What we're about

This group started meeting, learning and geeking out together over 15 years ago! If you want to learn about the PHP programming language, hone your public speaking skills or network with Kansas City developers, this is your local PHP community!

Serving the entire Kansas City metro and neighboring cities, group members range from beginner developers, hobbyists, seasoned professionals and everyone in between.

We offer two meetings each month: 1) Presentations on the first Wednesday night at Stowers Institute in Kansas City, MO; 2) Open and casual discussion on the third Saturday at Black Dog Coffeehouse in Lenexa, KS. See the Upcoming Meetups section for details.

We welcome any and all attendees with no obligation to engage. If you're more comfortable sitting back and listening more than talking, that's great! Come hang out.

Our regular members are here to answer your questions on things like Laravel, Symfony, WordPress, Drupal and Magento. Many also touch everything from frontend JavaScript frameworks to server administration.

Speakers for Wednesday night presentations and lightning talks are welcome. Contact a group admin through Meetup.

Upcoming events (5+)

Coffee Shop Hangout

Black Dog Coffee House

Saturday Meeting Format Our Saturday meetings are free-formed. Attendees bring up topics that interest them or that they want feedback on. Attendees are welcome to participate or just kick back and soak in the discussions. There are also no dumb questions! If you're just starting out this is a great opportunity to ask questions. The meeting structure usually follows this format: * Introductions / meet and greet new members * Open group discussion on any development topic, concern or question; discussing any new happenings that interest the group * Get help setting up your development environment, looking at code, quick demos, etc. (time permitting) All levels welcome! Maybe you have been using using PHP for a week or even a decade--we all have things to learn and share. If you enjoy working with PHP, or want to learn more about it this meeting is for you. Get Involved If you're looking for a presentation-focused event with talks and demos, check out our weeknight meetups. We would also love to have you present! Please contact an organizer through Meetup or talk after a meeting to tell us more about your topic.

Coffee Shop Hangout

Black Dog Coffee House

Saturday Meeting Format Our Saturday meetings are free-formed. Attendees bring up topics that interest them or that they want feedback on. Attendees are welcome to participate or just kick back and soak in the discussions. There are also no dumb questions! If you're just starting out this is a great opportunity to ask questions. The meeting structure usually follows this format: * Introductions / meet and greet new members * Open group discussion on any development topic, concern or question; discussing any new happenings that interest the group * Get help setting up your development environment, looking at code, quick demos, etc. (time permitting) All levels welcome! Maybe you have been using using PHP for a week or even a decade--we all have things to learn and share. If you enjoy working with PHP, or want to learn more about it this meeting is for you. Get Involved If you're looking for a presentation-focused event with talks and demos, check out our weeknight meetups. We would also love to have you present! Please contact an organizer through Meetup or talk after a meeting to tell us more about your topic.

Coffee Shop Hangout

Black Dog Coffee House

Saturday Meeting Format Our Saturday meetings are free-formed. Attendees bring up topics that interest them or that they want feedback on. Attendees are welcome to participate or just kick back and soak in the discussions. There are also no dumb questions! If you're just starting out this is a great opportunity to ask questions. The meeting structure usually follows this format: * Introductions / meet and greet new members * Open group discussion on any development topic, concern or question; discussing any new happenings that interest the group * Get help setting up your development environment, looking at code, quick demos, etc. (time permitting) All levels welcome! Maybe you have been using using PHP for a week or even a decade--we all have things to learn and share. If you enjoy working with PHP, or want to learn more about it this meeting is for you. Get Involved If you're looking for a presentation-focused event with talks and demos, check out our weeknight meetups. We would also love to have you present! Please contact an organizer through Meetup or talk after a meeting to tell us more about your topic.

Coffee Shop Hangout

Black Dog Coffee House

Saturday Meeting Format Our Saturday meetings are free-formed. Attendees bring up topics that interest them or that they want feedback on. Attendees are welcome to participate or just kick back and soak in the discussions. There are also no dumb questions! If you're just starting out this is a great opportunity to ask questions. The meeting structure usually follows this format: * Introductions / meet and greet new members * Open group discussion on any development topic, concern or question; discussing any new happenings that interest the group * Get help setting up your development environment, looking at code, quick demos, etc. (time permitting) All levels welcome! Maybe you have been using using PHP for a week or even a decade--we all have things to learn and share. If you enjoy working with PHP, or want to learn more about it this meeting is for you. Get Involved If you're looking for a presentation-focused event with talks and demos, check out our weeknight meetups. We would also love to have you present! Please contact an organizer through Meetup or talk after a meeting to tell us more about your topic.

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Coffee Shop Hangout

Black Dog Coffee House

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