Archive for August, 2006

Off to the Capitol…

Monday, August 28th, 2006

One of our own local PHP developers is off to Washington DC for the DC PHP Conference. Brian spoke at php|works 2005 about generating SVG data using PHP. Now he’s back at it again with his new and updated “Visualizing Data with SVG”.

If you’re interested in attending the conference, the price is $595 for earlybirds–if you’re a student, it’s only $400. For more information, visit the website at

CFPHP Meeting #2

Sunday, August 27th, 2006

It’s official: The Central Florida PHP user group has begun. Today we met and discussed over overpriced iced coffee in the warm Central Florida sun. The turnout was ten times better than the initial meeting (literally) and as the meeting concluded, we felt like we had accomplished something. Here’s a quick summary of what was discussed:

The CFPHP Website

  • The CFPHP website URL will be
  • For the time being, WordPress will be used to manage the updates to the website.
  • Possible features of the website will include: A blog, a discussion forum, a links page, a project gallery, podcasts of all meetings, and a calendar.
  • Anyone is welcome to submit a design for the site–no rules, just have fun. When we receive more than one design, we’ll add a style switcher.

Topics for Upcoming Presentations

  • A hands on e-commerce workshop by Mike G.
  • Using WordPress as a full-on CMS by Damien McKenna

Meeting Locations/Times

  • Orlando Public Library, every last Sunday of the month at 3:00 PM

Potential Sponsorships