Darren Mothersele

Software Developer

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Build Your Own PHP Framework at DrupalCamp London

Feb 25, 2016

Drupal Planet

I have revised and improved the training in preparation for DrupalCamp next week. I’ve incorporated some feedback, added a bit of theory, and included more practical examples. Join me and level up your PHP development skills in this 1 day course.

Build Your Own PHP Framework.

Learn modern PHP practices and see the benefits first hand via practical examples. Learn object oriented design and how to apply design patterns.

There’s a lot of old PHP code and information around on the web. With the massive improvements in PHP in recent years, a lot of this information is wrong and out of date. In this course I will be focusing on only modern, state of the art PHP.

Moving from Drupal 7 to Drupal 8 means adopting modern, object-oriented, PHP practices. Drupal 8 has gone through a process of “getting off the island” and embracing the wider PHP ecosystem. We, as PHP developers using Drupal, can improve our own processes by doing the same.

Building your own framework is a great way to learn the fundamentals of modern PHP. Regardless of your choice of framework, this will make you a better developer. A similar foundation of components underlies Drupal, Symfony, Silex, and Lavavel.


You will need a basic knowledge of PHP and a laptop that can run PHP. You will leave with a better understanding of the principles behind modern PHP and Drupal 8.

Tickets available here.

£295.00 or £95.00 concession tickets for sole traders, students and charities. The training will be on Friday March 4, 2016 at City University London.