Category Archive: Visual Studio 2010

Deployment to Windows Azure Fails with Profiling Enabled

With the new 1.4 Tools if you try to deploy a project that has the profiler enabled and a VM Role as one of your Azure roles you will receive an error on deployment. 11:04:55 AM – HTTP Status Code: 400/nError Message: One or more configuration settings are specified for this deployment configuration but are [...]

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Profiling Windows Azure Applications using the August 2011 Release of the Visual Studio Tools (1.4)

For a recap of what is new in this release see my earlier post: What’s new in Windows Azure VS.NET Tools 1.4 Note: The tools can be downloaded here using the Web Platform Installer. The profiler in Visual Studio is very powerful and extremely useful for tracking down inefficiencies and memory leaks in your application. [...]

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Visual Studio Tools for Windows Azure 1.4 (August 2011)

Greetings! There is a new release of the Visual Studio Tools for Windows Azure (1.4). The tools can be downloaded here using the Web Platform Installer. One of the first things you will notice after creating a new cloud project with the new tools is that there are now multiple configuration files. A configuration file [...]

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COM+ and Serviced Components within Windows Azure

This post is the first in a series that discuss running COM+/Serviced Components within Windows Azure. The primary reason for even bringing up this topic is COM+/MTS has been around for a VERY long time and we are well aware that there is a lot of existing code investments that companies do not want to [...]

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Irritating error trying to use CreateChildControls in a user control.

I was trying to programmatically add an ObjectDataSource to my CreateChildControls method: ObjectDataSource ods = new ObjectDataSource(); ods.SelectMethod = “GetDataTable”; ods.TypeName = “SPWebParts.LeadViewer.LeadViewerUserControl”; ods.ID = “leadsDS”; Controls.Add(ods); This SHOULD work! However, everytime I was getting the error: “The control collection cannot be modified during DataBind, Init, Load, PreRender or Unload phases.”  No idea why.. However, [...]

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