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GoDaddy Removes Ticketing and Email Support | Posted on by Anuj Varma

GoDaddy’s media representatives and asked why the options were removed and why they weren’t more forthcoming about the changes. Nick Fuller, a GoDaddy representative explained that email consistently finished last as far as their customers’ preferred method of help. Trust … Continue reading

Using Git with Visual Studio 2013 | Posted on by Anuj Varma

All I  wanted to do was look at some sample source code within a GIT repository.  For this, the repository exposes a Git URL . This URL is all that is needed to get Visual Studio to CLONE a copy … Continue reading

Multiple FROM statements in a LINQ expression | Posted on by Anuj Varma

Multiple “from” statements  are like nested foreach statements. MSDN example:     var scoreQuery = from student in students                         from score in student.Scores                            where score > 90                            select new { Last = student.LastName, score };     This is the … Continue reading

FindAsync with non-primary key value | Posted on by Anuj Varma

var foos = await db.Foos.Where(x => x.UserId == userId).ToListAsync();

Exposing SOAP Header info to Client through the WSDL | Posted on by Anuj Varma

The WSDL specification provides you with two different ways of specifying the use of SOAP header fields. In explicit headers, you add all of the header information to the portType of the service. It becomes exposed to the client as … Continue reading

SQL Server Passing parameters in VIEW | Posted on by Anuj Varma

The short answer is that a VIEW is just a static representation of tabular data – and cannot accept a parameter. However, one can accomplish the same thing by doing passing the parameter in the QUERY after creating the view… … Continue reading

Quick way to print out generated sql | Posted on by Anuj Varma

If you are working from an EF context, the context has its own LOG. This can be written out to your development console (see example below). context.Log = Console.Out; DataClassesDataContext context = new DataClassesDataContext(); IEnumerable<Order> result = context.Orders; var product … Continue reading

Reshsharper equivalent for java ? | Posted on by Anuj Varma

IntelliJ Idea – along with its many plugins – is the closest one can get to a resharper equivalent for java code.

Lost intellisense in Visual Studio | Posted on by Anuj Varma

If you just lost intellisense in VS 2012 or 2013, you are not alone. These are the two most common culprits/fixes – RESET all settings –  Tools > Import and Export Settings… > Reset all settings. (This always works for … Continue reading

Bulk update (change) author in wordpress posts | Posted on by Anuj Varma

I needed to update all posts in a certain CATEGORY. The update involved changing the author name for each of those posts. Here is what I had to do to bulk edit the name of the author on all the … Continue reading