SharePoint 2010 Environment can get corrupt when deploying and retracting a WSP solution that was created using “Save site as template” option

This post is a contribution from Amy Luu, an engineer with the SharePoint Developer Support team. Steps to repro this problem: 1. Create a new team site in SharePoint 2010 and save this site as template (ts.wsp).  Download the WSP to your local drive. 2. Launch VS 2010 professional. 3. In Visual Studio, File >…

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Building Silverlight solution with RIA service enabled fails on SharePoint 2010 SP1 Environments

This post is a contribution from Raghavendra Nanjaiah, an engineer with the SharePoint Developer Support team. On a SharePoint 2010 SP1 environment when you try to build Silverlight 4 or 5 solution with the following settings: Create a new “Silverlight Application” project. Host the Silverlight application in a new web site (default selected). Silverlight version…

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