The Cloudways blog has posted another interview with a well-known member of the PHP community today - Rob Allen, a speaker, author and open source contributor to projects like Slim and the Zend Framework.
Rob is the author of Zend Framework in Action and founder of Nineteen Feet where he provides consultancy on PHP and Zend Framework. He has vast experience in the field of PHP and in his interview with Cloudways he talks about his career, PHP 7 and what similar functionality of other language PHP can add in it.
In the interview Rob answers questions about:
- how he got into software development as a profession
- his thoughts about PHP 7
- why he wrote his "Zend Framework in Action" book
- some advice to students looking to get in to software engineering
They also talk about Rob's recent work with Swift, making REST APIs and a brief discussion about hosting PHP applications in the cloud versus a hosting provider. Check out the rest of the interview for the answers to these and other questions.