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The curse of the never-ending async method call

More Whidbey stuff, December 17, 2014
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Whether you use promises, callbacks, or other abstractions (except maybe the async/await pattern) to deal with asynchrony, control flow is going to get harder to follow. Stack traces are typically mea...

Better together: C# 6 and the Visual Studio 2015 Debugger

C# Frequently Asked Questions, December 12, 2014
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"Lambdas! Lambdas! Lambdas! Lambdas! ..." If you hadn't heard, Visual Studio 2015 will support the use of lambda expressions in the debugger windows. We're all very excited to deliver on this longs...

Better together: Visual Basic 14 and the Visual Studio 2015 Debugger

The Visual Basic Team, December 12, 2014
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"Lambdas! Lambdas! Lambdas! Lambdas! ..." If you hadn't heard, Visual Studio 2015 will support the use of lambda expressions in the debugger windows. We're all very excited to deliver on this longs...

TFS Work Item Visualizers

The Code Project Latest Articles, November 21, 2014
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In my last post (Introduction to DotNet Pretty) I mentioned that I would be added more visualizers to DotNet Pretty soon . Today I finally managed to get around to that and added some visualizers for ...

Chrome DevTools Debugging Issues

Rick Strahls WebLog, October 9, 2014
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I've run into a nasty Chrome bug that I can't resolve: My debugger is frequently not stopping on debugger commands or breakpoints set in the debugger. ...

Chrome DevTools Debugging Issues

Rick Strahls WebLog, October 9, 2014
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Since the last few Chrome releases have come out (v38 as of this writing), Ive had some major issues with debugging not working properly. The behavior I see is pretty strange but its repeatable across...

Some challenges with Node.js on Windows

More Whidbey stuff, October 6, 2014
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While there are a couple of really good Node.js IDEs (I use WebStorm), developing for Node on Windows is challenging. The platform is clearly built for Unix-type systems, and Windows support is a lagg...

Easy Fix to a Common Angular Module Error

JohnPapa.net, May 27, 2014
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I love running my code right after making some new changes, so I can see them light up in the browser. But I don’t love when error messages are not straight forward. At least not to me. Recently...

Easy Fix to a Common Angular Module Error

JohnPapa.net, May 27, 2014
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I love running my code right after making some new changes, so I can see them light up in the browser. But I don’t love when error messages are not straight forward. At least not to me. Recently...

Dynamically Injecting Script Tags With AngularJS

K. Scott Allen, April 8, 2014
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A few months ago I found myself in a situation where I had to throw some dynamically generated scripts into the browser for testing (and occasionally inspecting and debugging). I wrote a small custom ...

Advanced Debugging Techniques in JavaScript Part 3

The Code Project Latest Articles, March 5, 2014
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Overview This is the third part in my series on Advanced Debugging Techniques in JavaScript. Part 1 introduced Validate Your Assumptions, Binary Search, and the debugger statement. Part 2 covered Bott...

Work for me on Visual Studio Diagnostics

The Moth, January 13, 2014
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Do you want to work as a Sr Program Manager on the team that owns the Visual Studio debugger, profiler tools, and IntelliTrace? Do you fulfill the requirements outlined in the job description? If you ...

Work for me on Visual Studio Diagnostics

The Moth, January 13, 2014
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Do you want to work as a Sr Program Manager on the team that owns the Visual Studio debugger, profiler tools, and IntelliTrace? Do you fulfill the requirements outlined in the job description? If you ...

Visual Studio 2013 'Could not evaluate Expression' Debugger Abnormality

Rick Strahls WebLog, November 21, 2013
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Last week I ran into a really strange problem with an older WebForms application on Visual Studio 2013.  I was trying to debug my application on a breakpoint and when I hit the break point, none ...

Visual Studio 2013 'Could not evaluate Expression' Debugger Abnormality

Rick Strahls WebLog, November 21, 2013
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Last week I ran into a really strange problem with an older WebForms application on Visual Studio 2013.  I was trying to debug my application on a breakpoint and when I hit the break point, none ...

