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Azure Functions failing on “OPTIONS” call? Quick fix!

I recently ran into an issue when developing Azure Functions locally. My SPFx webpart was configured to request information from my locally running Azure Function, but suddenly started ending up in error. Browser only showed 404 for the first request (OPTIONS) the SPFx webpart was sending – although I knew the function was up and running! So what to do? Posts Related to “Azure Functions failing on “OPTIONS” call? Quick…Continue reading Azure Functions failing on “OPTIONS” call? Quick fix!

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Fixing the error “Web Deploy cannot modify the file on the Destination because it is locked by an external process.”

This post describes how to fix the error, where when publishing Azure Functions or Azure App Services you get an error like this: “Web Deploy cannot modify the file on the Destination because it is locked by an external process.” This is luckily another straightforward fix!  Problem Azure Function Publish fails with a message: “Web Deploy cannot modify the file on the Destination because it is locked by an external process.” It…Continue reading Fixing the error “Web Deploy cannot modify the file on the Destination because it is locked by an external process.”

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Solving Azure Web Application’s first load performance issues

Is your Azure Web Application suffering from absolutely horrible load times every time someone accesses it for the first time every 15 minutes or so? Mine was. It was pitiful. I was developing a web-based service using EF6 and ASP.NET MVC 5, where all the assets were hosted in Azure. Even though the app was reasonably lightweight and usually responded very fast, the first time someone accessed it in a…Continue reading Solving Azure Web Application’s first load performance issues

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Fixing the “Could not load file or assembly or one of its dependencies” error

This post describes how to fix the “Could not load file or assembly ‘[assemblyname]’ or one of its dependencies. An attempt was made to load a program with an incorrect format.” error.  The solution described in this post shows you how to resolve the issue when you’re deploying from Visual Studio but get an error somewhat like the above when deploying to IIS or when opening your website after the…Continue reading Fixing the “Could not load file or assembly or one of its dependencies” error

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Getting Connect-MsolService (and other Azure Active Directory PowerShell cmdlets) to work

In this post, I’ll try to archive everything that you need to download and install to get commandlets like Connect-MsolService working. I’ve had to do it a couple of times when changing laptops, so it’s good to document them somewhere! :) So, when would you need to follow this guide and install the modules described here? Mostly this comes to play, when you’re switching machines, try to run the SharePoint…Continue reading Getting Connect-MsolService (and other Azure Active Directory PowerShell cmdlets) to work

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Remove-SPODeletedSite – Actually removing a SharePoint Online Site Collection

This post describes the actual, working, and the fast process of removing a site collection in SharePoint Online using the Remove-SPODeletedSite commandlet in SharePoint Online Management Shell (a flavor of PowerShell). Description Sometimes you need to get rid of a site collection you’ve created in SharePoint Online. The most typical example perhaps is removing the team site created for a group of people working together. That’s pretty simple and there are a…Continue reading Remove-SPODeletedSite – Actually removing a SharePoint Online Site Collection

Applying Entity Framework’s Code-First Migrations against a Database in Azure by running Update-Database

This post describes how to run Entity Framework’s code-first migrations against a database located in Windows Azure. This is done by running the Update-Database commandlet with suitable switches, see below. The problem and symptoms Okay, so you’re developing your MVC+EF cool web app with a database in Azure, and you’re using code-first migrations. Cool! What’s nice with code-first-migrations is the fact they are run automatically even in the cloud the…Continue reading Applying Entity Framework’s Code-First Migrations against a Database in Azure by running Update-Database

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Exception of type ‘System.OutOfMemoryException’ was thrown.

This post describes one of the more no-brainerish ways of fixing a ‘System.OutOfMemoryException’ exception being thrown in your ASP.Net MVC application using C# and Entity Framework. Problem While developing a web project, for example, an ASP.NET MVC web application that is using EF, sometimes when handling a lot of data or complex entities on your dev machine, you encounter this error: This of course blocks you from debugging or even…Continue reading Exception of type ‘System.OutOfMemoryException’ was thrown.

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Solving the “Spatial types and functions are not available …” -problem

This page describes multiple ways to fix the  ‘Spatial types and functions are not available for this provider because the assembly ‘Microsoft.SqlServer.Types’ version 10 or higher could not be found.‘ exception which comes up during debugging or publishing your program, app or service using DbGeography. Symptoms While running a console program or perhaps installing an ASP.NET MVC website on a machine, where SQL Server (apart from the one that comes…Continue reading Solving the “Spatial types and functions are not available …” -problem