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The Laracon EU 2016 videos are now available

This year’s Laracon EU was an amazing conference. The venue was astonishing, there were lots of cool talks and interesting people to talk to. If you’re using Laravel or PHP going to this conference really is a no brainer.

If you were unable to attend or want to see the talk you missed during the conference you can now do so. The organisers have uploaded video’s of all talks to their YouTube channel.

I had the honor speaking there as well. My talk was about managing backups with Laravel. Here’s the video of my first ever conference talk:

At one point during my talk I show this slide on future plans for the package:screen-shot-2016-10-07-at-10-04-54

I’m proud to say that all that work is already done: version 3 of laravel-backup was made Laravel 5.3 compatible. Version 4 of the package uses Laravel 5.3’s native notifications and uses PHP 7 features to keep the code clear. The db-dumper package, which is used under the hood, was rewritten and is now easier to use.

I’ll definitely go to the next Laracon EU conference and hope to see you there too.

Freek Van der Herten is a partner and developer at Spatie, an Antwerp based company that specializes in creating web apps with Laravel. After hours he writes about modern PHP and Laravel on this blog. When not coding he’s probably rehearsing with his kraut rock band. He loves waffles and butterflies.