Improving Code Quality… One Developer At A Time Video Series

All of my conference sessions are designed to make the quality of software better. If you missed one of my sessions at a conference or you couldn't make it, you can still see my session(s) on video by going here. You can also get all of these sessions, slide decks and sample code by purchasing [...]

dotNetDave Rocks SoCal Code Camp (San Diego) – 2016

I hope you will join me for the 10th anniversary of the SoCal Code Camp in San Diego on June 25th - 26th. It's always a great time with lots of learning! Below are the sessions I will be presenting. Röck Yoür .NET Coding Standards This session will guide any level of programmer to greater [...]

dotNetDave Rocks The Twin Cities .NET User Group

For the first time the dotNetDave Rock The World Tour will hit the Twin Cities .NET User Group in Minneapolis, MN on June 15, 2016. If you live in the area, I hope to see you there. I will be doing the session below. Röck Yoür Cöde With Defensive Programming This session brings writing better code [...]

dotNetDave Rocks Silicon Valley Code Camp 2016

The dotNetDave Rock The Nation World tour will hit the 11th annual Silicon Valley Code Camp  on October 1-2, 2016. If you go to only one code camp/ community conference this year then this is the one! You need to experience 2,500 geeks being taught the most diverse topics by top speakers then you will [...]

Ask dotNetDave – Properly Throwing & Rethrowing Exceptions

Recently at a contract I am working on, I received an email from one of the developers why I marked the code below that needs to be fixed because there are multiple throwing exception violations. Let’s see if you can spot them? There are other issues with this code, just stick to the issues dealing [...]