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You may face the error WixAttachedContainer - The system cannot find the file specified when you run Visual Studio 2015 installer from the Control Panel in maintenance mode by clicking the Modify/Repair option.


Today in this post, we will discuss the cause behind this issue and how to resolve it. Continue reading to know more.

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The expectations of consumers have changed immeasurably in recent years. Digitally-savvy web users now demand flawless and engaging online experiences. Gone are the days of static text displayed as if you’re reading a book.


A new markup language has enabled developers to take user experiences to the next level, delivering rich content that’s secure and operates efficiently within your web browser.

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While Microsoft is preparing the major update of Windows 10, targeting this Spring, the development team has already started working on the next feature branch Redstone 5 (RS5) and delivered the second build (17618) to insiders who opted for Skip Ahead.


The new build brings back the feature 'Sets' which allows users to group apps in a set of tabs. To know more about the features and fixes, check this post.

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In HTML, generally we use the following layout display modes: none, block, inline, table and positioned. There exists one layout module, named Flexible Box Layout, which allows you to create a flexible layout and make it as a Wrap Panel.


In this blog post, we will learn about Flex Box Layout and how to use it to create a wrap panel by just using HTML and CSS.

Published by on under CSS |

Microsoft released a new preview build 17112, to the Windows Insiders in the fast ring. This build is from the Redstone 4 development branch and contains no new features rather than a bunch of fixes to make it ready for the next major release.


If you are a Windows Insider, check for updates to get the new builds. But before that, read the list of fixes and known issues in this build.

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It gives me immense pleasure to announce that my second book, titled Windows Presentation Foundation Development Cookbook, has been published by Packt Publication. You can now buy this book from publisher's website, Amazon and will gradually be available on Flipkart.


If you are a beginner or an intermediate, and would like to learn about WPF, this book is for you. It covers almost all the topics that you need to learn.

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Visual Studio 2017 provides you an easy way to upgrade your project's targeted language version, directly from the editor window. The Light Bulb, which is known as Quick Actions, automatically suggests you to upgrade the language version.


In this blog post, we will learn how to invoke it to perform the change for the associated project. Continue reading to learn more.

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Do you know that, Microsoft Visual Studio allows you to select the default language version of your project? The advanced project settings helps you to control the targeted C# language by changing the compiler version.


By default, the compiler accepts all valid language syntax that it can support. But if you want to change it to point to a specific version, let's learn how to do that.

Published by on under Visual Studio 2015 |

Microsoft released a new build (Windows 10 Preview Build: 17107) to the insiders in the fast ring. As we are heading towards the final release from the Redstone 4 branch, this build contains minimal changes but has numerous bug fixes to stabilize the forthcoming RTM build.


Continue reading to know what has been changed in build 17107. Don't forget to check the 'Known Issues' still present in this build.

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