Codeguru Update eNewsletter – December 30th, 2008





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Tuesday December 30, 2008


This Week’s Topics






Comments from the Editor

This is the last Codeguru newsletter for
2008. This past year was a pretty good year for Codeguru. We added
servers, we did a big upgrade of the bulletin board software, we added
video pages, and much more. Of course, the best part of Codeguru in 2008
was the articles that members like you took the time to write and submit.
I look forward to seeing what new articles and topics get covered in 2009!

Until next year…

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
.


How
We Test Software At Microsoft

By Page, Johnston, and Rollison for
Microsoft Press
450 pages for $44.99
Best Practices


Accelerated
Silverlight 2

By
Jeff Scanlon for Apress
360 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.


Blog:
And the Visual Basic Type Is…

By Bradley L. Jones
Do you know what
your variable’s type is? If not, then VB “10” might! Visual Basic “10” is
adding Type Inference.


[Updated]
Multi Column Combo Cell for a .NET 2.0 DataGridView Control

By
IssaharNoam
Learn how a DrawItem approach solves the issue of Multi
Column Combobox cells in DataGridView of VS8.


Compile
Time Data Structure Using Template Meta Programming

By
Zeeshan
Learn about the link list as an example of a compile-time data
structure and implement it with template meta-programming.


Developing
a Smart Application Architecture

By TheCPUWizard
Learn to develop a
powerful and flexible application architecture.


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 …


Best
way to check if a string is empty (C#)


Heap
efficiency? (C++)


Issues
in dealing with va_list and va_start (VC++)



New Articles on Developer.com

Connecting
to IBM FileNet 4.0 Outside of a Java Application
Server

By Anthony
Lee
Learn about IBM FileNet 4.0 and how to use its Java API to connect
to an enterprise Content and Business Process Management product.


The
Five Stages of Highly Effective Datacenters

By Art Sedighi
Discover the attributes
of an effective datacenter. Discover a plan that can assist you in making
the best use of these expensive assets.


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.

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