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New Meetup: Modern Template Metaprogramming, void_t, and the Detection Idiom - Announcing a new Meetup for Chicago C/C++ Users Group! What : Modern Template Metaprogramming, void_t, and the Detection Idiom When Jay F. S. Mar 23, 2015 9:42 PM
Reservations for Tuesday's meeting - As you see we're in a new location (in the same building) for our January program.   As of this morning 81 people have registered.  That's a very large group that will strain our host's facilities. It's important to get an accurate count.   Conrad W. Jan 19, 2015 2:42 PM
Meeting reservations - Twenty-four Members attended our very successful season opener in fine September weather.  But twenty-nine other members who reserved didn't show up! We didn't have food or refreshments in September, but we often do.  If a sponsor had donated Conrad W. Oct 6, 2014 11:56 AM
Reservations - If you've reserved a spot for the meeting and now find you won't attend, please cancel your reservation.  Then we'll be able to accommodate more members and will know how many to expect. Conrad W. Sep 22, 2014 8:00 AM
September 23 Meetup: 30 Years of Teaching C and C++ - Our first Meetup of the season has been announced.  For more details, see http://www.meetup.com/Chicago-­C-CPP-Users-Group/events/17436­5632/ When Jay F. S. Sep 12, 2014 12:41 PM
June 5 - 6 Conference: Parallel Programming in Finance - Fellow Lovers of C and C++, Our esteemed colleague Chanaka Liyanaarachchi has asked me to pass on the following message: > > We're organizing a conference on "Recent Developments in Parallel > Programming in Finance". > > For more info pl. vi Jay F. S. May 25, 2014 12:34 PM
Are you coming? - As of Monday evening our C/C++ Users' Group has 18 more people registered (on the waiting list) than the room capacity of 66. If you registered and now find that you won't attend, then please cancel your reservation in order to free a place for Conrad W. Mar 24, 2014 10:50 PM
Tuesday evening meeting capacity - Once again a large number of members have registered for next week's program, more than the capacity of our host's large room. But we have a tradition of members registering and then not showing up.  Of course, you're free to change your mind, Conrad W. Mar 20, 2014 7:59 AM
Tonight's (January 21) meeting - At noon, we have an impressive 82 members registered for the Robert Martin presentation! I know we're all looking forward to hearing Mr. Martin's views and, if we're not already well  acquainted with Clojure, to learning more about it. Conrad W. Jan 21, 2014 11:59 AM
Tuesday evening's presentation - Once again over a hundred members have registered their intent to attend this month's meeting.  That's wonderful, and we feel pleased that our group has been so successful this year. But those of you who've attended meetings at the Workbridge Conrad W. Jan 19, 2014 3:36 PM
End-Of-Year Message From The Axiom Group - For the past two years, The Axiom Group has been a regular sponsor of the meetings of the Chicago C/C++ Users' Group, supplying us with pizza, snacks, and beverages. All they ask in exchange is to inform us, from time to time, of job openings that the Jay F. S. Dec 21, 2013 8:21 PM
New Meetup: Clojure is the next C. - Announcing a new Meetup for Chicago C/C++ Users Group! Clojure is the next C Tuesday, January 21,[masked]:30 PM Workbridge Associates 10 South La Salle Street, Suite #1330 Chicago, IL 60602 Come learn a little Clojure Jay F. S. Nov 20, 2013 11:43 PM
November meeting: topic and location - Fellow programmers: We've nailed down the location for the November meeting. http://www.meetup.com/Chicago-­C-CPP-Users-Group/events/13787­3392/ It's at Workbridge, the convenient and friendly downtown site we've used several time Conrad W. Oct 27, 2013 11:59 AM
PDF From Scott Meyers Talk - Scott Meyers has e-mailed us a PDF containing the visual component of his October 17 talk; it is available online at http://ccug.chicago.il.us/Scot­tMeyers.pdf (there is also a link to it on the ccug.chicago.il.us home page) Jay F. Jay F. S. Oct 20, 2013 7:38 PM
