Determine User OneDrive Folders without the Microsoft.OneDriveSDK

Recently, while working on my dotNetTips.Utility Dev App, I realized I was determining the location of the users OneDrive folder wrong, especially if they have more than one OneDrive account, like myself. I didn't want to go through the hassle of learning the Microsoft.OneDriveSDK, nor did I want to use an entire SDK just to figure … Continue reading Determine User OneDrive Folders without the Microsoft.OneDriveSDK

New Version of dotNetTips.Utility Dev App Released

Today, I released a new version of my app for developers that quickly cleans temp files created by Visual Studio & SQL Server. It also backs up your source code on your computer with more features coming soon. I use it every day and I hope you will too. To read more and download, please … Continue reading New Version of dotNetTips.Utility Dev App Released

dotNetDave Rocks India (2018)

I'm very excited to speak at the C# Corner Conference this year on April 13th-15th with other great speakers like Mads Torgersen, Magnus Martensson and the #1 Indian speaker Pinal Dave. I had an awesome time last year and meet hundreds of awesome developers in India. I cant wait to see everyone and enjoy some … Continue reading dotNetDave Rocks India (2018)

If I Ran A Software Company – Part 1

I am sure most developers wished they could run a software company or development team in the hopes to do it better. I am one of these developers. I have lead teams before and even was Directory of Development for a short time at Proflowers.com. But, I have never run a software company, except for … Continue reading If I Ran A Software Company – Part 1

The dotNetDave “Rage for Code” T-Shirt Contest

I want to see some of the geek graphic arts talents to design a new Rock The World tour t-shirt for 2018. I will wear the winning design at every event I speak at in 2018, including India! Here is the info on the contest. The Winner Will Receive... 2018 Rage for Code t-shirt. Your … Continue reading The dotNetDave “Rage for Code” T-Shirt Contest

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 … Continue reading Improving Code Quality… One Developer At A Time Video Series

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 … Continue reading Ask dotNetDave – Properly Throwing & Rethrowing Exceptions