PHP North East

PHP North East (PHPNE) is a PHP User Group covering the North East of England, UK.

Attendance of the User Group meetings will always be free, and everyone is welcome.

Twitter: @phpne

Website: http://phpne.org.uk/

Forthcoming Events

Tue
17th
Sep
6pm - 8pm
FREE
venue TusPark Eagle Lab 27 Grainger St, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 5JE
Gary Hockin talks about best practices for architecting an application to handle state in one place, and what tools exist.

Event History

Tue
20th
Aug
6pm - 8pm
FREE
Tue
16th
Jul
6pm - 8pm
FREE
venue TusPark Eagle Lab 27 Grainger St, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 5JE
With Nathan Dunn and Jack Wagstaffe.
Tue
18th
Jun
6pm - 7:30pm
FREE
Tue
21st
May
6pm - 8pm
FREE
Tue
16th
Apr
6pm - 8pm
FREE
venue TusPark Eagle Lab 27 Grainger St, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 5JE
Talks from: Jason Judge, Kamran Chohdry, Jack Wagstaffe, Laura Sharpe, and Michael Peacock.
Tue
19th
Mar
6pm - 8pm
FREE
Tue
19th
Feb
7pm - 9pm
FREE
Tue
15th
Jan
6pm - 8pm
FREE
venue Bamburgh House Market Street East, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6BH
Anthony Totton discusses how he replatformed frameworks without disruption to customers.
Tue
18th
Dec (2018)
6pm
FREE
location The Union Rooms, 48 Westgate Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1TT
Tue
20th
Nov (2018)
6pm
FREE
Tue
16th
Oct (2018)
6pm
FREE
Tue
18th
Sep (2018)
6pm - 7:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Two talks: "On the Horizon" (Nathan Dunn) and "ORM Overview" (Jack Wagstaffe).
Wed
22nd
Aug (2018)
6:30pm - 10pm
£1
location Quilliam Brothers, Claremont Buildings, 1 Eldon Place, Newcastle upon Tyne
TBC
Tue
17th
Jul (2018)
6pm - 7:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Presented by Richard Harrison. Ade-Lee Adebiyi also introduces Make It Pop.
Tue
19th
Jun (2018)
6pm - 7:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Harry Lawrence demonstrates some of the new tools for Continuous Integration.
Tue
15th
May (2018)
6pm - 7:30pm
FREE
Tue
17th
Apr (2018)
6pm - 7:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Talk from David McKay.
Tue
20th
Mar (2018)
6pm - 7:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Four Talks, "Mental Health in Engineering" (Harry Lawrence), "Content Security Policies" (Jack Wagstaffe), "Building a PHP SDK with HTTPlug", (Nathan Dunn), and "Symfony Workflow Component" (Michael Peacock).
Tue
20th
Feb (2018)
6pm - 7:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Michael Peacock outlines how to use Passport to support oAuth authentication, how to build flexible responses with Transformers and how to rapidly build RESTful logic.
Tue
16th
Jan (2018)
6pm - 7:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Dave Liddament explores what the perfect test suite would look like.
Tue
21st
Nov (2017)
6pm - 7:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
James Mowatt will be discussing Full Text Search Engines (inc. Algolia), the benefit it will bring to your application, and the strategies you can use for implementation.
Tue
17th
Oct (2017)
6pm - 7:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Matt Brunt presents "Behaviour Driven Development & Behat: Telling stories through code".
Tue
19th
Sep (2017)
6pm - 7:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
An overview of the Laravel Blade templating system, including the new features added in the just released v5.5. Presented by Michael Price.
Tue
18th
Jul (2017)
6pm - 7:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Talk by Chris Bell.
Tue
20th
Jun (2017)
6pm - 7:30pm
FREE
Tue
18th
Apr (2017)
6pm - 7:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Philip Brown presents "Ruling the Hierarchy - Storing and querying hierarchical data in a relational database"
Tue
21st
Mar (2017)
6pm - 7:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Chris Riley outlines how you avoid turning your monolith into a distributed big ball of mud.
Tue
21st
Feb (2017)
6pm - 7:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Steve Hobbs presents Dokku, a docker based platform-as-a-service. Following this talk you'll be able to deploy your next PHP projects with a simple git push.
Tue
17th
Jan (2017)
