Word Camp Boston 2014 – August

WordCamp boston 2014WordCamp is coming to Boston this August. It will be at two locations this year.
Saturday, August 23rd will be a full day of speakers and sessions on the 6th floor of the MIT Media Lab, located at 75 Amherst St in Cambridge. And contributor/unconference day on Sunday, Aug 24th will be at Workbar, Cambridge.

Use the hashtag #wcbos and your Tweets could show up in our event stream.

General Admission
A General Admission ticket of $20 will get you:
•    Admission to the sessions on Saturday, Aug 23rd at the MIT Media Lab
•    Admission to the contributor/unconference day on Sunday, Aug 24th at Workbar Cambridge at 45 Prospect Street Cambridge.
•    Lunch on Saturday (snacks, but no lunch, will be provided for Sunday)
•    Admission to the afterparty on Saturday, location TBA
•    WordCamp Boston 2014 T-shirt

See you there!

Apple – year in review 2011

 

    The year 2011 was a eventful year, here are some highlights:

  • January: Mac® App Store℠
    opened for business with more than 1,000 free and paid apps. Now there are over 500,000+  applications and over 100 million downloads in 2011.
  • February: Thunderbolt connectivity
    and quad core MacBook Pros
    with improved graphics and a FaceTime HD camera
  • March : iPad2
    33% thinner and 15% lighter than the original iPad, improved graphics and a FaceTime HD camera
  • May: Quad core processors for all iMacs
    with better AMD Radeon HD graphics cards and (1/2)Thunderbolt port(s).
  • iCloudJune: Look up at the sky
    it’s iCloud, the new computing service enables users to effortlessly sync photos, notes and other content to all of their various Apple computers and devices. It is a Hit or Miss?
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Boston PHP starts Book Group to learn HTML5


Gene Babon, co-organizer of Boston PHP, is starting a new Book Group to learn HTML5It starts January 1st. This follows his successful Learning PHP Book for the courseand Learning  jQuery self-study groups. The format of this virtual self-study group uses the textbook HTML5 Digital Classroom. How does it work? Each participant commits to read one chapter per week, completes the exercises and posts a link to the completed work. Post your questions to the discussion area set up on the Boston PHP Message Board for each chapter to get assistance. Each participant receives a Boston PHP Certificate of Completion upon finishing all chapters and all assignments.

  1. Become a BostonPHP member. Register for HTML5 Brunch.  Simply RSVP: Yes
  2. Purchase a book (the only program cost).  Simply visit the Boston PHP store and order HTML5 Digital Classroom in one of two formats. And get started!

So come join this very popular Boston Meetup group, and take the HTML5 plunge, it’ll be fun. And it’s Free!