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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 […]

April 2012 Meeting

How Not To Get Hacked 101 Presentation by: Shawn Stratton, Discovery Communications, Inc. Measured against OWASP (https://www.owasp.org), Veracode, a security consultancy, recently found that only 16% of government web applications were secure, compared to 24% of finance industry applications and 28% of commercial applications. Scared yet? We’ll walk through some […]

March 2012 Special Speaker Event

Special Out of Town Speaker (RSVP at Meetup.com and $10 Event Ticket via PayPal required) Building Testable Applications in PHP Presentation by: Chris Hartjes, Moontoast This talk will approach the idea of Test-Driven Development / Behaviour-Driven Development from a different angle, instead taking a look at strategies for structuring your […]

September 2011 Meeting

When: Thursday, September 1, 2011 — 7pm-9pm Where: Strongbox West Distributed Development Via Remote Pair Programming Presentation by Joseph Moore, Pivotal Labs When Joe Moore moved from San Francisco to Atlanta, he was forced to learn how to effectively write software with developers scattered across the country. Remote pair programming […]

July 2011 Meeting

When: Thursday, July 7, 2011 — 7pm-9pm Where: Strongbox West NOTE FOOD AND DRINKS! Thanks to Definition6, pizza and drinks will be provided! Please RSVP on our Meetup site by Monday, July 4th. Developing PHP Applications for Facebook Presentation by Jason Bouffard, Lead Facebook and PHP developer at Definition6 […]

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