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New Zealand PHP Conference 2014
Jun 26, 2014 @ 16:58:10

This coming August (28th & 29th to be more specific) New Zealand will host its first ever PHP conference, the New Zealand PHP Conference, at the Victoria University Business School in Wellington.

We are pleased to announce the New Zealand PHP Conference 2014 on the 28th and 29th of August, plus a pre-conference tutorial day on the 27th August. The Conference will be held at The Victoria Business School, located in the heart of Wellington’s legal, government and business district. This conference promises to be one of the most important IT events in the region and will feature renown presenters, along with other expert speakers, presenting two concurrent tracks including over 22 talks and 4 workshops exploring web technologies trends to both inspire and challenge you. New Zealand PHP Conference is not just about PHP and will offer a Web Technology track to help developers improve their skill sets and expand their knowledge & experience.

Speakers for this year's event include some notable names including Nate Abele, Joshua Thijssen, Davey Shafik, Dustin Whittle and the creator of PHP himself, Rasmus Lerdorf. The conference will also be preceded by a tutorial day featuring sessions about design patterns, PHP components and Laravel. Tickets cost only NZD 390 (about $340 USD) for the main session and NZD 240 for the tutorial day. There's a student discount too, so be sure to check into that if you're eligible.

You can find out more about the event and pick up your tickets from the main conference website and follow them on Twitter for the latest updates!

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Link: http://www.phpconference.co.nz/

Job Posting:
Doubledot Media Limited Seeks CakePHP Developer (Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand)
Jun 16, 2009 @ 15:25:04

Company Doubledot Media Limited
Location Christchurch, Canterbury (New Zealand)
Title CakePHP Developer

We are seeking a motivated and creative developer with a passion for transforming cutting edge technologies into innovative, real-world applications. The successful applicant will have a solid understanding of PHP and PHP frameworks and be an enthusiastic follower of current and emerging web technologies.

A strong understanding of PHP, JS, HTML, CSS and database technology is essential, as is a flair for providing solid programming with feature-rich interfaces focused on customer usability.

What will you be doing?

You will be creating, improving and adding new functionality to our entire network of software applications as well as being involved in..

  • Improvements to our core frameworks and backend systems.
  • Suggesting and developing solutions to improve our software's performance.
  • Adding additional functionality to our hugely popular software tools.
  • Sharing your thoughts and give input to the direction our software development heads.

No day is like the previous so be prepared for a changing environment!

Essential skills and abilities

  • PHP - 2+ years commercial experience
  • PHP Frameworks
  • Javascript Frameworks
  • Solid understanding of HTML and CSS
  • Experience with at least one content management, wiki, or blogging system.
  • Understanding of OOP principles in PHP5
  • Using version control software
  • Knowledge of mod_rewrite in Apache
  • Knowledge of http fundamentals (request, response headers)

This is a great opportunity to really show your coding skills and play your part in some pretty cool projects. You'll also get to work in a relaxed, creative environment with a young and amusing team.

If you think you've got the "spark" we're after...and have the skills to match then we want to hear from you.

This position is full time and based in Christchurch, New Zealand.

About Doubledot Media
Doubledot Media is a premier web development company, responsible for the development of some of the leading B2B websites around the world.

Our websites are developed primarily on a cake framework and use a wide range of technologies including php, ajax and mootools. Our databases run on MySQL and Linux Servers which are hosted with Rackspace and ServerBeach.

Interested in this position?

Send your Portfolio, CV and Cover Letter to jobs@doubledotmedia.com. In your cover letter please explain why we should hire you and your 3 highest achievements / developments on the web.

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