Codeguru Update eNewsletter – February 24th, 2009





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Tuesday February 24, 2009



This Week’s Topics






Comments from the Editor

Welcome to another week of the Codeguru
Update eNewsletter. The next few weeks look like they will be exciting.

I know that a number of Codeguru members have been recognized as
Microsoft MVPs. Several of these awardees will be flying out to Seattle,
Washington next week to attend the MVP Summit. Because we are planning to
get together, if you are an MVP or if you are in the Seattle area, let us
know. Hopefully those that attend will be able to come back and share any
information that isn’t restricted.

It is also worth noting that we are starting to accept more shorter
form articles. These are in the forum of Tips or Tricks. If you have a tip
or trick you’d like to share, feel free to submit it as an article with
“Tip” at the start of the title. If it is something others will get value
from, then we will get it published.

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
.


Programming
in Objective-C 2.0

By Stephen G. Kochan for Addison-Wesley
624 pages for $44.99


Learn
Objective.C on the Mac

By Mark Dalrymple and Scott Knaster for Apress
350 pages for
$39.99


Microsoft
Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Resource Kit

By Maximo, et al. for Microsoft
Press
850 pages w/ CD for $59.99



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.


Writing
to the EventLog from a Web Application

By Paul Kimmel
The security-hole testing
that hackers engage results in a sparring match where security-conscious
companies like Microsoft are forced to—well, make life harder on the rest
of us.


A
Multidevice ASIO Output Plugin for WinAMP

By Domagoj Saric
Explore a C++
replacement of the official ASIO SDK that supports multiple ASIO devices
put to the test in a tiny WinAMP output DLL.


Pause
Before Exiting a Console Application

By Marc Gregoire
Learn a way to
elegantly add support for pausing your console application right before
exiting.


Text
Transformation with MGrammar and the Oslo SDK

By Jeffrey Juday
Learn to build a text
DSL in MGrammar.



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 …


Multiple
Inheritance and Casting (C++)


Finding
my window under all opened Windows (VC++)


The
Length of a Bidimensional Variant Array on memory (VB 6)



New Articles on Developer.com

Techniques
to Pass and Read URL Parameters Using Rails

By Raveendran, Arumugam, Rao, and
Nanjundappa
Many developers have a set of wrong ideas about Rails
parameters. See how you can deal with them in real life.


The
Best Continuous Integration Tools

By Vlad Kofman
Discover the practice of
continuous integration and several of the most popular tools, including
Apache’s Continuum, Cruise Control (CC), and Hudson, which effectively
implement this concept.


Adding
Animated Movement to Your Java Applicaton

By Richard G. Baldwin
Learn how to add
animated movement into your program where multiple objects chase a lead
object as it moves randomly in a given environment.

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