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April 7, 2004

Java in Play

‘ve been trying to come up with any reason to criticize the participants in last Friday’s big news that made uncommon bedfellows out of archrivals Microsoft and Sun Microsystems. But

Short Expressions

C++ has an alternative for the if condition using the sign “?”. The syntax for this condition is : “condition”?”case true”:”case false”. For example, a function to return the maximum

Save a Round Trip to the Database

Save a round trip to the database when a keyed item is selected from any list type. This example uses a combobox, but any type of list control that accomodates

SlickEdit Studio: An IDE in the Rough

arket trends are a dominant factor in the evolution of IDEs. 15 years ago, syntax highlighting and extensive online help were all the rage; in the late 1990s, it was

Design Resilient Business Objects with MS DAAB

ike most DevX readers, anticipating change is an important part of my job. As a software developer and system architect, it is particularly important that I make sure our middle-tier