Steve_SmithSteve Smith (@ardalis) is an entrepreneur and software developer with a passion for building quality software as effectively as possible. He provides mentoring and training workshops for teams with the desire to improve. Steve has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for over 10 consecutive years, and is a frequent speaker at software developer conferences and events. He is one of the top contributors to the official documentation on ASP.NET Core and enjoys helpings others write maintainable, testable applications using Microsoft’s developer tools. Connect with Steve at

Online Courses

ASP.NET Core Quick Start (DevIQ)

Creating N-Tier Applications in C#

Refactoring Fundamentals

SOLID Principles of Object Oriented Programming

Design Patterns Library

Complete List of Steve’s Pluralsight Courses

Dev Tips Weekly