Yearly Archives: 2012

Team Foundation Server 2012 Upgrade from 2010

So we are looking at an in-place upgrade of Team Foundation Server from 2010 to 2012 and we are keeping the same hardware. Let’s say that we have the application tier on a 64-bit Windows Server 2008 box and not

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Visual Studio LightSwitch

What in the world of software development is LightSwitch? Well, start here: Visual Studio LightSwitch It is a faster way to develop internal business applications that run on the desktop and now just recently can run in a browser. Here

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OLE DB provider SQLNCLI.1 is not registered

If you get the following error while trying to run an SSIS package on SQL Server 2012. The requested OLE DB provider SQLNCLI.1 is not registered. If the 64-bit driver is not installed, run the package in 32-bit mode. error

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Viewing Whitespace in Visual Studio

Use Edit -> Advanced -> View White Space or (CTRL + R, CTRL + W) according to http://blogs.msdn.com/b/zainnab/archive/2012/06/05/9990405.aspx

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Visual Studio and TFS 2012 ALM Aspects

    With the recent release of Visual Studio 2012 and Team Foundation Server 2012, Microsoft has introduced several improvements in the area of Application Life-cycle Management.     Storyboarding Storyboarding using Power Point. This is awesome! Feedback Right from

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Developing MVC 4 Web Api with Visual Studio 2010

So you wan’t to start creating Web Api apps and you don’t have Visual Studio 2012 yet, no problem. You can start using it with Visual Studio 2010. Download http://www.microsoft.com/en-ca/download/details.aspx?id=30683 and install and you’ll have MVC 4 available side by side with

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Activating Windows 8

With your product key in hand, ready to Activate your newly installed and running Windows 8 system, you head on into the control panel. In the Windows Activation screen it tells you that it can’t activate right now. Your reaction

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