The Old New Thing

Letting the boss think your project is classier than it really is

Once upon a time, there was a team developing two versions of a product, the first a short-term project to ship soon, and the other a more ambitious project to ship later. (Sound familiar?) They chose to assign the projects code names Ren and Stimpy, in honor of the lead characters from the eponymous cartoon series. Over time, the two ...

Getting the location of the Close button in the title bar

Today's Little Program locates the × button in the cornerof the window and, just to show that it found it,displays a balloon tip pointing at it.Let's start with the program from last week,the one that displays a balloon tip,then make these changes:Instead of positioning the balloon at the cursor position,we put it at the ...
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