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November 2015 Meeting

PRESENTATION: Fear and Loathing in Atlanta: A tale of PHP deployments Presentation by Shawn Stratton (@mfacenet) Getting caught still rsyncing your code from server to server or have tons of .backup files in your webroot? We’ll walk through the history of almost every PHP project’s deployment and look at current […]

September 2015 Meeting

PRESENTATION: Deploying PHP Applications with Fabric Presentation by Jason Bouffard (@jpb0104) We’ll be taking a real world look at how 3SI Security Systems uses Fabric to deploy their web applications. Fabric (http://www.fabfile.org/) is a Python library and command-line tool for streamlining the use of SSH for application deployment or systems administration tasks. We’ll be covering […]

June 2015 Meeting

PRESENTATION: Caching Strategies Presentation by Ben Ramsey (@ramsey), http://benramsey.com One of the biggest bottlenecks in an application is the point at which data is requested from some source, be it a traditional database, web service, or something else. One method to overcome these bottlenecks is the use of caches to […]

March 2015 Meeting

PRESENTATION: Practical Methods for Protecting Data using PHP Presentation by Rich Morgan (@paxsevenfour), bitpay.com Description: Data theft, corporate espionage and privacy violations are far too commonplace in our wired world.  The security of customer data is often an afterthought when developing a web-based application usually because the topic of security […]

January 2015 Meeting

PRESENTATION: “WTPSR?” by Moses Ngone, http://ninelabs.com/ and @mospired Mini-talk by Kane McConnell: “Building LAMP Camp: Lessons from a LAMP Stack Education Program” NEW LOCATION: We are now meeting at Polygon Atlanta in Atlantic Station. See directions at http://polygonatl.com/directions/. Easiest: park, then take the Green #5 elevator to the 2nd level. Exit the […]

August 2014 Meeting

PRESENTATION: Feature-Based Deployment: Striving for Continuous Deployment in Agile++ NEW LOCATION – We are now meeting at ATDC. See http://bit.ly/1oKxkng (Google group post) for extended directions and parking info. Presentation by Nick Yaitsky, http://www.sharecare.com/ Description: Faster, faster, faster! Isn’t that what is demanded of engineers? We can always write more code […]

AtlantaPHP June 30th Special Speaker Event

Brandon Savage’s “Crafting Code Tour” NOTE: This event is on a different day than our regular meetings AND at a different location. Date: Monday, June 30th, 7-9pm Location: ATDC, 75 5th Street Northwest, Atlanta, GA (map) RSVP: http://www.meetup.com/atlantaphp/events/186118112/ PRESENTATIONS: PHP from the CLI by Cal Evans PHP is a powerful […]

June 2014 Meeting

PRESENTATION: Security for PHP websites: a wider perspective Presentation by Brent Laminack, OpenFaceSystems.com Description: We all know to sanitize user inputs for security, but is security more than that? In this talk, we’ll take a step back and get a wider perspective on all the auxiliary services that impact website […]

May 2014 Meeting

PRESENTATION: Practical Cryptography with PHP for Using Bitcoin Presentation by Rich Morgan, bitpay.com Description: Elliptic curve cryptography is a relative newcomer to the cryptography scene and is a fundamental component to the Bitcoin cryptocurrency.  This presentation will give a brief background on the mathematical concepts behind ECC and a practical […]

March 2014 Meeting

PRESENTATION: Modern PHP Presentation by Ben Ramsey, Senior Software Architect at Moontoast (@ramsey and @Moontoast) and Co-Founder of AtlantaPHP Description: With all of the advances that have come in PHP 5.5 (as well as 5.4 and 5.3), modern PHP code no longer looks like the PHP code from years ago. […]

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