Social Digital Meet-ups in Manchester

Manchester has a thriving digital industry, with many digital media companies, web development studios and freelance developers. But how do they interact and collaborate ideas and share industry news?

PHP North West

There are several events in the Manchester area that allow for the people within this industry  to come together, network with each other. #PHPNW (@phpnw – “PHP North West”) is a prime example of this. They meet up on the first Tuesday of every month, and have guest speakers which give talks (usually in the form of a presentation), about various topics of interest within PHP web programming. As part of our investigations into these meet-ups, we attended the April meet, where twitter user and web developer Derick Rethans gave a talk on MongoDB. The talk was in the form of a presentation, and we managed to collect a minute or two of footage to give you insight into what happened:  Continue reading