Monthly Archives: February 2009

Debugging with MVC Source

If you’re trying to debug by building the MVC source and getting something like this error: The type ‘System.Web.Mvc.ViewMasterPage’ is ambiguous: it could come from assembly ‘C:\WINDOWS\assembly\GAC_MSIL\System.Web.Mvc\1.0.0.0__31bf3856ad364e35\System.Web.Mvc.dll’ or from assembly ‘C:\Projects\mvccontrib\trunk\src\Samples\MvcContrib.Samples.UI\bin\System.Web.Mvc.DLL’. Please specify the assembly explicitly in the type name. … Continue reading

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R# Asp.Net Mvc Inherits Errors

Was fighting an annoying aspx / R# error for a couple of hours this morning. I’ve reported this as a bug to R#: http://www.jetbrains.net/jira/browse/RSRP-96241 The basic problem: R# doesn’t highlight correctly if your Inherits directive is not fully qualified. Even … Continue reading

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Agile Open Northwest 09

I’ll be spending the next two days at a Agile Open Northwest. If you’re at the conference, come find me. :) Otherwise I’ll be blogging about anything I find especially insightful.

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Primary Keys

I’ve spent most of the past couple of days mapping a legacy database with NHibernate. Here’s how the design of this database probably went down: Pointy Haired Boss: We’ve decided to cut costs by paying you per primary key instead … Continue reading

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