Improve Your Model Classes with OOP – Part 1: The Basics

Ever since I have been speaking and writing, I have talked about proper class design using Object-Oriented Programming. OOP has been around since the 1950s and to me is still the best way to properly design classes, for now, and the future. Many of the projects I see fail are due to not using OOP … Continue reading Improve Your Model Classes with OOP – Part 1: The Basics

dotNetDave Rocks Desert Code Camp – 2019

The dotNetDave 25th Anniversary World Tour is coming to the Desert Code Camp in Phoenix, AZ on October 12th! I haven't spoken at this awesome code camp in a few years, so I'm excited to come back! San Diego to Phoenix Road Trip with dotNetDave Do you live in the San Diego area and want … Continue reading dotNetDave Rocks Desert Code Camp – 2019

dotNetTips.Utility.Standard Tester

Recently, while working on one of my books, I needed to randomly create data for use in tests and benchmarking of the code. I took what I wrote and created a new NuGet package titled dotNetTips.Utility.Standard.Tester. Below are the major features. Data Models There are a few data models that I have created for use … Continue reading dotNetTips.Utility.Standard Tester

Reuse, Reuse and More Code Reuse!

Recently an intern on the team I am currently working on asked me to review the code on a new solution he has been tasked to code. About a week or so later, I received the following from him via chat: On the project I sent you, I don't understand what you mean by use … Continue reading Reuse, Reuse and More Code Reuse!

Performance Tip: for vs. foreach in Microsoft .NET

Collections are one of the most commonly used types in programming. For any program that uses data, you will be dealing with collections. One of the most common things we do is to iterate over the collection to process the data. There are three main ways to iterate over a collection in .NET. for For … Continue reading Performance Tip: for vs. foreach in Microsoft .NET

Real World Cloud App – From Start to Finish: The User Experience Layer

In the fifth article in this series, I talked about and showed how to code the communications layer for this cloud solution using ASP.NET Core Web API. In this article I’m going to add the user experience (UX) layer to maintain the ad data using ASP.NET Core 3.0 using the new Blazor framework (in preview). … Continue reading Real World Cloud App – From Start to Finish: The User Experience Layer