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Concurrency in C++11

Hello everyone! Very pleased to announce that Carl Cook is willing to give a talk this next meetup. He is a software engineer (Ph.D. level software design and distributed systems) with eight years' experience in finance, who is interested and experienced in the implementation of high performance trading algorithms.

Topic
Modern computer architectures are inherently multi-threaded.  In this talk, an overview of support for concurrency in C++11 will be given. We will work through a few code examples, with a focus on the standard library, but we might drill down into lower level details where required. Time permitting, we can also take a quick look at proposed enhancements in C++14. 

Please note that this will be a talk on C++11's support for multi-threading and concurrency - not a presentation on the pros and cons of threading, designing for performance, etc."

Host
Huxley Associates is an international recruitment agency specializing in the placement of senior professionals in a diverse range of sectors. They place a lot of C++ developers too, and luckily for us they are willing to host the next meetup in a nice location in Amsterdam!

​Location: Singel 540, 1017 AZ Amsterdam


link to google maps: http://goo.gl/maps/i1WeS


Programme 

19:00 - Welcome & Pizza
19:10 - Quick intro & intro Huxley 
19:25 - Raffle!
19:30 - Talk: Carl Cook - Concurrency in C++11 
20:35 - Discussion/social with food & drinks
21:00 - Building closes, we can continue social at "Bar Paul" (1 minute walk)

The language used will be English.

Please rsvp! :)

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  • Daniel J. D.

    Joan and Carl,
    BTW As winners of the raffle, get source code by mailing me

    [masked]

    June 13, 2014

  • Daniel J. D.

    Great, well done Carl!

    And congratulations on winning my Boost C++ Volume I book!

    Ray's database is getting better and better :-)

    Daniel Dufffy

    June 13, 2014

  • Jeroen De M.

    Great to meet everybody, will definitely join again!

    June 13, 2014

  • Raymond B.

    It was very informative, the organisation was great thank You to all who made it possible. Ill make sure i can join next time

    June 13, 2014

  • Ray B.

    Just some extra info:

    Entrance:

    Until 19:00 people can enter the building from the main/front entrance, at the Singel, after 19:00 via the back entrance.
    There will be someone at the door, if not, please call at: 06-24410450.

    Car/parking:

    You can park your car in the parkinggarage of you building “de Geelvinck”. Send the navigation to the following address: Reguliersdwarsstraat 59. Your navigation will send you to parking “de Geelvinck” so you can park on the roof of the Huxley Associates building.

    With public transportation:

    from Amsterdam Centraal Station tram 1,2 or 5, or from trainstation Amsterdam-Zuid/WTC tram 5
    get off at the Koningsplein stop
    right across from the tram stop, is the Singel (Flowermarket)
    Huxley Associates is located on the right-hand side of the Singel nr. 540 (building “de Geelvinck”) on the 3rd floor

    June 12, 2014

  • Berteun D.

    I sadly have obligations @ work!

    June 12, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Unfortunately I have to cancel. Was looking forward to this a lot but I have to attend to a family member who took a nasty fall.

    June 12, 2014

    • Ray B.

      That's unfortunate indeed, hope he will be allright..

      June 12, 2014

  • Ludo S.

    i wish I could join because this is a most interesting topic.. however I am unable to make this because of training sessions in ZF2

    June 11, 2014

    • Ray B.

      That's a pity, maybe next time, hope the trainings are any good ;)

      June 12, 2014

  • Daniel J. D.

    Looking forward to it Carl,

    Ray
    Really good work by you, thanks!

    2 · May 28, 2014

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