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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. […]

October 2013 Meeting

PRESENTATION: Return of the Ringtone Presentation by: Keith Casey Generally when we think of communicating with customers, we implement a few emails, check it off our list, and move on. What if we had a few more tools in our toolbox? What if we could interact with someone anywhere in the […]

September 2013 Meeting

PRESENTATION: Software Estimation Pro Tips Presentation by: Jonathon Hill You’re an expert developer, peacefully composing code into a profoundly elegant masterpiece, when suddenly your boss rushes in with the Next Big Idea that will Revolutionize The Way People Use The Internet. He’s on his way to pitch to a VC, […]

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