My Rock Your Code Books

Dear Followers, As of today, I have removed all of my e-books from Amazon.com. I really hate to do this, especially for those of you that live in a country where it's tough to get my print books. I have been finding PDF versions of my books posted, ILLEGALLY on many sites! If you find … Continue reading My Rock Your Code Books

New Book Release! Rock Your Code: Coding Standards for Microsoft .NET

Announcing the 6th edition of my coding standards book for Microsoft .NET! Newly updated for .NET Core 3.1 and .NET Framework 4.8. This book is a compilation of common Microsoft .NET coding standards in use today. In the past, for languages like Visual Basic, Microsoft published coding standards in a single document that developers could … Continue reading New Book Release! Rock Your Code: Coding Standards for Microsoft .NET

Help Support The Voice Of Slum In India

In April of 2019, while in India to speak at the C# Corner Conference, I along with two other speakers visited the Voice of Slum NGO in Delhi. We meet the two founders Chandni Khan and Dev Pratap Singh and they told us the story of how this organization was started. They are truly inspirational … Continue reading Help Support The Voice Of Slum In India

Real World Cloud App – From Start To Finish: The Articles

In August of 2018, I decided to add a feature to my dotNetTips Dev Utility app and use Microsoft Azure as the backend for services. I also decided to share my journey with a series of articles documenting my progress. Below are those articles and I hope you will follow along in my journey. Please … Continue reading Real World Cloud App – From Start To Finish: The Articles

How to Create a Great User Experience in Any Application – Part 1

The number one feature of any application is the best possible user experience. This applies to any application, such as for Windows, MAC, mobile, web, and even web API's. No matter what type of user will be using the code that you wrote, it’s your responsibility to make them happy and the way to do … Continue reading How to Create a Great User Experience in Any Application – Part 1

Setting Up ASP.NET Core: Response Compression

In one of my conference talks, I ask the attendees this question: What is the #1 performance killer for modern day apps? I get lots of answers, but the actual answer is the internet! I'm not just saying this, I know this to be true. Over 10 years ago, I wrote the first public API … Continue reading Setting Up ASP.NET Core: Response Compression

Dogfooding: Camtasia from TechSmith

In this episode of Dogfooding, I talk about Camtasia from TechSmith, a program for creating video tutorials and presentations directly via screencast. I have been using Camtasia for MAC and Windows for a long time. I show some things that been driving me crazy lately which leads to taking longer to edit videos. With that … Continue reading Dogfooding: Camtasia from TechSmith

The World Pandemic is Showing Us Websites Are Still Too Hard to Write

Since the 2019 COVID-19 virus pandemic started, one of the issues that I have seen is how hard it is for governments, non-profit’s, etc. to quickly stand up (get it into production) a website. I’m not talking about blogs, but data-driven sites like the ones that show us the latest infection rate information. The worldwide … Continue reading The World Pandemic is Showing Us Websites Are Still Too Hard to Write

256 Seconds with dotNetDave (E10) – My Workflow Before I Submit Code Changes

In this episode of 256 Seconds with dotNetDave, I will share my workflow on what I do before I submit code changes to source control. This video will explain it in detail. I share this workflow because it makes sure that I rarely get bug tickets from quality assurance and hopefully it will for you … Continue reading 256 Seconds with dotNetDave (E10) – My Workflow Before I Submit Code Changes