Web PI install for Visual Studio ( ??? .csproj files in Web app )

Topics: General, Installing Orchard, Troubleshooting, Writing modules
Jun 21, 2011 at 10:46 PM

is there documentation on how to load a website created via WebPI into Visual Studio ???

I started getting an Object Reference not set in one of the CSProj files when I tried to run a compile after adding  my web project to the Solution from Codeplex ....

Just realized that those CSPROJ files are not coming into VS2010 as projects ... they are simply files ....

Obviously a learn the hard way newbie discovery .... Where is the doc on creating that type of solution ???

Thanks,

Steve

 

Coordinator
Jun 21, 2011 at 10:57 PM

If you are using Visual Studio you should use the full source code (it has a sln file). If you can't do that, just open the folder as a web site. In that case you never compile, you just save files and let Orchard do its thing.

Jun 21, 2011 at 11:44 PM

know about the core .sln

>>  I started getting an Object Reference not set in one of the CSProj files when I tried to run a compile after adding my web project to the Solution from Codeplex ....

Thought I had it figured out .... the version on my server has a Orchard.Web.Csproj file in the root of the web application ..... but (guessing here now) since my VS project is on my local machine I installed it as a web application under the default website .... (under IIS7)  no Orchard.Web.Csproj file.

But seriously .... isnt there a getting started guide with a step by step on this ????

Coordinator
Jun 21, 2011 at 11:59 PM

Working with the web release zip in WebMatrix http://orchardproject.net/docs/Working-with-Orchard-in-WebMatrix.ashx

Working with the source code in VS: http://orchardproject.net/docs/Setting-up-a-source-enlistment.ashx