Rock Your Code and Applications with dotNetDave @ St. Louis Days of .NET

Improving Code Quality… One Developer At A Time! On November 12th, I will be doing my full-day workshop titled Rock Your Code and Applications with dotNetDave (click on this link to register) at the St. Louis Days of .NET. This workshop will guide any level of programmer to greater productivity by providing the information needed [...]


Silicon Valley Code Camp 2013

I hope everyone in northern California is planning to attend this years Silicon Vally Code Camp on October 4th & 6th in Los Altos Hills, Ca. It’s always a great time and lots of free training! I will be presenting the following session and I hope you will attend. Wear your favorite concert t-shirt to [...]

What’s the Purpose of the “using” Statement?

I recently was asked by one of my clients "What’s the Purpose of the “using statements”? " The developer that asked me this title is Senior Engineer. He went on to state "Looking at the <SOME OTHER> project, I see they didn’t use “using”". When a senior developer actually asks me this I cringe. What I mean [...]