Entity Framework Core - Custom Migrations

In this post I'm going to cover the steps needed when setting up Entity Framework Core Custom Migrations. Custom Migrations are not always needed in an application. Entity Framework Core will get most people/businesses quite far with their standard "out-of-the-box" functionality. However there are times where EntityFramework does not support a specific scenario, as I came to find out recently. Example code for this post can be found here: https://github.com/ry8806/Blog-EFCore-CustomMigration »

Quitting my job

Skydive Instructor: "You've just jumped out of a perfectly good plane at 14,000ft" As of the 28th April, I'm officially jobless....well that's a bit of a stretch, I've got a job....full time in fact, I'm just not getting paid for it. Back in February, I handed in my 1 month's notice, for my (then) current place of work. I'd been there since finishing University (Summer 2011). 5 years and 10 months is »

Aurelia - One month in...

I've been using Aurelia for a month now, I thought this would be a good time to write down my experiences with the framework. Moved teams at work today, going to be working using @AureliaEffect full time, excited and I'm digging through the excellent docs already!!— Ryan (@ryan_southgate) March 6, 2017 Docs Coming from an AngularJS background I've developed the ability to cope with mediocre documentation. And use alternative avenues like »

AngularJS Radio Track by Directive

In this post I'll explain and demonstrate a directive I've written which allows you to use similar behaviour of the "track by" options we are given in select lists in AngularJS with radio buttons. AngularJS does change tracking on any object which is assigned to a scope. Every time it examines our objects and looks for changes is called a "Digest Cycle". AngularJS uses "dirty checking" to check if our objects have changed. In an »