- The Right Tools for the Job: Leveraging Packages and Services
This month we have Danyell Noe speaking to us about finding the right packages and services for your Laravel project. Please join us at the Infuse office at 580 Market St, right outside of the Mongtomery Bart/Muni station. Presentation: "The Right Tools for the Job: Leveraging Packages and Services" with Danyell Noe - Join us as we discuss how to find, assess and then leverage the right tools for the job. We’ll review strategies for finding robust packages and services to help get your Laravel application up and running fast. We’ll discuss various time-saving tools that can help you accelerate development, including research, training, IDEs, and paid services. And we’ll talk about how to integrate this approach into your problem-solving thought process so that you don’t end up re-inventing the wheel. Schedule: 6:30pm - Pizza and beer (please bring $5 if you plan to eat pizza or drink beer to help offset the cost to the meetup group) 7:00pm - "The Right Tools for the Job: Leveraging Packages and Services" with Danyell Noe 7:30pm - Hanging out and Networking Location: Infuse Office, 580 Market St, 3rd Floor, San Francisco Please use the call box to find Infuse in the directory and you will be buzzed in. Head to the elevator and we'll bring you up.
- Writing Effective PHP @ Infuse
This month we have a special guest speaker visiting us from France: Nuno Maduro. Nuno has spoken at conferences such as ForumPHP in Paris, Laracon EU, and Laravel Live India, and he regularly contributes to the Laravel core and many Laravel packages. Nuno will speak to us on the topic of Writing Effective PHP. Please join us at the Infuse office at 580 Market St, right outside of the Mongtomery Bart/Muni station. Presentation: "Writing Effective PHP" with Nuno Maduro - Nuno will help you make effective use of modern PHP, covering topics such as: preventing bugs using defensive programming, designing and creating objects, when and how to use immutability, writing the public API of a class, composition over inheritance, and writing high-quality tests. Schedule: 6:30pm - Pizza and beer (please bring $5 if you plan to eat pizza or drink beer to help offset the cost to the meetup group) 7:00pm - "Writing Effective PHP" with Nuno Maduro 7:30pm - Q&A with Nuno 7:45pm - Hanging out and Networking Location: Infuse Office, 580 Market St, 3rd Floor, San Francisco Please use the call box to find Infuse in the directory and you will be buzzed in. Head to the elevator and we'll bring you up. Note: Due to ongoing financial and healthcare projects at Infuse, all visitors will be required to sign in and sign a standard NDA. Please contact [masked] if you have any concerns or questions.
- December Meetup @ Stitch Labs
We've been on a bit of a hiatus, but we're back for one last meetup of 2018! Hard to believe this year is almost over... Come join us for a casual discussion over pizza & beer. All are welcome, whether you are new to Laravel or a seasoned pro! Feel free to bring: • Questions / problems if you're looking for help • Job descriptions / contact info if you're looking to hire a developer • Your business card / resume if you're looking for work Location / Sponsor =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= Stitch Labs (https://www.stitchlabs.com/) will once again be hosting us for the year-end event. We are looking forward to joining Stitch in their excellent office space once again. Presentations =-=-=-=-=-=-=-= • Intro to React.js [ Matthew Troke ] • Email Verification in Laravel 5.7 [ Connor Leech ] Schedule =-=-=-=-=-= • 6:00 - Eat, drink and be merry! Talk amongst ourselves • 6:45 - Welcome, discuss job opportunities & developer availability • 7:00 - Presentations • 8:00 - Mingle & network
- July Meetup @ BigCommerce
BigCommerce will be hosting and sponsoring our July meetup at their SF office at 685 Market Street. Check in with the security guard in the lobby to be let up to the 3rd floor. Presentation: "Your first Laravel Package" with Paul Foryt We'll create a Laravel 5 package to integrate with Amazon Mechanical Turk. Schedule: 6:30pm - Pizza and beer provided by BigCommerce 7:00pm - "Your first Laravel Package" with Paul Foryt 7:30pm - Open forum 8:00pm - Networking and hanging out
