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Beautiful Models in PHP w/ Brandon Savage

Do you find yourself frustrated by the creation of models in the model view controller architecture? Does the lack of a standard method for model creation drive you crazy? Come find out how to avoid the pitfalls of creating models in PHP. Learn how to build models that will last no matter the next technology fad!

Brandon Savage is an employee of Mozilla, blogger, and recently the author of two books on software development. Brandon is passionate about technology and software development. Brandon is based in Olney, Maryland. You can read his blog and find his books at

Meeting Agenda

6:30 - 7:00 - Pizza (or Jimmy John's) and Socializing
7:00 - 8:00 - Beautiful Models in PHP w/ Brandon Savage
8:00 - 8:30 - Giveaways and Wrap-Up

E-Moxie - Meetup, Organization, Giveaways
ADG - Meeting space, pizza, soda and beer (during the meeting, if available)

After the talk, we'll continue our conversation over a few beers. We'll be going to our usual Columbia spot, Frisco Grille.

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  • Zane M.

    One thing I find myself sometimes doing in WordPress when dealing with Custom Post Types, is (sort of) treating them as models, like the following: This talk def. gave me a better understanding of what belongs in models and what doesn't.

    March 21, 2013

  • Lori B.

    Great talk. Thanks!

    March 21, 2013

  • Zane M.

    Always enjoy listing about models and catching up!

    March 20, 2013

  • John R.

    Thanks Brandon! You're helping me learn.

    March 20, 2013

  • Zane M.

    Sounds interesting

    March 20, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Wish I could but I have class. :(

    March 20, 2013

  • Frank F.

    have a conflict

    March 19, 2013

  • Anthony D P.

    I have class tomorrow, so I'll miss this talk again. Sorry Brandon!

    March 19, 2013

  • Jimmy Y.

    Just getting into PHP world due to website my company choose to renew is based on Magento. Hope to meet many great people!

    March 18, 2013

  • Jeremy1026

    Crap, hockey game at 8:10. Really wanted to make this one.

    March 13, 2013

  • Frank F.

    Looking forward to seeing how other people do this stuff

    March 2, 2013

  • Itay M.

    be there unless a s disaster strikes

    March 1, 2013

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