Working with Sitecore 7.2 and TDS 5.0 I recently started noticing the following error after syncing or using Sitecore Rocks to update TDS using the TDS connector: Error Unable to copy file "<project path>\bin\<profile name>**\*.*" to "<inetpub path>\Website\*.*". Illegal characters in path. C:\Program Files (x86)\MSBuild\HedgehogDevelopment\SitecoreProject\v9.0\HedgehogDevelopment.SitecoreProject.targets Solution: Always end the Build Output Path with '\'in the TDS project properties. Here is the funny part, I tried fixing it by making the same change to the MS Build script used by TDS but then it would take forever to load the TDS project in VS. Contacted Hedgehog support for the resolution and that is what they came back with.
Server Error in '/' Application. Value cannot be null. Parameter name: fieldNameTranslator Description: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the current web request. Please review the stack trace for more information about the error and where it originated in the code. Exception Details: System.ArgumentNullException: Value cannot be null. Parameter name: fieldNameTranslator Source Error: An unhandled exception was generated during the execution of the current web request. Information regarding the origin and location of the exception can be identified using the exception stack trace below. Stack Trace: [ArgumentNullException: Value cannot be null. Parameter name: fieldNameTranslator] Sitecore.ContentSearch.Linq.Solr.SolrIndexParameters..ctor(IIndexValueFormatter valueFormatter, IFieldQueryTranslatorMap`1 fieldQueryTranslators, FieldNameTranslator fieldNameTranslator, IExecutionContext execut
A simple solution (maybe too obvious to some) to a rather cryptic error. This error occurs if you use a MVC rendering (.cshtml or controller rendering) on a page whose Layout item points to a .aspx file. As in, make sure you have a MVC layout when adding MVC renderings to a page. Duh!