Get Some REST & PHP Career Q&A Panel

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This is a free event, open to all. There will be some beers, tea, coffee, soft drinks, and food provided. We will have vegetarian food, if you have any other dietary requirements or questions please send us a message.

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★ The talks

✩ Talk 1 - Get Some REST - Hugh Noble

Designing good APIs is hard work and REST is a term which is thrown around as much as it is misunderstood. In this talk we’ll break down the constraints that make an API RESTful and explore what each one means.

✩ Talk 2 - Getting a job and progressing in PHP - Q&A Panel

Finding a job, or even progressing through your career, can be tricky in the world of PHP. We've invited a consultant, a Technical Director and a PHP recruiter to answer questions and provide advice on how to evolve your career.

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★ Timings

18:30 – Turn up, have a drink, a snack, and a chat (food, soft drinks, beer, coffee)
19:00 – Talk 1 - Get Some REST - Hugh Noble
19:20 – A little break
19:25 – Talk 2 - Getting a job and progressing in PHP - Q&A Panel
20:10ish – Pop over to the pub for a chat and a drink

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★ Sponsors

Our sponsors make this monthly event possible, so please take the time to check them out, and thank them for their support.

• Bruntwood - Platform (https://bruntwood.co.uk/our-locations/leeds/platform/) – Platform is a reinvention of a Leeds landmark offering workspace for businesses of all sizes, right at the heart of the city. With a range of co-working desks, serviced offices and full floor plates, get the space that works for you. Join a new community of communicators, cultivators and collaborators.

• Infinity Works (https://www.infinityworks.com/) - Infinity Works offer an unparalleled skillset across a broad range of engineering disciplines and business specialisms, making them capable of helping to deliver any project and overcome any challenge. Some areas of work are project & product delivery, Managed Services, Organisational Optimisation, Consulting, and Training. They also offer great careers for leading Engineers and Technologists. @InfinityWorks (https://twitter.com/InfinityWorks)

• Searchability (https://searchability.co.uk/) - Searchability are a recruitment marketing company that help companies secure hard to find candidates either indirectly or directly via our award winning JobHoller platform. There are few sectors more challenged by skill-shortage than digital tech, we specialise in sourcing unique opportunities & engaging relevant candidate audiences across the IT & eCommerce sectors by fusing traditional methods with a twist of social magic, with particular focus & expertise within Software Development in Yorkshire, where it all started for us in 2012. @SearchabilityUK (https://twitter.com/SearchabilityUK)