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Stepping down - Hi everyone, After years of experience as a freelancer, I started a company that no longer lets me have the time to freelance. Thus, I no longer have time to run this group either. We need someone to step up and please run this group, g JP B. Mar 1, 2016 2:23 PM
Looking for a graphic designer - Hello Chicago Freelancers, If anyone in this mailing list is a freelance graphics artist with experience in branding and logo design, please send me your portfolio and contact info. Regards, JP JP B. Jun 5, 2015 11:03 AM
Future meetups - Hello everyone, This is a quick post. We're looking for some help in coordinating future meetups. Our core group would like to know who is interested in helping us increase our visibility and efficacy. Please email me JP B. Jan 21, 2015 6:02 PM
Tonight's meetup - Hi everyone, Unfortunately we were not able to secure speakers for tonight's event, so we'll need to reschedule them to come to our meetup a different night. We're still planning on meeting at Matilda's tonight for a bit to socialize and contin JP B. Nov 24, 2014 11:38 AM
Great meetup last night - Hi everyone! Thanks all for coming out last night. Hopefully those that made it enjoyed themselves, networked well, and were able to come away with a few tidbits that will help for future freelancing. JP B. Oct 23, 2014 11:28 AM
Bad Idea Hackathon: Build fun stuff with strangers Sep 5-7 - Here's some messaging Howdy all! I'm helping organize Bad Idea Hackathon -- a 3 day hackathon from Sep 5-7 for hackers, developers, designers, builders to come together in small teams Eric L Aug 19, 2014 6:33 PM
Meetup details changed: Drink to summer, network amongst others, and enjoy a sponsor! - Hey everyone, There was a mistake on the location (unfortunately Geekbar isn't yet open). So instead I'm suggesting Delilah's. If this changes your plans, please update your RSVP so we get a better idea of who's coming. Thanks for Brain JP B. Jul 22, 2014 1:57 PM
Re: [chicago-freelancers] Over 400 folks!!! - That's a little far from Chicago. We can do it again in August! On Sun, Jul 20, 2014 at 10:17 PM, Carl Karsten < JP B. Jul 20, 2014 10:37 PM
Re: [chicago-freelancers] Over 400 folks!!! - Nooo!!!!  you should have it at the bar in Columbus Ohio. cuz ;) On Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 4:27 PM, JP Bader < Carl K. Jul 18, 2014 4:44 PM
Over 400 folks!!! - Holy moly, We're over 400 people! That means we should celebrate! And with that, we're going to have a meetup for freelancers on 7/29 at Geekbar. Look for me w/ a day-glo green helmet (and maybe some other signage JP B. Jul 18, 2014 4:27 PM
Future meetups and sponsorships - Hi all, I wanted to send a quick thank you to Braintree for not only continuing to support our group with gracious hosting services (space, food, etc), but also to mention that they have just sponsored our group, which means we can have more me JP B. Jun 25, 2014 11:54 AM
Meetup details changed: Freelancers December Get-Together, sponsored by CloudSpokes - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­ev/events/153238822/ When : Monday, December 9,[masked]:00 PM JP B. Dec 2, 2013 3:20 PM
A note from Chris Cook, our health-insurance speaker - A note from Chris Cook, our health-insurance speaker: ---- Hi, Just wanted to thank you guys for allowing me to speak with your group about the changes in health insurance Chad G. Nov 1, 2013 1:56 PM
Birds of a feather reminder - Hey folks,   This is just a simple reminder that we're meeting up next week to discuss freelancing, contract development, and getting out on your own.  This isn't a sales pitch, and no recruiters will be here to sell you on something JP B. May 24, 2013 4:20 PM
GOOG Dev Group meetup w/ Harmon & Chrysler - Hey all, If you aren't an Android developer, then this is less important for you, however if you'd like to see some Car technology, Android, and audio, all mashed up in one meetup (and possibly win some cool shit), check this out: http: JP B. May 8, 2013 2:51 PM
Birds of a feather meetup - Hey software developers! The Chicago Dev Happy Hour is hosting a meetup on 5/29, 6pm, over at Design Cloud. Unlike most of our other happy hours, this one is specifically focused for folks wh JP B. May 6, 2013 3:22 PM
Cross compiling for the front end using Apache Flex or Randori - Tonight 6pm - Hi everyone, If you are planning on coming tonight and haven't registered via eventbrite, please do so (link is on or here:  JP B. Mar 18, 2013 11:01 AM
Tonight - Just an fyi - If you only said you're coming via meetup, and not from the eventbrite login, you won't be entered for the raffle. Sign up here if you'd like a shot at a license for Creative Suite Cloud: http://create_the_web_chicago.­ JP B. Nov 12, 2012 1:09 PM
Drink beer in 1871 event - Hey everyone, Not to be a buggeroo, but 3 things: 1) What kind of beverages do we want to have? 2) What kind of food do we want to have? 3) Please don't forget to register on eventbrite, otherwise i won't have an accurat JP B. Oct 30, 2012 2:08 PM
