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2020 – Year Review

Like is almost customary at this point in the year, I decided to take a look at 2020 – which goals I had set for myself if I hit them, and what happened on koskila.net during the year. And like last year, I thought I’d set myself a few new goals! In my last year review post, I commented on 2019: 2019 was borderline tumultuous – in 2020, I hope it’ll be slightly smoother sailing. Me, in my 2019 review Oof. Overall, 2020 was definitely…Continue reading 2020 – Year Review

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Graph API throws “$count is not currently supported.” when you KNOW it’s supported?

Hey, another funny case. “Funny” as in “the error message is misleading and googling didn’t really help”, but also as in “a colleague knew the answer right off the bat because he already fixed it in another project”. This time the documentation was in fact there, it just wasn’t there to be found. Anyway – what have I broken this time? Problem When you’re calling Graph API with both $filter and $count, for example: Instead of the expected number of found items, you get results…Continue reading Graph API throws “$count is not currently supported.” when you KNOW it’s supported?

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“An assembly specified in the application dependencies manifest was not found” when running Add-Migration in Entity Framework Core?

Another quick one – I’m sure this doesn’t apply to all cases, but I’m still logging it in case someone (like myself) stumbles upon the issue and finds help here. I was building a solution with some Azure Functions fetching and populating data in a database, and was planning on building a UI for browsing the data at some point later on – but I actually got stuck on the second step already :) While adding the database to my project, and running Add-Migration in…Continue reading “An assembly specified in the application dependencies manifest was not found” when running Add-Migration in Entity Framework Core?

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How to fix Visual Studio Cloud Explorer being unable to access your subscriptions

This article will describe a number of fixes to a situation, where your Visual Studio Cloud Explorer fails to show you the Azure Subscriptions you (should) have access to. Problem Your Cloud explorer might load for a long while, and finally, fail to display anything meaningful. Instead, you might see an error like the below: Solution This one was not fun. There are quite a few different reasons why your Visual Studio might suddenly struggle with your accounts. Below, I’ll explain a couple of steps…Continue reading How to fix Visual Studio Cloud Explorer being unable to access your subscriptions