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( David McCarter )
Microsoft MVP, C# Corner MVP, Software Architect, Conference Speaker, Trainer, Inventor
David McCarter has been a software engineer for over 25 years. He is a Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional), C# Corner MVP, solutions architect, speaker, consultant, professional code reviewer and interviewer in San Diego, California USA. He is the editor-in-chief of dotNetTips.com... a web site dedicated to helping software engineers in all aspects of programming since 1994. David has written for programming magazines and has published many books including "David McCarter's .NET Coding Standards", “Rock Your Code: Defensive Programming for Microsoft .NET” available at: http://amazon.com/author/dotnetdave. David is a featured writer on the C# Corner website among others. David gives lectures on programming and technical interviewing at user groups, colleges, high schools, and conferences such as C# Corner Conference (India), Code Camp, SQL Saturday, DevConnections, VSLive and more. He taught at the University of California San Diego for almost 20 years. He also runs his own software/ consulting company called McCarter Consulting. You can find upcoming speaking engagements by going to: http://bit.ly/dotnetdaverocks. 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. David is also an inventor of a software printing system that was approved by the US Patient Office in May 2008. If that's not enough, David is also an award-winning photographer and works for bands such as Queensryche, Buckcherry, Geoff Tate, Eric Johnson, Lit, Gary Hoey, P.O.D., Steel Panther and too many other bands in the United States to list. David is also a guitarist and has had the honor to play with Carl Franklin (.NET Rocks) and the lead guitarist from Lynyrd Skynyrd.