Understanding "Generation of designer file failed" error when using Web Application Project
So you have migrated from Web Site Project -> Web Application Project and when working with the IDE you face the scary message - "Generation of designer file failed", the actions that you need to take are:
- Relax - don't think about rolling back YET
- Import the following registry file
- Reproduce the problem
- Examine the log file under "c:\logfile.txt"
- Try fixing your self (could be very easy)
- Post question / fix in the forum
Hope that this help you.