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Boston PHP is the largest education-focused Meetup in New England with more than 3,700 members.

We are a lot more than PHP!

We have been meeting since 2002 and usually meet every month on a Wednesday. We have a wide range of full-stack development topics related to PHP.

All meetings are free, and we encourage everyone to participate and get involved and help grow the PHP community. After each meeting we typically go to a nearby restaurant/bar/pub for more informal discussion.

Our member engagement strategy offers services beyond monthly meetups.  We focus on the continuing education of already well-educated adults.

For example, we have developed six virtual self-study groups that are run during the down time between bi-monthly in-person Meetups: 

PHP Percolate
jQuery jAM
HTML5 Brunch
Drupal Diner
Git Lunch
Agile Appetizer

More than 230 members have completed at least one of these courses and are enshrined on our Self-Study Group | Wall of Accomplishment.

In addition, more than 260 members receive job postings from other members via our Boston PHP Job Board (beta).

We video all of our meetups. To access our videos, just  follow this link.

View our upcoming meetups:

Topics we cover:

We base all our meetings from attendee suggestions. If you have an idea for a topic that you would like to see (or present), please use our ideas section.

Calling all presenters:

We want to have a mix of events from beginner and advanced topics. We are looking for presenters for each of these topics. If you (or someone you know) are experienced in a topic and have some presentation skills - then please let us know. We are also looking for volunteers to help us with planning, logistics, and other odd jobs.

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Recent Meetups

  • November 13 · 12:00 AM

    jQuery jAM, Season 7

    45 Members

    "Narrowing the skills gap, one chapter at a time." NOTE: Season 7 will be led by veteran Senior Percolator, Mike Murphy.  Learn more about becoming a Senior Percolator.... Learn more

  • September 21 · 6:00 PM

    A Quick Introduction to Agile Management

    77 Members | 5.00

    We will be returning to Wayfair for our next few live events. Wayfair has graciously offered meeting space, pizza and refreshments. Check out Career Opportunities at... Learn more

  • August 7 · 12:00 AM

    Agile Appetizer, Season 1

    55 Members | 5.00

    Note: Season 1 will be led by Gene Babon, Chief Percolator. Boston PHP is delighted to introduce a new virtual self-study group, Agile Appetizer.  The objective of the... Learn more

  • July 27 · 6:00 PM

    July Meetup

    68 Members | 4.50

    We will be returning to Wayfair for our next few live events. Wayfair has graciously offered meeting space, pizza and refreshments. Check out Career Opportunities at... Learn more

  • June 5 · 12:00 AM

    PHP Percolate, Season 8

    43 Members

    NOTE: Since no member has stepped up to lead this group, we will begin as planned on Sunday, June 5 without a Senior Percolator. PHP Percolate, our virtual self-study... Learn more

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