive to the …
Last week I attend a Kubernetes workshop that was organized by the Belgian Docker meetup group . The Kubernetes workshop was lead by Benjamin Henrion . The course material can be found on his website.
In case you wonder what Kubernetes is. Here’s the definition:
Kubernetes is an open-source …
I already interviewed Juozas Kaziukėnas (people call him Joe) last year while I was in London. Unfortunately the video footage was corrupted, but luckily the audio was still intact. I went ahead and published it on Youtube and SoundCloud , but we promised each other we’d do it again with working video.
Joe is …
HashiDays London is an event I attended with a bunch of my colleagues. The conference is organized by HashiCorp , the company behind popular open source tools like:
HashiCorp is such an interesting company: they’re great at solving problems …
dotScale is web performance, devops, and distributed systems conference in Paris. I’ve been attending the event for 4 consecutive years
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The Lufthansa First Class experience is something unique: probably the best First Class product offered by any European airline and among
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Confoo is a multi-technology conference for webdevelopers in Montreal. I was invited to speak at the event and did 2 presentations: one
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On February 7th, my book “Getting Started with Varnish Cache” was released. Varnish Software, the company behind the popular open
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