Stepping into the future: Migrating & Deploying PHP7 - PHPConf.Asia 2016

Published on: Sunday, 28 August 2016

Speaker: Paul Dragoonis (@dr4goonis)

This talk covers the lessons learned on my journey of migrating small and large scale PHP platforms from PHP5 to PHP7. I will go into detail on preparing & analysing your current system to identify how ready your code is for the upgrade. Then I will show how to transition your local environment to PHP7 for testing and benchmarking. Lastly I will give tips and tricks on performing real-time deployments when upgrading your production infrastructure

About the speaker:

Paul, from Scotland, is passionate about software quality, architecture and continuous delivery. He spends his time contributing to the PHP project & website, PHP-FIG, many frameworks and open source projects. He's a member of the PHP-FIG group and lead developer of PPI Framework Engine (, where he focuses on multi-framework interoperability. When not working on software Paul enjoys fishing, martial arts and sleeping.

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