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UPHPU has been meeting since 2003 to learn about PHP and related topics. Come join the PHP community in Utah!

We meet the third Thursday of each month in Lehi, Utah, with a presentation given by one of our community members.

Please see https://www.meetup.com/Utah-PHP-User-Group/ ... for our Code of Conduct.

Whether you are new to PHP, are a seasoned PHP engineer, or anywhere in the middle, we invite you to join us at our next meetup.

We understand that family is important. While childcare is not provided for attendees, you are more than welcome to bring your children along to attend the meetup. If you would like to present to the group and need childcare, please contact one of the organizers and childcare will be provided.

Upcoming events (4+)

MergePHP: Docker is Dead, Long Live Containers by Chris Tankersley

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Talk: Docker is Dead, Long Live Containers

Since Docker burst onto the scene, programmers have seen a radical shift in almost every ecosystem. From setting up environments to tooling to deployment, containers now influence many applications. The good news is that the idea of containers has taken hold, and we are no longer beholden to a technological monopoly. Let's look at the container ecosystem outside Docker and what a genuinely open, containerized future holds.

Speaker Bio: Chris Tankersly

Chris Tankersley is a husband, father, author, speaker, PHP developer, podcast host, and probably lots of other things he's forgetting to mention. He works for Vonage as a Senior Developer Relations Advocate, helping developers use and integrate Vonage's communication platform into their applications and third party services. Chris has worked with many different frameworks and languages throughout his fifteen years of programming, but spends most of his day working in PHP and TypeScript. He is the author of "Docker for Developers," and helps developers integrate containers into their workflows.

Swag Alert

During the meetup, one lucky participant will win a free 1 year individual subscription to any single JetBrains Toolbox product. Choices includes PhpStorm, WebStorm, DataGrip, or others seen at https://www.jetbrains.com/products.html. Thanks JetBrains!

Venue: Online!


MergePHP is:

* AtlantaPHP
* AustinPHP
* BostonPHP
* Kansas City PHP
* San Diego PHP
* SeattlePHP
* UtahPHP
* Vegas PHP
* Vancouver PHP

Previous streams available:

Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MergePHP
Or Mastadon: https://phpc.social/@merge

Free Virtual Conference: DeveloperWeek 2023

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Free OPEN Passes to DeveloperWeek 2023


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You must register at the link above (and not just indicate that you are attending here on Meetup).

DeveloperWeek 2023 (Feb 15-17, Oakland CA | Feb 21-23, Virtual) is The world's largest developer conference & expo where 8,000+ developer, engineering & technical leaders converge to discover the latest developer & engineering innovations. Learn from leaders at Google, Slack, Microsoft, AWS, J.P. Morgan, Waze, Cisco, Twitch, Akamai, Oracle, Vonage, Indeed, and dozens more!

The DeveloperWeek team has offered our group 25 free OPEN Passes and discounted PRO Passes, so our members can attend for free.
Register now to get your free OPEN Pass or to SAVE $100 on your PRO Pass.

To register, go to: https://www.devnetwork.com/registration/?event=DeveloperWeek%202023&utm_source=meetup&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=MU25488&discount=MU25488

Casually Talking PHP at JCW's

3605 N Thanksgiving Way

Join us to talk about the latest in the PHP community while eating some tasty food. We've been joining MergePHP for online meetups the past few months, so this is a chance to meet in-person to talk, network, catch up, and nerd out.

We'll be meeting up in person at JCW's in Lehi:

3605 N Thanksgiving Way, Lehi, UT 84043

Hope to see you all there!

Looking for Speakers

4205 Chapel Ridge Rd

Talk TBD

Speaker Bio

Speaker bio coming!

Food will be provided by Entrata - thank you Entrata!

Swag Alert

At the end of the presentation, one random lucky winner will win a free 1 year individual subscription to any single JetBrains Toolbox product. Choices includes PhpStorm, WebStorm, DataGrip, or others seen at https://www.jetbrains.com/products.html. Thanks JetBrains!

Venue: Entrata

We will be meeting at Entrata in Lehi. We will be on the first floor on the East side of the building.


4205 Chapel Ridge Rd
Lehi, UT 84043

Enter through the front door and head straight back until you see the double decker bus inside the building. We are in the room just to the left of it.

The After Party

We will be going to JCW's for the After Party. Come check it out with us.

Look forward to seeing everyone on Thursday!

Past events (58)

MergePHP - Filesystem Management with Flysystem by Mark Niebergall

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