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
The next time you are making a decision, think about that gray matter in your head as if it is just a super advanced bio-computer!
Unit testing is something very important for any project. With that said, I rarely see it done in projects or done correctly. How can you push the code to quality assurance or production without knowing the state of the code? A few years back, I worked on a contract at a company here in San … Continue reading dotNetDave Says… If Your Code Is Hard To Unit Test, You’re Doing It Wrong
In this episode of Dogfooding, I am talking about how the user experience (UX) has really gone downhill in the past year at Expensify.com. Not sure what has happened at the company, but I state multiple times in the video "I'm floored that people actually pay for this website". I use to recommend this site … Continue reading Dogfooding: Expensify.com
You can overhear me say this in every one of my code conference sessions! I've been coding for over 25 years, and this way of thinking has allowed me to make changes to the code, later in time, easier. For example, in a recent project that I was hired to work on about 4 months … Continue reading dotNetDave Says…Always Code For Reusability
On July 2nd, 2019 I spoke at the San Diego .NET User Group. This was my actual 25th anniversary of speaking at user groups and conferences! I can’t believe I’ve been doing this for 25 years already… where has the time gone? My motivation, even back then, was to help others coming up in the … Continue reading Rock Your Career: How 25 Years of Speaking has Helped My Career and More! (Recorded Live)
For the second time, I will be speaking at the MSCC Developers Conference in Mauritius on April 11th - 13th. I'm very excited about bringing my 25th Anniversary World Tour to this beautiful island country and rock the geeks! I hope to see you there for some learning and fun. I will have swag and … Continue reading dotNetDave Rocks The MSCC Developers Conference in Mauritius (2019)