Larry Garfield

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Larry Garfield has been building websites since he was a sophomore in high school, which is longer ago than he'd like to admit.  Larry was an active Drupal contributor and consultant for over a decade and led the Drupal 8 Web Services initiative that helped transform Drupal into a modern PHP platform.

Larry is Director of Developer Experience at, a leading continuous deployment cloud hosting company.  He is also a member of the PHP-FIG Core Committee.

Larry holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science from DePaul University.  He blogs at both and


United States

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Director of Developer Experience

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