MSDN Magazine February 2001
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By now, you've certainly heard about the big changes coming in Visual StudioÃÂ® 2005, but when it's time to move your code over it will be the small things that trip you up. In this column, I want to cover two of the many excellent changes that you could easily overlook as you make the move to the new runtime and development tools.
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It's difficult to troubleshoot any application without a trail of clues to follow, and cloud apps are no different. We look at how logging and tracing are enabled for Windows Azure, and how you can use Windows PowerShell to manage diagnostics for a running service.
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In Part 2, the authors cover core OS Event Tracing for Windows (ETW) events as well as present simple scripts to demonstrate a few basic accounting techniques on some of the OS events introduced.
Alex Bendetov, Insung Park
MSDN Magazine October 2009
In the first article of a two-part series, the authors present a high-level overview of the ETW technology and core OS instrumentation.
MSDN Magazine September 2009
Bloated view state can be a real performance bottleneck for your Web app, but it can be difficult to diagnose. John Robbins creates a handy tool that records and reports the view state size for pages in your ASP.NET applications.
MSDN Magazine November 2007
Windows Vista has a new API called Wait Chain Traversal (WCT), which allows you to determine when and why a process is deadlocked. Read on.
MSDN Magazine July 2007
Event Tracing for Windows (ETW) provides general-purpose, high-speed tracing of events raised by both user-mode applications and kernel-mode device drivers. Learn how ETW can improve your development and debugging work.
Dr. Insung Park and Ricky Buch
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This installment of Bugslayer covers the use of ADPlus to create a minidump of your Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 proÃÂ¬cesses on specific exceptions.
MSDN Magazine November 2006
When it comes to catching programming errors, the debugger is a developer's best friend. ASP. NET tracing, however, is a nice complement to the debugger and shouldn't be overlooked. It enables your ASP.
MSDN Magazine June 2006
Visual Studio 2005 brought so many new features to the table that it can seem almost overwhelming. One of the most exciting additions is the new unit testing features found in the Test menu on the main menu bar.
MSDN Magazine March 2006
Those of you who have been reading this old Bugslayer column over the last nine years have branded into your frontal lobe a single word: ASSERT! Anytime you can have the code tell you about a problem instead of having to find it by slaving away with a debugger is a huge timesaver.
MSDN Magazine November 2005
In debugging some large MicrosoftÃÂ® . NET Framework-based ap-plications over the last few months, I've been spending more time looking at mini dumps than at live processes. This is mainly because in those large applications problems surface when the apps are running in production and not on test systems.
MSDN Magazine March 2005
Tracing is important to the success of your ASP. NET applications. When tracing is enabled for an ASP. NET page, a large chunk of runtime information is appended to the page's output for your perusal.
MSDN Magazine September 2004
In the June 2004 installment of the Bugslayer column, I introduced the amazing FxCop, which analyzes your . NET assemblies for errors and problems based on code that violates the . NET Design Guidelines.
MSDN Magazine June 2004