Fix your Git Credential Nightmare in 4 Basic Steps

September 12, 2017 / 3 Comments

Struggling to get Git to connect to Here’s a possible solution.
Tip: A proxy/firewall can be one of the causes of this frustration.
A big shout out to Andrew Scott for working this with me.
1. Install the Git Credential Manager for Windows
Go to, or you can also get this from the Git Installer for Windows at […]
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EntityFramework’s Update-Database Fails with “Invalid directory on URL.”

June 12, 2015 / 1 Comment

While running Visual Studio 2015 RC (VS2015) you may encounter an error when referencing the EntityFramework Nuget package (at least on v6.1.3) stating the following:

The error specifically occurs when running  Update-Database  from within the Package Manager or when using Package Manager Console.
The issue arises from within the EntityFramework module file (EntityFramework.psm1).  The specific problem is due to a […]
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