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Last 2 days to get Earlybird tickets to TrueNorth PHP - Hi All, I just wanted to send out a quick note to remind you that this coming Wednesday is the last day to get your Earlybird tickets for TrueNorth PHP, so make sure you get your tickets now before the prices go up. This year's speaker Peter M. Sep 28, 2015 2:55 PM
I need your help - Hi Everyone, This will be a different kind of email than I usually send. I am sending this because I need your help with my new business venture called Delvia. I know from experience there is no one better to ask for help than the GTA PHP Peter M. Sep 18, 2015 11:17 AM
True North PHP is back - Early Bird Tickets Available until Oct 1 - Hey Everyone, We are excited to announce that True North PHP is back again this year. For those of you who attended last year, you can expect the same high level of quality speakers from around the globe. For those who didn't attend la Peter M. Sep 8, 2015 6:43 PM
PHP Woolly Mammoth Plush Toy Kickstarter - Hi All, As those of you who attended last night's meetup should have learned, we have started the planning for True North PHP 2015, and this year we have decided to do something extra memorable. We are creating the world's first PHP Woo Peter M. Jun 3, 2015 12:36 AM
Call for GTAPHP April Speaker(s) - No talk idea too small! No speaker too inexperienced! No topic too... Ah, well it does have to be in some way PHP related. We'd like to go ahead with a meetup Vic M. Mar 19, 2015 4:14 PM
True North PHP is less than a week away - Hi Everyone, I wanted to send out a note to remind you that the True North PHP conference is happening next Thursday, Friday and Saturday.  We still have some tickets left, so if you were holding off buying your tickets, Peter M. Oct 30, 2014 2:43 PM
GTA-PHP Steering Committee Hangout Tonight: 7:30 - 8pm - I'm going to try something a little different for tonight's hangout. I have it in my Google Calendar as a video conference, and I'll invite anyone who replies and wants to join in. So instead of doing it as a Meetup, and RSVPing Vic M. Oct 14, 2014 8:01 AM
Just 2 days left to save $50 on True North PHP Tickets - Hi Everyone, I just wanted to remind you that Early Bird Ticket sales end tomorrow at midnight for True North PHP.  After that, the price goes up by $50. If you haven't had a chance to check out our lineup of speakers and topics, you c Peter M. Sep 29, 2014 2:41 PM
True North PHP is back - Early Bird Tickets Available until Oct 1 - Hey Everyone, We are excited to announce that True North PHP is back again this year. For those of you who attended last year, you can expect the same high level of quality speakers from around the globe. For those who didn't attend las Peter M. Sep 19, 2014 9:47 PM
O'Reilly Book Giveaway at GTA-PHP tomorrow night - Still not sure if you can make it out to "Explore PHP 5.6" tomorrow night? I just received a package from O'Reilly containing three books to give away at the meetup: Vic M. Sep 8, 2014 3:05 PM
DrupalCamp Toronto 2014, May 2 - 4 - Hi PHP developers, Are you curious about Drupal ? Drupal is a framework built on PHP that powers milli Teresa C. Apr 19, 2014 12:31 PM
Unique GTAPHP Meetup this Tuesday / Hack-a-thon on Wheels next month - Peter was right - we haven't had any offers to bring a code snippet on Tuesday night. If you have something in mind please let me know. In the mean time I'm having a ball finding and grocking some interesting snippets for us to exam Vic M. Feb 9, 2014 4:32 PM
PHP Tek Call for Papers - Hey Folks, Happy new year.  Hope you all had a great holiday season. I know this is last minute, but I wanted to send out a note letting you all know that there is an upcoming conference called Peter M. Jan 8, 2014 1:03 PM
Job Opportunity (work with me!!!) - Hey Everyone, I am still coming down after the high of being at another great True North PHP conference. I also have some great news: my work is looking to hire a Senior PHP developer. JUICE Mobile ( has doub Peter M. Nov 11, 2013 6:13 PM
No November Meetup - TrueNorthPHP - Job Opportunity - Bad news - with the effort going into TrueNorth PHP we don't have the time to do a November meetup.  If you have a talk idea for December or later in the year please do let Pete or m Vic M. Nov 1, 2013 12:21 PM
True North PHP Call for Volunteers - Hey Everyone, It's hard to believe the True North PHP Conference is only a week and a half away.  If you haven't gotten your ticket yet, make sure you get it early to avoid a sellout.  If you can't physically make it to the conference you now Peter M. Oct 28, 2013 12:50 PM
Early Bird Tickets to True North PHP Conference (Nov 7 - 9 in Mississauga) - Hello Members, You are invited to the following event: Peter M. Sep 21, 2013 5:13 PM
Meetup details changed: Third Year Anniversary plus a great story from the trenches - We've got a speaker confirmed for this meetup.  It sounds like a really great talk. Check out the detaills:­User-Gr Peter M. Aug 31, 2013 7:03 PM
