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“Predefined type ‘System.Object’ is not defined or imported” and other System namespace stuff missing in your solution?

This article will explain how to fix an annoying situation, where Visual Studio fails to find any System types or other “basic” stuff you’re pretty sure your project should have, automagically, out-of-the-box, without you doing anything. Stuff that comes with .NET. Stuff that should just work. But life isn’t always…Continue reading “Predefined type ‘System.Object’ is not defined or imported” and other System namespace stuff missing in your solution?

How to fix “The term ‘winget’ is not recognized as a name of a cmdlet, function, script file, or executable program.” in Windows?

This article explains how I fixed Terminal / PowerShell being unable to locate my winget when I was trying to install something with it. This was quite unexpected as I knew for sure I had installed winget, and I had also used it before successfully. But alas, things break down…Continue reading How to fix “The term ‘winget’ is not recognized as a name of a cmdlet, function, script file, or executable program.” in Windows?

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How to fix winget when it’s throwing a “0x8a15000f : Data required by the source is missing”?

This article offers a couple of different ways to fix the “0x8a15000f” error that winget might throw at you in seemingly random situations. It’s a great tool especially for headless scenarios on Windows, but this was an odd one – and required an odd solution. Background Another day, another headache…Continue reading How to fix winget when it’s throwing a “0x8a15000f : Data required by the source is missing”?

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How to update application settings for (all of your) App Services and Azure Functions on Azure using az cli?

Anyone still remember Log4Shell? The incredibly easy-to-exploit, zero-day vulnerability in Log4j, a popular Java logging framework, that made arbitrary code execution extremely simple and straightforward. The vulnerability had existed unnoticed since 2013 and was simply a side effect of a nifty new feature implemented way back when. But that’s enough…Continue reading How to update application settings for (all of your) App Services and Azure Functions on Azure using az cli?