CodeIgniter - Andrew Edwards 7:15 - 8:00pm
CodeIgniter is a powerful PHP framework with a very small footprint,
built for PHP coders who need a simple and elegant toolkit to create
full-featured web applications. If you're a developer who lives in the
real world of shared hosting accounts and clients with deadlines, and if
you're tired of ponderously large and thoroughly undocumented frameworks
CodeIgniter may be right for you.
PHP Performance Profiling - Jon Oxer 8:15 - 9:00pm
Due to the incredible growth of PHP in the last couple of years it's now
being used for tasks ranging from tiny scripts to large-scale web
applications. Some web appls contain hundreds of thousands of lines of
PHP code. Of course bigger and more complex projects result in more load
on your servers, and when you throw a database into the mix you have
even more potential performance bottlenecks to track. But how do you
find the bottlenecks in the first place?
The answer is a technique known as performance profiling.
Performance profiling runs your code in a controlled environment and
returns a report listing such statistics as time spent within each
function, how long each database query takes and how much memory has
By doing performance profiling on your code, you quickly can see where
you may be wasting time with slow database queries or inefficient code.
Socialising & Networking - 9:00pm onward
After the meeting we'll be moving across the road to the Belgian Beer Cafe, for an informal chat over a few cold ones.
Pizza, softdrink, tea, coffee and comfy swivel chairs will be provided with compliments of our major sponsor, Hitwise.
Official Website: http://phpmelb.org
Added by frglps on March 28, 2007