Stacking Up Middleware by Mark Niebergall - New Venue: Entrata!

Utah PHP User Group
Utah PHP User Group
Public group

Every 3rd Thursday of the month

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We are at a new venue - Entrata in Lehi:

4205 Chapel Ridge Rd
Lehi, UT 84043

Talk: Stacking Up Middleware

The shift towards API driven design has echoed in new design patterns from traditional MVC. Middleware pipelines is geared to address the complexities and nuances that arise with APIs. We'll delve into Expressive, discuss strategies for adding layers, handling authentication and authorization, and implications for projects. Come learn all about middleware and discover how you can leverage pipelines in your development.

Speaker Bio

Mark Niebergall is a security-minded PHP software engineer with well over a decade of hands-on experience with PHP projects. He is the Utah PHP User Group Co-Organizer, a regular conference speaker, and an occasional author. Mark has a Masters degree in MIS, is CSSLP and SSCP cybersecurity certified, and volunteers for (ISC)2 exam development. Mark enjoys going for long runs and teaching his five boys how to push buttons and use technology.

Looking for Sponsors

We are looking for sponsors for food or swag. Please contact Mark Niebergall or Derek Caswell to setup sponsorship.

Swag Alert

At the end of the presentation, one random lucky winner will win a free 1 year individual subscription to any single JetBrains Toolbox product. Choices includes PhpStorm, WebStorm, DataGrip, or others seen at Thanks JetBrains!

Venue: Entrata

We will be meeting at Entrata in Lehi. We will be on the first floor on the East side of the building. Thank you Shaunak and Entrata!


4205 Chapel Ridge Rd
Lehi, UT 84043

The After Party

We will be going to JCW's for the After Party. Come check it out with us.

Look forward to seeing everyone on Thursday!