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PHP Town Hall Podcast:
Episode 48: Code of Conduct
Feb 18, 2016 @ 12:45:49

The PHP Town Hall podcast, hosted by PHP community members Phil Sturgeon and Ben Edmunds, has posted their latest episode - a discussion with Jenny Wong about Codes of Conduct and more specifically the effort to try to adopt one for PHP.

Whilst all three of us think a Code of Conduct is a good idea, we talk through some of the various for and against reasoning that people have, and try to outline the logical failures behind some of the FUD being spread around during this discussion.

We cover a few things, from the intent of a Code of Conduct, explain it’s reach is not as scary as many seem to think, outline a few things that a Code of Conduct does not try to do, and talk about some of the problems minorities have at conferences and online which could be simplified over time with a useful CoC.

The goal behind the show is to try and help "open some minds" and bring a constructive approach to discussing the Code of Conduct without the usual (and unfortunate) reactions we've already seen from the community. You can listen to this latest podcast through the in-page video player or directly on YouTube. If you enjoy the show and want to check out past and future shows you can subscribe to their RSS feeds.

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Link: https://phptownhall.com/episode-48-code-of-conduct/

PHP Town Hall Podcast:
Episode 46: Christmas Theraphpy
Feb 08, 2016 @ 09:26:23

The PHP Town Hall podcast has returned with their latest episode, the first in 2016: Episode 46: Christmas Theraphpy.

Ben and Phil have a little catch-up to try and get things back on track after a little 2015 lag. Basically this episode is just Sober Phil having a massive vent about daft people are on the Internet.

For some reason he accidentally read some /r/lolphp and got into an argument about how they think that PHP 7 is purely a cosmetic change. This was a good excuse to re-emphisize what an awesome set of fundamental changes PHP 7 really was.

You can catch this latest episode either through the in-page video player, the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3. If you enjoy the episode, be sure to subscribe to their feed or follow them On Twitter to keep up with the latest shows as they're released.

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Link: http://phptownhall.com/blog/2015/12/27/episode-46-christmas-theraphpy/

PHP Town Hall Podcast:
Episode 44: Live From PNWPHP
Oct 07, 2015 @ 09:26:26

The PHP Town Hall podcast has posted their most recent episode, Episode #44, where they were live from the Pacific Northwest PHP Conference that happened back in September (2015).

Live from [PNWPHP ‘15](http://pnwphp.com/), Ben and Phil are joined by guests [Ben Marks](https://twitter.com/benmarks), [Yitzchok Willroth](https://twitter.com/coderabbi) and later we are joined by returning guest [Sara Golemon](https://twitter.com/SaraMG) who popped in to talk about HHVM/Hack while Phil played waiter for the rest of the episode.

Ben talks about Magento and some of his conference traveling madness, as does Yitz, who got trapped in a hotel for a whole weekend due to some interesting combination of Jewish holidays and an argument over the interational date line in New Zealand. Phil also tells us all about his NZ speeding ticket, mowing down possums like it’s Carmageddon, and makes a few terrible jokes because he’s scarily sober.

You can listen to this latest episode either through watching it on the in-page video player, using the in-page audio player or just downloading the mp3 of the show. If you enjoy it, be sure to subscribe to their feed and follow them on Twitter to get updates on when new episodes are released.

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Link: http://phptownhall.com/blog/2015/09/12/episode-45-good-evening-seattle/

PHP Town Hall Podcast:
Episode 44: API Madness!
Aug 13, 2015 @ 09:48:52

The PHP Town Hall podcast, hosted by Ben Edmunds (and normally Phil Sturgeon), has posted their latest episode today - Episode #44: API Madness

In this episode Ben joined by Mike Stowe (a Developer Relations Manager at MuleSoft) and Amanda Folson (a Developer Evangelist at PagerDuty) to talk about working developers and best practices/concerns and come of their own experiences with APIs.

You can listen to this episode either through the in-page video player, using the in-page audio player or you can download the mp3 for offline listening. If you enjoy the show, be sure to subscribe to their feed too!

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Link: http://phptownhall.com/blog/2015/07/22/episode-44-api-madness/

PHP Town Hall Podcast:
Episode 43: Midnight Express
Jul 31, 2015 @ 11:37:18

The PHP Town Hall podcast has released their latest episode today: Episode #43: Midnight Madness with hosts and PHP community members Phil Sturgeon and Ben Edmunds.

Your two favourite PHP developers are joined this episode by Emir Kar??yakal? off of PHPKonf and IstanbulPHP. Istanbul is not only a beautiful and awesome city, but it’s got a thriving PHP community too, who are currently hosting a whole bunch of PHP stars for their annual conference.

You can listen to their latest episode either through the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 to listen at your leisure. If you enjoy the show, be sure to subscribe to their feed or follow them on Twitter.

