Matthew Turland

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Matthew Turland

Blue Parabola, LLC


Matthew Turland lives in Duson, LA and is currently employed as Senior Consultant for Blue Parabola. He contributes to open source projects such as Zend Framework and currently holds ZCE and ZFCE certifications. He can be found frequently in the #phpc channel and several others on the Freenode IRC network under the nick Elazar. In his spare time, he serves as an author and technical editor for php|architect magazine and shares his development experiences on his blog at

Proposals for this user

* Creating Web Services with Zend Framework

These days, there are a multitude of ways to get up and running with creating web services. PHP is well-known for its roots in development of internet applications, but isn't necessarily the best solution on its own. Whether you need a service based on REST, XML-RPC, SOAP, or JSON-RPC, Zend Framework has you covered.
Cooking 2009-03-30 16:23:21 +0000
Matthew Turland

* Web Scraping with PHP

Web scraping is a collection of practices and techniques to simulate the behavior of a normal web site user in order to effectively use the web site itself as a web service. This can include both retrieving data made available by the site and well as introducing new data into the site. This presentation will define web scraping and showcase recommended practices and common issues and solutions.
Cooking 2009-03-30 16:16:26 +0000
Matthew Turland