6pm - 7:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Nathan Dunn presents RAML, an easy way to design, document and test an API.
Tue
15th
Nov (2016)
6pm - 7:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
"Onion Architecture – Long Live the code!" (Ian Wood)
Tue
18th
Oct (2016)
6pm - 7:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
An introduction to event sourcing by Chris Riley.
Tue
16th
Aug (2016)
6pm - 8pm
FREE
venue Bunker Coffee 11 Carliol Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Docker is a tool that allows you to package your application up into a single runnable distributable binary - to specify the exact environment your application needs to run, across development; test; staging; and production. (Talk by David McKay)
Tue
19th
Jul (2016)
6pm - 8pm
FREE
venue Bunker Coffee 11 Carliol Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Learn about Aspect Orientated Programming - a programming paradigm that aims to increase modularity by allowing the separation of cross-cutting concerns (Richie McFarlane)
Tue
21st
Jun (2016)
6pm - 8pm
FREE
venue Bunker Coffee 11 Carliol Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
"Acceptance Testing" (Andy Tait), "Tactician, the command bus" (Michael Peacock) and "When work gets in the way of real life" (Oli Wood)
Tue
19th
Apr (2016)
6pm - 8pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Paul Dragoonis talks about some well known design patterns and how to practically implement, combine and leverage them in your PHP applications. Also how to take advantage of new PHP7 features.
Tue
15th
Mar (2016)
6pm - 7:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Short talks, including:
Aidan Gustard - A brief overview of common Anti-patterns and unit testing.
Keith Pincombe - SSL with Lets Encrypt
Nathan Dunn - Super sentiments using the Google Prediction API
Tue
16th
Feb (2016)
6pm - 7:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Martin Dunn speaks about HHVM, an open-source project for executing programs written in PHP and Hack. This talk will offer an introduction into how HHVM works, a history of its development, how it performs, what Hack is, and a brief comparison of HHVM and PHP7.
Tue
19th
Jan (2016)
6pm - 7:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
"Game Theory in Distributed Computer Systems" by Andy Brown, "Whats new in Laravel since v5" by Martin Bean, "Who the %*#$ wrote this?!" by Andrew Willis and "State of Play for North East Open Data" by James Rutherford.
Tue
20th
Oct (2015)
6pm - 7:30pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Anthony Ferrara speaks: Many people teach design patterns as a fundamental step to Object Oriented Programming. However, they are a distraction rather than a foundation.
Tue
15th
Sep (2015)
6pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
"SQL for JSON" by Matthew Revell and "Real-time Messaging with PHP & Pusher" by Michael Peacock.
Tue
16th
Jun (2015)
6pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Jason Judge speaks about OmniPay, an open source PHP library designed to provide a consistent method of handling payment gateways. Martin Bean talks Viaduct.
Tue
19th
May (2015)
6pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Electrify your Code with PHP Generators by Mark Baker and Utilising backend practices and methodologies in frontend web development by Wade Penistone
Tue
17th
Mar (2015)
6pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Have you every wanted to be able to create product recommendations, recommend a friend, or even work out the shortest distance to a location? Neo4j could help you with that. Chris Kemper presents an introduction.
Tue
17th
Feb (2015)
6pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Jamie Hurst will show that thanks to new components and libraries that come with PHP, you don't need a framework any more, just the likes of Pimple, Eloquent and Twig.
Tue
20th
Jan (2015)
6pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Starting with a quick introduction to queueing, this talk will show you how Messaging, with RabbitMQ, can make your application workflow leaner, and your code cleaner.
Tue
15th
Apr (2014)
6pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
This talk - from Keith Pincombe - explaining how he uses Ansible to provision and maintain his production environment with demo.
