We love Web Development and all things PHP. Our meetings are often a little free-formed, but we shoot for this schedule:
The Month in PHP - January & February
Talk by Eric Poe, John Kary (15 minutes)
PHP related news from January and February. Since the February meetup was canceled due to inclement weather, we'll have a combined presentation
Laravel Collections and Eloquent
Talk by matthew coleman (1 hour)
Eloquent is a database agnostic, ActiveRecord implementation for working with a databases used by Laravel. Collections are a syntactic wrapper around arrays that allow you to write cleaner code easier and with less lines. Since Eloquent uses Collections we will go over the basics of both.