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Modern JavaScript for PHP Developers

Are you scared by JavaScript? Have you used JQuery but struggle with adding interactive features to your web page? This talk will help you understand how to use JavaScript effectively in your existing web pages and PHP applications. This talk will explore different ways to write and structure your JavaScript code and introduce the model-view-view model pattern as a complement to the model view controller pattern often used in PHP.

Derek Binkley

Derek Binkley (@DerekB_WI)


Derek is a Technical Lead at the National Conference of Bar Examiners, the creator of licensing exams for attorneys. He actively mentors other other developers, specializes in Java, PHP, MySQL and Oracle and advocates for developer testing and adoption of agile methods. When not in front of a computer he enjoys spending time with family, traveling and drinking a local craft beer.