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Debugging Applications for Microsoft® .NET and Microsoft Windows®
Author John Robbins (Wintellect Collection)
Pages 848
Disk 1 Companion CD(s)
Level All Levels
Published 03/26/2003
ISBN 9780735615366
Price $59.99
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The definitive guide to finding and fixing bugs in applications for Microsoft .NET and Windows

You get huge development advantages with Microsoft Visual Studio® .NET 2003—but you need a new bag of debugging tricks to take full advantage of them in today’s .NET and Win32® development worlds. Learn lethally effective, real-world application debugging techniques for .NET Framework 1.1 and Windows with this fully updated programming guide. Debugging expert John Robbins expands the first edition of his classic debugging book with all-new scenarios and bug-killing tools, tips, and techniques. You’ll see every .NET and Windows debugging scenario here—from XML Web services and Microsoft ASP.NET to Windows services and exceptions. Along with John’s expert guidance, you get more than 6 MB of his battle-tested source code—for the tools and tactics you need to ship better software faster!

Topics covered include:
• Where bugs come from and how to think about solving them
• Debugging during coding
• Operating system debugging support and how Win32 debuggers work
• Advanced debugger usage and .NET debugging with Visual Studio .NET
• Advanced native code techniques with Visual Studio .NET and WinDBG
• Extending the Visual Studio .NET integrated development environment
• Managed exception monitoring
• Flow tracing and performance
• Finding source and line information with just a crash address
• Crash handlers
• Debugging Windows services and DLLs that load into services
• Multithreaded deadlocks
• Automated testing
• The Debug C run-time library
• A high-performance tracing tool for server applications
• Smoothing the working set
• Appendixes: Reading Dr. Watson log files, plus resources for .NET and Windows developers

CD-ROM features:
• 6+ MB of professional-level source code samples written in Microsoft Visual C++®, Visual C#®, and Visual Basic® .NET
• Debugging Tools for Windows
• Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 SDK
• Windows Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT)

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