Tag Archives: BTV

New Features in PHP 5.3

At tonight’s Burlington, Vermont PHP Users Group meeting I will be presenting on New Features in PHP 5.3. My talk will cover the primary new features including namespaces, late static binding, and closures. I’ll also talk about the newly bundled extensions, improvements to existing extensions, and some of the new syntax that is available. New […]

Found Line at Vermont 3.0

If you live or work in the Burlington, Vermont area then be sure to stop by Vermont 3.0 taking place tomorrow (Friday) and Saturday at the Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center. Found Line will be exhibiting. We’ll be at booth G10 in the Great Room on the third floor. Hope to see you there!

Vermont Code Camp Wrapup

A big thanks to everyone who attended, volunteered, sponsored, organized, and spoke at this year’s Vermont Code Camp—we had 23 speakers, 25 sessions, and 125 attendees! Check out some of the presentations, photos, and tweets from this past weekend. A special shout-out to Julie Lerman and Rob Hale for all of their hard work in […]

Vermont Code Camp

This year’s Vermont Code Camp will be on Saturday, September 11th, 2010 at Kalkin Hall on the University of Vermont campus. Last year’s event was a big success with 85 attendees and 19 sessions and this one promises to be even bigger and better! The second annual Vermont Code Camp will be a full day […]

PHP Users Group Survey

I recently surveyed the Burlington, VT PHP Users Group to get an idea of what motivates people to be involved with the group. I got the idea from a blog post on the top 7 reasons why people join a user group community. This was certainly not a scientific survey and there were only 16 […]

Burlington, VT PHP Picnic

On Sunday, August 15th the Burlington, Vermont PHP Users Group will be hosting a PHP Picnic. From the description: The Burlington, Vermont PHP Users Group invites you to join us for a picnic at Oakledge Park. All are welcome but we’d like to extend a special invitation to members of other local technology user groups. […]

Document Databases

At tomorrow’s Burlington, VT PHP Users Group meeting Matthew Weier O’Phinney will be giving a presentation on Document Databases. From the meeting description: NoSQL has become a new buzzword in web development—but what is it, exactly? We’ll look at the big picture to identify what types of NoSQL solutions exist, what sorts of problems they […]

Magento Roundtable

Next week’s Burlington, VT PHP Users Group meeting will be a Magento Roundtable discussion. From the meeting description: Over the last year, Magento has increased in popularity as a viable open source eCommerce platform for the mid to large scale online retailer. This rapid growth has lead to many questions on what has been fixed, what […]

Job Opening: Functional Analyst & Quality Assurance Specialist

Found Line is hiring! We’re looking for a Functional Analyst & Quality Assurance Specialist to help us create useful web applications. Here is a description of the job: As a Functional Analyst & Quality Assurance Specialist at Found Line, you will have three primary responsibilities. First, you will communicate with outside clients and subject matter […]

Job Opening: Senior/Lead PHP Developer

An acquaintance of mine, Teresa Langston, made me aware that Vermont Information Processing (VIP) is looking for a Senior/Lead PHP Developer. More information is available on their careers page but a more in-depth description was recently posted to PHPDeveloper.org. An excerpt of the job description: We are seeking an experienced PHP Application Developer with serious […]