• .NET

    WPF: Debugging Expression Blend Exceptions with Visual Studio

     Although Expression Blend and Visual Studio can work on the same solution / project files, they remain two separate IDEs and it is not uncommon for certain functionality to work correctly in the Visual Studio design-time environment and throw an error in the Expression Blend one. The Blend error output does not always help much with identifying the reason for the erroneous behavior:    This clearly does not give us enough information to track the problem down. Fortunately there is an easier way to detect the problem instead of wandering around the code in a manual “debugging” session – the Visual Studio...
    October 16, 2008
  • .NET

    Visual Studio 2008 Intellisense and Telerik.Charting

    By default the RadControls installer adds the Telerik.Charting assembly to the GAC on the machine where the package is installed, as the Telerik.Charting assembly is used by more than one package - RadControls for ASP.NET AJAX and RadControls for Winforms. So, let's consider an example -- create a new web site and use at least one control from the suite. When you drag a control from the toolbox Visual Studio will automatically copy Telerik.Web.UI.dll to site's Bin folder. Telerik.Web.UI assembly refers to Telerik.Charting assembly. But as long as Telerik.Charting is in the GAC it will not be copied to the...
    August 29, 2008