Tue
18th
Mar (2014)
9am - 5pm
£95.15
venue Tyneside Cinema 10 Pilgrim St, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6QG
14 speakers over 3 tracks, this conference covers everything PHP, with topics on the latest libraries, tools and practices that may shape the future of PHP development.
Tue
18th
Feb (2014)
6pm
FREE
venue Clavering House Clavering Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3NG
This talk - from Jason Judge - covers abstraction; why you use it, how it fits with PHP and the support libraries, focusing on FlySystem.
Tue
21st
Jan (2014)
6pm
FREE
venue Clavering House Clavering Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3NG
A series of quick talks including: RequireJS from Andy Tait, Puppet via Michael Peacock, Extending PHP by Harry Lawrence and perhaps others.
Tue
17th
Dec (2013)
6pm
FREE
venue Clavering House Clavering Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3NG
Once you get beyond the surface, what different databases offer and when should we use them? Matthew Revell explains all.
Tue
19th
Nov (2013)
6pm
FREE
venue Clavering House Clavering Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3NG
Michael Peacock talks about 'Automated Acceptance Testing' with Behat - a behavour driven development testing framework.
Tue
15th
Oct (2013)
6pm
FREE
venue Clavering House Clavering Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3NG
Adam Sturrock talks API Driven Development, Michael Peacock covers Symfony Console, Andy Tait explains the virtues of Sublime Text and possibly more talks.
Wed
18th
Sep (2013)
6:30pm - 10pm
£11.25
location Quilliam Bros Tea Hse, 1 Eldon Pl, Newcastle
Instead of a standard PHPNE meet-up, this group is showing two tech films from a selection of these three at a local tea house: Hackers, WarGames and The Matrix.
Tue
20th
Aug (2013)
6pm
FREE
venue Clavering House Clavering Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3NG
Local PHP focused group. This month's talk is: Laravel for quick, feature rich, API development by Anthony Sterling.
Tue
16th
Jul (2013)
6pm
FREE
venue Clavering House Clavering Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3NG
Mark Baker takes a look at some of the data structures that are built into PHP's SPL library; covering why, when and how you should use them and mentioning common pitfalls.
Tue
18th
Jun (2013)
6pm
FREE
venue Clavering House Clavering Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3NG
PPI has taken bits from Symfony2, ZendFramework2 and Doctrine2, then combined them to create a simple to use framework. Considered to be the boilerplate of PHP frameworks.
Tue
21st
May (2013)
6pm - 7pm
FREE
venue Clavering House Clavering Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3NG
Keith Pincombe will introduce the key features of Laravel's ORM, called Eloquent. He will demonstrate how to define relationships, pivots and scopes.
Tue
16th
Apr (2013)
6pm - 7pm
FREE
venue Clavering House Clavering Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3NG
Chris Kemper will take an audience through the process of setting up a basic API with Silex (the Symfony2 related micro framework). Note the new venue.
Tue
19th
Mar (2013)
9am - 5pm
Cost: TBC
venue Tyneside Cinema 10 Pilgrim St, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6QG
A conference from the PHP North East User Group, includes ten talks on two tracks with inclusive: breakfast, lunch and refreshments.
Tue
19th
Feb (2013)
6pm
FREE
venue PostOfficeNE1 Pink Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne
In this talk Harry Lawrence will go through the pros and cons of PHP extensions, looking at various examples and seeing what it takes to build some simple extensions.
Tue
15th
Jan (2013)
6pm
FREE
venue PostOfficeNE1 Pink Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne
Phill Brown will cover the pros and cons of the four most common handlers used today - suPHP, DSO, CGI and FastCGI - touching on the performance and security of each one.
Tue
18th
Dec (2012)
6pm
FREE
venue PostOfficeNE1 Pink Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne
Various quick paced tech talks on topics that include: nginx caching, Silex, Twig, working from home, "Don't Test, Profit" and maybe more. Includes pizza.