The Year in Review (2019)

2019 has been a big year for dotNetTips.com and dotNetDave (me)! I released a new book titled Rock Your Code: Code and App Performance for Microsoft .NET early in the year and then released the second edition in September when the new version of .NET was released. I also released a new edition of my … Continue reading The Year in Review (2019)

Help Support The dotNetDave 2020 Conference Tour

Did you know that software engineers like myself who travel to speak at conferences, lose a lot of money? I have previously written about it in this post: Did You Know Most Speakers At Software Conferences Don’t Get Paid? I estimate I lose around $1,300 per day, including travel days. I want to come to … Continue reading Help Support The dotNetDave 2020 Conference Tour

dotNetTips.Utility.Standard NuGet Packages Quarterly Release (Q3 2019)

The 3rd quarter release of the dotNetTips.Utility.Standard NugGet packages has been released. These packages contain common code for Microsoft .NET that I use every day and I hope you do too. PackageVersionRelease notesdotNetTips.Utility.Standard2019.8.31.1 Code & documentation cleanup. Code fixes. New code in LoggingHelper, ComputerInfo. dotNetTips.Utility.Standard.Extensions 2019.8.31.1 Code & documentation cleanup. Code fixes. New code in … Continue reading dotNetTips.Utility.Standard NuGet Packages Quarterly Release (Q3 2019)

Help Support The Voice Of Slum In India

In April of 2019, while in India to speak at the C# Corner Conference, I along with two other speakers visited the Voice of Slum NGO in Delhi. We meet the two founders Chandni Khan and Dev Pratap Singh and they told us the story of how this organization was started. They are truly inspirational … Continue reading Help Support The Voice Of Slum In India

What’s happening to the AJAX Control Toolkit?

I have been using the AJAX Control Toolkit ever since it was released and have really liked it. Microsoft released it to Open Source and now they have turned it over management to DevExpress. Look for a new release in 2015. Here is the blog post on the news: https://community.devexpress.com/blogs/aspnet/archive/2014/09/22/ajax-control-toolkit-devexpress-offer.aspx

Rock Your Technical Interview – Working With Recruiters Book Released!

Looking for a new job? Want a big raise? Want to rock your career? Then this book is for you. Why a book on technical interviewing? I’ve been interviewing engineers for over 20 years. I have also experienced all aspects of this subject being interviewed, interviewing candidates and even as a hiring manager. In this … Continue reading Rock Your Technical Interview – Working With Recruiters Book Released!

dotNetDave Explains… DVD Released!

This new DVD is packed full of over 25 videos about the .NET Framework. Everything from the CLR, CTS, base class libraries, types, compiling, memory management and more is explained in detail. This DVD will help you learn “the why” on how things work in the framework. This DVD is sponsored by Redgate. Save 10% … Continue reading dotNetDave Explains… DVD Released!

ComponentOne Announces David McCarter as C1 Influencer

October 23, 2013 by Russ Fustino We are very happy to announce the expansion of the C1 Influencer program at ComponentOne. C1 is extremely excited to announce our most recent Influencer, Microsoft MVP David McCarter. David McCarter is a software engineer/architect/consultant in San Diego. He is the editor-in-chief of http://www.dotNetTips.com  … a web site dedicated … Continue reading ComponentOne Announces David McCarter as C1 Influencer

Visual Studio 2013 Released

For developers and development teams, Visual Studio 2013  delivers applications across all Microsoft devices, cloud, desktop, server and game console platforms by providing a consistent development experience, hybrid collaboration options, and state-of-the-art tools, services, and resources. Below are just a few of the highlights in this release:   • Innovative features for greater developer productivity: Visual Studio 2013 … Continue reading Visual Studio 2013 Released