.NET self-registering Windows Service

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I just found an article about how to extend a windows service’s functionality so that the service can register itself in windows service control using command line switches like /register or /unregister.. Logo_Microsoft_VisualStudio_2010

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Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2010 and external access FQDN

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Yesterday I’ve installed Microsoft (TFS) Team Foundation Server 2010 and today I’m struggling with the configuration. My team wants to access the TFS / Source Control Safe using internal but also external host names. So, how to accomplish the right configuration? Good question. To save your time i thought I’ll blog about my journey .. Logo_Microsoft.Team.foundation.server.2010

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VS.NET TFS: IISReset and The system cannot find the file specified. (2147942402, 80070002)

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Okay, today i installed Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2010. At the end of the Setup, i had a warning regarding the configuration of the IIS Web Server Part. In the result i tried to reset the IIS using iisreset.exe. What i got is an error message stating:
The system cannot find the file specified. (2147942402, 80070002)
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VS.NET: Cannot implicitly convert type ‘SomeType[]’ to ‘System.Collections.ObjectModel.ObservableCollection<[Namespace].SomeType>’

There seems to be a known bug / issue in Visual Studio 2010 RC when dealing with Service References (to a WCF Service). The Collection Type of the Service Reference is set to custom and you start getting compilation errors like:
Cannot implicitly convert type ‘SomeType[]’ to ‘System.Collections.ObjectModel.ObservableCollection<[Namespace].SomeType>’   
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WCF Service: Adding a reference results in: System.BadImageFormatException

I have a Solution with a WCF Service Project, a few Classes in projects and a Winform Project. When trying to add a Service Reference from within the Winform Project i always got the Microsoft WCF Service Host – ‘System.BadImageFormatException: Could not load file or assembly ‘file’.. Logo Microsoft Visual Studio

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Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Deliver Beta 2 in Final Stretch to March 22 Launch

REDMOND, Wash. — Oct. 19, 2009 — Microsoft Corp. today announced the immediate availability of Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 and Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Beta 2 to MSDN subscribers; general availability will follow on Oct. 21. The company also outlined a simplified product lineup and pricing options for Visual Studio 2010 as well as new benefits for MSDN subscribers, including the Ultimate Offer, available to all active MSDN Premium subscribers at the official product launch on March 22, 2010. VisualStudioNet

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