Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) and Laravel Backpack / contributing back to OSS

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Auto Atlantic Building, 18A Rua Vasco Da Gama Plain · Cape Town

How to find us

Go to Floor 12 and go to the auditorium, tell Security on the ground floor that you are attending the PHP meetup.

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Welcome back to the September CT PHP meetup! This promises to be another great meetup. We are gathering at Superbalist (in Foreshore) so be sure to RSVP!

Talk One:
AMP - Accelerated Mobile Pages - Evolution? Revolution? Or just WAP mobi pages for Google? Learn how dominates SEO, with AMP at the forefront; how Superbalist has created, integrated and maintains this new technology.

About the speaker

John Mark Massey - Team Lead for Growth and Retention @

Talk Two:
Laravel Backpack and Contributing back to OSS

In this talk, we will delve into how to use Laravel Backpack as well as how to effectively contribute back to OSS and some stories of doing so!

About the speaker
John Roux - Predominantly backend dev working in PHP land most of his time. Fluent in DevOps and Database. Happily working in Laravel projects after traversing through the land of Magento

Interested in Leadership, Mentoring and building up humans to make the world a better place than we found it.

Special thanks to our sponsors

Superbalist ( - our main sponsors for this meetup! They are covering the venue, food, and drinks!

Superbalist brings the most-wanted international brands and a selection of SA-made style to a youthful audience eager to find a retailer who speaks their language – all thanks to a highly creative team that’s passionate about delivering the best.

OfferZen ( - for sponsoring speaker goodies and swag!

JetBrains ( for sponsoring the user group and offering a raffle to a lucky winner! We will do a random lucky draw at the event!