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Entity Framework update-database "Could not load file or assembly or one of its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified."

Jul, 11, 2012

I spun wheel for a while on this one. Every time I ran the update-database or add-migration command I was getting "Could not load file or assembly 'MyProject.Name' or one of its dependencies. The... Read More


You get nahzing, Lebowski!

Jun, 01, 2012

Windows 8 CP to Windows 8 RP doesn't give you many choices on what I get to keep when I upgrade. Guess I won't be needing that "Help me decide" link.... Read More


Windows Live Mesh Remote not allowing connections, resetting display settings, always showing actions

Jan, 06, 2012

I was having problems with the remote connections feature in Windows Live Mesh. It would get to 'Starting connection with "PC-NAME"' and never actually show the desktop no matter how long I waited.... Read More


SubSonic 3.0 Example Project

Oct, 06, 2011

This is a quick console app I put together to demonstrate how SubSonic 3.0 can be used for querying a database. It targets Northwind on SqlExpress. Download it now... Read More


ORM Battle

Oct, 01, 2011

With my upcoming presentation on SubSonic, I wanted to run benchmarks on some popular ORMs. I found ORM Battle which did exactly that and I dove in. ORM Battle required a little setup. After... Read More


SubSonic 3.0, A Closer Look at ActiveRecord

Sep, 26, 2011

SubSonic 3.0 ActiveRecord is the easiest way to get up and running with SubSonic. It's a database first approach using T4 templates for class generation. This approach will give you a very thin DAL to... Read More


Western Digital Scorpio Blue 500 GB in my PS3

Jun, 13, 2011

When the PS3 was first released at the end of 2006, the least expensive model was the only one I could afford. The 20GB, no wi-fi machine did all I wanted it to do at the time: play PS3 games... Read More


Music Beta by Google

Jun, 08, 2011

Having a Droid X and being an avid gym rat, I've been waiting for this! I've been playing around with it a little and am very impressed with the simplicity of it. If you haven't heard of it, Google... Read More


Orchard vs N2CMS part 2

Mar, 29, 2011

I've been asked a few times for a follow up on my original Orchard vs N2CMS post. In the few months since that post, I've done a few more websites in both and have a better perspective on the... Read More


IE9 RC Release

Feb, 11, 2011

Microsoft released the RC for IE9 today, 2/10/2011. So far I have to say I for one am somewhat impressed. I took a look at the end of last year and was almost dreading the release, and it's hard for... Read More


Easy XML Writing with C# 4.0 and DynamicBuilder

Feb, 10, 2011

Utilizing C# 4.0's 'dynamic' keyword, Michael Monteleone has created a "suspiciously pleasant XML construction API". Very easy to use and light weight makes this a new go to tool for me. The only part... Read More


jQuery File Upload

Feb, 10, 2011

This looks to be a good file upload control, haven't tried it out yet. http://aquantum-demo.appspot.com/file-upload... Read More


Scroll Into View For Page Postback

Feb, 10, 2011

When placed into a utilities class this snippet will auto write the javascript that will scroll to an item on page postback. public static void ScrollIntoView(Control... Read More


jQuery 1.5 Released

Feb, 02, 2011

Check out jQuery's official blog post on their release. To summarize, most of the improvements are in performance. A few new features have been added however. The one that caught my attention was... Read More


Javascript in Ten Minutes

Feb, 02, 2011

http://javascript.infogami.com/Javascript_in_Ten_Minutes A quick and informative javascript tutorial. Not for beginner programmers, but a fun read nonetheless... Read More


Orchard vs N2CMS

Jan, 28, 2011

I've been meaning to start this blog for a long time. I often find cool things that I would like to share with other people, or at least keep track of for myself: code snippets to new open source... Read More



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Entity Framework update-database "Could not load file or assembly or one of its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified."

I spun wheel for a while on this one. Every time I ran the update-database or add-migration command I was getting "Could not load file or assembly 'MyProject.Name' or one of its dependencies. The... Read More

You get nahzing, Lebowski!

Windows 8 CP to Windows 8 RP doesn't give you many choices on what I get to keep when I upgrade. Guess I won't be needing that "Help me decide" link.... Read More

 
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