tl;dr: Going to PHPBenelux, leaving at Jan 27th, returning on Jan 31st.

Stay calm! This is not a glitch in the matrix, it is time to post update from last year.

PHPBenelux is by far my favourite PHP related conference. Went there in 2014 with Matej and in 2015 with Srdjan, Robert, Nikola and Boni. Who will join me in 2016?

Again, my preparations start with a CFP tweet.

I strongly suggest that you submit a talk. Even if you are not selected, come prepared as they have an excellent unconf track, so you will have an opportunity to share your passion. …

Tried to capture little bit of atmosphere from PHP conference devoted to software architecture and best programming practices. Organised by @phpsrbija.

First up was Shawn McCool talking about Designing a Model Architecture. Pretty complex topic, but it was covered with very easy to follow examples. Using real life code examples felt great because “Car extends Vehicle” examples are starting to get boring and making a jump to your everyday work is not always straightforward. …

Brain dump about technical stuff around video recording and editing and little bit about benefits of having every user group talk published online.

I tried to capture process of filming talks that are given at our ZgPHP user group meetups. It is meant as more of a helpful guideline for other fellow user group organisers, rather than authoritative “this is the only way to do it” tutorial. From short discussion that Kayla started on Twitter, I noticed that there are a few misconceptions about technicalities and amount of work involved, so let’s try to shed some light on those.

Discussion that made me write this…

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