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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, […]

March 2013 Meeting

PRESENTATION: Top Ten List: PHP and Web Application Performance NOTE NEW LOCATION – Hypepotamus (see http://atlantaphp.org/directions/) Presentation by Brian DeShong, CrowdTwist, Inc. (@bdeshong) After working with PHP and web applications for 12 years, Brian has stored quite a few tricks up his sleeve. In this talk, he will cover […]

February 2013 Meeting

PRESENTATION: How Sysadmins View Your Stinking Code NOTE NEW LOCATION – Hypepotamus (see http://atlantaphp.org/directions/) Presentation by Shawn Stratton, Discovery Communications, Inc. (@mfacenet) As a systems administrator, the focus on how an application is supposed to work and what makes it run is different than as a developer. We’ll take […]

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 […]

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 […]

June 2012 Meeting

Intro to the Laravel PHP Framework Presentation by: Ben Edmunds Are you ashamed to admit you’re a PHP developer? Have you been using the same old, boring PHP framework for years? Tired of your PHP applications turning into enormous beasts? Maybe you’ve heard about Laravel but haven’t made the effort […]

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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