Windows 10 Fall Creators Update May Have Killed One of my PCs

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update May Have Killed One of my PCs

So far I’ve installed the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update on 7 machines. Those machines include 2 desktops (one running the Windows Insider Preview slow ring and one stock Windows 10) and 5 laptops (one running the Windows Insider Preview fast ring and the others all stock). The machines are from a variety of sources: one desktop was purchased and one was built, and the laptops are a mix of HP, Toshiba, Microsoft, ASUS and Lenovo. …

Entity Framework Core 1.1.2 Package Manager Console Commands Stop Working

Entity Framework Core 1.1.2 Package Manager Console Commands Stop Working

Been running into this frequently over the last couple weeks where the Package Manager Console commands for Entity Framework Core stop working and you get the infamous “not recoginized as the name of a cmdlet, function, script file, or operable program” error message. This problem has been a more or less continual plague in Visual Studio and Entity Framework (both original and Core versions) for years now.

Entity Framework Core Scaffold-DbContext fails with more than one project

Entity Framework Core Scaffold-DbContext fails with more than one project

If you have more than one project in your solution, there is apparently an issue where running Scaffold-DbContext or Add-Migration for Entity Framework Core in the Package Manager Console will fail with the error:System.IO.FileNotFoundException: Could not load file or assembly ‘Microsoft.EntityFrameworkCore.Design, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=null’. The system cannot find the file specified.

The Unroll.me Controversy – It’s Our Fault

The Unroll.me Controversy – It’s Our Fault

A tweet caught my attention yesterday afternoon that was related to the whole Unroll.me/Uber data collection situation. Users’ data is being anonymized and then sold by Unroll.me, with one of the buyers in this situation being Uber. The co-founder of Unroll.me posted a message to Medium which basically put the responsibility for the controversy on the end users of Unroll.me.…