Mike Stall's .NET Debugging Blog

Notes on Managed Debugging, ICorDebug, and random .NET stuff

April, 2008

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    The price of complexity

    My house was haunted. One of the lights would randomly go on or off and random times without anybody fiddling the switch. The previous owner of our house had installed fancy dimmer light switches. On a whim, we replaced one of the fancy switches with...
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    Codegen for On Error Resume Next

    VB has a " On Error Resume Next ", which tells each line to swallow exceptions and just keep executing to the next line. It's kind of like a try-catch around every single line. It may be tempting for C++ developers to make fun of VB for this, but this...
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    The waiting game

    Punting on a problem can be good or bad, depending on the situation. Punting is not always retreating or surrendering. Punting is good when the problem will be easier to solve later. For example, maybe you suspect something may happen that will render...
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