Boston Facebook Developers - HipHop on PHP by Facebook

When: Tue December 04, 2012 6:30 pm

Organization: Boston Facebook Developers

Location: Tavern in the Square, 730 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA


Presentation: HipHop for PHP by Facebook

Edwin will be talking about the design of HipHop for PHP, the open-sourced engine Facebook uses to run the Facebook PHP code.

Speaker: Edwin Smith, Facebook engineer

Edwin is a Software Engineer on the HPHP team at Facebook since March 2012. Prior to that, he was a Principal Engineer at Adobe, responsible for Flash's ActionScript3 virtual machine. He has been working on compilers and virtual machines for web languages for about 10 years, including ColdFusion, MXML (Flex), ActionScript, JavaScript, and now PHP.

Sponsor: TripAdvisor is providing the room and the food.

TripAdvisor is the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor believes that social matters when it comes to travel.  TripAdvisor has been working on Facebook platform since 2007, and it has been a launch partner for major Facebook releases such as the Like button, Instant Personalization, and the Open Graph.   TripAdvisor built out multiple canvas experiences that are some of the most visited apps on Facebook.