dotNetDave Rocks The DotNetSouth.Tech Conference

For the first time, I will be speaking at the DotNetSouth.Tech conference in Atlanta, Georgia on May 13th and 14th. I'm excited to present the sessions below. Rock Your Code: Real World Cloud App From Start to Finish Room: Room 104 @ 2:40pm on May 13th This session will show how I created a cloud … Continue reading dotNetDave Rocks The DotNetSouth.Tech Conference

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

In the fourth article in this series, I talked about and showed how to code the business layer for this cloud solution that included a Azure ServiceBus Queue and a Azure Function. In this article I’m going to add on top of that the communications layer, so apps and other services can get to the … Continue reading Real World Cloud App – From Start to Finish: The Communications Layer

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

In the third article in this series, I talked about and showed how to code the data layer for this cloud solution. Since I talked about the business entities in the last article, in this one I will focus on the queueing using the Azure Service Bus and microservices using Azure Functions. For years I … Continue reading Real World Cloud App – From Start to Finish: The Business Layer

Write Something, Anything to Start and Enhance Your Career

One of the questions I get asked a lot is “how do I get a job?”. The answer is that you need experience. But, how do you get experience if you don’t have a job yet? My answer is, write an app or website and release it to the world. The reason I encourage writing … Continue reading Write Something, Anything to Start and Enhance Your Career

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 Azure Cosmos DB. To keep a separation of concerns, I will also talk about the business entities … Continue reading Real World Cloud App – From Start to Finish: The Data Layer