TimeWindows:- Compilation Using Microsoft Visual Studio

Background I am really tempted to attempt a private build of TimeWindows application available via Google Code. Outline Identify Source Code Repository Download Code Uncompress Package Examine & Prepare Artifacts Build Application Tasks Identify Source Code Repository Source Code ( Source / Commits ) Link Source Code ( Source ) Link Repository ( svn ) … Continue reading TimeWindows:- Compilation Using Microsoft Visual Studio

Shane Ray – Invisible Character Visualizer

Background In this post, we will use Shane Ray's Invisible Character Visualizer to view non-printable Unicode characters. Artifacts As our content contains un-printable characters, it is easier to avail the contents in a file that is easily share-able. GitHub As always here we will go with GitHub. The small sample file is available here :- … Continue reading Shane Ray – Invisible Character Visualizer

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.”

UML & Visual Studio

Background My brother has a couple of Applications that he wanted to generate UML Models for. And, so went online and downloaded both the Community ( Actual ) and Enterprise Edition ( Trial ).   Download The latest version v2017, is available here. Installed Installed both versions. And, was surprised that access to UML is … Continue reading UML & Visual Studio

Visual Studio 2010 – SP1 Upgrade – Warning Message – Unable to find silverlight_sdk.msi

Background Long Story, but finally decided Visual Studio 2010 needed to be re-installed. Un-installed Visual Studio 2010 Rebooted Machine Installed Visual Studio 2010 Attempted SP1 patch, but greeted with warning about missing ¬†silverlight_sdk.msi Error Th error message: The feature you are trying to use is on a network resource that is unavailable. Click OK to … Continue reading Visual Studio 2010 – SP1 Upgrade – Warning Message – Unable to find silverlight_sdk.msi