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As evidenced by Barack Obama’s successful presidential campaign, we have clearly entered the age of the social web. This developer-oriented workshop will emphasize the use and application of free, open building blocks for enabling social networking features on your site or service, and provide illuminating insights from some of the key figures creating these technologies.
Git is a new distributed version control system that is fast, flexible, works offline and supports powerful local branching and easy merging that encourages non-linear workflows and makes developers far more productive and efficient.
This tutorial will introduce you to Git, rid you of your SVN sins, and teach you how to become more efficient and productive as a programmer.
This tutorial will show you how to get started with Gearman, the flexible job queuing system used to power websites such as LiveJournal and Digg. We'll cover common architectures, installation, APIs, and deployment. A few use cases will be described and built, including a Map/Reduce cluster and database-driven URL mining application.
This tutorial introduces the audience to the testing of modern web applications using PHPUnit for testing the backend components and Selenium for end-to-end testing of the whole application as well as measuring and controlling other aspects of software quality throughout a project's lifecycle.