Friday, April 11, 2014
PowerView - We couldn't get data from the Data Model. Here's the error message we got: Invalid pointer array
Installing auto update kb 2752087 breaks PowerView and generates the "We couldn't get data from the Data Model. Here's the error message we got: Invalid pointer array". Uninstalling the update or installing kb 2837666 fixes the problem.
posted @ Friday, April 11, 2014 11:08 AM | Feedback (0)
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
An unhandled exception of type 'System.ExecutionEngineException' occurred in mscorlib.dll
Should you run into this exception “An unhandled exception of type 'System.ExecutionEngineException' occurred in mscorlib.dll” when debugging your unit tests in Visual Studio 2012 in a .Net 3.5 project. Try and upgrade the project to .Net 4.0. It solved the problem for me!
posted @ Wednesday, May 29, 2013 4:10 PM | Feedback (0)
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
In the beginning there was NCSA Mosaic…
For those that have had to deal with “UserAgent sniffing”, this old (2008) blog post by Aaron Andersen should appeal. It did to me!
posted @ Tuesday, May 14, 2013 7:47 AM | Feedback (0)
Friday, May 10, 2013
Life Hack: Dealing with digital airport boarding passes
Save your digital boarding pass to your phone and set it as your lock screen image, or just get a paper boarding pass.
posted @ Friday, May 10, 2013 9:17 AM | Feedback (0)
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Visual Studio tests stuck in pending state
If you're using Resharper, then there is an issue with version 7.1.2 and below in combination with Visual Studio 2012 Update 2. Your unit tests get stuck in a prending state. Jetbrains has released a new version (7.1.3) which solved the issue, the latest EAP also resolved this issue.
posted @ Wednesday, April 24, 2013 11:59 AM | Feedback (0)
Monday, July 30, 2012
Writing code in your own language
Babylscript allows your to write code in your own language. No longer are you constrained to just English. Now you can write your Javascript crazies in a multitude of different languages.
posted @ Monday, July 30, 2012 7:32 AM | Feedback (0)
Tuesday, November 09, 2010
Select a single field's values using Castle ActiveRecord
How to select a single field's values using Castle ActiveRecord.
posted @ Tuesday, November 09, 2010 3:46 PM | Feedback (0)
Thursday, October 28, 2010
Reading XLSX files using C# and EPPlus
EPPlus is a helpful .net library that provides you with the tools to read and create Office Open XML files (.xlsx)
posted @ Thursday, October 28, 2010 6:23 AM | Feedback (0)
Friday, June 25, 2010
ClickOnce uninstall string
The ClickOnce uninstall string can be found in the computers registry in HKEY_CURRENT_USERS\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\[random string associated with your app]\UninstallString. You can use it to uninstall a "lost" click once application.
posted @ Friday, June 25, 2010 9:25 AM | Feedback (0)
Thursday, June 24, 2010
Solving “The 'Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0' provider is not registered on the local machine” problem
How to fix the "The 'Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0' provider is not registered on the local machine." problem: .... change you project to build as a 32 bit (x86) application ....
posted @ Thursday, June 24, 2010 9:33 AM | Feedback (0)
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Visual Studio 2008 crash after window docking change and debug stop - Revisited
The Visual Studio Shell Team has released a Hotfix to solve the problem of Visual studio crashing after moving the dockable windows in debug and then stopping debug.
posted @ Tuesday, November 10, 2009 7:00 AM
Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Selecting distinct records using Castle ActiveRecord
An example of how to use Castle ActiveRecord to select distinct records.
posted @ Tuesday, May 26, 2009 6:14 AM | Feedback (0)
Saturday, February 28, 2009
Useful C# snippets
Want to type { get; set; } quicky? Meet my friend sgs or Short Get Set.
posted @ Saturday, February 28, 2009 10:55 AM
Friday, November 28, 2008
Visual Studio: No files were found to look in. Find was stopped in progress
Solve the "No files were found to look in. Find was stopped in progress" that seems to occur in all versions of Visual Studio when conducting a find in files.
posted @ Friday, November 28, 2008 6:34 AM | Feedback (0)
Wednesday, November 26, 2008
Visual Studio 2008 closes at build, Outlook 2007 Add-In
When trying to build an Outlook 2007 Add-In project, Visual Studio 2008 closes. You are left staring at your desktop. Find out why.
posted @ Wednesday, November 26, 2008 11:41 AM | Feedback (0)