New Code Rules – Dealing with Recruiters!

In show #27 of Rockin' the Code World with dotNetDave I am discussing, "Dealing With Recruiters Has Gotten So Frustrating!!"  Watch and let me know your comments below or Tweet them to @RockinCodeWorld or @realDotNetDave. In this video, I give you tips on finding good recruiters so the next time you are looking for a … Continue reading New Code Rules – Dealing with Recruiters!

Rockin’ The Code World with dotNetDave – Special Guest: Shawn Wildermuth

Join me live on Saturday, June 12th, 2021 at 10:00 PST on C# Corner for season 2, show #27 where I will interview Shawn Wildermuth, Speaker, Teacher and Filmmaker. Send me your questions for Shawn by tweeting it to @realDotNetDave and #RockinCodeWorld. You can also email your questions to: rockincodeworld@c-sharpcorner.com Please Donate To Help India … Continue reading Rockin’ The Code World with dotNetDave – Special Guest: Shawn Wildermuth

Rockin’ The Code World with dotNetDave – Special Guest: Andy Schwam

Join me live on Saturday, May 1st, 2021 at 10:00 PST on C# Corner for season 2, show #23 where I will interview Andy Schwam, Microsoft MVP, AVP Application Development. Send me your questions for Andy by tweeting it to @realDotNetDave and #RockinCodeWorld. You can also email your questions to: rockincodeworld@c-sharpcorner.com Schedule Introduction Prize Give-a-ways! … Continue reading Rockin’ The Code World with dotNetDave – Special Guest: Andy Schwam

Testing Software Engineers During an Interview; There is a Better Way!

Currently, since I am on the hunt for a new job, one thing I am not looking forward to any tests I might be given during the interview process. Part of the reason is that as far back as I can remember, I have never liked taking tests. I am not sure why, but it … Continue reading Testing Software Engineers During an Interview; There is a Better Way!

Rockin’ The Code World with dotNetDave – Special Guest: Claire Novotny

Join me live on Saturday March 6th, 2021 at 10:00 PST on C# Corner for season 2, show #17 where I will interview Claire Novotny, Senior Program Manager and Executive Director of the .NET Foundation. Send me your questions for Claire by tweeting it to @realDotNetDave and #RockinCodeWorld. You can also email your questions to: … Continue reading Rockin’ The Code World with dotNetDave – Special Guest: Claire Novotny

The “Full-Stack” Developer is a Myth in 2020

I’ve been a software developer for a long time and there is a new term in our industry that I see in far too many job postings is they are looking for a “full-stack” developer. Ever since I heard this term, it has been bothering me and I would wish it would stop being used. This article will explain why.

Geekstory: My First Magazine Article & The Power of Networking

Recently, while cleaning out my attic at home, I came across a box with items I kept from way back in the ‘90s. In it was a copy of my very first article that appeared in a major programming magazine. Since I have been a professional developer for over 26 years, I have a lot … Continue reading Geekstory: My First Magazine Article & The Power of Networking

New Book Release! Rock Your Career: Surviving The Technical Interview – 5th Edition

Today I have released the 5th edition of my book on surviving the technical interview. It's a must read if you are looking for your dream job or just need motivation to rock your career! Rock Your Career: Surviving The Technical Interview Have you ever not gotten a job because you weren’t prepared for the … Continue reading New Book Release! Rock Your Career: Surviving The Technical Interview – 5th Edition

dotNetDave Says… Getting Interviewed by Other Developers

In 2018, I interviewed at a popular biotech company here in San Diego, California. When I was interviewing with three other people on the team, one of them asked me if I planned to blog about them. That developer asking that question, which no one has ever asked me, should have been a red flag. … Continue reading dotNetDave Says… Getting Interviewed by Other Developers

A Thank You to My Geek Friends

As I reflect on being a software engineer, writer and speaker for 25 years, I didn’t get to where I am without my geek friends. They have taught me, uplifted me and even aided me in my personal life. Many I have thanked so this is to thank them again. I’m sure there are others … Continue reading A Thank You to My Geek Friends