Live Event: Ask dotNetDave Anything – Managing Open-Source Projects

Join us in this episode of Ask Me Anything Series on August 20, 7:00 am PST with David McCarter as he brings his years of experience as a professional software developer to talk about maintaining open-source projects and NuGet packages. ABSTRACT Ask dotNetDave anything! David McCarter is a Microsoft MVP, C# Corner MVP, C# Corner … Continue reading Live Event: Ask dotNetDave Anything – Managing Open-Source Projects

The World Pandemic is Showing Us Working Remote Works: Staying Healthy

In the first article in this series, I talked about how I feel that there are many benefits to working from home, more than the negative parts. I showed a Twitter poll and they discussed in detail how my number one benefit from working remotely is that I get much more work done, instead of … Continue reading The World Pandemic is Showing Us Working Remote Works: Staying Healthy

Live Event: Ask dotNetDave Anything!

Join us in this episode of Ask Me Anything Series on July 4, 10:00 am PST with David McCarter as he brings his years of experience as a professional software developer to talk about code quality, code performance, and a lot more. ABSTRACT Ask dotNetDave anything! David McCarter is a Microsoft MVP, C# Corner MVP, … Continue reading Live Event: Ask dotNetDave Anything!

The World-Wide Pandemic is Showing Us Working Remote Works: Getting More Work Done

For a long time, I have worked remotely and have learned all the positive things that happen when working remotely, including getting more work done! So, when the COVID-19 pandemic started to hit America, one of the positive things I hoped would come out of it is that it will force companies to learn how … Continue reading The World-Wide Pandemic is Showing Us Working Remote Works: Getting More Work Done

Visual Studio 2019 Issues/ Features Needed

There isn't a perfect application ever released, and the same is true for Visual Studio 2019. There are a lot of great features in VS2019, but there are many issues too, especially when it comes to .NET Core projects. So I decided to create a running list of the issues that I find or find … Continue reading Visual Studio 2019 Issues/ Features Needed

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

dotNetDave Says… Coding Should Be The Least Part of Your Job

There is more to writing a great app than just sitting down and coding. If you are banging out code, most of the day, you are doing it wrong. Coding should be the least (minor) part of being a great software engineer. Here are just a few of the other tasks that should be done … Continue reading dotNetDave Says… Coding Should Be The Least Part of Your Job

The Done Kind Of Done with Nuri Halperin

Join us for Episode 3 of The Confessions of Angry Programmers podcast! In this episode David and Woody talk about: Dogfooding: David revisits the Netflix app on Amazon Fire TV. WTF Were They Thinking?: David discusses backward software practices. Guest We are joined by our guest Nuri Halperin. Nuri discusses the "The Done Kind Of … Continue reading The Done Kind Of Done with Nuri Halperin

How To Tell Your Open Source Projects Are Done with Jeff Fritz

Join us for Episode 5 of The Confessions of Angry Programmers podcast! In this episode David and Woody talk about: Dogfooding: David talks about his frustration logging into Microsoft Teams. WTF Were They Thinking?: Woody discusses public computer displays showing sensitive information in an error! Guest We are joined by our guest Jeff Fritz from … Continue reading How To Tell Your Open Source Projects Are Done with Jeff Fritz

dotNetDave Says… Documenting Software Projects

If you don't document your project, then how can developers code it, QA test it and Tech Support assist users? dotNetDave, November 2019 With so many software development methodologies out there, it's important to remember to do proper architecture and document your project BEFORE coding begins. I've seen methodologies come and go and with some … Continue reading dotNetDave Says… Documenting Software Projects