A journey of web development, remote work, freelancing and you!

Cheltenham WordPress Meetup
Cheltenham WordPress Meetup
Public group

Exmouth Arms

167 Bath Road · Cheltenham

How to find us

There is a car park just off the Bath Road (Bath Terrace Car Park) a short 2 min walk away from the Venue and parking is free after 6:00pm

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Details

We are delighted to invite you along to our monthly WordPress meetup.

We meet from 7 pm and aim to get our first speaker underway at around 7.30 pm, this gives everyone enough time to arrive, get a drink and help themselves to the sandwiches provided. If you're a newcomer don't worry, we'll keep a friendly eye open for you and introduce you to the others so you'll feel welcome.

This evening will have 2 presentations each followed by questions. Between presentations, we'll take a short break followed by the closing remarks to finish the meetup. Things usually come to a close at around 9.45 pm but you will still have time to mingle and chat if you so wish.

Here's what's on the agenda...

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* 7.30pm
* My journey ... of web development
* with Kevin Simpson

Basically this talk will discuss the obstacles I have encountered and how I have overcome them, advice for junior developers and how I managed to keep abreast with the latest knowledge regarding WordPress. I will draw a parallel with 'The Wizard of Oz', in essence how I have navigated my way around the strange CMS 'world'. Also, I will tell the listener how I work e.g. bootstrap for responsiveness and how to motivate yourself, regarding WordPress.

https://profiles.wordpress.org/kevin-simpson/
https://twitter.com/dynamicsimpson

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* 8.30pm
* Remote work, freelancing, and you!
* with Gabor Javorszky

A personal journey of the last 5 years of remote work and freelancing for various companies navigating an ever more elaborate web of law and behaviours. Along the way, I learned some things that I wish I knew about when I started.

Gabor had been involved with WordPress for the past 7 years mostly working for agencies, mostly in a remote capacity. Nowadays he's a senior engineer at typeform writing go code. Also remotely. Has an obsession with motorbikes and travelling.

https://twitter.com/javorszky