Entity Framework and Primary Keys

By Dave / January 18, 2017

Entity Framework relies on primary keys with views and tables.  If you are trying to bring a view into dbContext and the view does not have a primary key the following should help you out.  The schema Read more..



Xamarin Mac Agent–Unable to connect

By Dave/ January 18, 2017

I was unable to connect to Mac today.  Not sure why.  I found this documentation from Xamarin here.  The document here gave me the solution. Once I did the following I was able to use the Xamarin Mac Read more..



Find all tables containing column with specified name

By Dave / January 14, 2017

In order to find a column name anywhere it is used in a table or view I was able to use the following SQL…SELECT COLUMN_NAME AS 'ColumnName' ,TABLE_NAME AS 'TableName'FROM Read more..



C# 6.0 New Features

By Dave/ November 09, 2016

The following features require the C# 6.0 compiler which is included in Visual Studio 2015.  Remarkably however C# 6 new features does not require and updated version of Microsoft .NET Framework (i.e. Read more..



Xamarin Player: Failed to initialize device Nexus4

By Dave / June 12, 2016

What’s going on?  I want to run my Android emulator (XAP – Xamarin Android Player) and I get the following issue. “Failed to initialize device”, “VboxMessage command failed: See log for further Read more..



Xamarin Android - Fragments and Orientations/Rotation

By Dave/ February 14, 2016

When you rotate/change the orientation of your Android application the Activity will be destroyed and recreated.  What this means is that any variables, fragments will be destroyed when the user Read more..




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Entity Framework and Primary Keys

Entity Framework relies on primary keys with views and tables.  If you are trying to bring a view into dbContext and the view does not have a primary key the following should help you out.  The schema
By Dave / January 18, 2017

Xamarin Mac Agent–Unable to connect

I was unable to connect to Mac today.  Not sure why.  I found this documentation from Xamarin here.  The document here gave me the solution. Once I did the following I was able to use the Xamarin Mac
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Find all tables containing column with specified name

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