What are the biggest challenges for PHP developers? Where is the PHP ecosystem headed? How are teams navigating looming EOL dates for many PHP versions? And what can you do to prepare for the future?

In our recent PHP landscape survey, we asked PHP professionals to share what they are building, what tools they are using, and the challenges they face. The results show the PHP ecosystem is undergoing modernization, which is not without its obstacles.

Editor's Note: The 2024 PHP Landscape Report is now available. Get the latest on the state of PHP by downloading the 2024 edition of the report.

Our PHP Experts Discuss Key Findings From Our Survey

Join Zend Product Manager Matthew Weier O’Phinney and Zend Senior Solutions Engineer Massimiliano Cavicchioli as they discuss the key findings from our 2022 PHP Landscape Report and provide their insights into the modernization trends that will shape PHP in 2022 and beyond.

Discussions will include:

  • PHP development priorities: how teams are developing and deploying their PHP applications.
  • Biggest hurdles teams encounter during development and deployment.
  • Most used PHP versions, upgrade plans, and barriers to upgrading.
  • Modernization trends: automation, containerization, and orchestration.
  • What to expect in 2022.

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Matthew Weier O’Phinney

Zend Product Manager, Zend by Perforce

Matthew began developing on Zend Framework (ZF) before its first public release, and led the project for Zend from 2009 through 2019. He is a founding member of the PHP Framework Interop Group (PHP-FIG), which creates and promotes standards for the PHP ecosystem — and is serving his second elected term on the PHP-FIG Core Committee.


Massimiliano Cavicchioli

Software Architect

Massimiliano Cavicchioli is a Software Architect at Zend. He has over 20 years of experience in the tech world, 16 of which he spent contributing to the PHP ecosystem at Zend. During his many years of providing consultation to enterprise corporations, Massi has developed a wealth of tangible knowledge — making him highly capable in helping companies achieve best practices in both PHP and OSS.