PHP London March 2019

This is a past event

150 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: Test Driven Development: Dipping your toe into tests first

Writing tests before you write production code can be an intimidating concept, but there is no need to be scared.

During this talk we will look at the concepts of Test Driven Development and what it takes to write tests first.

* We will look at:
* What is Test Driven Development (TDD)
* Why should you use TDD
* How to use TDD

The talk will finish with a Mob Programming session where attendees can join in on ‘TDD-ing’ a simple piece of code.

Speaker: Mark Bradley

Mark is a principal software engineer at @SainsburysEng splitting his time between working on the SmartShop app and the Level 4 Software Developer Apprenticeship program. He has passion for testing.

In his spare time, Mark enjoys quiet evenings in the pub playing board games and spending time with his wife and three children

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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