How To Fix "Could not load file or assembly '$SharePoint.Project.AssemblyFullName$" Error When Adding HttpHandler To SharePoint Application Project



You add a HTTPHandler to your SharePoint project, and  you get the following error : "Parser Error Message: Could not load file or assembly '$SharePoint.Project.AssemblyFullName$' or one of its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified."



The fix is simple, do the following:

1.  Open your project file in NotePad

2.  Find the PropertyGroup nodes.

3.  Add a new PropertyGroup node.




4.  Re-Open your project file


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