Here we are again, the time of the month where developers meet.
Held at Microsoft Singapore. Thankful to Microsoft.
The meetup was nothing much technical. More like the unveiling of the PHP Society. Shawn Liao was to announce the society and he been the Exco of the newly formed society.
Shawn took a blockish view on PHP. It is like Lego blocks. Either it is a mess or well arranged to form a masterpiece. Generally the purpose of the society is to streamlines and govert developers.
The Society purpose is cater to the professional development of PHP developers. Both at the individual level and for the image of PHP developers as the whole. This can be achieved by:
And then Shawn touches the rational of the logo which is a Sextant. A path plotter.
Micheal aims to increases the quality and quantity of PHP developers. It pains him to be unable to furnish names when companies approach him month in and month out for good developers. The demand is there, and he is keen to provide the tools and training to achieve the aim.
His knowledge of potential enteprise users of PHP urge him to seek out good developers. Citing Mediacorp as one of the enterprise level user. Of course there are many more users of vBulletin, WordPress at the enterprise level.
Adding to the effort so far, there is a Strategic Alliance with Zend Indonesia, signed just a day ago in Indonesia. Yes, Micheal flew down just the day before.
What is Next?
And with that, the Society is looking to gather developers and have their time well spend during the meetup.
Welcome to the Ph.P Society. (For a fee)
And to round off the night (rather early), e27 is there to pitch their coming event this Saturday. Unconference 08.Â unconference.e27.sg
ThinkingNectar talks about the interest of Chin Yong, a PHP/Python/Web developer residing in Singapore. Life, society, and codes should entails most of what goes between the ears of this coffee drinker.
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