Codeguru Update eNewsletter - September 29th, 2009 Network
Tuesday September 29, 2009

This Week's Topics

Comments from the Editor

Yesterday and today I've been meeting with our developers to see if we could finally start the Codeguru face lift and updates. We are in the process of going through the details of a number of requests that have been made by members of Codeguru as well as by ms. We are forging ahead!

In the mean time, we are continuing to add content to our relatively new sister site, If you are working with SharePoint, then you'll want to check out the site as it posts a new article every week.

Until next week...

Bradley L. Jones
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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.

Coders at Work
By Peter Seibel for Apress
630 pages for $29.99

Programming Interactivity: A Designer's Guide to Processing, Arduino, and openFrameworks
By Joshua Noble for O'Reilly
734 pages for $50.00

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.

Facelift to Forms; Part 2: Button
By Jay Thakar
Discover various options to make beautiful, easy to implement and easy to use web forms. In this article you'll explore Buttons.

Outline Text, Part 2
By Wong Shao Voon
Display outline text with a translucent shadow and display a cached outline text for video rendering.

[Updated] Doing In-Place Editing in a GridView
By Jay Thakar
Discover a different way to look at EditItemTemplate . using which user navigation for editing is reduced and ... it looks very different then regular implementation of GridView.

Declaring Namespaces with Micro Focus for COBOL.NET
By Michael Bleistein
In this article we will see how to use the ILUSING directive to declare namespaces in your COBOL.NET programs using Micro Focus.

BLOG: The Day Microsoft Killed the eBook Reader
By Brad Jones
Considering a ebook? While Microsoft isn't known for super successes in hardware, their secret ebook is worth a look.

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

How to Structure Leadership Roles for Guaranteed Project Delivery
Building partnerships between management and architecture can help augment the project manager's role and guarantee delivery.

Tuning and Testing Enterprise Web Services with SoapUI and JMeter
Need to take some of the frustration out of troubleshooting your web services? Read on to find out how.

Java Socket Programming in Client/Server Applications
Java provides all the capabilities required to develop socket-based applications relatively easily—and it hides all the complexity involved.

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