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Back from LoneStarPHP 2015

I returned earlier this week from LoneStarPHP 2015, a community PHP conference held in Addison, a suburb of Dallas, Texas. This conference was a three-day event, with a full day reserved for tutorial sessions where experts from all over the world gave full training and hands-on workshops on subjects like PHP foundations, unit testing, systems administration, API's, security and performance. A great decision made by the conference organizers to run a full day for training.  LoneStarPHP has a reputation to offer a true Texas BBQ to all speakers, and this year it was again a big success. We ended up at the "Hard Eight BBQ", one of the best BBQ restaurants in the US. A quarter pound of very tasty brisket, some JalapeƱo Chicken Poppers, Spicy Sausage and a few Spare Ribs were on my plate. Just the amount of meat I could handle without getting a meat overdose. The second and third day were all about PHP. Speakers were giving 50 minute sessions starting at 9am all the way until 5…