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

Unit Testing with Random Data

In 2019, while I was working on benchmark tests for my new book on code & app performance, I wanted to use “real-world” data types like a person or a coordinate along with methods for creating random words, email addresses, URLs, etc. After I worked on the code, I thought that most of it could … Continue reading Unit Testing with Random Data

256 Seconds with dotNetDave (E9) – Fixing NuGet Hell Issues in Visual Studio

In this episode of 256 Seconds with dotNetDave, I show how to help NuGet hell issues in Visual Studio. If you have issues building because of NuGet package errors, this episode will show how to use a Powershell script on how to fix it! This script could also help with DLL issues too. Powershell Script … Continue reading 256 Seconds with dotNetDave (E9) – Fixing NuGet Hell Issues in Visual Studio

dotNetDave Rocks The San Diego .NET User Group: Learn How To Build a Cloud App!

The first, live and in person, stop on the dotNetDave No Apologies World Tour will be at the San Diego .NET User Group on May 5th at 6PM. I hope you will join me for this meeting. I will have lots of swag (including some of my books) to give-a-way during my session. I'm excited … Continue reading dotNetDave Rocks The San Diego .NET User Group: Learn How To Build a Cloud App!

Progressive Retry for Network Calls

In today's mobile world, many calls across the internet or network could fail for many reasons. Some of the reasons could be the service is busy, the network is slow and many more. For these types of calls, it’s advisable to retry the call if there is an error. The current code base I am … Continue reading Progressive Retry for Network Calls

dotNetDave Says… Coding Should Be The Least Part of Your Job

There is more to writing a great app than just sitting down and coding. If you are banging out code, most of the day, you are doing it wrong. Coding should be the least (minor) part of being a great software engineer. Here are just a few of the other tasks that should be done … Continue reading dotNetDave Says… Coding Should Be The Least Part of Your Job

The Done Kind Of Done with Nuri Halperin

Join us for Episode 3 of The Confessions of Angry Programmers podcast! In this episode David and Woody talk about: Dogfooding: David revisits the Netflix app on Amazon Fire TV. WTF Were They Thinking?: David discusses backward software practices. Guest We are joined by our guest Nuri Halperin. Nuri discusses the "The Done Kind Of … Continue reading The Done Kind Of Done with Nuri Halperin

AI’s Ethical Dilemma with Adnan Masood

Join us for Episode 8 of The Confessions of Angry Programmers podcast! In this episode David and Woody talk about: Dogfooding: Woody talks about debugging AWS LAMBDA’s. WTF Were They Thinking?: David discusses sites like Sticker Mule testing text messages on unsuspecting live users. Guest We are joined by our guest Adnan Masood. Adnan discusses … Continue reading AI’s Ethical Dilemma with Adnan Masood