SOURCE: Rogue Wave Software

Rogue Wave Software

June 30, 2016 09:00 ET

Rogue Wave Software Announces Exciting List of ZendCon 2016 Keynote Speakers

Uncle Bob, Laura Thomson, Andi Gutmans, and Rod Cope to Speak

LOUISVILLE, CO--(Marketwired - June 30, 2016) - Rogue Wave Software has selected four keynote speakers for ZendCon 2016: Robert C. "Uncle Bob" Martin, Laura Thomson, Andi Gutmans, and Rod Cope. These four speakers will lead a group of keynoters during the enterprise PHP conference in Las Vegas, October 18-21 at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.

A world renowned software craftsman, speaker, and author, Uncle Bob will bring his wit, extensive knowledge, and unique views to ZendCon. As the first chairman of the Agile Alliance and a leading member of the Worldwide Software Craftsmanship Movement - Clean Code, Uncle Bob is a sought-after expert that will have insights for all ZendCon attendees.

Joining Uncle Bob on the ZendCon keynote list is the woman that wrote the book on PHP, PHP and MySQL Web Development, Laura Thomson. Director of engineering at Mozilla and board member at Internet Security Research Group, Thomson specializes in web architecture development, web systems engineering, continuous integration and deployment, DevOps, and strategy development.

Zend co-founder Andi Gutmans will attend ZendCon 2016 as a keynote speaker and will share his views of the software world in his new role with AWS. Gutmans is the co-creator of PHP and brings an unmatched view of PHP in the enterprise.

"My heart will always be with PHP, so attending ZendCon as a keynote speaker is a no-brainer for me," says Gutmans. "I've seen the language and the community evolve and grow, so I'm excited to continue to play a role at ZendCon, and share new insights with my friends."

Rounding out the list of announced keynote speakers is OpenLogic founder and Rogue Wave CTO, Rod Cope. A regular on the technology conference circuit, Cope is an open source advocate and user since the 1980's, and currently guides new technology at Rogue Wave.

"Our list of keynote speakers is shaping up to make this the best ZendCon we've held," says Adam Culp, Zend senior professional services consultant at Rogue Wave and ZendCon master of ceremonies. "We're pleased to have a well-rounded group of PHP and open source experts who have such impressive and broad of expertise."

For more information, visit the ZendCon website, or register now to attend these great keynotes.

About Rogue Wave Software

Rogue Wave provides software development tools for mission-critical applications. Our trusted solutions address the growing complexity of building great software and accelerates the value gained from code across the enterprise. The Rogue Wave portfolio of complementary, cross-platform tools helps developers quickly build applications for strategic software initiatives. With Rogue Wave, customers improve software quality and ensure code integrity, while shortening development cycle times.

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