November Meeting

In our November meeting, the topic will be REST!

Our speaker will be Marc Ypes, one of CakePHP’s core developers. He will guide us through the important parts of REST, like HTTP headers, caching, authentication and how we should handle them. We are also very excited to work together with this month’s host: Tweakers. Various members of their team have been active contributers to AmsterdamPHP and its great to finally visit their offices, they will of course be taking care of the food and beers!

Schedule

19:00: Welcome Drinks
19:30 – 20:30: “Create a RESTful API”
20:30 – 20:45: Raffle
20:45: Social, drinks and food.

Speaker: Marc Ypes

Marc Ypes is a salesman of car parts. In his spare time he loves to contribute to open source PHP projects. He has been using PHP for 4 years as a hobby and became core developer of the CakePHP framework 1,5 years ago.

Talk: “Create a RESTful API”

REST was first described in 2000, but just recently started gaining popularity over SOAP and RPC-style api’s. This talk will go through the important parts of REST style API’s, including topics like HTTP headers, caching, authentication and more.

Raffle

We got some awesome stuff to give away this month, so make sure you RSVP for the meetup if you’re coming and want a shot at getting it!

VENUE: Tweakers

Mt. Lincolnweg 40
1033 SN Amsterdam
(map)
Tweakers is on the other side of the IJ, in the NDSM Warf, so we recommend you take the ferry there, you have two options to get there:
Behind Central Station (map): take the left-most ferry (906)
At Tasmanstraat (map): take the left-most ferry (903)

Once you are on the other side, walk along the shore to the left until you find this building and that’s it!

October Meeting

In our October meeting, our topic is Object-oriented Design. Our speaker will be Freek Lijten, who will tell us how we can use the SOLID principles to create better designed code.

This month’s meeting is sponsored by our good friends at PeerReach. Their awesome office in the center of Amsterdam will be the venue for this month’s meeting, and they’ll be providing us with snacks and drinks.

Schedule
19:00: Welcome Drinks
19:30 – 20:30: “Improve Your Software with SOLID Code”
20:30 – 20:45: Raffle
20:45: Social, drinks and food.

Speaker: Freek Lijten
Freek Lijten is currently working as a developer for Procurios. He has been writing code professionally for almost 5 years and privately ever since his first encounter with BASIC. His special interests are software architecture and patterns.

Talk: “Improve Your Software with SOLID Code”
You might have heard of the acronym SOLID and the five principles it consists of. Sadly the concepts are very abstract and can be difficult to really understand, while they are so important to writing good object oriented code. This talk will not only deal with the theory behind SOLID and explain why SOLID is important. Better yet, we will be looking at code (lots of it!) and how it can be improved by applying one of the SOLID principles.

Raffle
We got some awesome stuff to give away this month, so make sure you RSVP for the meetup if you’re coming and want a shot at getting it!