Sterling Hughes, Freelance Software Developer
Thies C. Arntzen, Independent Consultant
Date: Tuesday, July 27
Time: 1:45pm - 5:15pm
Location: Salon D
In this tutorial, two of PHP core's developers will take you in-depth into the internals of PHP and the Zend Engine. They cover a request from the browser, to the engine, to the extensions and back again, giving attendees a solid understanding of how Zend and PHP work on the inside.
Topics covered include:
The inner workings of PHP5's object model
How the parser/scanner build bytecode
How bytecode is executed, and common expressions brought down to bytecode.
How the Garbage Collection and Memory Management systems works
How to tune your scripts and systems to take advantage of the internal knowledge you've learned in this talk (including important issues pertaining to PHP extension authoring.)
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