Developers have asked recently how can they quickly be successful as a software engineer, gain more customers or release the next killer app. Well I am here to let you know that there is not a shortcut to success in the software business. Real success comes with a lot of hard work and a lot [...]
I am not sure what is going on with new releases of software in the last few years, but many companies like Microsoft, Apple and more are doing this more and more. As a user, this is frustrating. As a software engineer, it is making me scratch my head in wonderment and increases my frustrating [...]
For a number of years now the theme for all of my conference talks has been “Demand Quality In Software You Use, Demand Quality in Software You Write, Demand Quality In Yourself!”. My only goal with my sessions for the foreseeable future is all wrapped around this idea for these reasons… First, as a contractor, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Here is a great video from Channel 9 that discusses how development can still be hard. I totally agree... many aspects of development are harder than they use to be. As an architect it's a daunting task to come up with a lasting solution. Click here to view the video.