Is Microservices Just A New Marketing Term?

For a recent article on TechTarget.com, I was interviewed for my thoughts on microservices, a new term in our world. Here is what I said (the full quote): Microservices is a great way to decouple an application for faster modernization, improved functionality and better performance, but done incorrectly or without proper architectural understanding, teams can … Continue reading Is Microservices Just A New Marketing Term?

Real World Cloud App – From Start to Finish: The Data Layer

In the second article in this series, I laid out the architecture and design for this cloud solution. Now it’s finally time to get coding! In this article I will discuss how I designed the data layer using Cosmos DB. To keep a separation of concerns, I will talk about the business entities which is … Continue reading Real World Cloud App – From Start to Finish: The Data Layer

Book Review: Azure and Xamarin Forms: Cross Platform Mobile Development

It's been a long time since I have done a book review but I wanted to review Azure and Xamarin Forms: Cross Platform Mobile Development by Russell Fustino since I am personally interested in these two subjects. If you are new to mobile development or cloud development, then this book is for you! Heck, why not try … Continue reading Book Review: Azure and Xamarin Forms: Cross Platform Mobile Development

dotNetDave Rocks the Austin .NET User Group

On October 29th, the dotNetDave World Farewell Tour will land in Austin, TX at the Austin .NET User Group to do the session below. I'm very excited to speak for the second time at this group. Rock Your Development With A Real World Example This session will demonstrate concepts in the first four parts of … Continue reading dotNetDave Rocks the Austin .NET User Group

Real World Cloud App – From Start to Finish

Several years ago, I came up with a new conference session to show how I created a real cloud app that I applied the same n-tier architecture that I have been using most of my career. The session is called “Rock Your App with a Real World Example”. Below is the n-tier architecture diagram that … Continue reading Real World Cloud App – From Start to Finish

dotNetDave Rocks Mauritius (2018)

For the first time, I will be speaking at the MSCC Developers Conference in Mauritius on May 17th - 19th. I'm very excited about bringing my World Farewell Tour to this country and rock the geeks. I hope to see you there for some learning and fun (I will be bringing my guitar). I will … Continue reading dotNetDave Rocks Mauritius (2018)