The SqlBuildTask failed unexpectedly

If you are working with the Entity Framework and database projects, you may encounter the following error: Error 11 04018: The “SqlBuildTask” task failed unexpectedly. System.MethodAccessException: Attempt by method ‘Microsoft.Data.Tools.Schema.Sql.Build.SqlTaskHost.OnCreateCustomSchemaData(System.String, System.Collections.Generic.Dictionary2<System.String,System.String>)' to access method 'Microsoft.Data.Tools.Components.Diagnostics.SqlTracer.ShouldTrace(System.Diagnostics.TraceEventType)' failed. at Microsoft.Data.Tools.Schema.Sql.Build.SqlTaskHost.OnCreateCustomSchemaData(String filePath, Dictionary2 referenceMetadata) at Microsoft.Data.Tools.Schema.Sql.Build.SqlTaskHost.CreateCustomSchemaData(String filePath, Dictionary2 referenceMetadata) at Microsoft.Data.Tools.Schema.Tasks.Sql.TaskHostLoader.ProcessReferences(TaskLoggingHelper providedLogger, SqlTaskHost host, ErrorManager errors) at Microsoft.Data.Tools.Schema.Tasks.Sql.TaskHostLoader.LoadImpl(ITaskHost providedHost, TaskLoggingHelper providedLogger) at Microsoft.Data.Tools.Schema.Tasks.Sql.TaskHostLoader.Load(ITaskHost providedHost, TaskLoggingHelper providedLogger) at Microsoft.Data.Tools.Schema.Tasks.Sql.SqlBuildTask.ExecuteLoadTaskHostStep() at Microsoft.Data.Tools.Schema.Tasks.Sql.SqlBuildTask.ExecuteStep(Func1 step) at Microsoft. [Read More]

Switching user in visual studio

Switching companies means switching MSDN licenses, switching the login for visual studio on my own machine I cam across the following error: We were unable to establish the connection because it is configured for user olduser@old.com but you attempted to connect using user newuser@new.com. To connect as a different user perform a switch user operation. To connect with the configured identity just attempt the last operation again. A quick Google and I came across this stackoverflow question and the problem is solved in four simple steps: [Read More]