• San Diego   USA
  • Member since Dec 12 2016
  • C#, VB.NET, Azure, Entity Framework, .NET, ASP.NET, Web Services,


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.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. His photography can be found by going here Microsoft MVP profile is located at:

Specializing in software architecture, Microsoft .NET, mentoring, resume review/prep.