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 )

Visual Studio – Build – Warning – “The referenced component ‘Microsoft.Web.Infrastructure’ could not be found.”

Background Downloaded a new Application.  One that I will have to build myself. Launched Visual Studio and issued Build Command via menu. Error Ran into build errors. The first one reads: The referenced component 'Microsoft.Web.Infrastructure' could not be found. Remediation Have a lot of work to do this Saturday morning. And, so let us address. … Continue reading Visual Studio – Build – Warning – “The referenced component ‘Microsoft.Web.Infrastructure’ could not be found.”

Visual Studio – Error – “Unable to find manifest signing certificate in the certificate store”

Background Downloaded Source Code of an Application that I will be using, but unable to successfully compile it. Error Error Message Error Unable to find manifest signing certificate in the certificate store Unable to find code signing certificate in the current user’s Windows certificate store. Error Image TroubleShooting pfx file Missing Solution Explorer DiagManager Image … Continue reading Visual Studio – Error – “Unable to find manifest signing certificate in the certificate store”

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 – Upgrade from RTM to SP1

Background Just as yourself, got a lot to do, but occasionally get pulled back in.   SQL Server 2008-R2 Upgrade My manager has signed us up to upgrade all SQL Servers to the most recent version, 2016. Or at minimum the version that precedes the latest; btw, that is 2014. The SQL Instance that I … Continue reading Visual Studio 2010 – Upgrade from RTM to SP1