Phil Haack's latest on creating a sane build process is interesting. I've been using a technique for some time now that bypasses this technique, however, and thought I'd share. Essentially, you get Visual Studio to copy files to your output directory on compile.
A recent project involves processing EDI documents, so it'd be nice if my unit tests include an actual EDI file or two to test against. To facilitate this, I've added a couple of EDI files to the project (and thus, to source control). Once added, I can set the "Build Action" property to "Content" and the "Copy to...
I just spent most of this morning trying to fix MS Reporting Services. It broke last night for some reason and finding out why has been a huge pain. I couldn't find anything about this on Google, so I thought I'd blog what I (eventually) found here.
First, understand that we've customized our RS installation so that users can go to http://reports.companyurl.com/ instead of http://reports.companyurl.com/Reports. Doing this has a hidden gotcha I've blogged about before, but it's been working pretty well for months now.
Starting this morning, the page at http://reports.companyurl.com started looking funky. Links were being created with the...