Weds May 20th 2020
- 19:00 – Dial in, get your webcam working, make yourself comfortable
- 19:05 – Comparing Database Types - Mark Taylor (@willCodeForAle)
- 19:30 – A little break
- 19:30 – PHP and HTTP: Guzzle and SDKs - Lorna Mitchell (@lornajane)
- 20:15ish – End
Free tickets are available on Meetup.
This is a free event, open to all. Due to the current situation with COVID-19 this event will be online only.
The event will be streamed via YouTube on the following link: https://youtu.be/OEuDZSCsA9k
You’ll have to provide your own pizza and drinks for this one.
Comparing Database Types
Mark Taylor @willCodeForAle
Often Developers will go with a commonly used relational database as it’s what they’re already comfortable with, however a relational database can often not be the best tool for the job. Learn instead how to choose the best database type for your project’s requirements. Candidates for discussion will be Relational, NoSQL, Graph and Time Series databases.
PHP and HTTP: Guzzle and SDKs
Lorna Mitchel @lornajane
Does your application play nicely with others over HTTP? Bring your laptop and get ready to try out some API calls yourself as well as learn more about making calls from PHP. We’ll be looking at GuzzleHTTP, an excellent HTTP client for PHP, as well as the HTTP features available in your favourite framework. Some APIs also make SDKs available, allowing you to bring in a dependency and make API calls very easily from your code. We’ll look at a few options and when you might choose to adopt an SDK into your project. We can’t be in one physical place right now but we can still write code together, so bring your laptop and your questions, and let’s see what we can do!
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