Visual Studio Extensions for Windows SharePoint Services (VSEWSS) Error: Unable to load one or more of the requested types. Retrieve the LoaderExceptions property for more information

One error you may see when packaging solutions with VSEWSS is:  Microsoft.SharePoint.Tools.Utilities.VSeWSSServiceException VSeWSS Service Error: Unable to load one or more of the requested types. Retrieve the LoaderExceptions property for more information.  Like most error messages from VSEWSS, there is not enough information provided to resolve the issue, so I hope to save you some…

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A Simple Build Script for Packaging Visual Studio Extensions for Windows SharePoint Services (VSEWSS 1.3) Projects with Team Build

In a previous post, I provided a walkthrough for automating builds for VSEWSS 1.3 projects.  The script I used was based on the SharePoint Guidance Drop 11, and after using it, I felt it could be simplified.  I’m a proponent of implementing the “simplest possible thing that will work,” and the following build script contains…

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Visual Studio Extensions for Windows SharePoint Services Error: System.ArgumentException, Value does not fall within the expected range

A common error you may encounter when using VSEWSS 1.3 is “System.ArgumentException, Value does not fall within the specified range.”  This post outlines the common causes and resolutions for the issue.  One suggestion I have seen on the web is to delete the pkg directory since it is auto-generated each time.  It is important that…

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