Author Archives: Obi Oberoi

About Obi Oberoi

I am Technology Aficionado who has a passion for learning, speaking, blogging and hanging out with geeks and like minded people!

Cannot connect to runtime process, timeout after 10000 ms

If you are a web developer, it’s given that you also write JavaScript code. I am building an ASP.NET Core app in VS 2017 and I needed to install a feature that I chose to write in JavaScript. While everything … Continue reading

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Query Types in EF Core

If you have been using Entity Framework 6.x or EF Core, then you are already familiar with Entities and its usage. Query Types is a new addition to EF Core 2.1 which you can refer to Entities as its cousin. … Continue reading

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Data Seeding in EF Core

Data seeding is a process where you populate the initial set of data into the database. I’ll explain some of the rudimentary steps needed for creating seed data in your app. Prior to EF Core 2.1, seeding data was not … Continue reading

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Import CSV into SQL Server using VBA

You have heard the famous clichΓ©, “there are many ways to skin a cat”. That said, there are many ways to import a flat file into SQL Server. Some of them include the following: SSMS – Select Database -> Right … Continue reading

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How to create an .EXE using .NET Core Console App

In the previous exercise, we learnt how to publish and execute a .NET Core Console App! In case you want to review that exercise, you can access it from here. In this exercise, we’ll look at a quick way to … Continue reading

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How to Publish and Execute a .NET Core Console App!

Publishing a .NET Core app is as easy as 1,2,3. Here’s how: After you have created the console app, make sure you select Release from the Solution Configurations drop-down menu. Β  Now right-click on the project node inside Solution Explorer … Continue reading

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How to use .NET Core Console app?

Console apps have been around since .NET’s inception i.e. 2002. Over the years, it has had a bit of a windows dressing with additional APIs, integration with .NET Core and the like. Let’s look at a simple console app written … Continue reading

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How to combine multiple stored procedures into a single resulset

Let’s say, you have multiple stored procedures each of which is tied to a partial view or View Component in MVC. Now, while this may seem like a logical thing to do, but what if you want the entire payload … Continue reading

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How to pass delimited list to a Stored Procedure

Let’s write a Table-valued function below. This can be created by navigating to Functions – Table-Valued Functions inside SQL Management Studio. Just an FYI, I am using the AdventureWorks database, but thisΒ  sample can be used in any situation. CREATE … Continue reading

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Global Query Filters in EF Core 2.0

Global Query Filters are a new addition to the arsenal of features in EF Core 2.0. This also implies that EF core team spearheaded by Diego Vega who are working diligently to bring EF Core at par with its Entity … Continue reading

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