Review: New Developer Tools in Internet Explorer 11

Jason N. Gaylords Blog, November 8, 2013
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Windows 8.1 has been out for a few weeks now. Along with Windows 8.1, Internet Explorer 11 was released. IE11 offers the best web standard support of any Internet Explorer browser. This means that the...

Review: New Developer Tools in Internet Explorer 11

Jason N. Gaylords Blog, November 8, 2013
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Windows 8.1 has been out for a few weeks now. Along with Windows 8.1, Internet Explorer 11 was released. IE11 offers the best web standard support of any Internet Explorer browser. This means that the...

Bug Finder, a real Win32 extensible passive debugger

The Code Project Latest Articles, June 7, 2013
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Win32 extensible passive debugger...

Fall Fury: Part 11 -Hardware Testing & Debugging

MSDN: Coding4Fun, January 23, 2013
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Hardware Testing & DebuggingAs previously mentioned, FallFury runs on multiple types of hardware as long as that hardware supports Windows 8. This article describes the projects general testing and de...

Debug.Assert replacement for Phone and Store apps

The Moth, January 14, 2013
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I dont know about you, but all my code is, and always has been, littered with Debug.Assert statements. I think it all started way back in my (short-lived, but impactful to me) Eiffel days, when I was ...

Debug.Assert replacement for Phone and Store apps

The Moth, January 14, 2013
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I dont know about you, but all my code is, and always has been, littered with Debug.Assert statements. I think it all started way back in my (short-lived, but impactful to me) Eiffel days, when I was ...

Join the Visual Studio diagnostics team

The Moth, December 14, 2012
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I have a Program Manager position open on the Visual Studio diagnostics team which owns the debugger, the profiler tools, and IntelliTrace. If you have never worked for Microsoft you may be wonderin...

Join the Visual Studio diagnostics team

The Moth, December 14, 2012
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I have a Program Manager position open on the Visual Studio diagnostics team which owns the debugger, the profiler tools, and IntelliTrace. If you have never worked for Microsoft you may be wonderin...

NHook - A .NET debugger API for x86

The Code Project Latest Articles, December 2, 2012
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Debugger API, explore and modify running program easily...

NHook - A .NET debugger API

The Code Project Latest Articles, November 30, 2012
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Debugger API, explore and modify running program easily...

Remote Debugging your Windows Store app on your Surface

Method ~ of ~ failed, October 26, 2012
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So you got that shiny new Surface device today? Im sure you spent the first few hours just opening it up, setting your personal experiences to your desire, re-installing and discovering new apps. But...

Email Q&A: Entity Framework Modified State and SaveChanges

Julia Lerman Blog - Dont Be Iffy..., July 23, 2012
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I get a lot of Entity Framework questions in email. Some from friends, some from people I dont know. I like to help & answer when I can but this format means that nobody else gets to learn from th...

Reading a memory.dmp or other .dmp file

Scott Forsyths WebLog, July 18, 2012
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While the dreaded Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) occurs less frequently with newer versions of Windows than it did in years past, there are still times when the BSOD reveals itself.  I just ran in...

Reading a memory.dmp or other .dmp file

Scott Forsyths WebLog, July 18, 2012
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While the dreaded Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) occurs less frequently with newer versions of Windows than it did in years past, there are still times when the BSOD reveals itself.  I just ran in...

Visual Studio Exceptions dialogs

The Moth, May 2, 2012
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Previously I covered step 1 of live debugging with start and attach. Once the debugger is attached, you want to go to step 2 of live debugging, which is to break. One way to break under the debugger ...

Start Debugging in Visual Studio

The Moth, March 16, 2012
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Every developer is familiar with hitting F5 and debugging their application, which starts their app with the Visual Studio debugger attached from the start (instead of attaching later). This is one wa...

Debugging JavaScript with Chrome

K. Scott Allen, March 15, 2012
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The Chrome Developer Tools are a bit quirky, but for script debugging I currently like them the best. Here is a quick brain dump on some areas of interest (these are all in the stable build 17.0.963.7...

Live Debugging

The Moth, March 14, 2012
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Based on my classification of diagnostics, you should know what live debugging is NOT about - at least according to me :-) and in this post I'll share how I think of live debugging. These are the (ou...

