Category Archives: Visual Studio

Poor mans composite UI or separating out controllers in MVC3

I was looking to create a simple composite UI style application in Microsoft MVC3. What I want is a host MVC application that will compose its UI from other Controllers and Views packaged in other DLLs. The concept comes from … Continue reading

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Using NuGet with Visual Studio Express

A quick “tip”. Currently Visual Studio C# 2010 Express cannot install the NuGet extension. To workaround the problem you must have Visual Studio Web Developer Express. The NuGet extensions has been signed to work with VWD. Then to install a … Continue reading

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Workaround for problems Launching Performance Analyzer

Over the past couple of weeks I have been trying to use the Visual Studio 2010 Performance Analyizer on a web site but kept on getting; VSP 7008: ASP.net exception: “The web site could not be configured correctly; getting ASP.NET … Continue reading

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How to add a link to a project folder in Visual Studio

I’ve had a quick play with adding the contents of a folder from another project, i.e. I want to add links to all the files in another project’s folder. So for example; I have a project called ConsoleApplication1 and I … Continue reading

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Getting a Logitech mouse to work with Visual Studio

Recently my trusty Microsoft Explorer mouse broke, so I decided to invest in a Logitech Performance Mouse MX. The idea was that I could use some of the extra button to help me do stuff in Visual Studio. However, once … Continue reading

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Visual Studio no longer opens files from Windows Explorer?

“There was a problem sending the command to the program.” This has been frustrating me for a couple of days now so I decided to see what the issue was. Apparently it appears that the problem is due to couple … Continue reading

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Listing the files in a Changeset

I’ve been trying to do this off an on for a while and finally tracked it down…   To list the files in a changeset; C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\Common7\IDE>tf changeset /i 27880   To show the dialog in a … Continue reading

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