Codeguru Update eNewsletter – September 2nd, 2008 Network
Tuesday September 2, 2008

This Week’s Topics

Comments from the Editor

The Beatles sang, “All you need is love,
love, love is all you need.” The question today is, do you need another

Google is suppose to be launching a beta of their new Chrome browser
today in order to take some of the love away from Internet Explorer,
FireFox, and the other browsers. The question is, will you be giving
Google the love?

Google announced details of their beta browser using an online comic
book. You can find it at

Until next week…

Bradley L. Jones

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

2007 Development Recipes

By Mark E. Gerow for Apress
512 pages for $49.99 (Hardbound)

By Step Microsoft Office Groove 2007

By Jewell, Pierce, and Preppernau for
Microsoft Press
300 pages for $24.99 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.

Attachments to Excel 2007 Email Hyperlinks

By Paul Kimmel
Learn to add attachments
to hyperlinks that contain email addresses by using a little bit of VBA.


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.


By Alex
Have you ever dreamt about porting your managed Windows Mobile
application to Symbian OS? Or, maybe you wanted to develop a new one but
were uncertain whether you need to learn a new paradigms and languages?
Well, with Net60 from Red Five Labs, you may be relieved; you can continue
your development in your favorite languages!

RFID Still Important?

By Bradley Jones
A short interview with Microsoft on RFID

Outlook-Like Notifier

By jusstujoo
Learn to use an Outlook-like system tray
notification that uses C#.

Discussion Groups

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!


using reference as member variable dangerous? (C++)

and Dailog Application (VC++)

control security code (VB.NET)

New Articles on

Keys to a Successful Portal Project

By Scott Nelson
Portal success depends
on more than just the technical and information architecture (though they
are important, too). Here are 10 practices that can help make or break the
success of your portal.

With Design Patterns: Factory Method

By Jeff Langr
Your production code isn’t
the only place you will find a use for design patterns. The factory method
pattern helps you answer a question about how to organize your test

Back to Basics with GUIs

By Richard G. Baldwin
Learn the basics of creating your own
custom GUI components by creating a pair of buttons used to turn pages.

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