August, 2004

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    Configuring XP SP2 to enable remote debugging for VS 2002/2003

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    Soon we will get the remote debugger KB article fixed, and this blog will be useless. In the mean time… Basic steps to get remote debugging to work after installing XP SP2: Configure DCOM on the Visual Studio computer Configure Windows Firewall on both...
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    Script debugging tips

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    Monica wrote a very nice document for this feature. A few quick highlights: Internet explorer defaults to having script debugging disabled. IE also likes to disable script debugging when you install a new version of IE (example: XP SP2). In IE, go to...
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    Minidumps

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    A couple weeks ago I was talking to a couple developers from other companies. We were talking about the debugger, which is always one of my favorite topics of discussion. They said one thing very surprising – they didn't get how they could look at a minidump...
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    More on diagnosing 'The debugger is not properly installed'

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    It seems that you can no longer make comments on my post -- Diagnosing 'The debugger is not properly installed' . Feal free to leave new comments here.
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    Debugging your unhandled exception filters

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    Sometimes an application will decide that they would like to do something interesting with unhandled exceptions. To do this, you would use SetUnhandledExceptionFilter . Maybe you want to report the exception to some web service (example: Windows Error...
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    Breakpoints in client side script of .ASPX files

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    If you open up a .ASPX file from your project, you won't be able to hit breakpoints in the client side script code, like you could for the server side ASP.NET code. The basic problem is that Internet explorer gets a very different view of this file then...
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    How script debugging works

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    There are a couple of players in client side script debugging: Script host (example: wscript.exe, mshtml.dll or asp.dll). This is the application that wants to run script. The host is responsible for giving the text of documents to the debugger...
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    Client side script debugging

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    Good Monday morning. I hope everyone had a nice weekend. Mine was wonderful because I got to spend it with my wife, which is quite a luxury for me these days. Anyway, today I decided I would talk about client side script debugging. What I mean by client...
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    Debugging automatic manifest files

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    In Whidbey, the Visual C++ libraries team has moved to a model where the various C++ runtime dlls (msvcr80.dll msvcp80.dll atl80.dll etc) are found using Fusion instead of the classic dll resolution that we all know. What this means is that: You...
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