Past Meetup

PHP London January 2019

This Meetup is past

117 people went

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Details

Venue: Sainsburys, 33 Holborn, London, EC1N 2HT

Note: There will be members of Sainsbury's staff who will be able to help you to the correct room.

Agenda:

7:00-7:30 - Informal drinks, snacks and chat
7:30-7:35 - Welcome & group announcements
7:40-8:30 - Talk:

Talk: Let's get you geared up to tackle legacy code

The first step of working with legacy code is realizing the incredible amount of value that has dropped in your lap.

In this talk, we are going to pinpoint that value. And move that value in a better to maintain and understand codebase.

First, we will cover the general mentality that will make it easier to prepare a plan of attack.

Next up are more technical tips that will make it easier to talk about the code.

We will end off the session by actually porting a small piece of code

Speaker: Frederick Vanbrabant

Frederick Vanbrabant is a software developer from Antwerp Belgium with a love for legacy code and APIs.

He is the founder of Brody & Hooper, and currently employed as a software architect at Take The Lead.

When he's not writing or talking about code you can find him in a ring trying to imitate Muhammad Ali.

Sponsors
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Cloudflare (https://www.cloudflare.com) - Cloudflare is the leading performance and security company helping to build a better Internet. Today the company runs one of the world’s largest networks that powers more than 6 million Internet properties. More than 10 trillion Internet requests flow through Cloudflare’s network each month, accounting for nearly 10% of all Internet requests for more than 2.5 billion people globally.

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LendInvest (https://www.lendinvest.com) - LendInvest provide finance to property professionals, and provide a platform for individuals and institutions to invest in property backed loans.

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Explore Group (https://www.explore-group.com) - The Explore Group has been helping companies recruit top talent in the ever-evolving world of technology since 2005. We've adapted alongside the changing IT market to become increasingly specialist enabling us to support our customers on their journey through the new digital economy.

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Paddle (https://paddle.com) - Our mission is to help software companies succeed — enabling them to focus on creating products the world loves. Hundreds of companies rely on our e-commerce platform to sell their software products globally, as well as our powerful analytics and marketing tools to understand and grow their businesses.

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We'll also have 2 licences from JetBrains (https://www.jetbrains.com/products.html) for any of their products to raffle.

Want to speak at PHP London?

We are always looking for speakers for our monthly meetups. If you would like to give a talk this year please fill out the form at the link below.

http://docs.google.com/a/phplondon.org/forms/d/1_RYzeZZwOKYXP4dpeNXytyGNQgVDL_XDmy25hxpPdDc

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