January 27th, 2009
Welcome to 2009! We're kicking off the new year first with an introduction to the hugely successful OWASP
, and then good old Joomla! and Mitch Pirtle. While we don't have any flying cars or vacations on Mars, we do have mind-numbing web traffic so what better than to have Mitch review his experiences pairing Joomla! and MTV with 40 million page views.
OWASP 3.0 - Where we are, what we do and where we are going in 2009
PHP is the number one language on the web, and security is often the number one topic. It's only natural then that OWASP and NYPHP work together to enhance and support the ever critical world of web security. As a first step, we're pleased to have Pete Perfetti
, OWASP Board Member, chat with us about the current appsec ecosystem and OWASP's state of the union.
You, Joomla!, and 40 Million Page Views
Ever had to build a social website that had to scale to ridiculous extremes? Chances are then that your experiences were consistent with other high-traffic social website projects - difficulties dealing with all that personalized content, file storage, caching systems, and choosing the right platform up front. Hear what it felt like to collect requirements, translate to a meaningful architecture, select the technologies, and then lead development up through launch with Mitch Pirtle.
Included is the annual "State of the Joomla" speech, where the project co-founder names names and outlines the shenanigans of the Joomla project and team. There may be special guests, pending travel commitments.
Thank you to IBM for providing a great presentation space in Midtown Manhattan. As a service to our community, NY PHP UG meetings are always free and open to the public.