Codeguru Update eNewsletter - November 3rd, 2009 Network
Tuesday November 3, 2009

This Week's Topics

Comments from the Editor
Check out this week's new articles on both Codeguru and around Stay tuned to Codeguru's main site over the coming weeks. We are working on some changes to the site that will be live before the year's end.

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
600 pages for $29.99

Succeeding with Agile: Software Development Using Scrum
By Mike Cohn for Addisson-Wesley
504 pages for $49.99

Introduction to Algorithms, Third Edition
By Cormen, Leiserson, Rivest, and Steinfor for MIT Press
1300 pages for $87

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.

Mobile Device Detection and Redirection Using ASP.NET/MVC
By matrixmesh
Discuss approaches to determine if an HTTP request is coming from a mobile phone and then redirecting the request to a page optimized for a mobile browser. Also it shows how to retrieve mobile device capabilities information.

[Updated] MODBUS Serial RTU + TCP/IP Simulator
By Conrad Braam
If you are unable to find a free Modbus Slave simulator, here is one.

Keystroke Monitoring
By Apriorit Inc.
In this article we will consider the methods of hooking keyboard data in the kernel mode. The described approaches can be used for solving the tasks of keystroke analysis, blocking and also redefining some combinations.

BLOG: "Microsoft's Entire Marketing Campaign for Windows 7 is Predicated on a Lie"
By Bradley L. Jones
"Microsoft's Entire Marketing Campaign for Windows 7 is Predicated on a Lie"

BLOG: World's First 100-core Chip; Powerful but not "Intel Inside"
By Bradley L. Jones
World's First 100-core Chip; Powerful but not "Intel Inside"

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An Introduction to Java Enterprise Portals and Portlet Development
By Vlad Kofman
With portlet development popularity rising steadily, find out what you need to know to begin developing your own portlets.

Handling Lengthy Operations with Android App Widgets
By Shane Conder
Create an Android App Widget for the home screen which relies upon background processing by an Android Service.

Top Five Touch UI-Related Design Guidelines
By Mike Rozlog
As hardware that supports new touch and multi-touch technologies becomes commonplace, developers need to keep the new capabilities in mind when building applications.

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