How do I set the default browser as chrome in Visual Studio Code?

I am setting up my VS Code environment for the first time, but I can't figure out how to set Chrome as the default browser for the workspace.

27 Dec at 13:12

Create new folder with pathlib and write files into it

I'm doing something like this: ``` import pathlib p = pathlib.Path("temp/").mkdir(parents=True, exist_ok=True) with p.open("temp."+fn, "w", encoding ="utf-8") as f: f.write(result) ``` > Erro...

22 Feb at 16:16

How to sign out from Azure AD 2.0/MSAL in a desktop application?

I'm using MSAL in a WPF desktop application that needs to allow users to sign in and out against Azure AD v2.0. [Microsoft's Graph access sample](https://github.com/Azure-Samples/active-directory-dotn...

27 Nov at 18:22

Using Microsoft Extension Dependency Injection on WinForms in C#

My knowledge in DI is very limited. I am developing a WinForm project in a solution which every else where in the solution, [Microsoft Extension Dependency Injection](https://www.nuget.org/packages/Mi...

27 Nov at 17:14

MemoryCache - prevent expiration of items

In my application I use MemoryCache but I don't expect items to expire. Items are therefore inserted to the cache with default policy, without `AbsoulteExpiration` or `SlidingExpiration` being set. Re...

7 May at 05:50

Most Efficient way to detect duplicate http requests

I'm using service stack to accept http requests that add rows to a back-end database, fairly standard stuff. The problem I have now is that sometimes, the devices sending data to the service, send the...

27 Nov at 15:30

Is the ServiceStack RequestContext is thread-safe in .NET Core

ServiceStack's `RequestContext` for .NET Core is using static `AsyncLocal` data : ``` public static AsyncLocal<IDictionary> AsyncRequestItems = new AsyncLocal<IDictionary>(); ``` per request end wo...

27 Nov at 07:13

Oracle Connection Pooling in .Net

We have a system that uses an Oracle database. I've been asked if the system makes use of connection pooling which I'm not sure about. We are using the `Oracle.DataAccess.Client.OracleConnection` W...

26 Nov at 13:43

The type or namespace name 'Azure' does not exist in the namespace 'Microsoft'

I am working on a Windows 10 UWP app and would like to store some information in Cosmos DB. Following the getting started instructions does not work with Microsoft Azure DocumentDB NuGet package 1.19....

26 Nov at 12:27

VB.NET equivalent for the C# 7 is operator declaration pattern

Is there a VB.NET equivalent to the [C# 7 is operator declaration pattern](https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/csharp/language-reference/operators/patterns#declaration-and-type-patterns)? `bmp` `...

No provider for Http StaticInjectorError

I am trying to pull the data from my api, and populate it in my ionic app, but it is crashing when I enter the page the data should be populated on. Below are my two .ts files: ``` import { Componen...

10 Jun at 13:26

In an ASP.NET Core Web App, what's the difference between AddJsonOptions and AddJsonFormatters?

I'm trying to control json output settings across the board, like for normal HTTP 200 OK results to things like when model validation fails (HTTP 400 BAD Request) etc. I ran across these two methods ...

11 Jul at 13:34

Cannot sign out the OpenIdConnect authentication of identityserver4 on ASP.NET Core 2 application

My Identity Server is using identityserver4 framework ([http://localhost:9000](http://localhost:9000)). And I register the client on Identity Server as below. ``` clients.Add( new Client { ...

26 Jun at 10:9

Exception before Main

I created app with following code (just for research purposes): ``` using System; using System.CodeDom; using System.Linq; using System.Reflection; using System.Security.Permissions; namespace Hello...

26 Nov at 10:42

How to Unit Test Startup.cs in .NET Core

How do people go about Unit Testing their Startup.cs classes in a .NET Core 2 application? All of the functionality seems to be provided by Static extensions methods which aren't mockable? If you take...

16 Feb at 13:23

Hangfire Automatic retries - how to manually configure the time between retries

I have a requirement to manually configure the time between retries. I was not able to find the way for it. But I found a code from [https://github.com/HangfireIO/Hangfire/blob/master/src/Hangfire.Cor...

16 Jun at 03:41

Entity Framework Core migration - connection string

I'm having a problem to handle the DB connection string in conjunction with migrations. I have 2 projects: - - The `DbContext` is in the Domain project, so this is the project I run migrations agai...

How to modify query in EF Core 2.0, before it goes to the SQL Server?

I have this need for Persian language, where a query should first be sanitized/normalized from the point of characters. Persian "ی" should be used instead of Arabic "ي". In EF 6, I had an intercept...

Github remote permission denied

I'm trying to upload my repo on github and go through all the steps up to: `git push -u origin master` at that point it gives me the following error: > remote: Permission to samrao2/manager-4.git deni...

15 Feb at 01:22

SignalR Hubs Clients are null when firing event

I've written a generic hubs which I'm having some issues with so to debug it I've decided to make a simple connection count like so: ``` public class CRUDServiceHubBase<TDTO> : Hub, ICRUDServiceHubBa...

What does the "x for x in" syntax mean?

What actually happens when this code is executed: ``` text = "word1anotherword23nextone456lastone333" numbers = [x for x in text if x.isdigit()] print(numbers) ``` I understand, that `[]` makes a l...

23 Nov at 22:57

ServiceStack - ApiMember Verb - Not Working

I have a DTO which I share for POST and GET method, and I want to have one extra field for GET method, so I tried using it like this: ``` //... [ApiMember(Name = "Status", Verb = "GET", Description ...

23 Nov at 18:47

Entity Framework include poor performance

## Context We appear to be having an Entity Framework 6.x related issue. We've spent weeks attempting to nail down performance issues and fixed most if not all which we can find/think of. In short...

ASP.NET Core 2, button click with Razor pages without MVC

As someone pointed out in a comment, Razor pages doesn't need Controllers, like you're used to do in MVC. I also now Razor doesn't have a native handling of the button click event. To do something (in...

Docker argument to a RUN echo command

As part of a Dockerfile, I am attempting to modify a text file (ssh_config) to contain a variable passed through by the user (as an ARG) to the docker container at build time. In my Dockerfile I have...

23 Nov at 16:14