Tag: Package Manager

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.