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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, […]

August 2013 Meeting

PRESENTATION: Abusing the Cloud for Fun and Profit Presentation by: Alan Pinstein (@apinstein) No matter what language you use, the cloud offers new opportunities to improve your application’s performance and reliability. This is especially important for smaller projects that previously would never have the scale to cost-effectively deliver the performance […]

May 2013 Meeting

PRESENTATION: Managing Environments with Vagrant and Chef Food sponsored by 10gen.com and AtlantaPHP Presentation by Nic Rosental, Epic Labs (@nicdev and @epiclabs) There comes a time in the life of a developer where s/he’s called upon to do more than coding. Understanding how the rest of the stack interacts with […]

March 2013 Special Event – PHPUnit Best Practices with Sebastian Bergmann

SPECIAL PRESENTATION: PHPUnit Best Practices Presentation by: Sebastian Bergmann NOTE DATE & DAY – This special event is in addition to our regular meetings, so note that this takes place on Monday, March 25th. While PHPUnit is not difficult to set up and writing tests with it is easy, […]

October 2012 Meeting

A History of Everything – why you should be recording everything that happens in your application Presentation by: Jacob Terry (@jerkob) Even if your users don’t want a full “audit trail” of activity, even if you aren’t interested in doing a newsfeed, recording user actions in your application can be […]

AtlantaPHP “100th Monthiversary” Celebration

We’re proud to announce that we’re celebrating our “100th Monthiversary” – our 100th monthly meeting – on Thursday, September 6th from 6pm to 9pm! We’re planning a cookout with plenty of social time and will have Kevin Roberts presenting Pecha-Kucha style on the eight and a half year history of […]

August 2012 Meeting

Object Oriented PHP Concepts for Everyday Programming Presentation by: John Anderson, variux.com John will discuss introductory OOP concepts, including classes, methods and variable types and will explain some of the benefits and usage practices for code reuse. He will also demonstrate a few utility classes for database access and user […]

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