The World Pandemic is Showing Us Websites Are Still Too Hard to Write

Since the 2019 COVID-19 virus pandemic started, one of the issues that I have seen is how hard it is for governments, non-profit’s, etc. to quickly stand up (get it into production) a website. I’m not talking about blogs, but data-driven sites like the ones that show us the latest infection rate information. The worldwide … Continue reading The World Pandemic is Showing Us Websites Are Still Too Hard to Write

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

MVP Summit 2016 – My Issues For The Teams

This year will be the 10th year I have gone to Microsoft to attend the annual MVP Summit. This is the one conference I look forward to all year. My favorite part of the summit is to interact directly with the difference teams at the Microsoft campus because they really do listen to us... well … Continue reading MVP Summit 2016 – My Issues For The Teams

dotNetDave Rocks Silicon Valley Code Camp 2016

The Silicon Valley Code Camp in San Jose, CA is on October 1st - 2nd, 2016. It's the largest Code Camp in the United States (maybe the world) and I hope to see you there. I will be doing the sessions below. Röck Yoür Apps With >= 10 Things You Probably Aren’t Doing This session … Continue reading dotNetDave Rocks Silicon Valley Code Camp 2016

dotNetDave Rocks Desert Code Camp 2016

The Desert Code Camp in Phoenix is back on October 8th, 2016! It's always a great Code Camp and I hope to see you there. I will be doing the sessions below. Röck Yoür Apps With >= 10 Things You Probably Aren’t Doing This session will go over 10+ things that I see developers not … Continue reading dotNetDave Rocks Desert Code Camp 2016

New Features for Entity Framework 7

There are some really cool features coming out soon in Entity Framework 7. Here is a link to a video from Build: http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Build/2015/2-693 Here is more detail: Entity Framework (EF) is a popular data access technology for .NET applications. EF7 is a lightweight and extensible version of EF that enables new platforms and new data … Continue reading New Features for Entity Framework 7

Real World API Design Using Entity Framework Services

In this session I will show you how I used the Entity Framework Services to design and create an API servicing layer to expose back-end data to partners. We will dive into using the Entity Framework (data layer), WCF Data Services (service layer), T4 templates (business entities), WCF Message Inspectors (security) and more.

Entity Framework 6 Adding Lots of Great Features

After barely over a year after Entity Framework 5 was released, version 6 is adding a lot of new and awesome features. Here is what is being shipped: Runtime The following features work for models created with Code First or the EF Designer: Async Query and Save adds support for the task-based asynchronous patterns that were … Continue reading Entity Framework 6 Adding Lots of Great Features

Real World API Design Using The Entity Framework Services

In this session I will show you how I used the Entity Framework Services to design and create an API servicing layer to expose back end data to partners. We will dive into using the Entity Framework (data layer), WCF Data Services (service layer), T4 templates (business entities), WCF Message Inspectors (security) and more.