CodeGuru Update eNewsletter - May 16th, 2006

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CodeGuru Newsletter
May 16, 2006

http://www.CodeGuru.com

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TOPICS:

--> Editorial -

--> Recently Published Books

--> New on CodeGuru:
   -- Articles --
        ==> AJAX
                - XMLHttp Requests for Ajax
        ==> ASP.NET
                - ASP.NET Tip: Create a BasePage Class for All Pages to Share
        ==> Assemblies
                - Assemblies in .NET
        ==> C# 3.0
                - One-Step Object Creation and Initialization in C# 3.0
        ==> Encryption
                - Crypto++. Holds the Key to Encrypting Your C++ Application Data
        ==> .NET 
                - Common Type System (CTS): One Platform to Rule Them All

--> Discussion Groups -- HOT Threads
       
- Code for calling help file
        - CAsyncSocket onReceive() delay
        - From an array of HEX Codes to a collection of JPG files?

--> Highlighted new articles on Developer.com 
        1. Closing the Loop: Using SOA to Automate Human Interaction
        2. Security in a Loosley Coupled SOA Environment
        3. Is "Java Server Faces" a Bona Fide Panacea for the Web UI?

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Comments from the Editor
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This week I'm at JavaOne in San Francisco learning about the latest happenings in the Java world. Tune in next week or watch the site for the latest updates on what interesting tidbits I learn. In the mean time, check out the newest video that will be posting this week to the site!

Until next week...

Brad!
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Bradley L. Jones
www.CodeGuru.com
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Recently Published Books
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For those of you keeping up by reading books. The following are just a few of the new books that have been recently released. If you've read any of these, feel free to write a review to be posted on CodeGuru. See the submission guidelines at: http://www.codeguru.com/review-guidelines.php

--> Beginning ASP.NET 2.0 in VB 2005
      From Novice to Professional
      By Matthew MacDonald for Apress
      1070 pages for $49.99
      http://books.internet.com/books/1590596218

--> TSP Coaching Development Teams
      By Watts S. Humphrey for Addison-Wesley
      420 pages for $54.99 (Hardcover)
      http://books.internet.com/books/0201731134

--> The Microsoft Data Warehouse Toolkit
      With SQL Server 2005 and the Microsoft Business Intelligence Toolset
      By Mundy and Thornthwaite with Kimball for Wiley
      600 pages for $50.00
      http://books.internet.com/books/0471267155

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New & Updated Articles on CodeGuru
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Following are short descriptions of new articles on CodeGuru. If you are interested in submitting your own article for inclusion on the site, then you will find guidelines located at http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,2g8b,1,fka1,909i,jorm,i5r0

This week's CodeGuru posts:

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==> AJAX

- XMLHttp Requests for Ajax
 
   By Nicholas C. Zakas
Professional AJAX author Nicolas Zakas shows the benefits as well as some of the disadvantages of using HTTP requests in your applications.

http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,2g8b,1,hi5l,3so,jorm,i5r0

==> ASP.NET

- ASP.NET Tip: Create a BasePage Class for All Pages to Share
    By Eric Smith
Creating a shared Page class from which all your Web pages inherit allows the pages to share common functions, settings, and so forth without having to do much work.

http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,2g8b,1,z0h,m9xo,jorm,i5r0

==> Assemblies

- Assemblies in .NET
    By sameer_sood
Learn how to use C# to create shared .NET assemblies.

http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,2g8b,1,500n,douy,jorm,i5r0

==> C# 3.0

- One-Step Object Creation and Initialization in C# 3.0
    By Vipul Patel
C# 3.0 introduced object initializers, which provide a new syntax to initialize the objects you create. This simple syntax combines object creation and initialization into a single step.

http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,2g8b,1,98qg,bgj3,jorm,i5r0

==> Encryption

- Crypto++. Holds the Key to Encrypting Your C++ Application Data
    By Victor Volkman
The need to encrypt sensitive information is more important than ever. Luckily, the C++ class library Crypto++ enables you to encrypt your application data regularly and painlessly.

http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,2g8b,1,o5,he3o,jorm,i5r0

==> .NET

- Common Type System (CTS): One Platform to Rule Them All
    By Joe Duffy
The Common Language Infrastructure (CLI) specification executes code inside the bounds of a well-defined typesystem, called the Common Type System (CTS).

http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,2g8b,1,hcrn,ekgj,jorm,i5r0

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Discussion Groups
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Check out the CodeGuru discussion forums at:

http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,2g8b,1,bcr8,cx5j,jorm,i5r0

Forums include Visual C++, General C++, Visual Basic, Java, General Technology, C#, ASP.NET, XML, Help Wanted, and much, much, more!

... HOT THREADS ...

Some of the current threads with the most activity are:

==> Code for calling help file
        http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,2g8b,1,e7le,lwdt,jorm,i5r0

==> CAsyncSocket onReceive() delay
       
http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,2g8b,1,kw3n,1lqp,jorm,i5r0

==> From an array of HEX Codes to a collection of JPG files?
        http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,2g8b,1,hik7,4ioe,jorm,i5r0

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New Articles on Developer.com
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Below are some of the new articles that have been posted to Developer.com (http://www.developer.com).

1. Closing the Loop: Using SOA to Automate Human Interaction
    By Surekha Durvasula, Dave Lindeman, and Bob Hensle -
See how you can take correction mechanisms designed for human interpretation and replace them with an automated correction mechanism.the Service-Enabled Analytical Interpreter.that can be used within a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) environment.

http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,2g8b,1,9vh,bsd6,jorm,i5r0

2. Security in a Loosley Coupled SOA Environment
    By Eric Pulier and Hugh Taylor -
SOA promises efficiencies and improvements; however, all benefits could be lost if you don't have the right security pieces in place.

http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,2g8b,1,7z58,40nl,jorm,i5r0

3. Is "Java Server Faces" a Bona Fide Panacea for the Web UI?
    By Vlad Kofman -
See how this relatively new technology for the RAD development of Java Web applications allows you to develop an enterprise-scale Web applications with the navigation flow control, drag-and-drop pre-build components (tags) for UI widgets, validators, converters, and internalization resource bundles, as well as create new custom UI widgets, validators, and converters.

http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,2g8b,1,ethl,35by,jorm,i5r0

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