News Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

Adam Culp:
How to grow a tech community
December 26, 2012 @ 12:36:01

Adam Culp has written up a great post with some good suggestions about how you can more effectively foster a better technology community in your area or company.

As most know, I am the organizer of the South Florida PHP Users Group and I am passionate about helping the PHP community grow in south Florida. Over my years as a developer I have noticed the decline of technology in this market, and specifically the PHP community. It was this that led me to organize a group dedicated to turning this trend around, and and grow the PHP community rather than continue to watch it decline.

He shares suggestions on a few different topics, spurred by a conversation at a recent meeting he attended:

  • Having a litte-to-no distraction workplace
  • Being open to telecommute/remote workers
  • Avoiding the "sweat shop" mentality
  • Advocating bringing in a fresh perspective (hiring an entry-level dev)
  • Supporting company-provided training opportunities
  • Respect them as professionals
  • Not worrying as much about salary and more about the quality of the developerA
0 comments voice your opinion now!
technology community advice suggestions soflophp


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Community News: GoPHP5 Official Site

Community News: Symfony-Forge.com Launched

Neal Anders: Insight into getting conference proposals accepted..

Community News: phpBB & phpMyAdmin Win at SourceForce Community Choice Awards

Community News: PHP Community Conference Live Video Stream


Community Events

Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


voicesoftheelephpant extension language unittest development introduction interview wordpress opinion series conference release middleware laravel podcast api community library framework laravel5

All content copyright, 2015 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework