SQL Server Reporting Services – Opening an RDL in Older Version of Visual Studio Opens as XML

In order to fix this issue, you need to remove a few lines of code from the XML.

    1. Replace xmlns with:
      <Report xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sqlserver/reporting/2008/01/reportdefinition" xmlns:rd="http://schemas.microsoft.com/SQLServer/reporting/reportdesigner">
    2. Remove only the Report Section header and footer tags (leave the child elements)
      <ReportSections>
      <ReportSection>
      
      ..................................
      
      
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Visual Studio Community Edition 2017 – Locked File or Folder with Visual Studio Installer

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/45839250/unable-to-update-visual-studio-installer

Quote: “The solution I found was to close down visual studio, go to “c:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\Installer”, rename the folder “Installer” to something else then run vs_installer.exe from the renamed folder.“… Read the rest

MVC 5 – Model State Always False and Data Received is NULL – The Save Action Variable Name Must Be the Same Name as Your Model Name When Receiving Just the Model Portion of Your View Model That Was Bound to Your View

I struggled with this one and learned something that was not taught in the tutorial I took on MVC 5. The instructor did not mention that when you receive a model into your Save action (Controller) instead of your view Read the rest