Correction and apology - On Oct 18, 2013, at 1:38 PM, "Nevin \":-)\"" < [address removed] > < [address removed] > wrote: You've misspoken for me and DRW (my employer) on nu Conrad W. Oct 18, 2013 2:36 PM
Re: [Chicago-C-CPP-Users-Group] Member identification - I think when the CPP group decided to create a presence on Meetup.com, they must have had an understanding that they were entering a much larger community and that there would need to Tom W. Oct 18, 2013 11:58 AM
Re: [Chicago-C-CPP-Users-Group] Member identification - On 18 October[masked]:15, Conrad Weisert  < cweisert@acm.o Nevin ". Oct 18, 2013 11:54 AM
Re: [Chicago-C-CPP-Users-Group] Member identification - I said it two months ago, and I will say it again. There is nothing in this group's by-laws, and no historical need, to require people to use full-legal names. Please stop putting pressure on the group to do such. This Rob D. Oct 18, 2013 9:26 AM
Member identification - Two months ago I posted a plea http://www.meetup.com/Chicago-­C-CPP-Users-Group/messages/boa­rds/thread/37562462 for members who have joined under a pseudonym to update their information using their real names .   To thos Conrad W. Oct 18, 2013 9:15 AM
Re: [Chicago-C-CPP-Users-Group] Building Security At The CBOE Building - David S. Oct 17, 2013 4:29 PM
Building Security At The CBOE Building - To all CCUG members who are attending, or considering attending, tonight's meeting: We have been recently ("recently" as in "today") informed that the building security at the Chicago Board of Options Exchange (over which our generous hosts have litt Jay F. S. Oct 17, 2013 1:03 PM
Reservations and arrival - Once again we have a near capacity reservation list for our meeting.  That's great, and we eagerly look forward to Scott Meyers's informative and stimulating presentation. However, if you've made a reservation and then discover that you can't Conrad W. Oct 15, 2013 10:18 AM
October 15 ACM - Any CCUG members who were disappointed when Robert Martin withdrew as our April speaker can hear him October 15 at ACM. http://www.chicagoacm.org/ Conrad W. Oct 4, 2013 10:39 AM
Capacity (important!) - We managed to negotiate a room with larger capacity, but between our two organizations we're again sold out with a little overflow to balance the expected no-shows.   The time is close, so we won't be adjusting the capacity again.  At this point here Conrad W. Sep 18, 2013 11:48 AM
Meetup details changed: "One C++" by Herb Sutter and "Broad-spectrum C++/C++14" by Bjarne Stroustrup - We've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Chicago-­C-CPP-Users-Group/events/12069­5052/ When : Tu Jay F. S. Sep 13, 2013 1:39 PM
Reservations for September 24 - Thanks to the efforts of Nevin Liber, we've managed accommodate the wait list for our September 24 event, and we can handle a few more. Room capacity remains a potential limitation, however.  Therefore, it's more urgent than usual that members Conrad W. Sep 10, 2013 10:29 AM
Re: [Chicago-C-CPP-Users-Group] Member names - Conrad, please be aware that meetup profiles are shared among many different groups which some may wish to remain anonymous within. The by-laws do not contain this voting restriction. Unless the iterim committee, of which yo Rob D. Aug 31, 2013 10:37 AM
Member names - Some members of our group have joined under nicknames or clever pseudonyms.  In order to vote for officers or for by-laws changes, however, or to serve as an officer or a speaker, you must use your real full name and contact information. Conrad W. Aug 31, 2013 4:55 AM
C++ Developers - Mike C. Aug 1, 2013 10:10 AM
Nominations for[masked] officers - Because time is tight under our newly-approved by-laws, I'm acting as an ad hoc nominating committee to assemble slates of candidates for the C/C++ Users' Group Board.  I'm happy to have help from anyone. If you're willing to Conrad W. Jun 21, 2013 10:02 AM
Making it official - Our draft by-laws have been approved by a 15-to-0 vote of the members who voted.  (If you didn't vote, you missed your chance, but you can still propose amendments or resolutions.)  With a few minor corrections and trivial modifications, htt Conrad W. Jun 13, 2013 9:52 AM
