If you are new to .NET, or not, you should check out the new YouTube channel. There are lots of channels like Microsoft Developer, Xamarin Developers, .NET Foundation, Visual Studio, Azure DevOps, Microsoft Mechanics, and more.
Check out the video from Channel 9 to get a few really useful tips to debug your code in .NET and C++. https://channel9.msdn.com/Shows/Visual-Studio-Toolbox/Debugging-Tips-and-Tricks-Part-1
After a long hiatus, my Dogfooding series is back! In this episode I talk about the POD HD500X Edit program for a guitar pedal board from Line 6. Check out where I will be speaking next by going to: http://bit.ly/dotnetdaverocks
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
Here is a great video from Channel 9 that discusses how development can still be hard. I totally agree... many aspects of development are harder than they use to be. As an architect it's a daunting task to come up with a lasting solution. Click here to view the video.
In this episode I talk about my favorite Microsoft .NET code analysis tool called CodeIt.Right from Submain.com. It combines static code analysis and automatic refactoring to best practices in one application. CodeIt.Right will automatically correct code errors and violations (e.g. naming conventions, incorrectly implemented coding patterns, etc)! You can purchase the DVD mentioned in this … Continue reading TGIF Episode 3 – CodeIt.Right
In this episode I demonstrate the code analyzer in Visual Studio that all .NET developers must use to made sure they are writing bullet proof code. The Common Language Specification and Cyclomatic Complexity are also discussed. You can purchase the DVD mentioned in this episode at: http://mkt.com/nicheware/rock-your-code-dvd-v-1 You can purchase the book mentioned in this … Continue reading TGIF Episode 2 – Visual Studio Analyze
This session will introduce developers to the new powerful new feature that is part of the .NET 4.5 framework called Code Contracts. Code Contracts brings the advantages of design-by-contract programming to .NET programming. Contracts are used to improve testing via runtime checking, enable static contract verification, and documentation generation. We will also explore the new … Continue reading Rock Your Code Using Code Contracts – Video (V2)
This session will guide any level of programmer to greater productivity by providing the information needed to write consistent, maintainable code. Learn about common coding mistakes, code style, defensive programming and much, much more. Code tips are included to help you write better, error free applications. Lots of code examples in C# and VB.NET. This … Continue reading Rock Your .NET Coding Standards – Video (V8)
Ever since LINQ and Lambdas were introduced in .NET I never looked back. I love them and it opened up coding to be simpler and better! At one company I worked at one of the "senior" developers said that he just could not wrap his head around LINQ. If you are new to LINQ and … Continue reading Lambdas & LINQ in C# Explained