No meetup in August - Anniversary in September - Hello Fellow GTAPHPers, Since all the organizers are busy next month and a number of members are on vacation we have decided that we are going to do what we did last year and skip the August meetup.  We will come back strong in September with Peter M. Jul 24, 2013 6:54 PM
Free! Build your first HTML5 or Obj-C Mobile app with Apigee - Preview not available Matt D. Jul 13, 2013 7:25 AM
True North PHP - Call For Papers - Hi Everyone, I wanted to let you all know that the True North PHP Call for Papers is open.  True North PHP is the annual PHP conference in Toronto (Missisauga actually).  Now in its second year, the conference already has international recogn Peter M. Jul 6, 2013 11:29 AM
For anyone interested in AngularJS - Hi All, I got an email from Nick Van Weerdenburg, the organizer of a new meetup covering AngularJS.  Apparently they are having a huge inaugural meetup at Polar Mobile tomorrow night.  Looking at the lineup it looks like it will be a great e Peter M. Jun 18, 2013 5:41 PM
April Tech Social - HackerNest + Girls in Tech - Hi Everyone, Sorry for the late notice but I just got the info this morning.  Our Peter M. Apr 25, 2013 4:32 PM
Sorry for the email - Sorry, that last email should only have gone out to those subscribed to the Learn PHP mailing list.  I sent it to everyone by mistake. Regards Peter Peter M. Feb 12, 2013 10:37 AM
Learn PHP - Week 4 Email - Hi Everyone, I am going to keep things brief this week as I am sure you are quite tired of reading my long-winded emails. Welcome to week 4, where we will be learning all about Using Numbers in PHP. I have been checking over everything Peter M. Feb 12, 2013 10:34 AM
Poop or Get Off the Pot - We've got almost 70 RSVPs for tomorrow night, which potentially makes it the biggest meetup we've had - ever. But if you can't make it then please cancel your RSVP. Our attendance vs RSVP ratio had been dropping like mad.  JetBrains have offer Vic M. Dec 3, 2012 9:21 PM
PHP Master Series Vol 1. online-conference - Hi kids! Friend-of-the-group and True North PHP speaker Cal Evans is organizing an online conference / virtual event called the PHP Masters Series through his Day Camp 4 Developers program. Check it out at http://daycamp4developers.c­om/. Chris H. Nov 27, 2012 11:16 AM
DrupalCamp Toronto 2012, Nov 16 - 17 - Come and learn about Drupal, a popular open source content management system that is built with PHP and powers millions of websites and applications. Meet some of the local experts and mingle with the community. Seminars for all levels of experience. Teresa C. Nov 11, 2012 10:29 PM
Six quick questions for you from GTAPHP - As we hit 500 users in the GTAPHP group, we're looking to better understand our members and what you would like to get from the group.  I& Vic M. Oct 30, 2012 11:13 AM
True North PHP contest - We have selected a winner to the contest. Congratulations to: Marcin Brzuzy Marcin will be receiving a free ticket to True North PHP. Thanks to everyone who Peter M. Oct 26, 2012 12:59 PM
True North PHP: Last Chance to Buy Tickets + Contest - Hi Everyone, I wanted to send out a note to remind you that the True North PHP conference is happening next Friday and Saturday.  We still have some tickets left, so if were holding off buying your tickets, you only have a few days left.  If Peter M. Oct 23, 2012 1:36 PM
I'm participating in AngelHack - will I see you there? - Preview not available Vic M. Oct 15, 2012 9:15 AM
TrueNorthPHP is coming! - Hey guys and gals, Pete Meth and I are hard at work trying to get everything all lined up TrueNorthPHP and want to see as many of you come out as possible. The schedule is up, tickets are just $240 (including fees and HST) for a weekend of awes Chris H. Oct 11, 2012 11:47 AM
PHP Position in Toronto - Hi folks. I got sent this by a recruiter in an extremely non-douchey way, and thought I would pass this on to you. They were smart enough to realize that I was not their target but would know people who are. NOTE: I am not receiving any referral fee Chris H. Sep 28, 2012 9:05 PM
True North PHP Conference - November 2 & 3 - Hi Everyone, As many of you know already Chris Hartjes and I are putting on a PHP Conference on November 2 & 3 in Mississauga.  We want to formally invite you all to come and hear some amazing talks from speakers from Canada and around the Peter M. Sep 26, 2012 12:42 PM
Party is full! - Well, we've got our 50 guests for our party on Tuesday! I'm looking forward to seeing everyone there. There will be free finger foods and soft drinks, but you will be on your own for alcoholic beverages. I will be opening the party with a brief Chris H. Aug 30, 2012 9:46 AM
Re: [GTA-PHP-User-Group-Toronto] URL For PHP Application Testing Bootcamp - And in case you or someone you know is looking for introductory courses, we are also running 2 other courses aimed at beginners: Intro to PHP - http://phpcourse-mu.eventbrite­.ca Intro to Ruby Peter M. Jul 27, 2012 8:20 PM
URL For PHP Application Testing Bootcamp - Thanks to Peter Meth for getting this together: http://phptesting-estw.eventbr­ Let me know if you have any questions. -- Chris Chris H. Jul 27, 2012 4:14 PM
