Codeguru Update eNewsletter - September 1st, 2009 Network
Tuesday September 1, 2009

This Week's Topics

Comments from the Editor

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Until next week...

Bradley L. Jones

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.

Android Wireless Application Development
By Shane Conder, Lauren Darcey for Addison-Wesley
600 pages for $44.99

Exploratory Software Testing: Tips, Tricks, Tours, and Techniques to Guide Test Design
By James A. Whittaker for Addison-Wesley
256 pages for $39.99

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.

[Updated] How to Use a Font Without Installing It
By Wong Shao Voon
How to use a font without installing it first on user systems.

Opening Modal Managed Windows from MFC
By Marius Bancila
This article explains how one can use WPF and Windows Forms windows from native code as modal windows, and what are the problems that can arise and what are the solutions.

The Future of Managed Languages: C# and Visual Basic
By Mark Strawmyer
Learn three industry trends that are influencing the next releases of C# and Visual Basic.

Using a Web Application to Obtain Client-Specific Information
By Paul Kimmel
Obtain client-specific information from your Web application using ActiveX, which only works with Internet Explorer and browsers that have ActiveX extensions.

Easy C++ - Delegates / Generic Properties / Closures / Thunks
By Ali Imran
Implement delegates in C++ (which normally most of C++ compilers don't support) in a way that is really easy and that is cross-compiler compatible.

New Articles on

Build your own MVC Framework: Making Headway
Marc Plotz takes us further into his custom, lightweight MVC Framework.

Obtaining Client-Specific Information with a Web Application
Obtain client-specific information from your Web application using ActiveX, which only works with Internet Explorer and browsers that have ActiveX extensions.

Build a Custom WCF Encoder
When the built-in WCF encoders don't meet your needs, follow this example to create a custom encoder—and just plug it in!

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