Keith Casey

Keith Casey has been a developer for over a decade and helps organize various tech communities. Previously, he was a professional agitator within the Washington, DC until he decided to explore Austin, TX in 2010. To pay the bills, he works as a Developer Evangelist for Twilio to get good tools to good developers so they can build great things. Previously, he built large-scale PHP-based systems for organizations ranging from major news companies to small non-profits. In his spare time, he is a core contributor to web2project, works to build and support the Austin PHP community, co-founded the HubAustin coworking space in South Austin communities, blogs regularly at CaseySoftware.com and is completely fascinated by monkeys.
 

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A Chat on Zend’s phpcloud at ZendCon 2011

 

by · December 21, 2011

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At the tail end of ZendCon 2011 in October, I managed to corner Boaz Ziniman to chat on the launch of their new product phpcloud. We covered features, limitations, design & implementation considerations, and how it’s different than most of the other options out there. Download the mp3 here Supporting links: phpcloud.com Zend Technologies ZendCon […]

 

CodeWorks East 2011 Recap

 

by · December 16, 2011

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While it will still be a few days weeks until I’m finally recovered, I wanted to share a recap of CodeWorks East 2011 while it was still fresh. If you’re looking for the core presenters’ slides, attendees will receive them via email but they will not be published publicly until after the West Coast Tour […]

 

South Florida PHP Users Group

 

by · November 28, 2011

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Adam Culp of the South Florida PHP Users Group tipped me off to an event they have coming up in just a couple weeks for their December meeting. On December 14th, they’re welcoming Rasmus Lerdorf to speak on “PHP in 2011.” Rasmus , the inventor of PHP, will talk to us and give his perspective […]

 

ZendCon 2011: Pre-cap

 

by · October 17, 2011

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Yet again, it’s that time of year. Later today we have the kick off of the seventh ZendCon (officially called the Zend PHP Conference). This year I’m hitting the event under the php|architect banner as press. It will be my job to cover the good, the bad, the news, the chaos, and generally the things […]

 

2011 php|tek Webcast Series

 

by · January 26, 2011

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Once again, we bring you the php|tek Webcast Series. For the past few conferences, we’ve put together a sampling of interesting sessions, hot projects, and sharp people from around the community to talk on topics that have piqued their interest.

 

Lots of Screens with a Little Code

 

by · January 19, 2011

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A few months ago I had the opportunity to attend AdobeMAX. While I was there at Adobe’s invitation, I took it upon myself to chat with smart people from all over the community. One of the more interesting people I tracked down was Christian Cantrell.

 

User Groups.. thanks!

 

by · November 29, 2010

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For those of you just joining us, we just wrapped the CodeWorks 2010 Tour. While I’ve written a recap elsewhere, I wanted to take some time to acknowledge and thank the User Groups.

 

CodeWorks 2010 Slides

 

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If you’ve been following along the last couple months, you know that a number of us were recently on the CodeWorks 2010 tour. In ten days we hit five cities and met user groups all over the place. All in all, it was a blast – we all have writeups coming – but you’re not here for our analysis.. you’re hear for our slides.

 

Sandcastles & Security

 

by · July 27, 2010

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After playing with Flex off and on for a couple of months, I decided I would try to break it. I’m not a security guy at heart, but I’ve listened closely and improved my own stuff, so I quickly came up with four ways that I might be able to cause problems with Flex. Here are my results with each. To be clear, it is not my goal to be a nefarious troublemaker and break everything. My goal is to find out where things could break.

 

Making Flex Builder PHP Friendly

 

by · May 31, 2010

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Flash Builder 4 looks like a new IDE, but since it’s built on Eclipse, you get all the benefits and plugins. So why not use them?