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January 2019 Meeting

PRESENTATION: “How to Become a Faster Programmer” by Micah Wood, Bluehost

When: Thursday, January 3rd, 2019 — 7pm-9pm

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Directions: Take I-285 to Cobb Parkway/US-41. Go south & turn left on Akers Mill Rd. At the 2nd traffic light, go left into Cobb Galleria, then an immediate left into the parking garage. Enter the 600 bldg & tell security you’re there for AtlantaPHP, 14th floor.

SPECIAL NOTE: Building security has become a bit more strict, so please do your best to arrive before 7pm. On arrival, you may need to mention that you are there to attend a meeting at ShootProof.

Map Link: (parking deck entrance, 600 building is due north of the deck)

Presentation: How to Become a Faster Programmer

Are you an efficient developer? Even though you focus on DRY code, do you find yourself typing the same things over and over? No matter how hard you try, there will always be code structures that are repetitive. The key is being able to detect the patterns and leverage automation to speed up the process.

Join us as we map out the development lifecycle and take a closer look at opportunities for improving programming efficiency. We will do a deep dive into the 5 types of templates that PHPStorm has to offer and how we can leverage our time using code generation. Start 2019 right and learn how to optimize your development workflow!

About Micah: Micah Wood is a WordPress Developer at Bluehost. A professional WordPress developer for over a decade, Micah has worked on sites for Fortune 100 companies, has released over a dozen WordPress plugins, is a frequent speaker at WordCamps, co-organizes the WordPress Gwinnett meetup, is a co-host on the WP Square One podcast and shares his knowledge by blogging on WordPress development topics.

New Meeting Feature: Open Spaces! We’re going to continue with a new discussion format among attendees. Please come with some questions or discussion topics in mind. The group will vote on suggestions and we’ll cover things, based on interest, in a rotating panel style. Come share your expertise!

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