Fix your Git Credential Nightmare in 4 Basic Steps

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September 12, 2017 / No Comment

Struggling to get Git to connect to VisualStudio.com? 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 https://github.com/Microsoft/Git-Credential-Manager-for-Windows/releases, or you can also get this from the Git Installer for Windows at […]
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AUTHOR: CATEGORY: Blog

EntityFramework’s Update-Database Fails with “Invalid directory on URL.”

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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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AUTHOR: CATEGORY: .Net, Blog, EntityFramework