Drinks? - We're meeting up at the Exchequer tomorrow night, courtesy of Paul May and Associates. If you don't see geeks w/ computers geeking out, you might be in the wrong bar... See y'all tomorrow! -- JP Bader Principal Zavteq, Inc. @lordB8r | jp@zav JP B. Jul 24, 2012 9:23 AM
Meetup detail delta: Google's I/O kicked off, so let's talk ultimate geekery - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­ev/events/63831502/ When : Wednesday, June 27,[masked]:00 PM JP B. Jun 22, 2012 4:00 PM
Walk through of Sencha w/ beer (or other poison) - We're going to be at Fado's tomorrow evening.  There is a Python meetup I'm hoping to go to at 7, so I won't stay the entire time, but Ross probably will.   We're going to try and start as close to 5:30 as possible, so looking forward JP B. Jun 13, 2012 11:54 AM
Chicago Dev Happy Hour in Chicago Local Guide - Hello, Chicago Social life is very active and interesting. It's really great! I'd like to present you our always improving Chicago Local Guide Android app   The app is in TOP 5 of b Yulia T. Jan 20, 2012 8:24 AM
Next Chicago iPhone/iPad Three Day Intensive Boot Camp ? September 30-October 2 - Jonathan S. Sep 5, 2011 12:16 PM
Chicago Dev Happy Hour is happening this week! - Sorry for the late notice, but that's ok, we're Chicago and we deal with last minute requests all the time. But this one is awesome because we're drinking with one of the coolest devs out there, Mr. Dean Wampler, the guy who wrote THE book on Scala. JP B. Dec 14, 2010 4:51 PM
JP Bader added a post - And now we have a sponsor! Redpoint Technologies ( is glad to bring you the letter R, the number 1, and beer! Come join everyone for the happy hour! JP B. Dec 14, 2010 3:08 PM
New Meetup: Drink with others who care about mobile, multiple OS, and awesomeness - Announcing a new Meetup for Chicago Dev Happy Hour! What : Drink with others who care about mobile, multiple OS, and awesomeness When : Wednesday, November JP B. Nov 15, 2010 3:26 PM
JP Bader added a post - anyone interested in getting together for a drink, Software Craftsman Who Happen To Like Whiskey (SCWHTLW) will be hanging out at Rocks in Lincoln Park on Thursday, 10/28. See you there! JP B. Oct 24, 2010 12:19 AM
New Meetup: CDHH is Drinkin' with Jesse Freeman! - Announcing a new Meetup for Chicago Dev Happy Hour! What : CDHH is Drinkin' with Jesse Freeman! When : Wednesday, August 18,[masked]:30 PM Whe JP B. Aug 13, 2010 6:34 PM
New Meetup: Chicago Dev Happy Hour Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for Chicago Dev Happy Hour! What : Chicago Dev Happy Hour Meetup When : Thursday, July 29,[masked]:30 PM Where : Mi JP B. Jul 20, 2010 4:14 PM
$NextCDHH==funTime.inChicago({­label:"beer",data:"­networking"}) - Hey everyone! So we want to have the next happy hour in 2 weeks, but got a lackluster response (only 2) outta the whole group. Let's get some more people signed up, get more people attending, and get some happy hour fun going! I know some fol JP B. Jul 11, 2010 7:30 PM
Next CDHH - Hi all, We're planning the next Chicago Dev Happy Hour in advance, and we need your input. We're looking to do it near the end of July (last full week of July), and want to know if any of you have a burning desire to meetup at a particular pub JP B. Jun 30, 2010 2:52 PM
Tonight's Meetup - Hey all, We're having another CDHH tonight at Sully's. Come out, have a drink, bring a colleague, have a great time! Let's see some good turnout tonight! CDHH JP B. Jun 24, 2010 10:07 AM
CDHH meetup rescheduled - Hey all, Sorry for the last minute repose, but the June CDHH needs to be pushed back a few weeks so we can get our ducks lined up and make sure we even have a sponsor! Get some more friends to sign up and we'll be getting some cool paraphernal JP B. Jun 6, 2010 7:42 PM
JP Bader added a post - We now have a sponsor for this coming CDHH! tell your friends to come out for an entry to win a potential prize! The more signups the more booze! JP B. May 11, 2010 3:55 PM
JP Bader added a post - We now have a sponsor for this coming CDHH! tell your friends to come out for an entry to win a potential iPad or Android! The more signups the more booze! JP B. May 11, 2010 3:44 PM
Let's get more devs involved - Hey everyone, If you get a chance, please remind your friends to sign up and get out...we're working with a sponsor for our next meetup, which means free alcohol! A resource I checked out is Chicago Code Camp. If you can make it, I JP B. Apr 30, 2010 10:01 AM
Meetup details changed: Chicago Dev Happy Hour Meetup - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­ev/calendar/13308151/ When: Thursday, May 13,[masked]:30 PM Where: JP B. Apr 27, 2010 1:20 PM
JP Bader added a post - Now sitting in the nerdy dev corner JP B. Apr 21, 2010 6:09 PM

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