Important planning meeting - Wednesday evening, May 22, we shall gather at a location to be announced later for a planning session.    NOTE: This is not a regular "meetup" event:   Any member is welcome to attend who is willing to Conrad W. May 17, 2013 8:01 AM
RE: [Chicago-C-CPP-Users-Group] Interim steering committee meeting - Hi Conrad I will be out of town. Sorry to miss the planning meeting. I am happy to offer to speak. James G. May 7, 2013 11:50 AM
Re: [Chicago-C-CPP-Users-Group] Interim steering committee meeting - I shall not attend the May 22 meeting because I shall be teaching a class in FLorida that week. But do not change the meeting date for my sake, because I am only one man, and it is probably impossible to find a date that is good for everyone. Ja Jay F. S. May 7, 2013 11:06 AM
Interim steering committee meeting - Wednesday evening, May 22, we shall gather at a location to be announced later for a planning session.    NOTE: This is not a regular "meetup" event:   Any member is welcome to attend who is willing to wor Conrad W. May 7, 2013 9:05 AM
Reservations for this evening - An impressive 70 members have registered for this evening's program.  That figure, however, may include some who had originally registered for the now-cancelled Robert Martin program. Since our hosts are providing food and refreshments, please Conrad W. Apr 23, 2013 9:45 AM
By Laws and Fall meeting - Following up my March 1 message, I've posted a slightly edited version of the by-laws.  Click "pages" on the group's home page. If we can vote to approve this or a further edited version by our April 23 meeting, we can put our organization on Conrad W. Mar 30, 2013 10:38 AM
Getting organized (again) - Our C/C++ Users' Group is faced with a collection of urgent issues that may well determine our survival: We need to approve our draft by-laws and become an official entity.  We don't need to talk about doing so at some vague time in the Conrad W. Mar 12, 2013 3:00 PM
Letting us know - Of course we hope everyone will join us this evening.  But if you can't come to the meeting please don't forget to cancel your reservation, as a few members already have done.  Our hosts will be ordering food based on the number of p Conrad W. Feb 26, 2013 3:02 PM
Weather impact - Some suburban members have expressed concern about transportation this evening. Fortunately Metra trains are fairly reliable, and, as shown in this schedule http://www.chicagoacm.org/gett­ing-to-a-meeting-on-metra there are retur Conrad W. Feb 26, 2013 1:34 PM
Free Pizza At Our February 26 Meeting; CCUG Bylaws - 1. The next meeting of the Chicago C/C++ Users' Group is scheduled for 6:15pm, Tuesday evening, February 26, generously hosted by Workbridge Associates, at 10 South La Salle Street, Suite #1330. If you intend to come but have not yet told Jay F. S. Feb 18, 2013 6:09 PM
Grab a chance to join trading company in Chicago on a full-time basis( US citizens or Green Card holders) - Natalie Valius (. Feb 6, 2013 11:56 AM
C++ Developer role in Chicago - Natalie Valius (. Jan 23, 2013 9:04 AM
C++ Opportunities - user 5. Dec 3, 2012 11:44 AM
Short planning session Wednesday - Some of us plan to attend the ACM meeting this week http://www.chicagoacm.org/ During the social hour 5:30 - 6:30 we may meet informally to discuss: -  Approval of the draft by-laws (If you still haven't examined them, click on Conrad W. Nov 11, 2012 1:43 PM
Event in the west suburbs - Career Opportunties for Chicagoland C++ Developers in[masked] by Gene Panov and Boris Kaganov  Tuesday Nov 13th 2012 at 7:00pm Abstract -------- Gene Panov of Prime 7 Systems LLC and B Conrad W. Nov 8, 2012 7:13 AM
Brennan Hughes's Correct Telephone Number - Correction to the e-mail of a few minutes ago: Brennan Hughes, like all good Americans, has a 7-digit telephone number, not a 6-digit number: 312/9241458. Jay F. Shachter 6424 N Whipple St Chicago IL [masked] [masked] lan Jay F. S. Oct 24, 2012 5:10 PM
Free Pizza At Thursday Evening Meeting - WWFIRS, a leading recruitment firm in the High Frequency Trading space, will be providing pizza for the event tomorrow evening (6:15pm, 10 South La Salle Street, #1330), hoping thereby to derive some favorable publicity. They ask only that you check o Jay F. S. Oct 24, 2012 4:53 PM
