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What I took home from ZendCon 2013

ZendCon 2013 is over. I had a really great time there meeting new people, attending great talks and hang out with old friends. And wow, this was an awesome conference!

Workshop quality assurance for php projects - ZendCon 2013 from Michelangelo van Dam
It all started on tutorial day where I was giving my workshop "Improving QA on PHP Development Projects". The workshop went very well and I received a lot of positive feedback afterwards. Afterwards I talked to some of the attendees of my workshop and showed them a few more things that were possible to improve quality and put all things in a chain so you can implement a continuous deployment workflow. Little did I know what Zend had up their sleeve.

On the first official day of ZendCon, the opening keynote was one that shook the earth for PHP developers. Their first announcement was all about Apigility, an open source API builder based on Zend Framework 2 that allows everyone to create true REST API's in an easy to use inte…