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Unable to launch IIS Express from Visual Studio

Recently, while working on one of the web project, I came across a situation which ate up my almost an hour. Concern was, my IIS express was not launching automatically on running my web application from Visual Studio 2015. I tried various solutions like, ran the Visual studio as an Administrator, changed the port, disabled the firewall, reset the IISExpress folder. But no luck :( Then I thought, let's give a try by deleting the temporary folders which were created by Visual Studio and guess what? That worked for me.   The culprit was the .vs folder which was the hidden folder in the project's root directory. One of my colleague checked-in that folder by mistake and as I was fetching the code for the first time, it came on my machine. Actual felon was the .suo file which was inside .vs folder. This .suo file contains user specific settings. Hence same user settings didn’t work for me.   Solution - Deleting .vs folder did the trick :) Happy troubleshooting !!!

Fixing ‘DNX design time process error in VS 2015’

Exclusive Amazon Deals Today I thought to create my first demo using Visual Studio 2015 for ASP.NET Core 1.0. So, I opened VS2015 and chose Web Application template under ASP.NET 5 Templates. Visual Studio started creating a project for me. Although my project was created but at the same time some DNX error was thrown as shown below:                     I tried various options including restarting machine, re-installing Visual Studio, etc. But Alas ! Nothing worked. But on surfing for few hours, I found a solution which worked for me. You can run any of the below commands: dnvm update-self OR dnvm upgrade   Open Visual Studio 2015 and do dnvm update using command line as:     Once this command was executed, I didn’t get that error again. Hope reading this blog will save your few minutes of troubleshooting. Enjoy learning.