How to Assign a Strong Name to Unsigned 3rd-party Assemblies During the Build Process

I added a Nuget package to an application recently and when I tried to run the app I got the following error message. “Unhandled exception: System.IO.FileLoadException: Could not load file or assembly ‘application name, version=4.0.0.0, culture=neutral, publickeytoken=b03f5f7f11d50a3a’ or one of its dependencies. Strong name validation failed.” It turns out the Nuget package was not strong-named. … Continue reading How to Assign a Strong Name to Unsigned 3rd-party Assemblies During the Build Process

Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Repair

The Issue So I had an interesting learning opportunity this weekend about heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) diagnostics and repair. Late Friday afternoon my wife noticed that it was getting warm on the main floor of our two story house so she went to the thermostat only to find nothing being displayed on the … Continue reading Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Repair