Check Out The CCUG October 25 6:15pm Meeting At 10 South La Salle, #1330 - The Chicago C/C++ Users' Group will be having a meeting this Thursday evening, October 25, 6:15pm, at 10 South La Salle Street, Suite #1330. Some of you might not have received the invitation when it was first posted, because the event title contained Jay F. S. Oct 21, 2012 8:18 PM
Volunteers needed - Our organization is in a strange position. On the plus side, we now have 332 members, 50 of whom attended our last meeting, and 38 have registered for October 23.  Although some of the "members" are non-Chicagoans who will never attend one of Conrad W. Oct 10, 2012 4:21 PM
October 23 is still planned - I know you're getting curious about the location and the program for October 23. I've been assured by our interim program chair, Jay Shachter, that he will announce the details following the Jewish holidays that end October 9. Thanks fo Conrad W. Oct 8, 2012 10:46 AM
Re: [Chicago-C-CPP-Users-Group] Help needed - I have a good idea. Is anyone familiar with live lab near Franklin band wells? They have a brand new space they use for these Bryan Le bryan l. Oct 2, 2012 8:18 PM
Re: [Chicago-C-CPP-Users-Group] Help needed - We used to hold our CJUG meetings at Loyola for a couple of year Rakesh V. Oct 1, 2012 10:25 AM
Re: [Chicago-C-CPP-Users-Group] Help needed - You could try TechNexus. Just stop in they ar Jeff A. Oct 1, 2012 9:07 AM
Help needed - As you know, our group has scheduled its season opener October 23.   Unfortunately, we've encountered two obstacles: 1. We don't have a meeting place. The ninth floor room at DePaul that held our very successful May Conrad W. Oct 1, 2012 8:28 AM
Can anyone recommend a REALLY GOOD C++ developer? - Hello everyone,  Gene P. Aug 2, 2012 1:15 PM
Enough! - Colleagues: A couple of weeks ago I posted a request for help in preparing a C++ definition for a composite data item class that many of our applications need: http://www.meetup.com/Chicago-­C-CPP-Users-Group/messages/boa­rds/thread/24226842 I Conrad W. Jun 29, 2012 8:15 AM
Re: [Chicago-C-CPP-Users-Group] Person class: subordinate data items - Hi Conrad Sorry to not respond sooner. I think the answer may lie in what the application is. Do you e James G. Jun 24, 2012 8:55 PM
Person class: subordinate data items - I was hoping to get our group involved in solving an important problem http://www.meetup.com/Chicago-­C-CPP-Users-Group/messages/369­59872/ We have 301 members, 296 of whom had no comment on this issue, so let's move on. Taking a top-down approach Conrad W. Jun 24, 2012 1:25 PM
The troublesome Person class - Almost all of us have worked on applications in which we needed a Person class along with associated roles, such as Customer , Employee , or Student .   Since the earliest days of OOP pr Conrad W. Jun 14, 2012 8:45 AM
Duplicate announcement - We somehow got a duplicate meeting announcement posted for a brief period Monday. If you're registered for "Going Parallel with C++011" on either the C/C++ Users' Group site or the HPC & GPU Supercomputing Group site, then you're on the lis Conrad W. May 21, 2012 1:36 PM
Preview - I heard Joe Hummel's talk yesterday at Code Camp, and it was both informative and entertaining. It was disappointing that he spoke to an attentive audience of only 13, when our Tuesday evening repetition is oversubscribed at over 70.    I sup Conrad W. May 20, 2012 11:50 AM
More on Tuesday capacity - Of course we're delighted that so many members and others are eager to hear Joe Hummel tell us about the new parallel processing features in the C++ standard.  Between our two organizations we now have 70 registrations for a room with a capacity of 60 Conrad W. May 16, 2012 9:52 PM
May 22 capacity - Our May 22 meeting is turning out to be an even bigger draw than we had expected.   With two weeks to go we've run up against our rather large (60) room capacity.   Although we're asking, I doubt that a larger room is available on such short notice. Conrad W. May 10, 2012 9:33 AM
