In simple terms, Refresh Richmond hopes to bring people together to share what they know.
Through software and technology demonstrations, panel discussions, and open-ended Q&A sessions — driven by your creativity, knowledge and experience — we hope to bring members of the Richmond web community together to talk shop, have some fun, and strengthen the community in the process.
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And, of course, attend our meetings, held at 804 RVA from 6:00-8:00 on the third Tuesday of the month, barring any scheduling conflicts or special events.
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PHP. Three letters that evoke a wide range of emotions. Developers love to pick on PHP these days, or simply brush it off as a language for amateurs, but most devs haven't bothered to see how things have improved in the last few years. We'll talk about some of the areas in which PHP has matured as a language, how the PHP developer's mindset and methodology has changed, and take a brief look at some of the newer frameworks that make development more fluent and... perhaps... more fun.
Join us and our presenter, Aaron Kuzemchak, at Corrugated Box on Tuesday, June 18 at 6pm. In typical Refresh fashion, beverages across the street at Legend will follow.
Aaron Kuzemchak is a Web developer and technology fanatic/geek/nerd/whatever who has been developing websites professionally since 2004. He currently resides in Richmond, Virginia and works as Senior Application Developer at Visual Chefs.
He loves utilizing PHP frameworks like Laravel and CodeIgniter for building Web applications, and content managements systems like ExpressionEngine for Web sites.