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David McCarter

( David McCarter )

United States
San Diego, CA
Microsoft MVP, C# Corner MVP, Software Architect, Speaker, Trainer, Inventor, Mentor


David McCarter is a Solutions Architect and a Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional), C# Corner MVP,  consultant, professional code reviewer, speaker, author, and patented inventor who lives in San Diego, California USA. He is the editor-in-chief of a website dedicated to helping software engineers in all aspects of programming since 1994. David is also an inventor of a software printing system for that was approved by the US Patient Office in May 2008.

David has written for programming magazines and has published many books including "Rock Your Code: Coding Standards for Microsoft .NET", “Rock Your Code: Code and App Performance for Microsoft .NET” available at:  David is a featured writer on the C# Corner website, among others. 

David is the host of the popular show Rockin’ the Code World with dotNetDave hosted on C# Corner Live where he interviews leaders in the tech world on Saturdays at 10 am PST: He also hosted the first Code Quality & Performance on C# Corner Live in June of 2021 that reached over 65,000 software engineers: 

David gives lectures on programming and technical interviewing at user groups, colleges, high schools, and conferences such as C# Corner Conference (India), NDC, Code Camp, SQL Saturday, DevConnections, VSLive, and more. He taught at the University of California San Diego for 18 years. He also runs his own software/ consulting company called McCarter Consulting. You can find upcoming speaking engagements by going to: 

David has been a community leader his entire career. He is one of the founders and directors of the San Diego .NET Developers Group for its 20-year run. In 2008 David won the INETA Community Excellence Award for his involvement in the .NET community. He is also a judge for the Microsoft Imagine Cup.

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