David McCarter is a C# Microsoft MVP Developer/ Architect/ Consultant & Professional Code Reviewer in San Diego, California. David is the creator of dotNetTips.com that has been helping programmers since 1994. David has written for programming magazines and has published many books and his latest self-published book is David McCarter’s .NET Coding Standards. He is one of the founders and the president of the almost 20-year-old San Diego .NET Developers Group. 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.
David gives lectures on software engineering at colleges, high schools, user groups and conferences such as Code Camp, VSLive, Microsoft DevDays. This year is his 17th year teaching at the University of California San Diego.
If that’s not enough David is also an award winning photographer and works for bands such as Queensryche, Buckcherry, Geoff Tate, Gary Hoey and too many other bands in the US to list. He is also working on his first non-geek book about tribute bands. David is also a guitarist and has had the honor to play with Carl Franklin and the lead guitarist from Lynyrd Skynyrd.