Stuff that didn't quite make the bit bucket
Unix is arguably a giant text adventure. The people who rave about it have usually forgotten two things.
Not everyone loves learning arcane stuff about computers.
The people who use the software … more
There's no EDMX designer support for EF Core. Code first is possible but why would you doodle about like that when the database almost certainly already exists, and even if it doesn't SQL Management … more
Stack Overflow isn't a community of developers.
The designers set out to gamify it and they succeeded. It is a long running game, and unsurprisingly it is dominated by experienced players of that … more
In Thor: The Dark World, we learn that Odin's father Bor led the armies of Asgard to defeat the Frost Giants in Norway because it was his dominion as part of the Nine Realms. Then in Thor: Ragnarok … more
Two years ago my grapefruit tree produced two fruit that looked very appetising but were almost solid rind. Some quality time with Bing revealed two important factoids:
Super thick rind is a … more
To get WebPack hot module reload to work with Edge you need a polyfill.
Add it to your project:
npm i event-source-polyfill
Then add it to your vendor.config.js file at the end of the vendor array. … more
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Customer: I don't want to receive all these notifications, how do I configure your product to send alerts to staff member X?
Me: You … more
This is a powershell script. The SID is embedded in the script rather than supplied as a parameter because you'll want a real editor to enter something that long and fiddly, and if you make a mistake … more
You've published your website and it can't talk to your database because it's not you any more, it's now running as the AppPoolIdentity. You could set it to run as you but that's far too much … more
This is based on someone else's code but I've lost the link. If you recognise your work leave a comment. It's here because I converted it to Typescript for convenient inclusion in Aurelia projects.