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CentOS No Connectivity on startup

By |September 18th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

CentOS Connectivity.

You have installed a brand new virtual machine or physical machine and the first thing you discover is that you are not connected.
Firefox complains that the server is not found. You can’t ping google.com.

You type in ip addr to discover that you have no ip address assigned.
How to fix this problem?

From the output […]

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MVC 5 Errors

By |September 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

MVC 5 Additional information: Format of the initialization string does not conform to Specification starting at index 0

Creating a web application and you come across the following:

Oh….. how I hate this error.

I have checked and double checked my connection strings in the web.config and they are correct.

Today’s list of things to check off is:

add […]

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Reporting services errors Microsoft Windows 2008 R2

By |July 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Installing applications on older servers can come with errors.

In this case a client had specifically asked for the application to be installed on Windows 2008 R2 with SQL Server R2.

The application was built using MVC 5 /Entity Framework 6 and as reporting services doesn’t work nicely with MVC5 (yet?) , the reports were embedded in […]

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Reporting Services in ASP.Net MVC 5

By |July 20th, 2015|ASP.NET|0 Comments

ASP.Net MVC 5 and Entity Framework 6 how to report.

Over the last couple of years I have been using ASP.Net MVC (now 5) and have found using this technology very rewarding, sometimes frustration but on the whole my experience has been good. One of the more challenging aspects has been to find a reporting […]

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Powershell script not renaming files

A not so quick fix!

Powershell file renaming issues.

Powershell is a great tool introduced by Microsoft, a little cryptic and a departure from some programming norms but never-the-less a useful and helpful way for working your way around windows machines.

I have been working on a problem where running a powershell script, the script runs but doesn’t […]

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ASP.Net MVC 5 Reporting Services errors and issues

By |July 15th, 2015|ASP.NET|0 Comments

I am currently working on a project that requires some reporting functionality.

The setup is:

Visual Studio 2013 Community.
MVC 5
Entity Framework 6
Reportviewer/Reporting services ‘rdlc’ report file

After doing some research on this, colleagues, internet and various books, it appears this is  an unhappy and fraught combination of technologies.

While the MVC 5 and Entity Framework side of things […]

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Error when updating MVC 5 model

By |June 25th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

When working on a MVC 5 project, I went to update the underlying model. The following ( in red) error appeared. I tried all the recommend solutions. Restarting Visual Studio, re-booting the computer..etc. None of which worked.

PM> update-database
update-database : The term ‘update-database’ is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet, function, script file, or […]

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Web site design

By |June 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ASP.NET MVC web site programming
Creating a new MVC application using Visual Studio 2013 Community version, is frankly frustrating. So…what to do with all this frustration? Write it down, solve it and write down the solution.

The environment is Windows 8.1, Visual Studio Community 2013. In addition to this there is a copy of SQL Server […]

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Web site design

By |May 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ASP.NET MVC web site programming
Creating a new MVC application using Visual Studio 2013 Community version, is frankly frustrating. So…what to do with all this frustration? Write it down, solve it and write down the solution. I am tempted to label these posts part 1,2,3…and so on. Instead I will try and categorize the all […]

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Web Site Design

ASP.NET MVC web site programming
Creating a new MVC application using Visual Studio 2013 Community version, is frankly frustrating. So…what to do with all this frustration? Write it down, solve it and write down the solution. I am tempted to label these posts part 1,2,3…and so on. Instead I will try and categorize the all […]

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