Programming .NET Components

Errata for Programming .NET Components

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The errata list is a list of errors and their corrections that were found after the product was released. If the error was corrected in a later version or reprint the date of the correction will be displayed in the column titled "Date Corrected".

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
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Page xvi
3rd paragraph

The words "camel" and "Pascal" HAVE BEEN SWAPPED.

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2004
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Page 29
2nd paragraph, 1st sentence

"Another form of component used by outside entities besides object instantiation and method calls is inheritance." NOW READS: "Another way components may be utilized by outside entities besides object instantiation and method calls is inheritance."

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2005
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Page 30
3rd paragraph, 3rd sentence

"Reflection is particularity useful..." NOW READS: "Reflection is particularly useful..."

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2004
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Page 33
2nd paragraph, 3rd sentence

"A multiple files assembly, on the other hand, has much more latitude in how to compose it all." NOW READS: "A multiple-file assembly, on the other hand, has much more latitude in how to compose it all."

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2004
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Page 61
Second code sample

On page 61 there is a code sample after the text "When the reference count reaches zero, the object destroys itself" ULONG MyClass::Release() { m_Counter--; if(m_Counter==0) delete this; return m_Counter; // !!! } NOW READS: ULONG MyClass::Release() { if(--m_Counter==0) { delete this; return 0; } return m_Counter; }

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2005
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Page 72
2nd paragraph, 2nd sentence

"The object should channel the implementation of both Dispose() and Finalize() to same helper method ... NOW READS: "The object should channel the implementation of both Dispose() and Finalize() to the same helper method ...

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2004
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Page 110
2nd paragraph, line 3

"This is done using the C# param parameter modifier ..." NOW READS: "This is done using the C# params parameter modifier ..."

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2005
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Page 123

The note on BeginInvoke/End Invoke HAS BEEN DELETED.

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2004
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Page 124
In the Note. Declarations of 'opdel'.

"Binary Operation" NOW READS: "BinaryOperation"

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2004
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Page 135
Calculator class code example near bottom

"return = num1/num2;" should be: "return num1/num2;"

Anonymous   
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Page 136
2nd sentence of warning block

"..., the exception will be handled as the worker thread from the thread pool, an you will never know about it." NOW READS: "..., the exception will be handled in the worker thread from the thread pool, an you will never know about it."

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2004
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Page 137
1st full paragraph, 2nd-to last sentence

The reality is, of course, that the subscriber can't tell." NOW READS: "The reality is, of course, that the publisher can't tell."

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2004
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Page 138
Next to last line

"asyncFire = new AsyncFire(InvokeDeleagte);" should read: "asyncFire = new AsyncFire(InvokeDelegate);"

Anonymous   
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Page 139
1st code snippet

"static void InvokeDeleagte(Delegate del,object[] args)" should read: "static void InvokeDelegate(Delegate del,object[] args)"

Anonymous   
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Page 139
1st full paragraph, 1st sentence

"The technique shown [...]: you use the param modifier to pass in any collection of arguments, as well as the delegate containing the subscribers list." NOW READS: "The technique shown [...]: you use the params modifier to pass in any collection of arguments, as well as the delegate containing the subscribers list."

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2004
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Page 142
2nd full paragraph, last sentence

"This implies that for every asynchronous method call, there is some overhead in terms of memory use and performance .NET supports defining fire-and-forget methods, using the OneWay attribute, which is defined in the System.Messaging namespace:" NOW READS: "This implies that for every asynchronous method call, there is some overhead in terms of memory use and performance. As an alternative, .NET supports defining fire- and-forget methods, using the OneWay attribute, which is defined in the System.Messaging namespace:"

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2004
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Page 143
2nd paragraph

InvokeDeleagte" should read: "InvokeDelegate"

Anonymous   
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Page 143
Code example, 4th line

"InvokeDeleagte" should read: "InvokeDelegate"

Anonymous   
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Page 149
first paragraph, 4th line

"to the native operating" NOW READS: "to the native operating system"

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2004
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Page 152
4th paragraph, 2nd to last sentence

"even if the sleep timeout is less than the reminder of the time slot." NOW READS: "even if the sleep timeout is less than the remainder of the time slot."

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2004
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Page 154
2nd paragraph, last sentence

... in this case) and avoid ... NOW READS: ... in this case and avoid ...

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2004
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Page 155
3rd paragraph, last sentence

"(as far as the operation system is concerned)." NOW READS: "(as far as the operating system is concerned)."

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2004
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Page 185
3rd Paragraph, 2nd Sentence

"The Set() method sets the state of the handle to signal" NOW READS: "The Set() method sets the state of the handle to signaled"

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2004
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Page 219
Example 9-5;next to last line

<SOAP-ENV:Body> NOW READS: </SOAP-ENV:Body>

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2004
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Page 298

"ISponsor.Register" NOW READS "ILease.Register"

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2005
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Page 299

"/Register the sponsor" NOW READS "//Register the sponsor"

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2004
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Page 418
1st paragraph, 7th sentence

"..., expect that the" NOW READS: "..., except that the"

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2004