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Mobile Platforms Built On Object-Oriented PHP 5

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p. Come join Zend and Kargo for a discussion of Kargo’s new platform for mobile applications built on Zend Framework.

*What:* Mobile Platforms Built On Object-Oriented PHP 5
*When:* June 04, 5:30 PM — 8:00 PM
*Where:* National Arts Club
15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003
“Meetup URL”:http://upcoming.yahoo.com/event/708886/?ps=6
“Another URL with more details and a map”:http://www.timeout.com/newyork/venues/gramercy-flatiron/856/national-arts-club

p. “Kargo”:http://www.kargo.com has built this cool, always-on mobile messaging architecture and mobile internet platform built using everybody’s favorite dynamic language, PHP 5 and the leading for PHP 5, “Zend Framework”:http://framework.zend.com. (beginning to see why we are excited about this?) Here’s the spin.

p. Kargo derives significant competitive advantage as their application designers & producers make use of Zend Framework to build their next generation mobile application platform on. This platform delivers rich mobile messaging and browser experiences across a broad range of handsets and carriers. On top of this platform, Kargo has engineered additional community-centric functionality to enhance editorial and user originated interactions.

p. Zend Technologies will present an introduction to the modular “use at will” PHP 5 components in Zend Framework and Kargo will outline the high-performance messaging server and mobile internet platform they’ve built (integrated into every major US operator) using PHP processes in an infrastructure more usually associated with languages like Java, .NET, or C++.

p. If you are interested in the strategic use of PHP or in delivering mobile experiences and applications, you won’t want to miss this presentation-with *drinks* and *hors d’oeuvres* provided at the historic National Arts Club right at Gramercy Park–with time leftover for networking and other Internet Week activities scheduled later on that evening.

p. So, if you are in NYC on June 4th, drop by, have a drink and talk some shop with us.

Many moons ago, at the tender age of 14, Cal touched his first computer. (We're using the term "computer" loosely here, it was a TRS-80 Model 1) Since then his life has never been the same. He graduated from TRS-80s to Commodores and eventually to IBM PC's. For the past 10 years Cal has worked with PHP and MySQL on Linux OSX, and when necessary, Windows. He has built on a variety of projects ranging in size from simple web pages to multi-million dollar web applications. When not banging his head on his monitor, attempting a blood sacrifice to get a particular piece of code working, he enjoys building and managing development teams using his widely imitated but never patented management style of "management by wandering around". Cal is happily married to wife 1.31, the lovely and talented Kathy. Together they have 2 kids who were both bright enough not to pursue a career in IT. Cal blogs at http://blog.calevans.com and is the founder and host of Nomad PHP