Category Archives: Visual Studio 2008

BIDS Helper 1.6 for SQL Server 2012 released

BIDS helper is Visual Studio add-in with features that extend and enhance the functionality of the SQL Server 2005 and SQL Server 2008 BI Development Studio, and now supports SQL Server 2012 (including tabular mode) and Visual Studio 2010 (SSDT).  Version 1.6 … Continue reading

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Building a Visual Studio project from an existing SSAS database

Imagine you join a company, and there is an existing SSAS database that contains a few cubes that are working nicely.  You are asked to add an enhancement to one of the cubes, so you poke around in source control for the … Continue reading

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Preventing projects from deploying when debugging a SSIS package

This is a quick tip to help quickly solve a problem I run into sometimes, and now that I am writing a blog about it, will be able to solve it in no time (a big benefit of blogging is to never … Continue reading

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Receive error #13119 in toolbox instead of tools in Visual Studio 2008

A couple of times over the past few months, while in Visual Studio 2008 working on an SSIS package, I went to the toolbox and saw this message: There we no tools at all showing up.  Apparently the toolbox became corrupted, but … Continue reading

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BIDSHelper 1.5 for SSAS, SSIS, SSRS released

BIDS helper is Visual Studio add-in with features that extend and enhance the functionality of the SQL Server 2005 and SQL Server 2008 BI Development Studio.  Version 1.5 can be downloaded here, and read up on the new features. It’s a must-have … Continue reading

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Watch out, Visual Studio 2010 does not support BI

When Visual Studio 2010 was released about a year ago, I was very excited and wanted to quickly open up a SSAS project created in VS 2008 to see the new features that were available in VS 2010.  So I copied … Continue reading

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