Is There A Place For Old Developers On Young Development Teams?

Recently, one of my friends and fellow writer interviewed me for an article. Here is what he wrote about the interview: David McCarter is a noted developer and Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional). Dave has written a number of books and published many videos about computer programming. His dotNetDave Explains YouTube series is a hit … Continue reading Is There A Place For Old Developers On Young Development Teams?

Processing AWS SQS Messages via a LAMBDA

With the short time I have been programming using Amazon Web Services (AWS) I have learned three things... AWS is NOT .NET Framework friendly! They are more .NET Core friendly but don't keep up with the latest version. The AWS .NET SDK needs a lot of work. I've previously wrote about this in my "Is … Continue reading Processing AWS SQS Messages via a LAMBDA

Proper Type Encapsulation – Part 1

Encapsulation is the first pillar of Object Oriented Programming and maybe the most important. This is how wikipedia.org defines encapsulation: Encapsulation is one of the fundamentals of OOP (object-oriented programming). It refers to the bundling of data with the methods that operate on that data. Encapsulation is used to hide the values or state of … Continue reading Proper Type Encapsulation – Part 1

Book Review: Azure and Xamarin Forms: Cross Platform Mobile Development

It's been a long time since I have done a book review but I wanted to review Azure and Xamarin Forms: Cross Platform Mobile Development by Russell Fustino since I am personally interested in these two subjects. If you are new to mobile development or cloud development, then this book is for you! Heck, why not try … Continue reading Book Review: Azure and Xamarin Forms: Cross Platform Mobile Development

dotNetDave Rocks the Austin .NET User Group

On October 29th, the dotNetDave World Farewell Tour will land in Austin, TX at the Austin .NET User Group to do the session below. I'm very excited to speak for the second time at this group. Rock Your Development With A Real World Example This session will demonstrate concepts in the first four parts of … Continue reading dotNetDave Rocks the Austin .NET User Group

Real World Cloud App – From Start to Finish

Several years ago, I came up with a new conference session to show how I created a real cloud app that I applied the same n-tier architecture that I have been using most of my career. The session is called “Rock Your App with a Real World Example”. Below is the n-tier architecture diagram that … Continue reading Real World Cloud App – From Start to Finish