Dot net core NUnit unit test won’t start

I was hoping this problem would resolve itself, but it hasn’t so I am writing about it to document it to refer to in the future. I ran into this problem twice now and it annoys me because it sho...

Cannot ping or RDP to Windows 10 machine

Problem This is a particularly stupid gotcha. For a long time now I haven’t been able to RDP into my Windows 10 Surface Pro 4. I tried everything I could think of or look up including but not li...

Padding a string in tSQL

Gotcha There isn’t a Pad Left or Pad Right function in tSQL. Solution There is a lengthy discussion about this topic already on Stack Overflow here: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/16760900...

Guide to using Git for TFS users

Introduction It’s that time again – that time where the development industry has decided for us that what we were using before isn’t good enough anymore and everyone needs to change ...

DotNet Core EF migration not working

Problem Here is the basic setup of this problem: You created a .Net Core application and wanted to use .Net Core EF in your application for the data layer. You have already installed .Net Core EF from...

A very basic guide to GIT commands

Why GIT commands? When you use GIT long enough, you begin to realize it is just easier to use GIT commands. Using a console is faster in every way because UI for some reason or another is laggy and sl...