Switch between different .NET Core SDKs at Command Line

As you may already know, you can download and install on your PC many different versions of the .NET Core SDK. In the moment I write this Post, from the official Microsoft website I can see the following: And to tell you what I’m currently doing: I’m working on the latest .NET 5.0 Preview to … Continue reading Switch between different .NET Core SDKs at Command Line

Use .NET Reflection with C# to call Private/Protected Methods

Some days ago I needed to write some tests for an old Windows Service. I was not authorized to make any changes in the Code of the Service (and its libraries), so in order to invoke some protected/private method I needed to use the reflection. What follows, is the code I used: nothing complicated, but … Continue reading Use .NET Reflection with C# to call Private/Protected Methods

How to install Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 on Windows Server 2016

Hi there! Today I share with you some of the things I have found in the last day regarding the install process of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 on Windows Server 2016. Let me tell you the entire story. All start with the needs to replicate the problem with the import of an organization db on … Continue reading How to install Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 on Windows Server 2016

Linux Subsystem for Windows (WSL): how to hide the error “cannot read symbolic link: Permission denied” in the Bash shell.

Since some days I started to play with the Linux Subsystem for Windows: let me state it clear: I love the native Microsoft foundation of Windows and I try this only to keep me aligned 🙂 Anyway, after having installed the WSL and Ubunt as “distribution”, I found that once I hit an “ls” or … Continue reading Linux Subsystem for Windows (WSL): how to hide the error “cannot read symbolic link: Permission denied” in the Bash shell.

Problem with Swashbuckle.AspNetCore.Swagger & .NET Core 3.1

Today I was working on a sample Asp.NET Core 3.1 WebAPI project I wrote some time ago which uses the library Swashbuckle.AspNetCore.Swagger. I opened Visual Studio and without taking too much care, I updated all the NuGet Dependecies. I forgot to not have toggled the option to use the pre-release version: first “error”. Anyway, I … Continue reading Problem with Swashbuckle.AspNetCore.Swagger & .NET Core 3.1

Not disruptive name changing of the Windows user profile path

Each time I configure a new PC, when I’m asked I do my login with my Microsoft Account (which BTW is great!). The thing is, that my local profile is created with the name “genna” and this sounds (and looks!) ugly to an italian eye 🙂 The point is then how to change or better … Continue reading Not disruptive name changing of the Windows user profile path

How to change the Visual Studio Installer language

Some weeks ago I installed Visual Studio 2019 in a certain language, not English, great idea? Not really, in case of problem it’s of course more complicated to found information (despite the really good official Microsoft Documentation). So I thought to change the Language. So far so good, run the setup, install the language Pack … Continue reading How to change the Visual Studio Installer language