Codeguru Update eNewsletter – December 23rd, 2008





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Tuesday December 23, 2008



This Week’s Topics






Comments from the Editor
I just want to wish you a happy holiday.
Many people around the world are celebrating a variety of holidays over
the next several days. I wish you and yours the best!

Until next week…

Brad!
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Bradley L. Jones
www.CodeGuru.com
[email protected]
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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
.


Professional
Android Application Development

By Reto Meier for WROX
400 pages for
$44.99


Pro
Full-Text Search in SQL Server 2008

By Michael Coles for Apress
300 pages
for $49.99


Create
Dynamic Charts in Excel 2007 and Beyond

By Reinhold Scheck for Microsoft
Press
600 pages for $39.99 w/ CD



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]
Shutdown Manager

By
TT(n)
The Windows “Turn off” buttons are three or more steps away from
the desktop work area, depending on your personal settings. This can be
not only inconvenient, but downright bothersome at times. These programs
can power down the computer, in just one or two steps.


Visual
Basic 10 Is One Step Closer to Being C#

By Bradley Jones
Visual Basic developers
will be happy with the new simple feature coming to Visual Basic – a
feature languages like C# have had all along….


KBSoft
IP Locator

By Anton
Zlobin
Explore various aspects of getting information by IP Address.


Building
Microsoft Oslo Models

By Jeffrey Juday
Learn modeling and M development with the Oslo
CTP SDK.


Advanced
C++/CLI: Type Forwarding, Pointers, and Variable Argument
Lists

By Nick
Wienholt
C++/CLI has a number of advanced features that make developing
and maintaining applications easier. Discover how these allow types to be
moved between assemblies without breaking existing application, allow fast
and efficient interoperability between native functions, and make it
possible to create functions that take a variable number of parameters
while still maintaining type safety.


Changing
Mouse Settings With VB.NET

By Hannes du Preez
Learn how to change all the mouse settings
through the use of your Visual Basic program and the Registry.



Discussion Groups

Check
out the CodeGuru discussion forums

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

… HOT THREADS …


How
to detect where a DragDrop operation was intitiaited? (C#)


for
loop problem driving me insane! (C++)


How
to get current compiled file? (VC++)



New Articles on Developer.com

A
Visual Introduction to Using UML Sequence Diagrams for Refining Object
Models

By Mark
Grand
Discover how to draw UML sequence diagrams to refine the
relationships and responsibilities of classes and objects into a detailed
object model.


Reading
Excel Files with Apache POI HSSF

By Scott Nelson
Learn how to create a
pure Java class for reading Microsoft Excel with the help of the Apache
POI projects’ HSSF libraries.


The
Axis2 Information Model

By Deepal Jayasinghe
Gain a clear understanding of Axis2’s
static data hierarchy, how it’s configured, and how to work with it.

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