Slides

Working With Webhooks


PHP UK, February 2018

Gave this talk to a packed room at the one and only PHP UK conference. Webhooks are such a simple idea and I hope that I enabled a bunch more developers to use them in their own applications.

Joind.in comments: https://joind.in/event/php-uk-conference-2018/working-with-webhooks#comments

Article

Three Great Serverless Use Cases


IBM Watson Data Lab, January 2018

https://medium.com/ibm-watson-data-lab/three-great-serverless-use-cases-cd22d44aeb29 - I keep using these same examples in my talks and in conversation, so I thought I should write them down somewhere.

Article

Building A Serverless Data Pipeline


IBM Watson Data Lab, November 2017

This time: the blog edition! https://medium.com/ibm-watson-data-lab/building-a-serverless-data-pipeline-8be2325f0d9a I hope this is a bit easier to read than perhaps watching a talk video or something.

Slides

The Future of Functions


CodeMotion Milan, November 2017

This is me taking my first IBM-sponsored keynote slot! CodeMotion Milan was a lovely place to start and I talked about how serverless technology is brilliant and builds on a very familiar technology feature: functions. As usual for the more high-level talks, the slides don't make much sense without the talk, but there are some resources at the end:

Slides

Becoming Polyglot


CodeMotion Milan, November 2017

This talk is about learning additional technology stacks once you are not-a-beginner. The skills you already have and how we level up as craftspeople when we transfer existing knowledge to pastures new. The slides probably make little sense without the talk, but I think there will be video.