Software Should Be Easier To Build, Not Harder – My Dream For The Future Of Development

Back when I started as a full-time software engineer in the early '90s, it was the beginning of an era when software engineering was about to explode and get easier. What language led this charge? It was Visual Basic (VB), first released in 1991. When Microsoft .NET was released in 2002, there were more engineers … Continue reading Software Should Be Easier To Build, Not Harder – My Dream For The Future Of Development

dotNetDave Rocks Silicon Valley Code Camp 2016

The Silicon Valley Code Camp in San Jose, CA is on October 1st - 2nd, 2016. It's the largest Code Camp in the United States (maybe the world) and I hope to see you there. I will be doing the sessions below. Röck Yoür Apps With >= 10 Things You Probably Aren’t Doing This session … Continue reading dotNetDave Rocks Silicon Valley Code Camp 2016

dotNetDave Rocks Desert Code Camp 2016

The Desert Code Camp in Phoenix is back on October 8th, 2016! It's always a great Code Camp and I hope to see you there. I will be doing the sessions below. Röck Yoür Apps With >= 10 Things You Probably Aren’t Doing This session will go over 10+ things that I see developers not … Continue reading dotNetDave Rocks Desert Code Camp 2016

Improving Code Quality… One Developer At A Time Video Series

All of my conference sessions are designed to make the quality of software better. If you missed one of my sessions at a conference or you couldn't make it, you can still see my session(s) on video by going here. You can also get all of these sessions, slide decks and sample code by purchasing … Continue reading Improving Code Quality… One Developer At A Time Video Series

dotNetDave Rocks SoCal Code Camp (San Diego) – 2016

I hope you will join me for the 10th anniversary of the SoCal Code Camp in San Diego on June 25th - 26th. It's always a great time with lots of learning! Below are the sessions I will be presenting. Röck Yoür .NET Coding Standards This session will guide any level of programmer to greater … Continue reading dotNetDave Rocks SoCal Code Camp (San Diego) – 2016

Ask dotNetDave – Properly Throwing & Rethrowing Exceptions

Recently at a contract I am working on, I received an email from one of the developers why I marked the code below that needs to be fixed because there are multiple throwing exception violations. Let’s see if you can spot them? There are other issues with this code, just stick to the issues dealing … Continue reading Ask dotNetDave – Properly Throwing & Rethrowing Exceptions