VS2012 not loading project -Unable to read project file.

I tried loading a solution I’d been working on at home onto my work machine and one of the projects failed to load with the following error : Unable to read the project file “blah.vcxproj(150,3): The imported project C:\Program Files(x86)\MSBuild\Microsoft\WindowsPhone\v7.0\Microsoft.Cpp.Windows Phone.7.0.targets” was not found. This had me going around in circles and there was a…

Jquery / JS hover / highlight on table with rowspan

I’d been asked to add a hover highlight feature to a table row which seemed relatively straightforward until I realised that there were ‘rowspan’s peppered through the table.  To add a little further complication the rows had a style applied to them for even and odd rows and the odd row styling was interfering with…

Elmah – Not generatting XML Log File

On adding Elmah to my web app (logging to XML files) I noticed that error logging worked fine on my development machine but when deployed to a server nothing was being logged. First thing I did was check that logging was working on the server by removing the errorLog setting in my web.config and trying…

Delegates, Anonymous Methods and Lambdas in C# – The Basics

I’ve been working back through an excellent book – CLR Via C# to try and get to grips with some of the fundamental features of the CLR.   Coming to Delegates I was aware that this is something that has changed over time.  The 2.0 Framework built on Delegates ant introduced Anonymous Methods.  The 3.5 Framework built on Anonymous Methods and introduced Lambdas.    In it’s…