While I was working on some code today and found that some NuGet packages where out of date. So I went to update tab in Manage NuGet packages window and updated all of them. MySql.Data package (not important which package, just an example) was also updated in that from version 6.7.8 to current / latest (6.9.6). I tried to run the application to test the updates made in referring packages. I encountered following error: TypeInitializationException was unhandled An unhandled exception of type 'System.TypeInitializationException' occurred in Unknown Module. Additional information: The type initializer for '[Application Name]' threw an exception. Looking at this exception, it doesn't seems to be obvious what is going wrong here. There isn't even option for "View details". Many of you may get stuck on this and spent hours before you figure out that the AssemblyBinding.dependentAssembly.bindingRedirect are creating this » Read more

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I was recently working with a sidekick thing where I was using MySQL as my backend database. This was accessed from the application with hostname - localhost and username dev. I had created one view and was using it in the thing I was working on. It was originally scripted like this: CREATE DEFINER = 'dev'@'localhost' VIEW somedatabase.somerandomviewname AS SELECT `sd`.`somerandomcolumnone` as `ColOne`, `sd`.`somerandomcolumntwo` as `ColTwo` FROM `someshitytable` `sd` WHERE sd.blahblah IS NOT NULL; One day I realized that my workstation is going crazy over few tools I use everyday. I could have repaired or fixed or reinstalled them but then I choosed to do a full cleanup and start fresh (for no particular reason). So I used MySQL dump backup feature from maintanance and created backup scripts for that database, which also contains the creation script for this view obviously. Once my machine was ready » Read more

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