dotNetDave Rocks The Azure Virtual Conference: Learn How To Build a Cloud App!

The dotNetDave No Apologies World Tour will be at the Azure Virtual Conference on August 8th at 2 pm EST. I hope you will join me at this meeting. I'm excited to present the session below. Röck Yoür Cöde: Real World Cloud App From Start to Finish This session, updated for 2020, will show how … Continue reading dotNetDave Rocks The Azure Virtual Conference: Learn How To Build a Cloud App!

Coding Faster with the dotNetTips Utility: StringBuilder Extensions

Recently, I was looking at the source code for Entity Framework Core and found a few interesting extension methods for the StringBuilder class. So I moved the ones I liked to my open-source project called dotNetTips.Utility.Standard.Extensions and is part of the NuGet package too. Appending Bytes If you want to combine an array of byte … Continue reading Coding Faster with the dotNetTips Utility: StringBuilder Extensions

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!

dotNetDave Approved: CodeRush for Visual Studio

After over 20 years, I've decided to start recognizing the third-party components and add-ins to Visual Studio that I use just about every day and swear by. The first is the only refactoring tool that I have used for Microsoft .NET called CodeRush for Visual Studio by Developer Express Inc. (DevExpress.com). I have tried others, … Continue reading dotNetDave Approved: CodeRush for Visual Studio

My Rock Your Code Books

Dear Followers, As of today, I have removed all of my e-books from Amazon.com. I really hate to do this, especially for those of you that live in a country where it's tough to get my print books. I have been finding PDF versions of my books posted, ILLEGALLY on many sites! If you find … Continue reading My Rock Your Code Books

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

Unit Testing with Random Data

In 2019, while I was working on benchmark tests for my new book on code & app performance, I wanted to use “real-world” data types like a person or a coordinate along with methods for creating random words, email addresses, URLs, etc. After I worked on the code, I thought that most of it could … Continue reading Unit Testing with Random Data

dotNetDave Rocks The San Diego .NET User Group: Learn How To Build a Cloud App!

The first, live and in person, stop on the dotNetDave No Apologies World Tour will be at the San Diego .NET User Group on July 7th at 5:30 pm. I hope you will join me at this meeting. I will have lots of swag (including some of my books) to give-a-way during my session. I'm … Continue reading dotNetDave Rocks The San Diego .NET User Group: Learn How To Build a Cloud App!

AI’s Ethical Dilemma with Adnan Masood

Join us for Episode 8 of The Confessions of Angry Programmers podcast! In this episode David and Woody talk about: Dogfooding: Woody talks about debugging AWS LAMBDA’s. WTF Were They Thinking?: David discusses sites like Sticker Mule testing text messages on unsuspecting live users. Guest We are joined by our guest Adnan Masood. Adnan discusses … Continue reading AI’s Ethical Dilemma with Adnan Masood