dotNetDave Rocks The Triangle .NET User Group

For the first time, I will be speaking at the Triangle .NET User Group in Morrisville, NC on October 27th at 6pm. If you live in the area, I hope to see you there. It's going to be a fun session. Rock Your Code Knowledge - The Game How well do you know coding practices [...]


Make Encapsulation Easy with dotNetTips.Utility

Encapsulation is the first pillar of Object Oriented Programming (OOP), yet most code that I see does not implement encapsulation correctly or not all. Like I say in many of my conference sessions "If you do not implement encapsulation, you aren't doing OOP!" I also say "Bad data in, bad data out!". Several years ago, [...]

dotNetDave Rocks Azure BootCamp – 2017

For the first time I will speaking at the Azure BootCamp in Southern California on Saturday April 22nd. I hope to see you there. I will be doing the session below. Rock Your Development With A Real World Example This session will demonstrate concepts in the first four parts of my series titled "Improving Code [...]

Rock Your Microsoft .NET Coding Standards (2017)

I've released a brand new video of my conference session titled "Rock Your Microsoft .NET Coding Standards" on demand. This video has lots of new tips, tricks and guidance. To see this session, live and in person click here to check out my conference schedule. Rock Your Microsoft .NET Coding Standards from David McCarter on [...]

Rock Your Code and Applications with dotNetDave @ Code Stars Summit

On October 2nd, I will be doing my first full-day workshop titled Rock Your Code and Applications with dotNetDave (click on this link to register) at the Silicon Valley Code Stars Summit event, the day before Silicon Valley Code Camp. This workshop will guide any level of programmer to greater productivity by providing the information [...]

Developer Productivity: What’s New in C# 6

In this video MVP and best-selling author Bill Wagner teams up with Microsoft Program Manager Anthony Green to explore auto property initializers, expression bodied members, null propagation operators, exception filters, string interpolation, and more. Find out how these new language features can make your C# development more efficient. And see how easy it is to [...]

TGIF Episode 2 – Visual Studio Analyze

In this episode I demonstrate the code analyzer in Visual Studio that all .NET developers must use to made sure they are writing bullet proof code. The Common Language Specification and Cyclomatic Complexity are also discussed. You can purchase the DVD mentioned in this episode at: You can purchase the book mentioned in this [...]