How to Reset Your Admin Credentials in Seq

A few days back I lost my admin credentials to the Seq server on my development machine. Luckily, there is an easy way to reset those credentials and keep all your data. Open a terminal window as an administrator and enter these 3 commands:

This will stop Seq, reset the admin password to ADMINADMIN …

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How to Fix the T4 Debugger in Visual Studio 16.9.X

Visual Studio 16.9 introduced a bug that prevents us from debugging T4 templates. The debugger rushes to the end of the template and fails with this message: FileLoadException: Could not load file or assembly ‘Microsoft.VisualStudio.Validation, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b03f5f7f11d50a3a’ or one of its dependencies. The located assembly’s manifest definition does not match the assembly reference. (Exception …

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Creating Test Data from the Production Database With the SSMS Tools Pack

The SSMS Tools Pack created by Mladen Prajdić is a great extension for the SQL Server Management Studio. In this post I will explain how you can use it to create test data from a small subset of your production database.   From a bug in production… Bugs happen, especially when complex data is involved. …

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