Tag Archives: Debugging

Did you know – “Attach to Process” dialog window now has a “Process Filtering” option in Visual Studio 2017 ?

By | August 7, 2017

During debugging in Visual Studio, attaching to a process is a very common activity, and as a developer, we are all familiar with it. We can attach the Visual Studio debugger to a running process by navigating from Debug > Attach to Process (Ctrl+Alt+P) and then select the specific process from the Attach to Process dialog box.

Simplified Process Attaching – Reattach to Process in Visual Studio 2017

By | July 1, 2017

Attaching to a process during debugging, is one of the very common task. We can attach the Visual Studio debugger to a running process by navigating from Debug >  Attach to Process (Ctrl+Alt+P) and then select specific process from the Attach to Process dialog box. This could be a repetitive process during the development and debugging of your… Read More »

XAML Inspection Toolbar : Inspecting XAML for Live Debugging from the Apps

By | March 18, 2016

Visual Studio 2015 introduced many tools for debugging and diagnostic. We have also seen an another excellent feature for inspecting and debugging XAML UI. This feature enable a great capability for developers to Visualize and modify the XAML UI within a running application and review the dynamic the changes.  The tooling is support for XAML UI debugging is… Read More »

Selecting right version while creating your Universal Windows Platform (UWP) App

By | March 14, 2016

Choosing right version for your Apps is an important aspect for the app development and release for your end users. There are different released version of  operating system, you can choose which one to target or support. By setting up these version, you can ensure which Universal Platform your app would run or even what is the minimum… Read More »

How to enable the PerfTip while debugging in Visual Studio incase you don’t see it?

By | March 10, 2016

Getting the performance information is now in your finger tip and you can inspect this information during debugging itself using the PerfTips feature. Run you application in debug mode, and step through the lines by F10. You should be to able see the time elapsed during the execution of previous statement. This feature is enabled by default. In… Read More »

You can track Out of Scope Objects by assigning an Object ID during debugging in Visual Studio

By | February 17, 2016

“Make Object ID”, you can consider it as an another hidden features of Visual Studio that can give you lot of flexibility during debugging.  When we set “Make Object ID” for an object,  we are informing the Debugger to keep track of that object no matter it’s within scope or out of scope for the current context.  You… Read More »

Did you know– You can Drag-Drop & Copy-Paste code inside Watch Window in Visual Studio?

By | February 15, 2016

Watch Windows is one of most powerful and commonly used debugging tool inside Visual Studio.  This tool is commonly used to explore the objects, values, properties and other aspect during debugging.  To inspect any object, while debugging we generally right click on the code block and select “Add to Watch” to explore or we can also the keyboard… Read More »