Mac Remotebuild test fails with errors

Remotebuild  Problem: When installing remote build for Mac to enable Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova remote builds, you receive errors as shown in the text below: MACSERVER01:~ acumenconsulting$ remotebuild test Remote build server listening on [https] port 3000 Please view/edit server configuration at /Users/acumenconsulting/.taco_home/RemoteBuild.config. You many need to run ‘remotebuild saveconfig’ to generate it. […]

SOLVED: Build VS Tools for Cordova on Android

Cordova Visual studio will build your project for Ripple, but not for the Android Emulator nor for and Android Device. The error is dependent upon your debug target platform.  If you are using the Emulator, it is trying to build for your Emulator version, if you are using a device, it is building for that […]

SOLVED: Entity Framework EntityType Error

Problem In a project using Entity Framework, I received the error: Error 111: Properties referred by the principal role MyTable must be exactly identical to the key of the entitytype when you compile the project in Visual Studio. Entity Framework Resolution I had two existing tables in the edmx diagram. To create a relationship: I […]

SOLVED: Windows Audio Lag

Windows Audio Device Graph Isolation One of our laptops began having all sorts of lag problems and a process called Windows Audio Device Graph Isolation seemed to be the culprit. It manifests itself largely on website that have video content that loads automatically. Most sites nowadays experience this because of sidebar advertisements. There’s an easy solution […]

SOLVED: FoxIt Software Performance

FoxIt   Recent updates to this reader, as of Oct 5, 2015, are causing major performance issues. The problem is rather technical but the result is that if you happen to leave it up for a few hours your entire computer will slow to a crawl. The team is looking into the issue according to their […]

EF Object Reference Error is Solved

Visual Studio, Entity Framework (EF) 4.5 EF error 6.0 Visual Studio 2013 Errors: Object reference not set to an instance of an object. An exception of type ‘System.NullReferenceException’ occurred Web page error: System.NullReferenceException was unhandled by user code Message=Object reference not set to an instance of an object. Source=System.Data.Entity StackTrace: at System.Data.EntityKey.AddHashValue(Int32 hashCode, […]

SOLVED: SharePoint User Prof Synch

01/05/2015 13:32:00.65  OWSTIMER.EXE (0x06CC)             0x0760  SharePoint Portal Server              User Profiles      d22b                High       Failure retrieving application ID for User Profile Application Proxy ‘User Profile Service Application Proxy’: Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles.UserProfileApplicationNotAvailableException: UserProfileApplicationNotAvailableException_Logging :: UserProfileApplicationProxy.ApplicationProperties ProfilePropertyCache does not have d4b21338-a0b4-40f2-9e07-1642409d1f34     at Microsoft.Office.Server.Administration.UserProfileApplicationProxy.get_ApplicationProperties()     at Microsoft.Office.Server.Administration.UserProfileApplicationProxy.get_AppID()           1fdcdc9c-a0a0-c0c4-5a6c-67586a3db558 The MOST IMPORTANT THING about SharePoint: Open ULSViewer.  Find an entry that has a category […]

HOWTO: Migrate SP 2010 to 2013

Migrate SP After doing a migration upgrade of SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013, search failed with: Sorry, something went wrong. A correlation id is provided. We checked our Content Sources from Central Administration->Manage Services on Server->SharePointServer Search->Search Service Application->Content Sources and found that Full Crawls had completed successfully. You will find a TON of log […]

SP 2010 Auditing Privilege Issue is Solved

SP 2010 This error can occur during an upgrade if the path in the Content Source doesn’t include file:// In the Content Source: Delete the path and save. Reenter Content Source, add path back and save. Content will now search For more information about how Acumen can help you with SharePoint 2010, contact us today! For […]

VS: Learn HOWTO Publish in Visual Studio

Visual Stuido, or VS A lot of people suggest editing the pubxml file.  Don’t do it. A lot of people suggest adding pre-build instructions.  Don’t do it. I recommend simply including the file in your project and setting the “Copy to Output Directory” property to “Copy always“. If you need a folder, but don’t want […]