[CodeProject] Newsletter (23 Jun 2008)

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Monday, June 23, 2008

Welcome to this week's newsletter from The Code Project.

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Site News

The first day of Summer for those in the Northern half of the planet has arrived which, going on past years, typically means a disturbing increase in the number of developers leaving their desks and heading out into 'sunshine' and 'fresh air'. Whatever.

To combat this disturbing trend we'll be launching another round of progamming competitions: one each for the Java/LAMP developers hiding among us, and another just to whet your programming appetite in preparation for the coming winter months. Remember: from now on the days are getting shorter so stay tuned for the details.

Speaking of competitions and winners and loot and stuff, the best articles of last month have been voted:

Best C# article of May 2008
Jose M. Menendez Poó - A Professional Ribbon you will use

Dundas Chart for .NET Pro - Dundas; FlyGrid.Net - 9rays; iGrid.NET - 10Tec; Database Restyle - Perpetuumsoft; Nevron Chart for .NET (Professional edition) - Nevron Software; SmartOutline 2010 - SmartOutline; Shell MegaPack 2008 - LogicNP Software; The latest C# books from Apress - Apress

Best VB.NET article of May 2008
dnpro - A Process viewer with alert notification

iGrid.NET - 10Tec; Spices.VSIP.Obfuscator - 9rays; Dundas Chart for .NET Pro - Dundas; .Net Dashboard Suite - Perpetuumsoft; Nevron User Interface for .NET (Professional edition) - Nevron Software; SmartOutline 2010 - SmartOutline; Shell MegaPack 2008 - LogicNP Software; The latest VB books from Apress - Apress

Best C++/MFC article of May 2008
Mladen Jankovic - Genetic Algorithm Library

iGrid.NET - 10Tec; Codejock Xtreme ToolkitPro - CodeJock; Nevron 3DChart for ActiveX - Nevron Software; SmartOutline 2010 - SmartOutline; The latest C++ books from Apress - Apress

Best ASP.NET article of May 2008
Eric Williams (winthusiasm.com) - How to Create an HTML Editor for ASP.NET AJAX

FlyTreeView for ASP.NET 2.0 - 9rays; Report Sharp-Shooter - Perpetuumsoft; Dundas Chart for .NET Pro (Web) - Dundas; Nevron Chart for .NET (Professional edition) - Nevron Software; SmartOutline 2010 - SmartOutline; The latest ASP.NET books from Apress - Apress

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Weekly Poll Results

What type of ergonomic equipment do you use?

Survey period: 16 Jun 2008 to 23 Jun 2008

Sitting in the same position and doing the crazy hours we sometimes have to do can lead to problems.


Ergonomic keyboard
168 votes, 24.35%

Ergonomic mouse / cursor control
137 votes, 19.86%

Ergonomic chair
180 votes, 26.09%

Arm support
92 votes, 13.33%

Monitor stands
87 votes, 12.61%

Ergonomic desk
40 votes, 5.80%

Foot rests
45 votes, 6.52%

328 votes, 47.54%

29 votes, 4.20%

690 votes

This is a multiple choice question. Totals may not add up to 100%

View optional text answers (30 answers)

Most popular new articles 16 Jun 2008 - 23 Jun 2008

Latest Additions

73 articles overall 50 new, 23 updated, 18 moved. 32 were edited, 41 unedited
Article topics listed: All Topics

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Articles updated added Last week
Combo & List Boxes
  • Customizable ComboBox Drop-Down - lhayes00

    A combobox control with a customizable drop-down
    C# (C# 2.0, C#), Windows, .NET (.NET, .NET 3.0), GDI+, Dev, Intermediate

Edit Controls
  • IronTextBox2 - JoeSox

    A CLI control for IronPython 2.0B2+.
    C# (C# 1.0, C# 2.0, C# 3.0, C#), Python (Python, IronPython), Dev, Intermediate, Advanced

Applications & Tools
  • OpenFolder - An explorer shell extension - Jonathan [Darka]

    A free tool which provides an explorer context menu to open a Command Prompt, now supports elevated Command Prompts on Vista.
    VC7, VC7.1, VC8.0NT4, Win2K, WinXP, Win2003, VistaVS.NET2003, VS2005, Dev, Intermediate

ASP.NET Controls

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