Tag Archives: Vermont

Last Chance for Continued Municipal Ownership of Burlington Telecom?

Tonight’s special City Council meeting (5pm, Contois Auditorium, City Hall) may be the point of no return for continued municipal ownership of Burlington Telecom. City Council’s decision about a bridge loan in relation to the recent Citibank settlement could force the City of Burlington to sell Burlington Telecom at a future date. I use the [...]

Propose a Session for Vermont Code Camp 2011

Vermont is a beautiful place to visit—especially in the fall! We’re looking for Vermonters and non-Vermonters alike to speak at this year’s Vermont Code Camp. Vermont Code Camp is organized entirely by community volunteers, with the help of our great sponsors (we’re still accepting sponsorships, too). Vermont Code Camp is a polyglot event. We’re looking [...]

Vermont Startup Looking for PHP Developer

A new startup called Kohort is looking to add a PHP developer to their team here in Burlington, Vermont. The job description is as follows: We’re a new startup with some venture backing. We’re looking to add an experienced developer to help us out for the next five weeks (and possibly more). Qualifications are: experienced [...]

Intermediate PHP

At last night’s Burlington, Vermont PHP Users Group meeting I gave an Intermediate PHP talk where I discussed working with arrays, functions, and objects. You can view the presentation on SlideShare or see the code examples on GitHub. A big thanks to Matthew Weier O’Phinney for helping to put together the presentation (unfortunately he was [...]

New Features in PHP 5.3

At tonight’s Burlington, Vermont PHP Users Group meeting I will be presenting on New Features in PHP 5.3. My talk will cover the primary new features including namespaces, late static binding, and closures. I’ll also talk about the newly bundled extensions, improvements to existing extensions, and some of the new syntax that is available. New [...]

Barbershop Punk

Yesterday I had the opportunity to see Barbershop Punk, a documentary by Georgia Sugimura Archer and Kristin Armfield, at the Vermont International Film Festival (there will be two more screenings this week at the festival). The film contemplates the future of the American Internet and surrounding issues. Following the screening was a panel discussion with [...]

Found Line at Vermont 3.0

If you live or work in the Burlington, Vermont area then be sure to stop by Vermont 3.0 taking place tomorrow (Friday) and Saturday at the Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center. Found Line will be exhibiting. We’ll be at booth G10 in the Great Room on the third floor. Hope to see you there!

Vermont Code Camp Wrapup

A big thanks to everyone who attended, volunteered, sponsored, organized, and spoke at this year’s Vermont Code Camp—we had 23 speakers, 25 sessions, and 125 attendees! Check out some of the presentations, photos, and tweets from this past weekend. A special shout-out to Julie Lerman and Rob Hale for all of their hard work in [...]

Vermont Code Camp

This year’s Vermont Code Camp will be on Saturday, September 11th, 2010 at Kalkin Hall on the University of Vermont campus. Last year’s event was a big success with 85 attendees and 19 sessions and this one promises to be even bigger and better! The second annual Vermont Code Camp will be a full day [...]