SQL Saturday #95

I hope everyone in southern California is planning to attend this years SQL Saturday in San Diego, CA on September 17th. It’s always a great time and lots of free training! I will have a limited number of my latest book to sell "David McCarter's .NET Coding Standards" ($12) and a DVD full of conference … Continue reading SQL Saturday #95

ADO.NET Entity Framework 4.1 – Update 1

ADO.NET Entity Framework 4.1 introduces two new features: The DbContext API is a simplified abstraction over ObjectContext and a number of other types that were included in previous releases of the ADO.NET Entity Framework. The DbContext API surface is optimized for common tasks and coding patterns. Code First is a new development pattern for the … Continue reading ADO.NET Entity Framework 4.1 – Update 1

SQLSaturday #73

I hope everyone in southern California is planning to attend this years SQL Saturday in Huntington Beach, CA on April 9th. It’s always a great time and lots of free training! I will have a limited number of my latest book to sell "David McCarter's .NET Coding Standards" ($12) and a DVD full of conference … Continue reading SQLSaturday #73

Desert Code Camp 2011.1

I hope everyone in Arizona is planning to attend this years Desert Code Camp on April 2nd. It’s always a great time and lots of free training! I will have a limited number of my latest book to sell "David McCarter's .NET Coding Standards" ($12) and a DVD full of conference sessions on video, slides, … Continue reading Desert Code Camp 2011.1

Wish List for Visual Studio and .NET 4+

After using .NET 4 and Visual Studio for about a year now, here is my wish list for an upcoming release: Visual Studio 2010+ Speed up loading in virtual environments like VMWare and Parallels. I've seen VS 2010 take up to 5 minutes to load in VMWare. Not acceptable! Building Projects/ Solutions The ability when … Continue reading Wish List for Visual Studio and .NET 4+

Fullerton Code Camp 2011

I hope everyone in southern California is planning to attend this years SoCal Code Camp in Fullerton, Ca on 1/29 – 1/30. It’s always a great time and lots of free training! I will be presenting the following sessions and I hope you will attend. Building nTier Applications with Entity Framework Services Learn how to … Continue reading Fullerton Code Camp 2011

Los Angeles Code Camp 2010

I hope everyone in southern California is planning to attend this years SoCal Code Camp in Los Angeles on 10/23 – 10/24. It’s always a great time and lots of free training! I will be presenting the following sessions and I hope you will attend. Back-2-Basics: Exception & Event Instrumentation in .NET This session will … Continue reading Los Angeles Code Camp 2010

San Diego Code Camp 2010

I hope everyone in southern California is planning to attend this years SoCal Code Camp in San Diego on 6/26 – 6/27. It’s always a great time and lots of free training! I will be presenting the following sessions and I hope you will attend. Also, check out my new .NET discussion site called DotNet … Continue reading San Diego Code Camp 2010