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December, 2005

If broken it is, fix it you should


Hi, I’m Tess! I enjoy writing code, debating dev and architecture patterns, designing user interfaces and user experiences, debugging things down to the metal, and playing with tech gadgets. But most of all I enjoy sharing what I learn and inspiring people. Lucky for me that also happens to be my job

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    Why do I get weird function names on my stack? (a discussion on symbols)

    Symbols can contain information about global variables, local variables, function names, parameters, structures and source line numbers. There are 3 types of symbols, export symbols, pdb symbols (public symbols) and private pdb symbols (private symbols...
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    Associate windbg with .dmp files

    If you get tired of starting the debugger, loading your dump, setting up your sympath, loading your extensions, etc. etc. here is a nifty way of getting "Debug this dump" on the context menu for .dmp files and get all your favourite commands automatically...
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    Things to ignore when debugging an ASP.NET hang

    When looking at a dump, a lot of the art of debugging (I like to call it an art because it makes me feel more important:)) is knowing what you can ignore so you can get to the goodies. Especially if you are looking at a hang, it’s nice to know what...
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