Syed Aslam Basha here…..I am a tester on the Information Security Tools team. As such I often find myself needing to test new tools being developed that plug-in to Visual Studio. Most of us have probably done some debugging, but debugging an Add-in in Visual Studio poses some challenges.
This is how I do it:
At this step you should not be getting any errors.
Launch Visual studio, open your project, set break points and run. One more instance of Visual Studio is launched and as you work with this it would stop at break points and you can debug your addin.
See the screen shots attached.
I am of course interested in hearing if you have an easier way to do it!