PDXPHP Monthly meeting*
PDXPHP is Portland's PHP user group. We meet every third tuesday.
*in addition to Mike’s talk, anyone is free to present a topic of their choosing. Just contact @samkeen on twitter and we will add your topic to pdxphp.org
Been in web development since about 1997. Started with Java J2EE but quickly transitioned to PHP and my primary language.
Founded phxphp.org User group in 2004 and has been going strong ever since.
I’ve helped to found and organizes local events such as the Winter and Summer coders socials and Rasmus Lerdorf talks when he is in town.
Currently contracting full-time with Mozilla, back in school for a Mathematics degree, and looking for an excuse to dive into python.