CodeGuru Update eNewsletter – July 19th, 2005

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CodeGuru Newsletter
July 19, 2005

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TOPICS:



–> Editorial –

        … Recently Published
Books


–> New Articles on
CodeGuru: 

        ==>
Controls
               
– Status Bar with AlphaBlend Fading
Text
        ==>
Forms
               
– Creating Non-Rectangular Forms
       
==>
Indexing
               
– Administrate Indexing Server from Within Your
Application
        ==>
Java
               
– Understanding Hibernate ORM for
Java/J2EE
        ==>
Mobile
               
– How to Add Pocket Outlook Features to Your Mobile
Application
        ==>
Peronalization
               
– ASP.NET 2.0 Profile: Simple User Personalization for Your Web
Apps
        ==>
Remoting
               
– Improved .NET Remoting, Part 1: Same-Box
Communication
        ==>
Reporting
               
– Introduction to SQL Server Report Builder


–> Discussion Groups — HOT
Threads
        – Threads
and erratic behavior
        – Random
number generator
        – Determine the
type of a control


–> Highlighted new articles on Developer.com

        1. Inside
Constructors
        2. 2D Fourier
Transforms using Java
        3. Working
with RSS and Oracle JDeveloper 10.1.3


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Comments
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It has been a busy week. The moderators in the forums and I have determined a
layout for presenting FAQs in the forums.Look for us to launch this structure
over the coming days.


We had a number of interesting articles recently posted. As always, if you
have something to share, feel free to submit an article on the site. If you have
trouble submitting, you can email me or [email protected]. We are glad to
help!


Until next week


Brad!
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Brad Jones,
Microsoft MVP
www.CodeGuru.com
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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 at:


http://www.codeguru.com/review-guidelines.php
 


–> The Java Language Specification, Third
Edition
      By Gosling, Joy, Steele, and
Bracha for Addison-Wesley
      660 pages for
$49.99
      http://books.internet.com/books/0321246780


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New
& Updated Articles on
CodeGuru
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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 located at


http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,1rgh,1,fka1,909i,jorm,i5r0


This week’s posted CodeGuru articles:


==> Controls


– Status Bar with AlphaBlend Fading
Text
    By Dan Salvano
Discover a class that uses
AlphaBlend fading to enhance the status bar.



http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,1rgh,1,jbcg,bxh0,jorm,i5r0


==> Forms


– Creating Non-Rectangular Forms
    By
Bradley Jones
It is amazingly easy to create forms of any shape within Visual
C#. You can even do it with VB .NET!



http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,1rgh,1,l2jl,gnf0,jorm,i5r0


==> Indexing


– Administrate Indexing Server from Within Your
Application
    By Klaus Salchner
Learn to
programmatically administrate Indexing Server; for example, create a new
Indexing catalog and then add folders to be indexed by this catalog.



http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,1rgh,1,67va,d99v,jorm,i5r0


==> Java


– Understanding Hibernate ORM for
Java/J2EE
    By Saritha S.V
Hibernate is the most
popular and most complete open source object/relational mapping solution for
Java environments. Learn Hibernate by using a simple Java application.



http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,1rgh,1,g0gm,6yw,jorm,i5r0


==> Mobile


– How to Add Pocket Outlook Features to Your Mobile
Application
    By Alex Gusev
With the help of
POOM (Pocket Outlook Object Model), you can implement sophisticated and
customized mobile applications with rich functionality.



http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,1rgh,1,juwv,ebe9,jorm,i5r0


==> Personalization


– ASP.NET 2.0 Profile: Simple User Personalization for Your Web
Apps
    By Thiru Thangarathinam
Are
user-personalization features part of the design requirements for your Web
application? Good news: the new ASP.NET 2.0 Profile object will greatly simplify
the design and implementation.



http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,1rgh,1,c9p2,1bi1,jorm,i5r0


==> Remoting


– Improved .NET Remoting, Part 1: Same-Box
Communication
    By Mark Strawmyer
Learn how to
create and consume .NET remoting clients and servers using Visual Studio 2005
and the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0. In particular, find out how to use the new
IpcChannel for same-box communications.



http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,1rgh,1,j1mz,e9b4,jorm,i5r0


==> Reporting


– Introduction to SQL Server Report
Builder
    By Mike Gunderloy
SQL Server 2005 is
the first version to include end user reporting capabilities. See how the new
Report Builder makes it easy for analysts to generate reports while avoiding the
performance pitfalls of completely ad hoc reporting.



http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,1rgh,1,jy2c,g3oo,jorm,i5r0


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Discussion
Groups
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Check out the CodeGuru discussion forums at:


http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,1rgh,1,bcr8,cx5j,jorm,i5r0


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


… HOT THREADS …


Some of the current threads with the most activity are:


==> Threads and erratic
behavior
        http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,1rgh,1,14jj,j16u,jorm,i5r0


==> Random number
generator
        http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,1rgh,1,hat2,8te7,jorm,i5r0


==> Determine the type of a
control
        http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,1rgh,1,k5ee,bavo,jorm,i5r0


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New
Articles on
Developer.com
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Below are some of the new articles that have been posted to Developer.com
(http://www.developer.com).


1. Inside Constructors
    By Matt
Weisfeld –
Uncover many of the implementation issues of designing 
constructors by actually examining the bytecodes generated  by the Java
compiler.



http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,1rgh,1,l00h,930s,jorm,i5r0


2. 2D Fourier Transforms using Java
    By
Richard G. Baldwin –
Learn how the space domain and the wavenumber domain
in  two-dimensional analysis are analogous to the time domain and the
frequency domain in one-dimensional analysis. You will also see some practical
examples showing how 2D Fourier transforms and wavenumber spectra can be useful
in solving  engineering problems involving antenna arrays.



http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,1rgh,1,eq69,e5hj,jorm,i5r0


3. Working with RSS and Oracle JDeveloper
10.1.3
    By Chris Schalk –
Discover how easy it
is to experiment with RSS, Really Simple Syndicate, using common J2EE
technologies such as JSP and JSP tag libraries in a productive development
environment such as JDeveloper.



http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,1rgh,1,dyyk,4wyl,jorm,i5r0


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