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About Us

The Las Vegas PHP Users Group is a group dedicated to PHP developers learning from and teaching each others. Many PHP developers are experts in one segment or another. This group is an opportunity for all of us to teach what we know well and learn something new. All skill levels are sought after. If you are looking to teach, learn, network, or just mingle, join the group and participate on the adventure.

Upcoming Meetups

Laravel & Symfony Bundles

Hey PHP devs!

Got a wicked meetup coming up in July, Robert Cox will be speaking about laravel, an awesome easy to use MVC framework. Additionally Joshua Copeland will be covering making and using Symfony Bundles.

We will be having food and drink provided by our awesome sponsor Teksystems.

ZEND also hooked us up with some swag, I'll be giving out a PHP7 ElePHPhant to one lucky member.

We will also be raffling off a free PHPStorm license key provided by JetBrains. Plus we are giving out a 1 month license to

Join us and bring your friends and coworkers. All skill levels welcome 😀


The InNEVation Center
6795 Edmond St
Las Vegas, NV

Cisco DevNet Hackathon (External)

The Cisco DevNet Hackathon is taking place on July 9-10, the weekend right before Cisco Live kicks off! We are very excited to announce that the registration for the hackathon is open and everyone is invited to this special event! 

At the hackathon, you will be working with a set of REST APIs and Platforms including Tropo, Zeus, Shipped, Relayr, and Spark. The main challenge is to create collabd-enable mobile and enterprise prototypes. A bee hive is also being built at the hackathon. You can incorporate real-time data. An additional special prize is given for a project that goes furthest towards saving the world's honey bee population. 

Finally, on June 30th, Cisco will host a webinar to give training on the APIs featured and get everyone prepared for the hackathon. 

For more information about the webinar, hackathon, technologies, register at


1st Place: $5,000  | 2nd Place: $2,500 | 3rd Place: $500

Tentative Schedule:


9AM: Opening - Breakfast

9:30AM: Introduction speech

9:45AM: Idea pitches

10:45AM: Team formation

11:15AM: Mini workshops - First lines of code

12PM: Lunch

1PM: Coding time

7:30PM: Dinner

8PM: Activity - Twitter challenge or similar

9:30PM: Code overnight


9AM: Breakfast - Technical support restarts

12PM: Lunch - on-site activity #2: Twitter challenge or similar

2PM: Coding ends

3PM: Demos and judging

6PM: Winners announcement

Mandalay Bay Convention Center
3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Las Vegas, NV

Topics Picker

To suggest a topic, simply enter a title and description of what you want to hear about.

Title : Aspect Oriented Programming

Description : Demonstrate AOP in PHP using something like the AOP PECL extension.

Votes : 3

Title : How to get started

Description : How to get up and running to write PHP on your computer and web based tools

Votes : 3

Title : Object-oriented PHP programming principles

Description : I've been reading PHP Master: Writing Cutting Edge Code by Davey Shafik; Lorna Mitchell and Matthew Turland and I really like it and would like to discuss these principles in a meetup

Votes : 2




JetBrains provides licenses for PHPStorm that are raffled away at main events.

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TekSystems pays for expenses and provides food/drink to our events. If your looking for a job, contact Branson Real (702) 789-2240.

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InNEVation Center

InNEVation Center

InNEVation Center provides the co-working space for our meetups.

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