You have died

Site done did died

So, I got an email from my hosting company that the server hosting my site died and could not be recovered. The put in on a new server and restored from “the most recent backup they had”, but didn’t specify when that was from. They also didn’t get the site […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Controversy – It’s Our Fault

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