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 – Xamarin – Traffic Light

Background Here we go with our first small CSC 101 application in Xamarin. Outline addControls instantiate Button Object If in manual mode Add event handler for Button Click Instantiate StackLayout Add Button OnButtonClick handle buttonclick event call triggerNextState triggerNextState Call Device.BeginInvokeOnMainThread Have next method be processed on main thread reflectState Update Button Text Base next … Continue reading Visual Studio – Xamarin – Traffic Light

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.”

Visual Studio – Installation – Mobile Applications with Xamarin

Background Last week tackled creating a Windows Service with Visual Studio. This week wanted to explore creating Mobile Applications with same. Visual Studio Product Our Product is Visual Studio 2017. Edition As always, no bootleg, nevertheless Free; as in Community Edition. Launch Launched Visual Studio. New Project Accessed menu options and chose New \ Project. … Continue reading Visual Studio – Installation – Mobile Applications with Xamarin

Service Application via Visual Studio ( Day 1 )

Background Let us lay out a lithe Service Application using Visual Studio Community Edition. Visual Studio Overview Install Visual Studio Community Edition Create New Project ( Windows Service ) Installer Module Add Installer Module Customize Installer Module App.Config Add Application Configuration Items Application Configuration Items Read Configuration Items Log Configuration Items Install Service Configure Service … Continue reading Service Application via Visual Studio ( Day 1 )