San Diego Code Camp 2010

I hope everyone in southern California is planning to attend this years SoCal Code Camp in San Diego on 6/26 – 6/27. It’s always a great time and lots of free training! I will be presenting the following sessions and I hope you will attend. Also, check out my new .NET discussion site called DotNet … Continue reading San Diego Code Camp 2010

LINQ over DataSets

Did you know you can LINQ over DataSets too? Well it’s pretty easy. So if you are doing something like this:  foreach (DataRow row in dt.Rows) {   if (tempEvent.JobHandlerConfig.LicenseKey.Value.Equals(                             int.Parse(row[0].ToString())))    {     valid = true;     break;   } } You can instead do this with LINQ:  valid = dt.AsEnumerable().Where(p => p.Field<int>(0). … Continue reading LINQ over DataSets

Los Angeles Code Camp 2009

I hope everyone in southern California is planning to attend this years Los Angeles Camp on 11/21 - 11/22. It's always agreat time and lots of free training! I will be presenting the following sessions and I hope you will attend. Also, check out my new .NET discussion site called DotNet Army! Building nTier Applications … Continue reading Los Angeles Code Camp 2009

ADO.NET Data Services v1.5 CTP2 Now Available

ADO.NET Data Services v1.5 CTP2 is now available for download! This release (v1.5) targets the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 & Silverlight 3 platforms and provides new client and server side features for data service developers.  What’s included in CTP2? This release includes updates to the features that were in the CTP1 release of ADO.NET Data … Continue reading ADO.NET Data Services v1.5 CTP2 Now Available

San Diego .NET User Group August Meeting

I hope every enjoyed my talk on the Entity Framework at the August meeting of the San Diego .NET User Group. Below are downloads to the presentation, code and links I mentioned.Slides: Building nTier Applications with Entity Framework Services.pdf (3 MB)Code:sandiegodotnet-EFDemo.zip (945.75 KB)Links:What I Have Learned So Far About The Entity Framework and ADO.NET Data … Continue reading San Diego .NET User Group August Meeting

Phoenix and San Diego June Code Camps

I hope everyone in Arizona and southern California is planning to attend this years Desert Code Camp on 6/13 and SoCal Code Camp in San Diego on 6/27 - 6/28. It's always a great time and lots of free training! I will also be selling a limited number of my latest book "David McCarter's .NET … Continue reading Phoenix and San Diego June Code Camps

Formatting T-SQL

As you might know I'm really picky when it comes to formatting code... heck, I event wrote a book on it! This even extends to T-SQL. I have worked at companies that had stored procedures that were formatted so poorly that I could not follow it at all. Thankfully I found a very cool web … Continue reading Formatting T-SQL