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On-demand event ➡️ KONGCAST: Geeking Out Over PHP

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➡️ This Kongcast episode will premiere on YouTube on 1/24 at 8am US Pacific time with live chat 💬, but will be ON-DEMAND thereafter and watched at any time! 🕰

In this Kongcast episode, we go all-in on PHP, Laravel and PHP developer tools with Freek Van der Herten, a backend developer at Spatie. Then, Freek demos his new PHP debugging tool: Ray.

▬▬▬▬▬▬ Learn More ▬▬▬▬▬▬
• About Ray: https://spatie.be/products/ray
• Try Ray: https://myray.app
• Check out the hardware/software Freek uses: https://freek.dev/uses
• Check out Spatie's open source tools: https://spatie.be/open-source
• Check out Freek's monitoring service: https://ohdear.app
• Subscribe to Freek's blog: https://freek.dev

▬▬▬▬▬▬ TIMECODES ▬▬▬▬▬▬
0:00 Kongcast Show Intro
0:28 Welcome, Freek!
2:21 How Freek Started With PHP
5:20 What’s Awesome About PHP?
8:19 Freek’s PHP Journey
10:30 PHP Frameworks
15:43 How the PHP Framework Community Works
21:28 About Spatie
23:30 Why Laravel?
30:00 Demo: Debugging PHP with Ray from Spatie
38:05 Book Recommendations from Freek
40:37 Thanks for Joining, Freek!
41:13 Kongcast Show Outro

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