August 5, 2016

Monkeys in the Machine 10:00 Monkeys in the Machine Grafton Room

Monkeys in the Machine

Sometimes, our use of PHP grows beyond the typical request/response cycle of dynamic page generation. Unfortunately, the threaded nature of PHP – and the stateless nature of the server – betrays any efforts to expand our utilization of the server. I will walk attendees through various evolutions of a specific application from synchronous execution of loops through asynchronous execution with Promise-based libraries in PHP.

Yes. Just like in JavaScript.

Together, with this more advanced _asynchronous_ PHP we will attempt to breed virtual monkeys and finally solve the Infinite Monkey Problem!

Session Category :  Regular Talk Session