The Open Source PHP project before the Canadian government

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PHP Québec, the profesional association of PHP users in Québec, will be part of the GTEC exhibition (, in Ottawa, Ontario, on Tuesday October 19th and Wednesday October 20th. PHP Québec will present PHP's features ( and its support services in Québec.

As a free alternative to .NET and J2EE, PHP is the leading platform for web applications in Canada: 40% of Canada's web sites rely on it, and every level of government trusts it.

"There are many government portals that rely on PHP to serve Canadian citizens," says Damien Séguy, a co-founder of the association. "By being present at the GTEC exhibition, PHP's maturity and competitive advantages will be presented to the the companies that make up this sector. And these advantages are numerous."

The GTEC exhibition will be the first opportunity to meet Canadian experts and services vendors:
+ Direction|PHP, French PHP magazine (
+ iWeb Hosting, Web application hosting (
+ NexxLink, PHP development consulting services (
+ PHP|Architect, English PHP magazine (
+ Savoir Faire Linux Formations, PHP 5 expert training

PHP Québec will present their latest studies on PHP adoption in Canada:
+ PHP White paper (Canadian edition)
+ The PHP services yellow pages in Québec
+ The AMP 2005 conference, in Montréal
+ The PHP profesionals network
+ PHP Québec DVD and CDROM

For the past two years, PHP Québec has organized monthly meetings focused on PHP, in Montréal and Québec. It promotes sharing and know-how exchanges among PHP users. More over, the association provides key information for companies, schools and government in an effort to unveil the economic potential of this technology.

More information: meet us at booth 1610C, or visit our web site: The PHP Québec board may also be contacted, at:[url=]Version française[/url]