The BIG Dilemma – Should I re-build the good old house?

One of the biggest consideration and dilemma as a software engineer is, should I re-design the system design and clean up the source code or not? . Here is a classic scenario as illustration purpose. If Mutu’s source code is well designed and clean, Sally is considered lucky to pick up his role to continue and Read more about The BIG Dilemma – Should I re-build the good old house?[…]

Invalid jdkhome specified – Cannot locate java installation in specified jdkhome:

You click the NetBeans IDE shortcut and got a message like below: This is due NetBeans cannot locate java installation in specified jdkhome: C:Program FilesJavajdk1.6.0_22 Most probably you initially installed JDK at the default location above and then you uninstall it and reinstall to another location. Anyway, to fix this, all you need to do Read more about Invalid jdkhome specified – Cannot locate java installation in specified jdkhome:[…]

Indirect reference is being made to assembly System.Web.Extensions version 3.5.0.0

The full error message is: Error 1 Indirect reference is being made to assembly System.Web.Extensions version 3.5.0.0, which contains ‘AjaxControlToolkit.CalendarExtender’. This Project references a prior version of System.Web.Extensions version 1.0.61025.0. To use ‘AjaxControlToolkit.CalendarExtender’, you must replace the reference to System.Web.Extensions with version 3.5.0.0 or higher. After some time finding for the cause, I realize that Read more about Indirect reference is being made to assembly System.Web.Extensions version 3.5.0.0[…]

Showing a modal dialog box or form when the application is not running in UserInteractive mode is not a valid operation

The full error message is “Showing a modal dialog box or form when the application is not running in UserInteractive mode is not a valid operation. Specify the ServiceNotification or DefaultDesktopOnly style to display a notification from a service application.” This is probably due to you using MsgBox(“so message here.”) for your web application. I Read more about Showing a modal dialog box or form when the application is not running in UserInteractive mode is not a valid operation[…]

Hide your source code at the browser when hit error

I got a little anxious and embarrassed to see my source code exposed at the browser when I got an error. Managed to find out that this is due to some setting at the web.config. I just need to set debug to false. [sourcecode language=”html”] <configuration> <system.web> <compilation debug=”false” /> </system.web> </configuration> [/sourcecode]