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The End of SQL?

Series: Predictions I’ve been working with Entity Framework for about 9 months now and I don’t think I can go back to a data access layer that relies on SQL strings and stored procedures. The benefits of using an ORM … Continue reading

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Thumbtack?

Mindstorm just posted on thumbtack.com. What is thumbtack.com? From what we can tell it’s similar to CraigsList however it is a services only directory. From their site: Why can you go online right now and buy any product you want … Continue reading

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The ObjectContext instance has been disposed and can no longer be used for operations that require a connection.

If you are using Entity Framework, this is one of the most common and often misleading errors you will see. There are several possible explanations for this error that may lie in the code or in the database. Here are … Continue reading

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