- April Meetup @ mLab
The amazing mLab (https://mlab.com/) will be hosting and sponsoring our April meetup! Join us at their offices in the Mission at 660 York Street, about a 15 minute walk from 16th Street BART. Presentation: "Intro to MongoDB" - Tim Fogarty - How are NoSQL databases different from SQL databases? What are the best use cases for NoSQL databases? mLab's Tim Fogarty will answer those questions and give us all a primer on NoSQL databases and MongoDB. Open Forum / Discussion: Got a Laravel issue you want help with? Or maybe you just want to get more eyes on your code to discuss technique, efficiency, etc? Come prepared to show your code and we'll all pitch in to get it polished up. We'll talk about code, IDE's, business advice or whatever YOU bring to the table. Schedule: 6:30 - Eat, Drink, and Chat 7:00 - "Intro to MongoDB" Presentation 7:30ish - Open forum Followed by more eating, drinking, and chatting
- March Meetup @ Twilio
Join us for our March meetup, hosted by Twilio at their SoMa HQ! Twilio's HQ is at 375 Beale Street, a 10 minute walk from Embarcadero BART/Muni. Please check in with security in the lobby when you arrive and head up to the 3rd floor. Presentations "Laravel & WordPress: Exploring the Possibilities" - Danyell Noe In this talk, we’ll explore various ways to make these two pieces of powerful PHP software work together in a seamless fashion to create robust applications while leveraging each of their strengths. "LaraSqrrl: Automatically Rekognizing Squirrels" - Paul Foryt While previous incarnations of LaraSqrrl relied on experts to identify squirrels, we'll combine Laravel, Twilio, and AWS Rekognition to automatically analyze and identify images in real-time. Schedule 6:30 - Eat, Drink, and Chat 7:00 - Presentations 8:00 - More eating, drinking, and chatting Sponsor Special thanks to Twilio for hosting and sponsoring our March event!
- February Meetup @ Knotel
Join us as we kick off 2018 with our first event! We'll be meeting at Knotel's new office space on the 3rd floor at 972 Mission St, just a quick walk from the Powell St BART and MUNI station. Presenters "Laravel SF in 2018" by Danyell Noe - Danyell will introduce the group and discuss our visions for 2018 - Introduce a new initiative to create, collect and share code with the Laravel community - Open floor to suggestions from members on format, topics, etc. "Know Thy User" by Paul Foryt - A follow-up to Paul's first user analytics talk, we'll do a deep dive into a real product's analytics. Schedule - 6:30pm - Mix and mingle with food and beer - 7:00pm - Presentations - 8:00pm - More mixing and mingling Sponsors Special thanks to Knotel for hosting us in their SF space, and thank to Infuse for sponsoring the food and drinks!
- December Happy Hour at 21st Amendment Brewing
• What we'll do Since it's December and everyone has unusual schedules, we're making this month's meetup a happy hour! Come hang out with us at 21st Amendment Brewery and let's chat about all things Laravel (other topics of are course welcome) as we wrap up 2017. We'll be hanging out there from 6:30 until at least 8:30. Go ahead and order a beer or any food for yourself when you get there if you're first! • What to bring • Important to know
- November Meetup - 2 Year Anniversary
Our November meetup marks our 2 Year Anniversary for relaunching LaravelSF! Huge thanks to all the past presenters, location hosts, food sponsors, and especially all our meetup attendees. Woo! We're also excited to announce that Taylor Otwell (yes, that Taylor Otwell) will be joining us via video chat for a Q&A session! We will be taking questions beforehand for the beginning of the Q&A, and then we will open it up to additional questions. Please add your questions in the comments on this event or tweet them at us at @LaravelSF. Stitch Labs (https://www.stitchlabs.com/) will be hosting us for our special anniversary event. We are looking forward to joining Stitch in their awesome office space once again! Presentations • Laravel Horizon Overview by Owen Wendland • Q&A with Taylor Otwell Schedule • 6:30 - Hang out, eat, drink • 7:00 - Presentations • 8:00 - Talk amongst ourselves Sponsor