"Re: I have a question about proving code correctness"

Frans Boumas blog, January 20, 2012
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Recently I received an email with the following contents: I recently started working at a startup. I'm learning lots of cool stuff, including unit testing, but as a math major something kinda nagg...

Best of "The Moth" 2011

The Moth, December 31, 2011
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Once again (like in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010) the time has come to wish you a Happy New Year and to share my favorite posts from the year we just left behind. 1. My first blog entr...

Roslyn Syntax Visualizer Tools

Marquee de Sells: Chriss insight outlet, December 4, 2011
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As I do more with Roslyn, I find I want more information about what Im parsing and how its represented in the Roslyn object model. I could, of course, have built myself a little OM dumper for Roslyn, ...

Beginner Guide to Page and Script Debugging with Chrome

The Code Project Latest Articles, October 24, 2011
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A beginner introduction to the features of the Chrome Debugger....

GPU Debugging with VS 11

The Moth, September 21, 2011
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With VS 11 Developer Preview we have invested tremendously in parallel debugging for both CPU (managed and native) and GPU debugging. I'll be doing a whole bunch of blog posts on those topics, and in ...

Debugger Canvas on DevLabs

Somasegars WebLog, June 14, 2011
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Today, we’re releasing Debugger Canvas on DevLabs. Debugger Canvas is a new user experience for stepping through code in the debugger in Visual Studio Ultimate. It displays the code of each of t...

How to programmatically launch Debugger in a remote machine

C# Frequently Asked Questions, March 28, 2011
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This blog post explains how to kick off a debugger in a remote machine, programmatically. We are going to use WMI interfaces to achieve this. Use WMI, to start the debuggee process and attach a regist...

Writing Windows Debugger - Part 2

The Code Project Latest Articles, December 26, 2010
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Let's enhance our Debugger!...

Anatomy of a serialization killer

Simple Talk, December 19, 2010
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As I had mentioned last month, I have been working on a project to create an easy-to-use managed debugger. It's still an internal tool that we use at Red Gate as part of product support to analyze app...

ExpandoObject Explained In Tests (Except For One Mystery)

K. Scott Allen, November 8, 2010
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The following tests all pass for .NET 4.0s ExpandoObject. private dynamic expando = new ExpandoObject(); [Test] public void Can_Add_A_Member() { var expected = "Scott"; expand...

Debugging Tips with Visual Studio 2010

ScottGus Blog, August 19, 2010
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This is the twenty-sixth in a series of blog posts Im doing on the VS 2010 and .NET 4 release. Todays blog post covers some useful debugging tips that you can use with Visual Studio.  My fr...

Debugging Multi-threaded Applications: Some Tidbits

Rico Marianis Performance Tidbits, June 4, 2010
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I was lamenting that we haven't really done terribly much to make multi-threaded debugging easier in say the last decade and I was fortunate enough to be able to have a conversation with Brain Crawfor...

VS 2010 Debugger Improvements (BreakPoints, DataTips, Import/Export)

ScottGus Blog, April 21, 2010
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This is the twenty-first in a series of blog posts Im doing on the VS 2010 and .NET 4 release.  Todays blog post covers a few of the nice usability improvements coming with the VS 2010 debugge...

Microsoft Windows HPC Server R2 Beta2

The Moth, April 12, 2010
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Internally and unofficially we refer to this as "HPC Server v3" and its Beta2 became available last week. Read the full story on this blog post from Ryan and this one from Don. There has be...

Investigating .NET Memory Management and Garbage Collection

Simple Talk, March 24, 2010
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Investigating a subtle memory leak can be tricky business, but things are made easier by using The .NET framework's tool SOS (Son of Strike) which is a debugger extension for debugging managed code, ...

Slides and code for MPI Cluster Debugger

The Moth, March 2, 2010
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I've blogged before about the MPI Cluster Debugger in VS2010 that facilitates launching the application on the cluster and attaching the debugger (btw, a shorter version of the screencast I link to th...

Parallel Debugging

The Moth, November 12, 2009
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Using Visual Studio 2010 parallel debugging is easy. Two new debugging windows provide a total view of the internals of your PPL and TPL applications with hints on where to start investigations. These...