PHP London August 2012

  • August 2, 2012 · 7:00 PM
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PHP London is a non-profit group to promote knowledge sharing and best practice amongst PHP developers and web development and business professionals in London. The main product right now is a regular PHP meetup, basically a monthly PHP PubCon. In order to attend all you need is an interest in PHP.

This months meetup will be sponsored by Skimlinks who will be generously providing drinks for everyone at the start of the evening.

Skimlinks is one of the most well-known UK-originated startups in the internet space, founded in London in 2007 and now with offices in San Francisco and New York. We have been described by Techcrunch as one of London's leading startups, and voted in the top 10 of the Guardian Tech Media Invest.

Skimlinks offers blogs, forums and websites the ability to earn an income from their content, by paying them a commission if readers click through and make an online purchase.

Skimlinks have a number of developer positions open right now and are look for people who want to work with the UK's brightest on cutting edge technology. Postions open include:

  • Data Scientist
  • Team Lead
  • Senior Software Engineer
  • Software Developer
  • Graduate Software Developer
  • Web Developer

 

 

Agenda:

  • 7:00-8:00 - informal drinks, snacks and chat

  • 8:00-8:05 - welcome by executive committee & any group announcements

  • 8:05-9:00 - talk(s):

    • Unique ID Generation in Distributed Systems by Dave Gardner

If you are interested in giving a talk, or want to request one, please look at our talks page: http://www.phplondon.org/wiki/Talks

  • 9:00 onwards - more drinks, snack and chat

 

If you're coming, feel free to mark yourself down on the meeting page on our wiki. Everyone who does so, links to their wiki profile page, and actually attends will be entered in a random draw for a prize of £10 of drinks/food from the venue:

http://www.phplondon.org/wiki/August_2nd_2012

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  • Dipak C. Gajjar

    Hi Group members,

    My personal website dipakgajjar.com has been nominated for CSS-Awards and I want you to VOTE ME at http://www.cssawards.net/nomine...­.

    Thanks in advance :)

    August 6, 2012

    • A former member
      A former member

      My work anti-virus program has flagged the "Who am I" site as having a Mal/ObfJS-B virus.

      August 6, 2012

    • Dipak C. Gajjar

      Hi Chris,

      Thanks for letting me know.

      It might be possible as I have encrypted the whole code in javascript so that it couldn't display in Browser - View Source.

      Let me try some work-around.

      Thanks,

      +> Dipak C. Gajjar

      August 6, 2012

  • Vinay Mundra

    First visit to PHP London and nice place to meet other people . Interested talk on unique Id generation . Venue was good .

    August 3, 2012

  • James Gallagher

    Good venue, great beer and excellent talk

    August 3, 2012

  • Noel

    Always end up talking to interesting people, now that can't be bad:o)

    August 3, 2012

  • Dipak C. Gajjar

    It was simply awesome and enjoyed a lot. It's always pleasure to meet like-minded people.

    August 3, 2012

  • Adam Leach

    very clear and informative talk on unique id generation

    August 3, 2012

  • Gui Andrade

    The talk was very interesting, a pleasant evening and a great opportunity to meet and chat with fellow developers and other interesting people!

    August 3, 2012

  • Ben Jackson

    First visit to PHPLondon in about 4 years. Good talk on ID generation in distributed systems although the microphone was a nightmare. Met a few people and look forward to next one.

    August 3, 2012

  • Vicent Ibanyez

    Nice people

    August 3, 2012

  • jeff

    Well, that was my first one, i have learned a few things, such as mysql multi-master replication, some very interesting stuff about unique ids, met some great people (high five to mongoDB).
    I will definitely come back !!
    Oh, by the way, next time, please get a better mic !

    August 2, 2012

  • Ciaran Rooney

    Please refrain from posting Job ads directly to this meetup as they will be deleted. If you would like to advertise openings through PHP London please do so through our site - http://www.phplondon.org/wiki/J...­ or email us about Sponsorship opportunities [masked]

    August 2, 2012

  • Vinay Mundra

    Hi All,

    I am based in Manchester and we have a company in India. The team size is 36 members and we provide web designing, web development, testing, maintenance, training, and SEO Services. We work on Open Source Technologies which includes - PHP, MySQL, Joomla, Drupal, WordPress, Zend Framework, CodeIgniter, CakePHP, and Android. We work in UK time zone.

    I'll attend today's meetup and will be available to discuss any opportunities that you might have for me.

    Vinay
    http://www.opensourcetechnologi...­

    August 2, 2012

  • Gergely Gaal

    Hi all! I am searching for new challenges. I am on a notice period. I did not have time to update my CV, I will do it on the weekend and contact with available opportunities. Have a nice day!

    August 2, 2012

  • Seena Rejal

    As per our post on phplondon.org (http://www.phplondon.org/wiki/J...­) we continue to grow our team of PHP / Zend Framework superstars. If interested, drop us a line at hr[at]3dpartsource.com. And see you tonight...

    August 2, 2012

  • Ciaran Rooney

    Also this months meetup will be sponsored by Skimlinks ( http://skimlinks.com/jobs­ ) who will be generously providing drinks for everyone at the start of the evening.

    August 1, 2012

  • Johanna Cherry

    Derick, never fear, there is a bar with beer, cider, wine and soft drinks available! It is cash only though!

    August 1, 2012

  • Gui Andrade

    The Wiki says the venue is Doggett's Coat and Badge. It might be good to update that to avoid confusion? Cheers.

    1 · August 1, 2012

  • David Stevens

    @Derick 9:00 onwards - drinks at the local drinking establishment.

    August 1, 2012

  • Derick Rethans

    The first PHP London that's not in a pub. Let's see how that goes.

    August 1, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry @Vinvay looking for local developers at the moment.

    July 28, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    looking for some talented php developers to join our start-up. Check us out http://www.stuex.co.uk­

    July 26, 2012

  • Seena Rejal

    Nice to meet everyone last month. Our jobs ad on the PHP London site proved fruitful and we're still looking to grow our startup team, so don't hesitate to contact us at 3D Industries if you're looking for exciting Zend Framework opportunities.

    July 24, 2012

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