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    The VS7.X Debugger doesn't work, What can I do?

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    The Visual Studio 2002, Visual Studio 2003 or Visual Studio 2005 Deb ugger doesn’t work. What can I do? By Min Kwan Park( mkpark@microsoft.com / Visual Studio Diagnosis QA team) Introduction During the last several months, I have dealt with...
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    my opion on TDD...

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    Around me, I'm seeing some people who are very deep into TDD. Well, as QA, whenever I heard their mythical belief on TDD, It makes me think why TDD is believed that much. TDD, it sounds like very testing oriented. yes it is. I agree. and it is good...
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    My baby wants to play with my notebook compueter....

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    I have a daughter who is 14 month old now. From few months ago, suddenly she started to play with my notebook computer. so whenever I turn it on, she comes to me and just stare at me with hopeful eyes asking me to put her up on my lap and let her play...
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    Testing System vs Testing component....

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    Recently I got question on myself about how I do balance between System level testing and component level testing. First of all, I may need to notify that I'm QAing on heavily UI involved components which are working with many other components from...
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    New team....

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    About 3 weeks ago, I moved to new team for Dynamic analysis. I'm still QA but this time, I have my own team to lead. I hope that I can lead this team to right direction and can provide great product to customers. ;)
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    Are you looking for the latest edition of "The VS7 Debugger doesn’t work. What can I do?" document?

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    Well, while we are moved to this weblog, the link of my document is just gone from gotdotnet. and I got many mails from people about whether the latest document is. so I moved it on my weblog. it is live!!! whenever there is any new issues from customer...
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    While you do test your program...

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    In most times, while I do dogfood/test VisualStudio 2005, I put them under debugger to monitor several things... - First Chance AV - Unhandled Exception - Userbreaks from System to process under debugger - Appverifier(a tool which is part...
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    Last minute issues...

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    You may read many articles and books about Testing and many of them said that the earlier you find issues, the better overall. Is that really true? well, based on my experience, Yes, it is true. However it is always possible for all issues? No it is...
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    Looking for VS Beta1 debugger issues?

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    Probably, many of my co-workers are adding these kind of information into their blogs. but I decided to make my own list again. so if you want to see, check “ Known debugger issues in VS8 Beta1 ” article.
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    My habits from my job...

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    After being QA, I got some habits in my normal life... :) - Alway, don't believe anything until I see and test it.: Well, it may not be from my job. but I got more tendency not to believe anything at the beginning. - Try to get repro steps even...
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    No title.....

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    Well, My first computer experience was from my 5th grade in elementary school(I attended to school in South Korea. so the school system may not be same like US. anyway, I was 11year old.). it was MSX(from japan) with GS-Basic and AppleII(I guess). those...
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    What is your favorite feature from VS debugger?

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    I was always wondering which feature is your favorite feature and why? could you add your comment? :)
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    We are building city than just a building...

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    Few weeks ago, I got some time to think about how we should approach to our S/W design/test engineering. IMHO, in many cases, we end up like building construction. I think that it is making sense to see an application as a building which has many internal...
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    My new posting in Korean...

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    One of MVPs in South Korea has a very interesting web site about debugging. and he generously lets me write somethings in Korean on his site. the site name is http://www.debuglab.com . if you can read in Korean, come over there and check out. :)
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    Remove OLE Exception filer

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    Sometimes, we are seeing random hangs or crashes with our testing product. well when we actually look into the post issue state, in many cases it is not easy to understand what causes the problem. One of the reasons not to see the cause is because...
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    Why QA need to read source code...

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    Many cases, QAs are working based on test plan which is generated based on - Spec of feature - User scenarios - Feedback from Dev/PM - Previous experiences - Etc... However we oftenly miss the apect of understanding the feature at the...
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    Catch your elusive bugs..

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    Few weeks ago, I did presentationt to my QA team about how they can found elusive bugs faster and easier. I think that this information can be useful information to any one who tests a Windows application. Please feel free to share your opinion on...
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    Known debugger issues with VS8 beta1

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    Hi all, Adding to the my other article, I decided to list up some issuses from Beta1 to help you. I'll add information more and more. :) Side by Side with VS7.x and VS8 Beta1 - Can't start asp.net debugging from VS7.x after installing VS8 Beta1...
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    ILDasm is your good friend...

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    Some times, you get frustrated because your code doesn't work when it calls methods from other people such as framework. also you don't have source code of the methods. so, even with the reference, it is not easy to understand what is wrong. Well then...
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    Test code, Can they be re-used for next version?

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    I have worked on same product about 5 years. and I have shipped three different product cycles and now I'm working on next version. Over this period, whenever we moved over to the new version, one of problem was to convert or rewrite test code. you...
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    Need to debug in both of Native and Managed together, but don't want to use InterOp mode debugging....

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    VS7.x debugger has awesome feature which is known as InterOp, debugging managed and native codes together. it will let you step between different program types. so you can step from Native code to Manage and Manage to Native. also you can see mixed call...
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    Why QA?

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    QA is very important part in other industries. especially for those which produce human safety related products like cars, medical equipment and others... But why in S/W industry QA(Quality Assuring) is less valued in general? Well, in my work place...
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    Join on new team

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    After 10.5 years in DevDiv for Visual Studio (from VS6 to VS2005), I decided to move onto the different world. and now I joined AdCenter team since last Monday. over 2 days, I start feeling the differences between shrink wrapped product and on-line...
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    Welcome to Min's weblog

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    Hi all, My name is Min Kwan Park. and I'm QA person in VC# team. I'm responsible for Debugger features. Well I have been working for Microsoft about 7 years. and still I'm excited with new things here. :) I hope that I can share many things with...
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