Codeguru Update eNewsletter - March 31st, 2009

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Tuesday March 31, 2009


This Week's Topics


Comments from the Editor


It is a great time to be in the development world. There continue to be a lot of things happening in the developer space, and the rest of 2009 should prove to be interesting. We'll see what happens in areas of cloud computing, Windows 7, open source, and more.

One announcement this week that relates to Windows and cloud computing is the release of a new milestone for .NET Services. .NET Services are a a part of the Azure Services Platform that Microsoft is creating. Milestone 5 (M5) was just released for these services. You can find the Azure Services at http://www.microsoft.com/azure/register.mspx. Until next week...

Brad!
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Bradley L. Jones
www.CodeGuru.com
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Recently Published Books


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.

Agile Web Development with Rails, Third Edition
By Ruby, Thomas, and Hansson for Pragmatic Bookshelf
850 pages for $43.95

Essential LINQ
By Calvert and Kulkarni for Addison-Wesley
600 pages for $44.99

New & Updated Articles on CodeGuru


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 here.

Scrollable Image Viewer
By Vivek Ragunathan
Create an image display control with image scrolling facilities.

DevicePath Information
By Mufti Mohammed
Discover how to retrieve device path and device instance id for storage devices attached to the system

AMD64 (EM64T) Architecture
By Andrey Karpov
Discover the AMD64 architecture and its implementation EM64T by Intel.

Create a Eclipse DataBase Client with Hibernate
By Arseny
Discover how fast and easy it is to build and Eclipse client to a database.

Discussion Groups


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

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New Articles on Developer.com


Tapping Into Microsoft Live Services with C#
By Jani Jdrvinen
Microsoft offers developers a large selection of application programming interfaces. Using the Microsoft Live constellation of web-based services, you can easily add search, mapping, presence, and more to your applications.

Extend the Flexibility and Functionality of SharePoint with HTTP Modules and Handlers
By Gustavo Velez
HttpHandlers and HttpModules are easy to program and can be widely implemented in the system, so they are useful tools for you to use with SharePoint.

Mule - The Open Source Enterprise Integration Solution
By Ayyappan Gandhirajan
Can Mule help you carry the weight of your infrastructure? We'll shine a light on this open source ESB and show you how it can help you reduce complexity in your web service applications.



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