Los Angeles Code Camp 2011

I hope everyone in southern California is planning to attend this years SoCal Code Camp in Los Angeles, Ca on 10/15 – 10/16. It’s always a great time and lots of free training!

I will be giving away free books and geeky swag at my sessions… BRING YOUR BUSINESS CARD!

Building nTier Applications with Entity Framework Services

Saturday @ 12:15 in SLH-102

Learn how to build real world nTier applications with the Entity Framework and related services. With this new technology built into .NET, you can easily wrap an object model around your database and have all the data access automatically generated or use your own stored procedures and views. Then learn how to easily and securely expose your object model using WCF with just a few line of code using WCF Data Services. The session will demonstrate how to create and consume these new technologies from the ground up.

Real World API Design Using The Entity Framework Services

Saturday @ 1:30 in SLH-102

In this session I will show you how I used the Entity Framework Services to design and create an API servicing layer to expose back-end data to partners. We will dive into using the Entity Framework (data layer), WCF Data Services (service layer), T4 templates (business entities), WCF Message Inspectors (security) and more.

Back-2-Basics: .NET Coding Standards For The Real World

Sunday @ 13:30 in SLH-200

Revamped for 2011 (90% new material), this session will guide any level of programmer to greater productivity by providing the information needed to write consistent, maintainable code. Learn about project setup, assembly layout, code style, defensive programming and much, much more. Code tips are included to help you write better, error free applications. Lots of code examples in C# and VB.NET. This session is based on my latest book, David McCarter’s .NET Coding Standards.

How To Survive The Technical Interview

Sunday @ 1:45 in SLH-200

Have you ever not gotten a job due to not being prepared for the technical interview? I have interviewed 100’s of software developers and will share my knowledge on how to survive, what we look for and even divulge some of the secrets we use during the process.

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Books & DVD

You can pick up any of my books (even eBook format) by going here: http://dotnetcodingstandards.notlong.com/

You can also pick up my conference DVD (packed full of goodies) by clicking here.

I will have books and DVD’s at my sessions to sell. Now accepting credit cards!

Win Free Swag!

Anyone seen with any item from my Code Camp store, will win some cool swag!

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