Local function vs Lambda C# 7.0

I am looking at the new implementations in [C# 7.0](https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/dotnet/2016/08/24/whats-new-in-csharp-7-0/) and I find it interesting that they have implemented local functions bu...

4 Jun at 09:8

OrmLite is not recognizing Unicode in JSON field

Ormlite doesn't seem to recognize unicode strings (Arabic) that are stored inside the new 'json' field in MySql. I'm using MySql 5.7 engine .. Arabic is working for all other fields .. stored correctl...

Is the 'volatile' keyword still broken in C#?

Joe Albahari has a [great series](http://www.albahari.com/threading/) on multithreading that's a must read and should be known by heart for anyone doing C# multithreading. In part 4 however he mentio...

2 Dec at 18:27

How to set a default value on a Boolean in a Code First model?

I have an existing table / model into which I want to drop a new Boolean column. This table already has many hundreds of rows of data, and I can't touch the existing data. But.. This column will NOT b...

2 Dec at 18:46

Custom serialization in Service Stack using DeSerializeFn

In servicestack, I am trying to process a webhook which sends the following JSON body to a service stack endpoint: ``` { "action": "actionType1", "api_version": "1.00", "data": { "id": "a8d316b8-...

2 Dec at 20:22

Visual Studio 2017 Compiler Error(s)

I just upgraded to VS2017 but right off the bat my project can no longer be built, as I am getting a bunch of strange compiler errors that didn't exist when I was using VS15. Errors such as: - `Syntax...

20 Jun at 09:12

Servicestack - Passing information between sessions

I have implemented a custom AuthenticateAttribute, AuthUserSession and CredentialsAuthProvider. In the Execute method of my AuthenticateAttribute I do: ``` public override void Execute(IRequest reque...

2 Dec at 12:42

ASP.NET Core 1.1 compiling with C# dynamic Missing compiler required member 'Microsoft.CSharp.RuntimeBinder.CSharpArgumentInfo.Create'

I'm using Visual Studio 2017 RC and started a new ASP.NET Core project targeting the full .NET Framework. This line of code will not compile. ``` dynamic handler = _container.GetService(handlerType)...

3 Dec at 13:53

How to set up Swashbuckle vs Microsoft.AspNetCore.Mvc.Versioning

We have asp.net core webapi. We added `Microsoft.AspNetCore.Mvc.Versioning` and `Swashbuckle` to have swagger UI. We specified controllers as this: ``` [ApiVersion("1.0")] [Route("api/v{version:apiV...

8 Jan at 15:47

Restrict generic extension method from extending strings

I have a very generic extension method to show any type of list within a console: ``` public static void ShowList<T>(this IEnumerable<T> Values) { foreach (T item in Values) { Console...

2 Dec at 10:43

NSubstitute test works by itself, but throws Unexpected Matcher Argument in a suite

I have a unit test where I use .Returns() to return some sample data: ``` [TestMethod] public void TestRetrieveElementsInVersion() { IRetrieveElementSequence component = Substitute.Fo...

2 Dec at 00:23

Content-Type must be 'application/json-patch+json' JsonServiceClient ServiceStack

I'm trying to perform a patch with a JsonServiceClient to a service stack api as follows: ``` var patchRequest = new JsonPatchRequest { new JsonPatchElement { op = "replace", ...

2 Dec at 15:33

Allow System.Windows.Forms.WebBrowser to run javascript

Seriously - "Use a different browser" doesn't answer this question. The question is this: I've already seen people suggest adding registry values for IE emulation ([Allowing javascript to run on ...

CORS issue with C# Servicestack and NodeJS

I am having an issue with CORS through Servicestack C# API. I have an angularjs application that is being served up through a nodejs back-end running on a Microsoft Server. NodeJS serves up the angula...

1 Dec at 22:36

Why is my api key null with ServiceStack ApiKeyAuthProvider?

Here is my Auth config: ``` container.Register<IAuthRepository>(c => new OrmLiteAuthRepository(c.Resolve<IDbConnectionFactory>())); container.Resolve<IAuthRepository>().InitSchema(); Plugins.Add(new ...

1 Dec at 16:51

Reflection - Call constructor with parameters

I read type from loaded assemblies for example: ``` var someType = loadedAssemblies .Where(a => a != null && a.FullName.StartsWith("MY.")) .SelectMany(a => a.GetTypes()) ...

1 Dec at 15:56

How can I change the JSON date serialization format for as single service in ServiceStack 3?

I have a number of legacy services in a ServiceStack 3 based middleware application which use the default date serialization format for JSON. The issue is that this is not human readable for debuggin...

1 Dec at 14:51

Xamarin Forms Button Command binding inside a ListView

I have the following problem, in my view I have a Listview. In this listview I would like to have two buttons. One for editing the item, one to delete it. ``` <ListView Grid.Row="1" x:Name="Arbeits...

1 Dec at 14:41

Can System.Web be used with ASP.Net Core with Full Framework

We are running serveral sites based on different .Net versions. One of the sites is running .Net 4.6 and ASP.Net MVC 5.xx To use the new syntax for Razor we want to upgrade this site to use .Net 4...

Return View as String in .NET Core

I found some article how to return view to string in ASP.NET, but could not covert any to be able to run it with .NET Core ``` public static string RenderViewToString(this Controller controller, stri...

Render Html code with razor

I've searched over this website and I've looked over similar questions and i did not find the answer, I am sure it is somewhere but i did not find it, I have a string like this one for example : ``` ...

1 Dec at 23:21

Using Gzip to compress/decompress an array of bytes

I need to compress an array of bytes. So I wrote this snippet : ``` class Program { static void Main() { var test = "foo bar baz"; var compressed = Compre...

1 Dec at 11:13

ASP.NET Core CORS WebAPI: no Access-Control-Allow-Origin header

I have deployed my ASP.NET Core web API to Azure, and I can access its endpoints using Swagger or a web debugger like Fiddler. In both cases (same origin in Swagger, different origin using Fiddler fro...

23 May at 10:31

Entity framework automatically renaming many-to-many tables without any changes

I've been working in the same project for almost 1½ year and today when I wanted to add a change to the db (code first). All of the sudden EF migration wants to rename a lot of the many-to-many tables...

Why is infinity printed as "8" in the Windows 10 console?

I was testing what was returned from division including zeroes i.e. `0/1`, `1/0` and `0/0`. For this I used something similar to the following: ``` Console.WriteLine(1d / 0d); ``` However this code...

1 Dec at 16:11