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We’re doing the Triple, Supporting 3 PHP Community Events

Many software agencies take pride in supporting their communities and Magma Digital are no different in the way that they support PHP Community Events. It is a busy up and coming schedule for us this year, as we are currently supporting: PHP South Coast, WeCamp and PHPNW15 and we simply cannot wait! PHP Community Events

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PHPNW14 – A great conference once again!

Last week the PHPNW14 Conference took place from 3rd-5th October at the Manchester Conference Centre, hosting over 400 delegates.  The PHPNW Conferences aim to improve the skills of delegates whilst providing a platform for discussing the latest technology and innovation. The Conference is the largest of its kind in the UK, outside of London. Magma

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The PHPNW14 Conference is Live!

We are over the moon to be able to share the news that the PHPNW14 Conference has been announced for the 3rd – 5th October at the Manchester Conference Centre. The not-for-profit conference kick-starts on the Friday with an optional Tutorial Day and the Hackathon social will launch the conference weekend for all conference delegates. These are

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PHP North East 2014 – Reflection

Last Tuesday all of the Magma Developers and Project Managers made the trek up to Newcastle for the annual PHP North East (PHPNE) conference. We want to take this opportunity to thank the organisers for all the hard work they put into organising the conference, it definitely paid off! Having had a week now to

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Time Travelling in PHP

For the August PHPNW User Group, I decided to take to the stage to present a lightning talk. The idea behind lightning talks is a simple one; present a talk in less than ten minutes. My talk covered an age-old problem of building web systems, ensuring that the system will work in the future by

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PHPNW Usergroup Meetup – November

The 6th November saw the return of the monthly PHPNW meetups after having been put on a one month hiatus for the conference. I spoke on “MySQL Binary Logging” and conducted a whirlwind tour of the possible practical applications for the seldom used feature of MySQL. Switching on binary logging is very straight forward, and

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PHPNW12 – 5 years of being a Sponsor

It is an honour of ours to have sponsored this years PHPNW12 and previous PHPNW conferences. The conference was established in 2008 and has quadrupled in attendees since then, with venue changes and a range of topics & speakers. It was no surprise to us that this year was set to be one of the

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Magma Digital Speaking at PHPNW

At this months PHPNW User Group, two of our developers took to the stage to present two of the seven lightning talks. The aim of these talks was similar to the philosophy of Pecha Kucha. The idea of Pecha Kucha is a simple one; 20 slides for 20 seconds per slide. Lightning talks work on

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PHP Benelux 2012 – a synopsis

We recently published a blog on how Jeremy Coates, our Managing Director, was one of the speakers at PHP Benelux 2012, an International Conference in Antwerp, Belgium on the 27th and 28th January 2012. The conference focuses on developers from around the world discovering the latest techniques, discussing PHP and internet development. Like several other PHP conferences, the organisation and

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