ASPCONFIG: Could not load file or assembly or one of its dependencies. Access is denied.

Problem While publishing a web application you get a puzzling error that reads like the following in the output window: 1>C:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\aspnet_compiler.exe -v \ -p C:\Dev\WebApp\obj\Release\AspnetCompileMerge\Source C:\Dev\WebApp\obj\Release\AspnetCompileMerge\TempBuildDir 1>ASPNETCOMPILER(0,0): Error ASPCONFIG: Could not load file or assembly...

Recycle Application Pool using WMI via Powershell

Introduction I handle the builds for a particular piece of software at my place of work. I am responsible for deploying any new versions of code to all environments; including but not limited to: Development...

Setting Up WCF with Windows Authentication

Introduction Configuring WCF to do anything for the first time is very time consuming, frustrating and just generally a hassle. My coworker and I mucked through this wonderful WCF configuration experience last night and now...

HTTP Error 503. The Service is unavailable.

This error reads: Service Unavailable – HTTP Error 503. The service is unavailable. I’d like to open up by saying what we are all thinking when this happens, “YEAH NO SHIT!” Okay, now that I...

Flottery: Florida Lottery Checker

I finally published my first Android Application… It was not easy to do, it was actually quite torturous. This experience started off as a fun and what I thought would be a delightful project, into...

Repairing an ASP.Net installation for IIS7

This will more often than not fix many obscure and just plain ridiculous errors that IIS7 somehow manifests. I have worked with IIS7 plenty and I have seen it melt down plenty of times for...