August 2012 Entries

How To: Improve Skype Quality

I always forget this until I need it the next time, but there is a great post that talks about how to fix your skype quality. http://pauloflaherty.com/20... 1. In Skype, Go to Tools > Options > Connection. Select the option to use ports 80 and 443. In the “Incoming Connections” box you can chose any port between 1024 and 65535. 2. Reconfirm that your firewall is correctly configured. Follow the simple visual guide here: http://www.skype.com/help/g... ......

Entity Framework and Stored Procedures Issue - Unable to determine a valid ordering for dependent operations. Dependencies may exist due to foreign key constraints, model requirements, or store-generated values

When working with EF Database First (don’t ask) and mapping stored procedures you may run into this issue. Julie Lerman has written a great story on how to do the mappings and has some code to download to inspect how to set up the mappings for insert, update, and delete appropriately for use with stored procedures (http://msdn.microsoft.com/... You may have searched everywhere else and have not been able to find a satisfactory answer. In some cases your model has a circular ......