How to delete a folder from the Subversion database in the TortoiseSVN client

If you don’t need a folder in the Subversion database anymore follow the the steps below. If you are using the TortoiseSVN Subversion client Start Windows Explorer, Right click any folder, Select “TortoiseSVN”, “Repo-browser” to open the repository browser.   In the repository browser: Right click the folder you want to remove, Select “Delete…”   […]

How to exclude a project folder from the Subversion database

If you added the AnkhSVN – Subversion Support for Visual Studio from http://ankhsvn.open.collab.net/ you can easily version your files as you develop them. In your application there could be projects or folders that you don’t want to include in source control. To ignore the changes in a project open the Solution Explorer in Visual Studio 2010, […]

New files are not displayed when I click the “Add Items to Folder” button in the Source Control Explorer of Microsoft Visual Studio 2012

To add items to source control in Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 open the Source Control Explorer and  click the “Add Items to Folder” button on the tool bar. If a folder is selected Visual Studio does not display the new files in the current folder:   To be able to add the new files from the […]

Convert Microsoft Visual Studio applications to version 2012

When Microsoft releases a new version of Visual Studio developers would  like to use the new features of the new IDE. Usually the new version of Visual Studio converts the solution and project files to a new format to be able to save the new settings of that version of the IDE. More seasoned developers […]

Microsoft Visual Studio solution folder structure for easy conversion to the new version of the IDE

Microsoft releases a new version of  Visual Studio every 2-3 years, but most of the enterprise applications have to be operational for years. Many companies developed applications in earlier versions of Microsoft Visual Studio ( VS 2003, VS 2005, VS 2008, VS 2010, or VS 2012 ) and the developers would like to use the […]

Multiple setup projects in a Microsoft Visual Studio solution

Sometimes it makes sense the create multiple setup projects in a Microsoft Visual Studio solution if you use the same projects, but you want to create separate MSI files for slightly different functionality. An example would be the processing of audio and graphics files. You can use the same middle tier and backend projects for […]

Yellow exclamation point next to a project reference in Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 after conversion to a newer version of the IDE

When you convert a solution to a new version of the Microsoft Visual Studio IDE you can see yellow exclamation points next to some project references. When you build the solution you also get errors like the following: Error, The type or namespace name ‘…’ could not be found (are you missing a using directive […]

Date specific header image in the Witcher World WordPress theme

Have you ever wanted to display specific images on certain dates in the header of your WordPress page like Google does? If you want to automatically set the header image based on the date there is an easy way to do it. This way you can display a prepared image on certain dates like Independence […]

Print a web page in a printer friendly format

If you want to print a web page on your printer without header images and advertisement Highlight the address of the page in the address bar and Press CTRL-C or Right click it and select “Copy”, Open a new tab and navigate to printfriendly.com Paste the address into the field that says: “enter a url” […]