May 22 attendance - Friends and colleagues: Our reservations so far and those of our sister organization are nearing room capacity (60) for our May 22 meeting.  That's fine, but let's be careful not to waste any slots.  If you made a reservation and then find yo Conrad W. May 2, 2012 9:36 PM
Wednesday evening - Although I have no specific knowledge of the speaker's intention, it's possible that Wednesday evening's ACM presentation http://www.chicagoacm.org/ can be related to the techniques we discussed February 28. In a Conrad W. Mar 12, 2012 10:23 AM
Supporting material for February 28 program - I posted yesterdays presentation slides: condensed (4/page) version at http://www.idinews.com/private­/CHW/CPP1202.pdf full-page version at http://www.idinews.com/private­/CHW/CPP1202Full.pdf Conrad W. Feb 29, 2012 10:37 AM
C++ Developer Full Time Opportunities - user 2. Dec 5, 2011 4:13 PM
Chicago iPhone/iPad Three Day IOS 5.0 Intensive Boot Camp this December 9-11. Seats still available at Early Bird - Jonathan S. Dec 1, 2011 11:42 AM
Chicago iPhone/iPad Three Day IOS 5.0 Intensive Boot Camp this December 9-11. Seats still available at Early Bird - Jonathan S. Nov 22, 2011 12:09 PM
Book recommendation - On the strength of favorable reviews, I got Martin Reddy's "API Design for C++", and read most of it this week. I drafted a review http://www.idinews.com/BookRev­iews/ReddyRvw.html which I'll post nex Conrad W. Nov 19, 2011 10:01 PM
Chicago iPhone/iPad Three Day IOS 5.0 Intensive Boot Camp this October 28-30. Still a few seats available at Early Bird Rate - Jonathan S. Oct 25, 2011 11:03 AM
Re: [Chicago-C-CPP-Users-Group] Remainder of 2011? - On Mon, Oct 24, 2011 at 5:33 AM, Conrad Weisert wrote: > NEVIN LIBER has informed us that he will longer participate in our interim > steering committee and that DRW is no longer willing to host our meetings. > Let's thank Nevin for Nathan D. Oct 24, 2011 9:11 AM
Remainder of 2011? - NEVIN LIBER has informed us that he will longer participate in our interim steering committee and that DRW is no longer willing to host our meetings. Let's thank Nevin for his leadership and for his interesting and informative presentation last season. Conrad W. Oct 24, 2011 5:33 AM
Next Chicago iPhone/iPad Three Day Intensive Boot Camp ? October 28 - October 30 - Register now at Early Bird and Save - Jonathan S. Oct 14, 2011 10:54 AM
Dennis Ritchie passed away - via Rob Pike  -  8:02 PM  -  Public I just heard that, after a long illness, Dennis Ritchie (dmr) died at home this weekend. I have no more information. I trust there are people her Nevin ". Oct 12, 2011 9:54 PM
RE: [Chicago-C-CPP-Users-Group] Where are the potential speakers? - Masood B. Oct 12, 2011 9:57 AM
Where are the potential speakers? - On October 2 I posted on our group's message board a plea for members to volunteer to make presentations to the group. So far no one has responded. For a professional group in a major city with 200 members that's more than disap Conrad W. Oct 12, 2011 9:08 AM
Next Chicago iPhone/iPad Three Day Intensive Boot Camp ? October 28 - October 30 - Jonathan S. Oct 7, 2011 12:51 PM
Volunteers needed for presentations - We had an excellent speaker lined up for an October 25 presentation on Design Patterns, but he has dropped out. It's probably too late to put together a high-quality presentation for that date, but we can still try to open our[masked] Conrad W. Oct 2, 2011 11:35 AM
Next Chicago iPhone/iPad Three Day Intensive Boot Camp ? September 30-October 2 - Jonathan S. Sep 1, 2011 12:41 PM
Re: [Chicago-C-CPP-Users-Group] Winter meeing - I for one am definitely interested in all three of these topics! On 25 December[masked]:17, Rob Douglas < [address removed] > wrote: Nevin ". Dec 29, 2010 5:53 PM
Re: [Chicago-C-CPP-Users-Group] Please Do Not Send HTML Mail To The Chicago-C-C++-Users-Group - On 28 December[masked]:40, Jay F. Shachter < [address removed] > wrote: Nevin ". Dec 28, 2010 11:00 AM
Please Do Not Send HTML Mail To The Chicago-C-C++-Users-Group - I just received two e-mails in HTML format. These messages were not from the Meetup Message Board, they were from individual in the group. I see nothing customizable in the "Your Account" area of the Meetup website that selects for HTML format, and, Jay F. S. Dec 26, 2010 11:25 AM
