How To Fix "Endpoint not found" Error When Browsing Restful WCF Service In Visual Studio



TODO:

You try to view your Restful WCF service in a browser from Visual Studio and get the "Endpoint not found" error.

 

SOLUTION:

Right click on your .svc file.  Look for "Factory="= "System.ServiceModel.Activation.WebServiceHostFactory" and delete it.  You can now Right click your .svc file and choose "View in browser"

 

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How To Fix A Missing Local Publishing Profile Visual Studio 2012



TODO:

Have you lost the ability to publish your website locally?  If so, then you lost your profile for local publishing.

 

SOLUTION:

The second post on this link, has a correct solution.  Basically you need to add a new profile, choose File System as the type, and select a valid location.

 

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How To Fix "Team Foundation Error: Login Failure: Unknown Username or Bad Password" Error in Visual Studio



TODO:

In Visual Studio, you try to click on Security or other items, and you receive "Team Foundation Error:  Login Failure: Unknown Username or Bad Password"

 

SOLUTION:

You need to start Visual Studio as your Domain User

start -> run > runas /netonly /user:my domain\myuser "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\Common7\IDE\devenv.exe

 

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How To Get The Public Key Of An Assembly In Visual Studio



 TODO:

Have you ever needed the public key for an assembly that is the output of a project in Visual Studio?

 

SOLUTION:

The solution is to tie the strong name tool (sn.exe) to a menu item under External Tools in Visual Studio.  There is a working solution on this link.  I tried it and it does exactly what I needed it to do.  The public key is written to the output window!

 

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