Re: [mysql-144] What brings you to Tripug? Is it Michael Kimsal?

From: Michael K.
Sent on: Sunday, July 25, 2010 9:14 PM
Carrboro is certainly not convenient for me - it's about 90 miles
round trip for me.  That said, it's the location which has
consistently had the biggest turnout - bigger than when we'd met at
Panera in Brier Creek, bigger than when we'd met at iContact, and
bigger than when we'd met at Bronto.  The level of promotion didn't
change for any location.

I'm certainly open to having meetings in other locations, but we've
*had* them in other locations, and have had low/no turnout.
Suggestions are always welcomed, but *attendance* is welcomed as well.

re: REST/SOAP - everyone's got their views on things, and they both
have their place.  I think it was more of a friendly back and forth
than an argument IIRC.

On Sun, Jul 25, 2010 at 8:37 PM, James Stewart Jr
<[address removed]> wrote:
> With that said, what keeps you coming back and what are looking for this
> group to provide?
> Sorry for the late reply. I've been finishing up school.
> -If I was staying in Chapel Hill, I would keep coming back. Even though some
> topics are not of interest (Drupal). I do enjoy the company of those guys.
> Secondly, I love seeing people's personal projects and getting direction on
> my own.
> I read some comments that people were a little unhappy that the meetups were
> in Carborro.? I would like to say thanks, because I did not have a car while
> I was in Chapel Hill and that location was convenient.? Maybe you should
> look into moving into the coworking space in Durham.? It might be closer for
> the majority of people.
> As a person new to PHP, I learned a lot from the open discussion.? However,
> I could see the importance of talking about the pros and cons of SOAP vs
> REST (I think that became an argument).? As I said before I enjoyed seeing
> other members' web applications.? The Zend kit may be helpful if/when I
> choose Zend framework.
> That's all I got.
> --
> James Stewart
> B.A. Psychology: Class 2010
> UNC-Chapel Hill
> [address removed]

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