Re: [Chicago-C-CPP-Users-Group] Winter meeing - Hey all! I've been working on a few topics that I would be interested in presenting, but since I just got married this past fall, I have not had much time to put together any presentations. The first topic I am considering is Iterators v Rob D. Dec 25, 2010 1:13 PM
Winter meeing - Although the weather may be miserable, we want to keep the momentum going for the Chicago C/C== User Group with a meeting in January or February. I have something I'd like to present, but I prefer to wait until spring, since I spoke to the g Conrad W. Dec 25, 2010 12:03 PM
A strong recommendation for numeric classes - In response to a couple of strange programs that I had to review, I wrote this little article last week http://www.idinews.com/peeves/­mixedUnit.html As always, I welcom Conrad W. Dec 23, 2010 8:36 PM
Tomorrow's meeting - Don't forget that tomorrow (October 26) evening's meeting is not at the New Horizons site of our previous meetings. But it's still very convenient to transportation. Don't forget to register. See you there! Conrad W. Oct 25, 2010 10:03 AM
Tuesday's meeting - Our group has reached a point where participation is critical. Depending on our Chicago-area members, we may thrive or we may wither away. If you've already replied for the October 26 meeting, please be sure it's on your calendar, and come even Conrad W. Oct 23, 2010 1:06 PM
Meetup details updated: Type Erasure - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Chicago-­C-CPP-Users-Group/calendar/146­15188/ When : Tuesday, Oct Nevin ". Sep 24, 2010 9:48 AM
MongoDB Conference in Chicago on October 20 - Hi everyone, I thought you might be interested in this upcoming event about MongoDB. -Meghan Mongo Chicago! Register at http://bit.ly/mongochicago ABOUT Mongo Chicago will explore development with the open source, non-relational, document Meghan Sep 23, 2010 10:06 PM
New Meetup: Type Erasure - Announcing a new Meetup for Chicago C/C++ Users Group! What : Type Erasure When : Tuesday, October 26,[masked]:30 PM Where : Nevin ". Sep 1, 2010 12:32 AM
Chicago C/C++ Users Group[masked] Planning Meeting - This is your chance to get involved and shape the group! Come and help plan the year ahead! Various topics at the meeting will include but are not limited to: Presentations Officers Dues Headhunters Hope Nevin ". Aug 13, 2010 10:28 AM
(no subject) - Meg M. Jul 29, 2010 4:45 AM
Gang of Four patterns presentation - Dave Angulo's proposal can help our group regain momentum. However, instead of committing to a series, let's start by scheduling ONE presentation on a specific topic. The Gang of Four book mixes things every programmer should be aware of with ideas tha Conrad W. Jun 29, 2010 8:32 PM
Re: Faisal likes an idea for Chicago C/C++ Users Group - By "casual" I assume you mean someone's home, someone's office, or a quiet tavern with no pre-announced agenda. Our group now has 100 members. Some of them may live outside the Chicago area, but we should surely be able to draw two d Conrad W. May 18, 2010 10:02 AM
ACM meeting last night - I was disappointed to recognize only 2 of our group's members at the ACM meeting. We had fun, and there was good participation, but it would have helped to have had more C/C++ point of view. If you're interested you can find a link to a copy Conrad W. May 13, 2010 10:38 AM
Wednesday evening - Since our C/C++ User Group isn't meeting again until September, we can consider this month's Chicago ACM Chapter meeting http://www.chicagoacm.org/ as a group event. I hope to see some Conrad W. May 8, 2010 1:50 PM
Re: [Chicago-C-CPP-Users-Group] Repeat performance - I have coded a lot of numerical algorithms in C++. I posted my take on the NetwonRaphson method, and it is linked from Wikipedia's entry on Newton's method: http://acumensoftwareinc.com/T­echNotes/NewtonRaphson/html/ I coded this using functor's an Clark Apr 19, 2010 8:32 AM
Repeat performance - If anyone who's interested missed my September presentation or if you know someone else who's interested, I'll be repeating it Saturday Morning http://www.idinews.com/private­/num Conrad W. Apr 19, 2010 7:24 AM

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