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Last PHPlondon meetup and Depedency Injection talk

Posted on 11 August 2005 by Demian Turner

I didn’t realise we covered so much territory in last month’s PHPlondon meetup. Thanks to Marc’s gift for total recall there’s a pretty good summary of what was discussed here.

Highlights for me were Marcus Baker’s presentation on Dependency Injection (slides here), discussion of books people had been reading[1], and XP-related development practices.

In other news, we had good progress last night with the PHP conference UK planning meeting, there’ll be a writeup soon but the low-down is it’ll happen probably Feb. 2006 and we should have a site up somewhere inside of two weeks.

[1] books:

"Design Patterns Explained: A New Perspective on Object-Oriented Design"
Alan Shalloway, James J. Trott
ISBN: 0321247140

"Head First Design Patterns"
Elisabeth Freeman, Bert Bates, Kathy Sierra
ISBN: 0596007124

"PHP 5 Objects, Patterns, Practice "
Matt Zandstra
ISBN: 1590593804
GoodBooks: Yes

"Patterns of Enterprise Application Architecture"
Martin Fowler
ISBN: 0321127420
Available for BookExchange by RobertBarbour, AndrewLarssen

"The Pragmatic Programmer"
Andrew Hunt, Davis Thomas
ISBN: 020161622X
GoodBooks: Yes

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