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Link: http://phptownhall.com/blog/2015/06/11/episode-43-midnight-express/

PHP Town Hall:
Episode 42: Paul and Vance
Jun 22, 2015 @ 11:08:48

The PHP Town Hall podcast, as hosted by Phil Sturgeon and Ben Edmunds, has posted their latest episode today - Episode 42: Paul and Vance. They're joined by guests Paul Dragoonis and Vance Lucas to talk several various subjects including their work and contributing to PHP.net.

After a little hiatus Phil and Ben back at it, joined this time by Paul Dragoonis and Vance Lucas. Paul does some fairly call stuff, manages the PPI framework and contributes to building the actual PHP.net website, the poor sod. Paul is also the winner in the “PHP developers from the UK who are hard to understand” contest two years running, only beating Phil to the title due to being slightly better at handling his booze. Vance works at NetSuite and has open-sourced a bunch of code things, most notably phpdotenv and frisby.

You can listen to this latest episode in a few different ways: through either the in-page audio or video player, by downloading the mp3 or subscribing to their feed. You can also follow them on Twitter to keep up with new updates and episodes as they're released.

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Link: http://phptownhall.com/blog/2015/05/22/episode-42-paul-and-vance/

PHP Town Hall:
Episode 41: Loosely Town Hall - Dallas Edition
May 19, 2015 @ 12:48:24

The PHP Town Hall podcast has posted their latest episode recorded live at the Lone Star PHP conference this year (2015). In episode 41, Loosely Town Hall - Dallas Edition, they're joined by Loosely Coupled podcast hosts Jeff Carouth and Matt Frost.

This episode is brought to you from thunderstruck Dallas, as part of the awesome conference that is Lone Star PHP. We are joined once again by the dynamic duo Jeff Carouth and Matt Frost off of the Loosely Coupled podcast!

We mostly make a bunch of bad jokes then drag up the audience to talk about stuff. Lets be honest, this was a bit of a crapshoot, but Elizabeth Smith goes into some detail on PECL and the problems of ownership. PSR-7 is chatted about for the 19th time and Jordi talks a bit about pickles. Also, we debate “haytch” vs. “atch” as the correct pronunciation of the “H” in HTTP. Important stuff.

You can listen to this latest episode either via the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 of the show. If you enjoy it, be sure to subscribe to their feed to get the latest episodes as they're released in the future.

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Link: http://phptownhall.com/blog/2015/04/18/episode-41-loosely-town-hall-dallas/

PHP Town Hall Podcast:
Episode 40: Return of the Ferrara
Apr 23, 2015 @ 09:02:26

The PHP Town Hall podcast has posted a new episode today with the Return of the Ferrara. Hosts Ben Edmunds and Phil Sturgeon are joined once again by guest Anthony Ferrara to talk about, among other things, scalar type hints.

Regular guest Anthony Ferrara joins us “in the studio” to talk about the new version of his scalar type hints, which since recording - a f**king month ago - has been accepted for PHP 7. We thought it would be good to have a bit of a chat about the feature, the nonsense that surrounded it and a bunch of other random internals and PHP 7 related blathering.

You can catch this latest episode in a few different ways, either through the in-page audio player, by downloading the mp3 or through the video recording of the live session. If you enjoy the show, be sure to subscribe to their feed too.

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Link: http://phptownhall.com/blog/2015/03/20/episode-40-ferrara-scalar-type-hints/

Voices of the ElePHPant:
Interview with Ben Edmunds
Apr 14, 2015 @ 08:31:52

The Voices of the ElePHPant podcast has posted their latest community interview today, this time with Ben Edmunds, a well-known speaker and podcaster himself as a part of the PHP Town Hall podcast.

In this episode Ben and host Cal Evans talk about podcasting - why he started it, who he does it with and the goals of the show. They also talk about Ben's ebook "Building Secure PHP Applications" and what kinds of topics it contains.

You can check out this latest episode either through the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3. Be sure to subscribe to their feed to get more shows as they're released.

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Link: https://voicesoftheelephpant.com/2015/04/14/interview-with-ben-edmunds/

PHP Town Hall Podcast:
Episode 39: Hi Josh!
Mar 20, 2015 @ 09:12:28

In the latest episode of the PHP Town Hall podcast, episode #39, hosts Phil Sturgeon and Ben Edmunds talk with Josh Lockhart, author of the recently released "Modern PHP" book and most well known as the author of the Slim framework.

Phil and Ben catch up with Josh Lockhart who has been on the show a few times before. Josh is involved in some great projects and interested in some new tools, which all kinda wind in together. PHP, FIG, League, etc.

You can catch this episode in a few different ways, either through the in page audio player, by downloading the mp3 or you can watch the video of the live recording. If you enjoy the episode, consider also subscribing to their feed to get the latest episodes as they're released.

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Link: http://phptownhall.com/blog/2015/03/12/episode-39-hi-josh/