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Hacking with HHVM

Did you know that one of the biggest PHP sites on the internet isn’t running PHP? Did you know that HHVM (HipHop Virtual Machine) clocks in at anywhere between 2x and 10x faster than standard PHP with an Opcode Cache? Come take a look at “The other PHP engine”, how to get a server up and running, what pitfalls to watch out for in migrating over, and what exciting extras are waiting.

Speaker Bio
Sara (@SaraMG|GitHub) is a long-time contributor to PHP and author of “Extending and Embedding PHP”. Currently, she is the OSS coordinator and a contributor to the HHVM (HipHop) project.

This event will be live streamed as well.

Agenda

6:30 - 7:00 -- Doors open/general socializing & food 
7:00 - 7:10 -- Intro/announcements 
7:10 - 8:15(ish) -- Main presentation by Sara
8:15 - 8:30 -- Raffle 
8:45 -- post-event socializing... aka beers someplace nearby

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