Jan 132011
 

If you’re trying to generate classes or a dataset from an XSD schema file using the Visual Studio XSD.EXE command line utility and the only thing you’re getting out of XSD.EXE is an error message of  Error: There was an error processing ‘xyz-schema.xml’.   – DataSet cannot instantiate an abstract ComplexType for the node . [...]

Nov 122010
 

If you do a web search for how to use the LINQ XPathSelectElement function, the example code you will find falls into two categories:  Those that don’t use namespaces at all, and those that use the same namespace prefix in the query as in the original document. Using no XML namespace at all when querying [...]