dotNetDave Rocks The Azure Virtual Conference: Learn How To Build a Cloud App!

The dotNetDave No Apologies World Tour will be at the Azure Virtual Conference on August 8th at 2 pm EST. I hope you will join me at this meeting. I'm excited to present the session below. Röck Yoür Cöde: Real World Cloud App From Start to Finish This session, updated for 2020, will show how … Continue reading dotNetDave Rocks The Azure Virtual Conference: Learn How To Build a Cloud App!

New Book Release! Rock Your Career: Surviving The Technical Interview – 5th Edition

Today I have released the 5th edition of my book on surviving the technical interview. It's a must read if you are looking for your dream job or just need motivation to rock your career! Rock Your Career: Surviving The Technical Interview Have you ever not gotten a job because you weren’t prepared for the … Continue reading New Book Release! Rock Your Career: Surviving The Technical Interview – 5th Edition

The World Pandemic is Showing Us Working Remote Works: Staying Healthy

In the first article in this series, I talked about how I feel that there are many benefits to working from home, more than the negative parts. I showed a Twitter poll and they discussed in detail how my number one benefit from working remotely is that I get much more work done, instead of … Continue reading The World Pandemic is Showing Us Working Remote Works: Staying Healthy

Coding Faster with the dotNetTips Utility: StringBuilder Extensions

Recently, I was looking at the source code for Entity Framework Core and found a few interesting extension methods for the StringBuilder class. So I moved the ones I liked to my open-source project called dotNetTips.Utility.Standard.Extensions and is part of the NuGet package too. Appending Bytes If you want to combine an array of byte … Continue reading Coding Faster with the dotNetTips Utility: StringBuilder Extensions

Live Event: Ask dotNetDave Anything!

Join us in this episode of Ask Me Anything Series on July 4, 10:00 am PST with David McCarter as he brings his years of experience as a professional software developer to talk about code quality, code performance, and a lot more. ABSTRACT Ask dotNetDave anything! David McCarter is a Microsoft MVP, C# Corner MVP, … Continue reading Live Event: Ask dotNetDave Anything!

The World-Wide Pandemic is Showing Us Working Remote Works: Getting More Work Done

For a long time, I have worked remotely and have learned all the positive things that happen when working remotely, including getting more work done! So, when the COVID-19 pandemic started to hit America, one of the positive things I hoped would come out of it is that it will force companies to learn how … Continue reading The World-Wide Pandemic is Showing Us Working Remote Works: Getting More Work Done

Visual Studio 2019 Issues/ Features Needed

There isn't a perfect application ever released, and the same is true for Visual Studio 2019. There are a lot of great features in VS2019, but there are many issues too, especially when it comes to .NET Core projects. So I decided to create a running list of the issues that I find or find … Continue reading Visual Studio 2019 Issues/ Features Needed

dotNetDave Approved: CodeRush for Visual Studio

After over 20 years, I've decided to start recognizing the third-party components and add-ins to Visual Studio that I use just about every day and swear by. The first is the only refactoring tool that I have used for Microsoft .NET called CodeRush for Visual Studio by Developer Express Inc. (DevExpress.com). I have tried others, … Continue reading dotNetDave Approved: CodeRush for Visual Studio

dotNetDave Says… Getting Interviewed by Other Developers

In 2018, I interviewed at a popular biotech company here in San Diego, California. When I was interviewing with three other people on the team, one of them asked me if I planned to blog about them. That developer asking that question, which no one has ever asked me, should have been a red flag. … Continue reading dotNetDave Says… Getting Interviewed by Other Developers

How to Create a Great User Experience in Any Application – Part 2

In part one of this article, I began by discussing how important the user experience is in any application. I believe it’s the number one feature! I discussed the best college class I took about software engineering called “System Design and Analysis”. Then I gave two real-world examples of how this class helped me with … Continue reading How to Create a Great User Experience in Any Application – Part 2