Microsoft Azure – Storage – Part 2 – Upload files with a .NET application

In the first part of the Azure Storage series we have created a Microsoft Azure storage in the “cloud”. Now we will create a C# application to upload, list and download files. Create a Blank  Solution In the File menu select New -> Project… Add a new Console Application project to the solution In the […]

Microsoft Azure – Storage – Part 1 – Getting started

Sign up for Microsoft Azure To create a Microsoft Azure storage account first create a Microsoft Azure account. If you are an MSDN subscriber you may open an account without using a credit card and limit your usage to the MSDN provided $150 free monthly allowance. Once you created your Microsoft Azure account open 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 […]

Yellow exclamation point next to a project reference in Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 after conversion to a newer version of the IDE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

How to handle “The target version of the .NET Framework in the project does not match…” warning message in Microsoft Visual Studio

When you build the setup project in Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 you receive the following warning message: The target version of the .NET Framework in the project does not match the .NET Framework launch condition version ‘.NET Framework 4 Client Profile’. Update the version of the .NET Framework launch condition to match the target version […]

How to solve “The version of the .NET Framework launch condition ‘.NET Framework 4’ does not match…” warning in Microsoft Visual Studio

When you build the setup project in Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 you receive the following warning message: The version of the .NET Framework launch condition ‘.NET Framework 4’ does not match the selected .NET Framework bootstrapper package. Update the .NET Framework launch condition to match the version of the .NET Framework selected in the Prerequisites […]

Solving “The type or namespace name … could not be found” error in Microsoft Visual Studio

When you compile a .NET 4.0 C# application the following error message appears: The type or namespace name … could not be found (are you missing a using directive or an assembly reference?) There is also a warning message : The currently targeted framework “.NET Framework,Version=v4.0,Profile=Client” does not include “System.Web, Version=4.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b03f5f7f11d50a3a” which the […]