Benjamin Young

Benjamin Young

Benjamin Young has been working his way through technologies for the last decade, gradually moving from ASP to Apache Cocoon to PHP to Apache CouchDB. His search for a "tangible" data store with a user friendly API has landed him at CouchOne where he works on User Experience design for applications using CouchDB. Prior to joining CouchOne, he was principle at BigBlueHat where he developed BlueInk, a PHP/MySQL CMS which he is now porting to CouchDB. His other PHP/MySQL experiences include many custom applications for Intranets and mobile devices, five years with the dotProject development team, and a development team member with web2project, the dotProject fork.

Webcast: PHP and CouchDB
November 17, 2010
This talk will cover the basics of the CouchDB HTTP API and how to use it from PHP with and without helper libraries. We'll discuss some architecture approaches and briefly look at things to avoid when moving from an RDBMS to a Document Database such...