Make Web Not War Community Night in Vancouver was a blast

Last week, we had the Make Web Not War Community Night in Vancouver, and I must say that it was amazing. Oh, it’s not just me, I got this feedback from a lot of attendees. We had the chance to learn and hear from amazing speakers, like Glenn Hilton that shared his experience on how … Continued

Web Standards, security & Azure runtimes

As we always try to find some great contents for you, I made another summary of great blog posts I found on the Web. This time, it’s all about Web standards and cloud computing. Web Standards I think I don’t have to tell you again: I am a big fan of Web Standards. Even if … Continued

PHP in the cloud

You probably know that we have a cloud computing solution at Microsoft named Windows Azure. You may think that because it’s a Microsoft service it’s only about ASP.NET? The answer is no! You can use many technology in our cloud solution, like Java, Python, ASP.NET, Ruby, Node.js and PHP. When we talked about PHP on … Continued

Confoo 2012 – Ruby as She is Spoke

One of the themes of Confoo 2012 was programmers stepping outside of their comfort zone and being exposed to unfamiliar coding languages. My main interest being Javascript and PHP, I was really pleased to learn something new, something called Ruby on Rails. The very charismatic and funny Joey DeVilla hosted the session Ruby as She is … Continued

ConFoo 2012: Call for Papers is Now Open!

Confoo is looking for the best speakers willing to share their skills and experience with developers and managers. This year, Confoo is dedicated to software development, project management and best practices. The technical part covers different aspects of Web development such as: PHP, Python, Ruby, .Net, Java, security, content management systems, frameworks, databases, system administration, … Continued

Fun & Symfony: Interview with Jonathan Wage

Meet Jonathan Wage (@jwage), an Open Source developer who contributes to the Doctrine, Symfony, and Sympal projects, is a senior developer for OpenSky, and who created We recently got to ask Jonathan some questions about how he got started in Open Source development, why he’s passionate about it, and where he sees Open Source technology heading. Here’s what he had to say.