PHP Testing Bootcamp - Hey everyone. I wanted to let our group members know that I will be teaching a night school course this August at York University. Entitled "PHP Testing Bootcamp", it's designed to quickly ramp up your PHP testing skills. The course is Chris H. Jul 27, 2012 1:50 PM
TrueNorth PHP Conference - Hey everyone, hope you are having a good summer and are looking forward to getting back into talking about PHP and related topics in September. I wanted to let the members know that Peter Meth and myself are organizing a PHP conference called T Chris H. Jul 23, 2012 11:40 AM
Offer for GTAPHP members to join mojoLive beta - Hey everyone, hope things are going well. A little while ago I sent out an email to group members with an invitation to join mojoLive. mojoLive is a company that is offering a twist on the concept of a careers / resume web site. I personally kn Chris H. Jun 21, 2012 11:33 AM
Want to go to Lone Star PHP? - I know it's really short notice, but I've been informed that the Guelph PHP user's group won a free pass to attend Lone Star PHP down in Dallas, TX on June 29th and 30th. The organizer says nobody is going to claim the ticket, so I'd be happy to give i Chris H. Jun 14, 2012 8:57 PM
Offer for GTAPHP members to join mojoLive beta - Hey everyone, First off, sorry that I missed the June meeting. My car has been acting very flakey and I didn't want to risk getting stuck downtown (I live out in Milton) and was upset to miss Ilia's awesome talk. Anyway, it ended up being a pro Chris H. Jun 8, 2012 3:00 PM
TEC 2012 Conference - Preview not available Vic M. Mar 27, 2012 12:06 PM
Job Openings at Centah - Hey everyone, During our post-meeting drinking session (thanks to Pete Meth for picking up the tab!) Ilia Alshanetsky, one of the Elders of PHP and long-time core contributor, told me that his company is looking to hire developers. If you're in Chris H. Mar 7, 2012 9:44 AM
The Grumpy Programmer's Guide To Building Testable Applications In PHP - Howdy folks. I thought I would abuse my position as co-organizer of this group to promote something I've been working on. I've recently self-published a book called "T Chris H. Jan 16, 2012 9:49 AM
December 20th Meetup - There was a meetup that someone set up for December 20th (next Tuesday) and I have deleted it. Folks, we can't have people just randomly deciding to host a meeting. It's gotta be approv Chris H. Dec 12, 2011 4:39 PM
Re: [GTA-PHP-User-Group-Toronto] Help needed building the Next Parliament - Hi Christian, I may be interested, although I'm more of a back-end guy. Ironically, I'm a temporary resident from the UK, so can't actually vote. However, I've had similar ideas in the past (inspired in part by a book by Greg Bear, user 3. Dec 7, 2011 3:26 PM
Slides from 'Optimizing MySQL Queries with Explain' - Thanks again for the great presentation Morgan! Here are the slides from his presentation: http://www. Vic M. Dec 7, 2011 12:23 PM
Last Night's Meetup - Thanks to everyone for coming out. Awesome talk by Morgan and this grumpy developer learned a few new tricks when trying to diagnose why his hand-crafted SQL queries aren't performant. Chris H. Dec 7, 2011 10:45 AM
Help needed building the Next Parliament - Hi everyone, Im currently looking for a front end developer interested in getting involved with a non-profit venture in the political space.  The project is called Next Parliament and is a digital platform intended to serve as Cristian C. Nov 18, 2011 2:20 PM
The slides are up from last night's SOLID PHP presentation, and a link to the new Java group - Thanks to everyone who came out last night for the SOLID PHP presentation. I've put up the slides for anyone who wanted to refer back to anything, or anyone who missed it and wants to get up to speed for part 2. We will be looking at the Op Vic M. Nov 2, 2011 2:22 PM
Don't miss out on SOLID PHP Programming this Tuesday + a Job Opportunity - If you haven't yet set aside time to join us Tuesday night, what are you waiting for? We'll be exploring the SOLID principals of object oriented design which are a must for Agile PHP developers. We'll also be doing some live Test Driven D Vic M. Oct 29, 2011 3:17 PM
Vic Metcalfe added a post - Craig has confirmed the Longbranch Coworking location for our next meetup on Monday January 10th. Post your ideas on Meetup so we can pick a topic. Let me know if you're interested in giving the talk. Also, I need to hire a PHP & JavaScri Vic M. Dec 15, 2010 11:57 AM
New Meetup: Test Driven Development (TDD) with PHP - Announcing a new Meetup for GTA PHP User Group! What : Test Driven Development (TDD) with PHP When : Monday, December 6,[masked]:00 PM Vic M. Nov 26, 2010 2:56 PM
New Meetup: 2010/2011 Kick-off - Announcing a new Meetup for GTA PHP User Group! What : 2010/2011 Kick-off When : Monday, September 20,[masked]:00 PM Where Vic M. Sep 7, 2010 6:35 PM
New Meetup: Web Design Lecture - Introduction to PHP & MySQL - Part 1 of 2 - Announcing a new Meetup for GTA PHP User Group! What: Web Design Lecture - Introduction to PHP & MySQL - Part 1 of 2 When: Saturday, May 8,[masked]:00 AM Price: $5.00 per person Where: S. Walter Stewar Peter M. Apr 22, 2010 7:10 PM

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