Author Archives: erictummers

About erictummers

My work as a recruited developer changes almost every month. I like challenges and sharing the solutions with others. On my blog I’ll mostly post about my work, but expect an occasional home project, productivity tip and tooling review.

My alternative to Pebble

About a year ago I backed the latest kickstarter project from Pebble. The battery life, the timeline and the support for my running app justified the purchase. But as we all know the device never made it to my wrist. … Continue reading

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Error 14274: Cannot add, update, or delete a job (or its steps or schedules) that originated from an MSX server

We use SSIS packages to import files. These SSIS packages are run with sqljobs. During deployment the sqljobs are created with a script. That is the plan. While running the script to create the sqljobs we got an error: Error … Continue reading

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SDN event March 2017

The SDN – Software Development Network – is a special interest group for dutch developers. Four times a year they organise an event where people present and talk about their passion. As a member of the SDN you are aware … Continue reading

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Renew certificate 2017 edition

Today I used my trusty post Resolve certificate error for Synology Diskstation part 3 of 4 again to renew my certificate. The site startssl.com is still alive, is still free and still works. They even send me a reminder 2 weeks … Continue reading

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Workaround for excluding assemblies from code coverage in TFS2015 build

Our build server is TFS2015 and Microsoft promises that we can customize code coverage analysis. But with runsettings setup to exclude assemblies from code coverage exceptions fail the build. Not nice. Today we figured out how to work around this and exclude an … Continue reading

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Syncfusion grid datetime format fixed

We use the data grid from Syncfusion and it is awesome! It serialises the data on the server and puts it in the page as json. Now more postbacks to get extra data or for sorting / filtering / other … Continue reading

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Effort: Unhandled exception while trying to initialize the content of Table

We use Effort with the CsvDataLoader in our integration tests. After adding a new data file we got an exception. On the forum every thread ended with something like “my bad” or “never mind”. Looking closer to my csv file showed the error: a typo … Continue reading

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