The dotNetDave No Apologies World Tour will be at the Azure Virtual Conference on August 8th at 2 pm EST. I hope you will join me at this meeting. I'm excited to present the session below. Röck Yoür Cöde: Real World Cloud App From Start to Finish This session, updated for 2020, will show how … Continue reading dotNetDave Rocks The Azure Virtual Conference: Learn How To Build a Cloud App!
Join us in this episode of Ask Me Anything Series on July 4, 10:00 am PST with David McCarter as he brings his years of experience as a professional software developer to talk about code quality, code performance, and a lot more. ABSTRACT Ask dotNetDave anything! David McCarter is a Microsoft MVP, C# Corner MVP, … Continue reading Live Event: Ask dotNetDave Anything!
In part one of this article, I began by discussing how important the user experience is in any application. I believe it’s the number one feature! I discussed the best college class I took about software engineering called “System Design and Analysis”. Then I gave two real-world examples of how this class helped me with … Continue reading How to Create a Great User Experience in Any Application – Part 2
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
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 first, live and in person, stop on the dotNetDave No Apologies World Tour will be at the San Diego .NET User Group on July 7th at 5:30 pm. I hope you will join me at this meeting. I will have lots of swag (including some of my books) to give-a-way during my session. I'm … Continue reading dotNetDave Rocks The San Diego .NET User Group: Learn How To Build a Cloud App!
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
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
Join us for Episode 14 of The Confessions of Angry Programmers podcast. In this episode David and Woody talk about: Dogfooding: Woody talks about features he wants for Amazon Echo. WTF Were They Thinking?: David talks about .NET open-source repositories (including Microsoft) that do not follow common .NET coding standards. Guest We are joined by … Continue reading The Science of Great Design with Mark Miller
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