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The Crafting Code Tour with Brandon Savage: Essential Design Patterns in PHP

About the Talk

Design patterns. They strike fear in the heart of developers. Like wild animals they seem untamable, something best left to the most advanced object oriented developers. But you can master design patterns. I will show you how. Learn about some of the most essential design patterns for PHP developers to know and love, and find out how easy it is to use them in your own application. You’ll have design patterns mastered in no time.

You don't want to miss this one! Mandrill is sponsoring free pizza and Red Ventures is hosting the location at their campus and covering beverages. 

About the Speaker

Brandon Savage has been a software developer since 2003. Ever since discovering that he could use software to automate routine tasks, he’s been hooked. Brandon is passionate about perfecting the art of software development.

Brandon blogs, speaks and writes regularly about software development topics. Brandon works at Mozilla on the Socorro project, working daily to make Firefox better. Brandon is also an instrument rated private pilot and enjoys traveling.

Most importantly, Brandon is a leader in the PHP community that has spoken internationally at numerous conferences. He's also an author, having published Mastering Object Oriented PHP. You can follow him on Twitter @brandonsavage.

About the Tour

Brandon's Crafting Code Tour spans 16 cities, 14 states, and 2 countries. Click on the link to learn more. You can thank Brandon's tour sponsors that make meetups such as this one possible: Code Climate, Mozilla, Mandrill, Server Grove, and Knp University.

About the Location

The meetup will be hosted in the new building ("RV3") on the Red Ventures campus.  Participants can park in the parking deck by taking a left at the first round-a-bout and check in at the security desk in RV3.  The talk will occur in the conference room directly to the right after you walk in the door.

Before the talk, employees will be available to give a brief tour to interested parties.  Afterwards, those who are interested are welcome to stay for networking, drinks, and bowling until 10:00 PM.  Please be sure to sign a liability waiver before bowling.

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  • Thad B.

    Could we get better directions next time? Couldn't find the place. Maybe directions from I-77?

    June 20, 2014

  • Robbie P.

    I think we all have heard of and use some design patterns, but Brandon gave us a nice overview and left us questioning where we can introduce better practices into our own work.

    June 20, 2014

  • Sai Phaninder Reddy J

    Can anyone give me a ride to this event from UNCC area? I was going to use public transport but there is none to the location... I can get gas for you...

    June 17, 2014

  • Kevin W.

    How wheelchair accessible is the venue? I have a power wheelchair.

    June 18, 2014

    • Jason H.

      It shouldn't be a problem.

      June 18, 2014

  • Jason H.

    Please be aware that the event comments are not a place for recruiting messages. We have a section in our forum for those types of requests. Let's try and keep these comments specific to the Crafting Code Tour event.

    June 5, 2014

Our Sponsors

  • Red Ventures

    QCPHP's primary event sponsor.

  • O'Reilly

    Provides members 40% off print books and 50% off ebooks.

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