Who is the DotNet Dude?
My name is Miguel A. Castro and I am a .NET
Consultant, Author, Speaker, and Trainer with over 20 years of IT
experience. I have a background in full automation solutions encompassing
all aspects of a project’s life cycle, including data gathering, architecture,
design, development, documentation, and training. I am also a
Microsoft MVP in the area of Visual Developer C#, recently awarded
This site was put together to give you an overview to who I am
in hopes that we may one day do business together. I am at heart a
developer with a passion for coding. My .NET language of choice is C#,
though I have an extensive history with Visual Basic. My area of special
focus is ASP.NET Custom WebControls. In this site you can download all
sorts of components I have developed, including some WebControls I hope you
will find very useful. I also regularly post code snippets and other
components I feel will be useful. All downloads are free of charge open
to royalty-free reuse. The source code is provided for most of them but
cannot be resold.
I am a regular contributor to Magazine and a listing of my
articles as well as other publishings can found on this site as well.
I am president
of InfoTek Consulting Group,
Inc. where I provide .NET consulting services to clients in the New
York / New Jersey Metropolitan Area
Don't forget to visit my
Weblog for constant postings on whatever my demented mind sees fit to
share. And please feel free to email me with any questions you would like
to see posted in the FAQ section of this site.
Recruiters with .NET opportunities,
please click here.
Don't forget to visit these other sites I developed:
My contributions to CoDe Magazine, user group talks, and freeware development
are all inspired by the passion I have for what I do for a living. As many
spend much of their lives trying to invent that feeling, I have the good
fortune of my work and my hobby being one in the same. As a consultant in one
of the fastest paced industries around, my training in new technologies and
continuing practice of existing ones never stops. Beginning with the Dungeons
& Dragons dice roller I wrote on an old TRS-80 when I was 12 and continuing
with the custom ASP.NET WebControls I enjoy developing today, the onslaught of
new technologies has been a welcome challenge and an ever-present part of my
life. It is my belief that loving what you do plays a major role in your
ability to excel beyond your own expectations. It is a passion for
technology that is my strategy for success.
Miguel A. Castro