Monthly Archives: June 2012

Debugging Multi-threaded applications – Tip 2 of n

Second part of this series on tips for multi-threaded application debugging. This tip is about how to filter out un-related threads and only view threads from your application. This tip is published on codeproject too and could be found here. … Continue reading

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My Article “Debugging Hard to Reproduce Issues” for CodeMagazine

My article titled “Debugging Hard to Reproduce Issues” has been published for Codemagazine for their July/August 2012 Issue. This article covers different scenarios where you may need to generate process dump and what tools is more suitable for a given scenario. Tools … Continue reading

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7 minutes of Terror – Engineering at its best

Just amazing and plain mind boggling. Obviously software has a critical piece in this engineering master class. Just watch and enjoy. Until next, happy debugging.

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Debugging Multi-threaded applications – Tip 1 of n

Debugging multi-threaded applications could be a bit tricky when compared against debugging single-threaded applications. Its always nice to know effective ways of debugging these apps. I will write about some tips on how to take advantage of various tools and techniques so … Continue reading

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Storing your connection string password in SecureString

Hackers always find string data type interesting as described in my article here. SecureString provided some level of protection but it was tricky to use this class in context of building a connection string. As we all know, Connection string … Continue reading

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Visual Studio DataTips – get out of my way

Visual Studio Datatips is a handly tool for inspecting local variables while debugging your code. However, sometimes if your local variable is complex it can take quite a bit of screen space that can hinder your ability to view the code … Continue reading

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Stepping in a specific method while debugging your code

Sometimes you have line of code that has several method calls in same line. If you have to debug a specific method, here is a quick tip into how to step into that specific method without stepping in and out … Continue reading

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