Win OS – Determine Application Bitness

Background Sometimes one just needs to determine the bitness of a binary. Tools Microsoft SysInternals sigcheck Visual Studio corflags NTCore CFF Explorer   Microsoft SysInternals Sigcheck Artifacts The artifacts is available at Link. Syntax Sample Output   Explanation Please check under MachineType.   Visual Studio CorFlags.exe Artifacts Part of Visual Studio. Please look for Visual Studio … Continue reading Win OS – Determine Application Bitness

Visual Studio – Compilation – Error – “The type or namespace name ‘ManagementScope’ could not be found (are you missing a using directive or an assembly reference?)”

Background Using Visual Studio to compile an application. Ran into a little error. Error Messages Error Messages - Text Error CS0246 The type or namespace name 'ManagementScope' could not be found (are you missing a using directive or an assembly reference?) The type or namespace name 'ObjectQuery' could not be found (are you missing a … Continue reading Visual Studio – Compilation – Error – “The type or namespace name ‘ManagementScope’ could not be found (are you missing a using directive or an assembly reference?)”

.Net Core – Compilation Error – CS0101 – “The namespace already contains a definition” // “Type already defines a member with the same parameter types”

Background Attempting to build a .Net core application, but ran into a blocking error. Request So to compile a .Net Core application, from the command line, I will simply navigate to the solution folder and issue a "dotnet build" command.   Error Error Messages Textual error CS0101: The namespace [project] already contains a definition error … Continue reading .Net Core – Compilation Error – CS0101 – “The namespace already contains a definition” // “Type already defines a member with the same parameter types”

Hoping they make it ….

Background The good thing about life is that along the way we all meet people we hope will make it. Here are some of them. Videos Divorce Court  Hudson vs Pearson Profile These young runaways have a chance at happiness together, but it has been a rough road. Can Judge Toler set them on the … Continue reading Hoping they make it ….

MSBuild – Error – ‘error MSB4066: The attribute “Version” in element is unrecognized.’

Background Wanted to highlight an error one might experience trying to build a Visual Studio Application from the command line. Error Error - Image Error - Text error MSB4066: The attribute "Version" in element is unrecognized. Troubleshooting Google Googled on the error message and thanks goodness Stack Overflow came to rescue. The solution is to … Continue reading MSBuild – Error – ‘error MSB4066: The attribute “Version” in element is unrecognized.’

Visual Studio.Net – Build Error – “Error CS0229 Ambiguity between …”

Background Experiencing error building a project in Visual Studio. Error Error Image   Error Message Error CS0229 Ambiguity between '_jobSummary' and '_jobSummary' Error CS0121 The call is ambiguous between the following methods or properties: 'ExecJobActionAsync(Func<DbConnection, Task<int>>)' and 'ExecJobActionAsync(Func<DbConnection, Task<int>>)' Error CS0229 Ambiguity between 'IsEnabled' and 'IsEnabled' Error CS0229 Ambiguity between 'IsRunning' and 'IsRunning'   Troubleshooting … Continue reading Visual Studio.Net – Build Error – “Error CS0229 Ambiguity between …”

Visual Studio – Error – “Could not load file or assembly ‘netstandard, Version=2.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=cc7b13ffcd2ddd51’ or one of its dependencies.”

Background Upon preparing Visual Studio to be able to develop mobile applications courtesy of Xamarin, ran into a blocking issue right away. Set the Stage Setting the stage for our error is easy and it goes :- Launch Visual Studio Elected to design new Project Chose Project based on Mobile / Xamarin The system prepares … Continue reading Visual Studio – Error – “Could not load file or assembly ‘netstandard, Version=2.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=cc7b13ffcd2ddd51’ or one of its dependencies.”

.Net – ASPX – Avoid Parser Error when commenting out code

Background While trying out different code snippets as I worked on tweaking an ASPX app, I ran into a parser error. BTW, the enhancement is detailed here. Let us quickly go over the parser error.   Parser Error   Code   Parser Error Image Textual Correct Here is the change. Basically, it is to replace … Continue reading .Net – ASPX – Avoid Parser Error when commenting out code

ASP.Net – DataGrid – Adding Hyperlink Column

  Background There is a dated Black-book web site that I wrote to keep up with people and appointments years ago. Here is what the Appointments page looks like: List Appointments Edit Appointment   Enhancement Lately, I have found more and more the need to isolate the corresponding web link into its own entry field … Continue reading ASP.Net – DataGrid – Adding Hyperlink Column

Building Microsoft Enterprise Applications from the Command Line

Background Reviewing an Application that makes heavy use of Microsoft's Enterprise Library. Unfortunately, my installed copy of Microsoft's Visual Studio is not working and everything has to be done through the command line. Here is how I stumbled through. Compilation When we invoked csc, encountered the error pasted below. Error Source Code Here is what … Continue reading Building Microsoft Enterprise Applications from the Command Line