Thursday May 23rd 2019

Timings

  • 18:30 – Turn up, have a drink, a snack, and a chat (food, soft drinks, beer, coffee)
  • 19:00 – Why KISS and YAGNI Are My Two Favourite Design Principles - Mark Taylor
  • 19:30 – A little break
  • 19:35 – Rocking Out with PHP - Tom Wade
  • 20:10ish – Pop over to the pub for a chat and a drink

Free tickets are available on Meetup. Please sign up so we know how much food to buy.


This is a free event, open to all. There will be some bottles of beer, tea, coffee, soft drinks, and food provided. We will have vegetarian food, if you have any other dietary requirements send us a message and we’ll do our best.

The event will be located at Platform above Leeds city train station.

The Talks

Rocking Out with PHP

Tom Wade @TomWade

PHP doesn’t just have to be for websites. Resurrecting an old LeedsPHP talk favourite, we look at making PHP fun again.

Why KISS and YAGNI Are My Two Favourite Design Principles

Mark Taylor @willCodeForAle

My talk will discuss why Keeping it Simple Stupid, and You Ain’t Gonna Need It are my two favourite design principles based on my experience as a developer over the last decade or so.


Sponsors

Our sponsors make this monthly event possible, so please take the time to check them out, and thank them for their support.

  • Bruntwood - Platform – Platform is a reinvention of a Leeds landmark offering workspace for businesses of all sizes, right at the heart of the city. With a range of co-working desks, serviced offices and full floor plates, get the space that works for you. Join a new community of communicators, cultivators and collaborators.

  • Infinity Works – Infinity Works offer an unparalleled skillset across a broad range of engineering disciplines and business specialisms, making them capable of helping to deliver any project and overcome any challenge. Some areas of work are project & product delivery, Managed Services, Organisational Optimisation, Consulting, and Training. They also offer great careers for leading Engineers and Technologists. @InfinityWorks

  • Searchability – Searchability are a recruitment marketing company that help companies secure hard to find candidates either indirectly or directly via our award winning JobHoller platform. There are few sectors more challenged by skill-shortage than digital tech, we specialise in sourcing unique opportunities & engaging relevant candidate audiences across the IT & eCommerce sectors by fusing traditional methods with a twist of social magic, with particular focus & expertise within Software Development in Yorkshire, where it all started for us in 2012. @SearchabilityUK


Free tickets are available on Meetup. Please sign up so we know how much food to buy.