In his book "The Lean Startup", Eric Ries shows how to create a radically successful business. This session demonstrates how to successfully apply the "Lean Startup" ideas to development teams and application archictectures in the PHP world. A word of warning: radically successful development teams have been known to transform whole organizations.
Unit tests give you a good base to ensure your classes are working technically correct. Integration tests show that they play well with each other. But who takes care that all your code actually does what your business owner wants it to do? This session gives you an introduction into Behavior-driven Development on basis of Behat to help you achieve automated testing of specifications.
These days, everyone has stuff to track or Big Data to process, so it's time to take a look at what options are available to collect and aggregate business and operational data, and how to evaluate the information gathered both in real-time technologies like Storm or batch processing systems like Hadoop. This is an overview from Flume to HBase and Kafka to Graphite, including some hands-on!