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TFS Build reports Licencies.licx: unable to load type

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When you do a build you can get an "unable to resolve type" message from the licencies.licx file that you have checked in. This prevents you from having a successful build in Team Build. The post TFS Build reports Licencies.licx: unable to load type appeared first on naked ALM - Experts in ALM, TFS & lean-agile with Scrum.

SQL to JSON fast and clean C#

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Microsoft SQL Server has the ability to format the query output to xml, which is great. I used version “Microsoft SQL Server 2008 (SP3) - 10.0.5500.0 (X64)” to output XML to have a nested data structure, but there is unfortunately no first citizen support for JSON which is big on the web these days. Perhaps it is left out on purpose to make sure that people are unable to direct output their data as JSON and are forced to build a layer in between so that it can also authenticate and add security to a request. Web API is great
for this. But back to the subject: I wanted to output my nested data as JSON really quickly with the minimum amount of code. In a nutshell, I got the data as xml and converted that to JSON and send it to the output of a generic handler (*.ashx) Here is my source code for my easy SQL2JSON solution:private XDocument GetProducts(string q) { SqlCommand comProd = new SqlCommand(@"SELECT ProductCode, ProductEan13, CategoryName FROM PRODUCTS inner join CATEGORIES on products.CategoryID = CATEGORIES.CategoryID WHERE ((FactoryCode LIKE...(Read whole news on source site)

JavaScript Tutorial #8 – Operators in JavaScript

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JavaScript supports different types of operators that includes Assignment Operator JavaScript supports different types if Assignment Operators like = += -= *= /= %= Arithmetic Operator + – Add Operator – – Subtract Operator * – Multiplication / – Division % – Modulus ++ – Increment — – Decrement Logical Operator The below Logical operators [...]

Protect yourself from POODLE!

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Originally posted on: there is a web site for checking if your browser is vulnerable to POODLE! POODLE is a susceptibility with some browsers if they support SSLv3 using stream ciphers.  (POODLE stands for Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption.) To protect yourself, follow the instructions at Then re-test using !

#1,186 – Default ItemContainerStyle for a ListBox

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The default style for the ItemContainerStyle of a ListBox (version 4.5.1 of the .NET Framework) is shown below.  The template is included within a style that includes some other default property values. This style is applied to each ListBoxItem rendered in the ListBox.  The structure of each ListBoxItem is a Border surrounding a ContentPresenter.  More importantly, the style shows the default triggers that control […]

Making the Application Bar display on of top of the UI in Windows Phone 8.1 Store Apps

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In Windows Phone 7, 8 and 8.1 Silverlight apps this is very easy: you just set the Opacity of the Application bar to any value less than 1 as described here, and the app does not reserve space for the app bar – it just displays the bar on top of the main UI like this: The problem is, if you set the opacity of what is now called the CommandBar in Windows Phone 8.1 Store apps, the Application bar is translucent indeed - which you can see if you open it - but
the apps still reserves space for it in it’s closed state: The fix for this is surprisingly easy, but also pretty hard to find if you don’t know what you are looking for. In the end I got a tip by mail from my famous fellow MVP Rudy Huyn. You just add the following, not very obvious line of code to your app. I added it to my App.Xaml.cs, just before the line “Window.Current.Activate();” ApplicationView.GetForCurrentView().SetDesiredBoundsMode( ApplicationViewBoundsMode.UseCoreWindow); Right. And then you get what you want (as is displayed in the first image). And once you enter...(Read whole news on source site)

APress Deal of the Day 23/Oct/2014 - JavaScript Programmer's Reference

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Originally posted on:’s $10 Deal of the Day from APress at is JavaScript Programmer's Reference. “JavaScript Programmer's Reference is a one-stop source for everything you'll need to know to become a cutting edge web developer using the latest tools and techniques available today. ”

Save 15% off your Microsoft exams before the end of 2014

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While I put the finishing touches on part two of the exam 70-499 exam prep guide, I wanted to share the news of a discount on Microsoft certification exams that is available for exams between now and December 31, 2014. If you’re preparing for the MCSD:ALM Recertification exam (70-499) or any of the other exams on the Microsoft Certification exam list, a little discount isn’t a bad thing. To find out more about how to get the discount, visit the Born to Learn Blog. If you are preparing for 70-499, you can read part one of my prep guide now
with the next part only a day or two away. The post Save 15% off your Microsoft exams before the end of 2014 appeared first on My ALM Blog....(Read whole news on source site)