Or better titled I’ve just registered my DLL in the GAC, why does it not appear in Visual Studio’s “Find Reference” dialog. It’s probably the first thing people notice after they’ve started using the GAC for the first time. You’ve managed to register your DLL and you’ve confirmed it is in the GAC, but it just won’t appear in Visual Studio’s “Add Reference” dialog box. As it turns out, for what were probably good reasons, . . .
GACUTIL.EXE is no longer supplied/installed along with Visual Studio, instead, it has been moved into the Windows SDK v7.1. So to install a DLL into the GAC for .NET 4.0 (or anything after v1.1 I believe) you must first download and install the SDK. Once you have done this you must locate the relevant version of GACUTIL from the four possible locations: Program FilesMicrosoft SDKsWindowsv7.1Bin Program FilesMicrosoft SDKsWindowsv7.1Binx64 Program FilesMicrosoft SDKsWindowsv7.1BinNETFX 4.0 Tools Program FilesMicrosoft . . .
As part of my current project, I’ve spent some time over the past couple of months trying to determine the best (cheapest) SQL Server configuration to support web servers running in a virtualised environment. As a quick disclaimer, the following are my thoughts on the subject and should be used as guidance for further research only! Firstly you need to figure out whether you are going to license using the “per user” or “per processor” . . .
One of the most commonly encountered issues when developing websites that must support both HTTP and HTTPS pages is the warning that a secure page “contains both secure and unsecured content”. In a nutshell, this is when a page that is being displayed via the HTTPS protocol contains one or more references to additional resources (JS/CSS/Images) using just HTTP. The solution is easy and well documented for locally referenced resources, in that when making the . . .