About the Philippine Tech Community

About the Philippine Tech Community

The rise in the number of tech communities in the Philippines dates back in the early days of the WWW in the Philippines (circa 1995). From mailing lists to BBS, which later evolved into online forums, tech communities in the country began conducting mini-EBs (Eye Balls or what we know now as meetups) to give faces behind the (user)names online.


Here are some of the technologies you can learn from the communities.

Recent News

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    Whether you’re a developer, an enthusiast or someone who wants to reach out to developers, here is your guide to the annual major developer conferences in the Philippines organized by different tech communities. DevCon Summit DEVCON Summit, known as The Biggest Developer Conference in the Philippines, is a national conference that aims to explore the […]

  • Murphy’s Law at its finest: the Form Function & Class finale

    A week ago, as we prepared for our last <form> function() & .class, we were waiting for the speakers, Hui Jing Chen, Holger Bartel, and Vitaly Friedman, to fly in and welcome them with a dinner. One flight kept getting rescheduled, until we finally discovered the real cause of delay.

  • Experience a Masterclass Web Design and Front-end Development at the 9th Form Function & Class

    The Philippine Web Designers Organization celebrates its 10th year by launching an all-Masterclass edition of <form> function() & .class, featuring Vitaly Friedman, Hui Jing Chen, & Holger Bartel. What started out as a simple goal of starting a web design conference in the Philippines has turned into a highly-admired and well-loved event for the community, by the community. The first <form> […]