Restoring Windows 8.1 after Windows 10 Issues

This may be useful if you've installed Win10, but need to quickly get back to a usable machine without spending an entire weekend re-paving it! I installed (upgrade keeping files »

EF6 IQueryable Deferred Execution and Select

I've recently been building a new EF data access layer for our system at work and have obviously been asked a lot of questions about how it compares to the »

Implementing -whatIf in a PowerShell function

I've got a function in a module I use to deploy binaries and files to various websites and wanted to usethe -whatIf switch on the function and have all the »

Error 0x800b0109 a certificate chain processed but terminated in a root certificate

My 8.1 machine locked-up yesterday and I had a lot of trouble getting it to restart...once it did it froze for a while, then seemed to return to »

Learning Microsoft Azure

After 6 months of hard work and not much sleep, my new book Learning Microsoft Azure has been published by Packt Publishing and is available from the packt store and »

Local Debugging an Azure Mobile Service with AD Auth

I'm finishing off one of the last chapters which is on Mobile Services for my new book Learning Microsoft Azure for Packt Publishing. The book is based on an enterprise »