Using absolute paths with FTP

Obscure problem Ran into an annoying problem recently where an FTP account I was logging in with had a home directory of something like this: /dir0/dir1/dir3/Home To my dismay I needed to upload files...

LinqPad quick reference

This is a quick post for my own ignorance. On occasion I use LinqPad to make changes in a database and I find the stock LinqPad linq to sql provider to be very useful. I just happen to forget the synt...

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...

Why months is a terrible measurement

Introduction There have been numerous times that I have been asked to provide a threshold or measure something in months. I always warn that this is a bad idea, but quickly I am over ruled because wah...