Copy and Paste problem between local and remote computer during Remote Desktop connection?

Copy and Paste problem between local and remote computer during Remote Desktop connection?
Okie. We use the remote desktop connection everyday and we all know that we need to enable “Clipboard” option in “Local Resources” in RPP to support copy/paste between local machine and remote. But sometimes, this copy/paste thing suddenly stop working and you will end up keep on disconnecting and connecting the remote desktop connection again ...

Windows Azure: Can we have a non-US outgoing IP Address on Azure?

Windows Azure: Can we have a non-US outgoing IP Address on Azure?
The answer is NO. I am not sure the reason behind but it’s pretty funny for those who come from Amazon EC2.  Currently, there are several regions that you can choose when you create a new virtual machine on Windows Azure.   You can checkout the IP range information on Azure data centers here ( link: Windows Azure ...

Visual Studio 2013 + SlowCheetah error 2

Visual Studio 2013 + SlowCheetah error
I got this error recently when I tried to rebuild the project that I downloaded from github in VS2013. Error Message: Error 1 The “SlowCheetah.Xdt.TransformXml” task could not be loaded from the assembly C:\Users\Michael\AppData\Local\Microsoft\MSBuild\SlowCheetah\v2.5.10.2\SlowCheetah.Xdt.dll. Could not load file or assembly ‘file:///C:\Users\Michael\AppData\Local\Microsoft\MSBuild\SlowCheetah\v2.5.10.2\SlowCheetah.Xdt.dll’ or one of its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified. Confirm that ...

Continous Delivery: full script for deploying Azure WebRole and WorkerRole from Powershell

After I posted Windows Azure Deployment – Problem and Solution #1 and Windows Azure Deployment – Problem and Solution #2 here last week, one of my blog readers emailed me whether or not I have the full script for deploying the WebRole or Worker Role on Windows Azure. Yes. I still have it but I stopped using webrole ...

Teamcity Tip: Building all pull requests and updating the status to Github

Teamcity Tip: Building all pull requests and updating the status to Github
I like to share a must-have tip for those who are using continuous integration/continuous delivery with github and teamcity. Merging all pull requests and build all branches Let’s talk about how we work with github. We keep the master as a stable branch and if we need to work on new feature or bug fixes, ...

“The Provider encountered an unknown error” when creating new users in EF DbMigrationsConfiguration.Seed method

The objective was to create some default users in EF Seed method so we could login without having a link for new user registration in application. The code that we have was as below. When we called update-database from nuget console, we got this error below. It was a bit weird because we already had ...