[clug] Programmers Special Interest Group
z at amused.net
Sun Dec 14 22:34:12 GMT 2003
Mon, Dec 08, 2003 at 06:00:03PM +1100, Brad Hards wrote:
> Is there interest (for 2004) for a splinter group of CLUG (or perhaps another
> group - AUUG maybe) to have a programmers SIG.
> I'm thinking of ripping off the famous CLUG formula, viz:
> - - no membership fees
> - - no committee
> - - plenty of pizza.
> The idea would be to have a longer presentation (up to 2 hours, max) in more
> of a tutorial format. I'd like to see a range of levels, from some reasonably
> basic material through to some reasonably advanced material, but that
> obviously depends on what people would be willing to present.
> At least basic C programming ability would be assumed.
> My idea of a basic tutorial is something like:
> Intermediate would be just about anything using standard C. Say a tutorial on
> using various networking or graphics primatives / libraries. A language
> tutorial on a language derived from C might also be intermediate. I think
> most of the tutes should be at the intermediate level.
> Advanced might be use of a non-standard language, and non-standard libraries
> (because you have to learn the language as you go to keep up with the tute).
> I'd particularly like to see stuff about doing plugins for various projects
> (eg using an application server behind Apache); desktop kits, networking,
> graphics, or use of non-Posix kernel features.
> If there is some interest in people attending, we'd obviously need to find a
> venue, a regular time, and some speakers. Maybe Room 101 can be made
> available, although I haven't approached the ANU yet.
Count me in.
Patrick Cole <z at amused.net>
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