PHPamous: Joe Ferguson Presents & more!

Laravel Boston
Laravel Boston
Public group

Edmund H. Shea Jr. Center for Entrepreneurship

140 Commonwealth Avenue Carroll School of Management, Boston College Cushing Hall 336 · Chestnut Hill, ma

How to find us

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Laravel Boston is excited to announce our FOURTH meetup @ the Shea center for Entrepreneurship!

** TAKING PLACE IN CUSHING HALL # 208, Rm# in address is incorrect **

At this 1.5 hr meetup with free pizza & soda, you'll have the opportunity to meet and network with your fellow Laravel developers AND learn from these talks:

This month, we have a PHPamous speaker, Joe Ferguson, conferencing in to give a TBA talk! Joe is the maintainer for Laravel Homestead, has been speaking at conferences since 2014 on topics such as HTML form security, Virtual Machines with Vagrant, PHP Best Practices, the Laravel PHP Framework, DevOps for small teams, Continuous Integration and several other development related topics. Joe also gives training on the Laravel PHP Framework and PHP Security through php[architect] and has also written articles since their August 2014 issue.

Speakers & Topics:

- Staking your own Homestead - Custom Disposable Virtual Machine Development Environments by Joe Ferguson

Local development environments can be complicated and cumbersome. Join us for “Staking your own Homestead” to learn about making the Laravel Vagrant development environment work for you and your team! We’ll cover getting set up and running, customization, performance considerations, and how to stay up to date! Stop fighting with your development environment and harness the power of Vagrant for your team!

- Speedy SaaS w/Spark by Lawrence Shea

We are live streaming part of the event on Larastream! If you cannot make it, watch it here -

Parking: free parking is available on Beacon St after 6pm. You may be able to find some spots in the neighborhood surrounding campus, or you can park in the "Commonwealth Ave Garage" and walk up to the building. Google maps has these locations, Apple Maps sometimes does not. Please call[masked] with any questions.