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 … Continue reading dotNetDave Rocks The Triangle .NET User Group

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, Microsoft Labs … Continue reading Make Encapsulation Easy with dotNetTips.Utility

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 … Continue reading dotNetDave Rocks Azure BootCamp – 2017

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 … Continue reading Developer Productivity: What’s New in C# 6

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: http://mkt.com/nicheware/rock-your-code-dvd-v-1 You can purchase the book mentioned in this … Continue reading TGIF Episode 2 – Visual Studio Analyze

Lambdas & LINQ in C# Explained

Ever since LINQ and Lambdas were introduced in .NET I never looked back. I love them and it opened up coding to be simpler and better! At one company I worked at one of the "senior" developers said that he just could not wrap his head around LINQ. If you are new to LINQ and … Continue reading Lambdas & LINQ in C# Explained

Using Generic Constraints & Default

Here is a great video from one of my buddies, Jeremy Clark, on generic constraints and default: Here is an extension method I made from Jeremy's second example: public static T Max<T>(this T obj1, T obj2) where T : IComparable {     if obj1.CompareTo(obj2) >= 0 ? return obj1 : return obj2; }

dotNetDave Rocks Visual Studio Live! Orlando 2014

For the first time the  dotNetDave "Rock The Nation Tour" is coming to Visual Studio Live! in Orlando on November 17-24th! I hope you will attend my sessions below. Röck Yoür Cöde Using Code Contracts This session will introduce developers to the new powerful new feature that is part of the .NET 4.5 framework called … Continue reading dotNetDave Rocks Visual Studio Live! Orlando 2014