Step-back while debugging with IntelliTrace in Visual Studio 2017

By | October 18, 2017

The recent updates of Visual Studio 2017 (version 15.5 Preview) comprise with several sets of new features and improvements. Once of such great enhancement is “step-back” while debugging. Now, you can perform a step-backward and forward while debugging your code with IntelliTrace Debugging. Visual Studio takes snapshots of each breakpoint while debugging and allows us to take a… 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 »

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 »

Enabling Live XAML Debugging in Visual Studio

By | February 5, 2016

Visual Studio 2015 provides lots of tooling supports for debugging and diagnostic. Previously we discussed about PerfTips – Easiest way to get Performance Information and Debugging Lambda Expression in Visual Studio 2015 . Even we also discussed about debugging live XAML.   Couple of days back I received some queries on live xaml debugging where reader asked why he… Read More »

Using Trace points for performing custom action during debugging in Visual Studio

By | January 11, 2016

Trace Point is nothing but a breakpoint with some actions. When Action is added into a breakpoint, Visual Studio would execute them during debugging. You do also have and option to continue the execution without pausing it or pause it. This is quite helpful when you want to inspect values, object without interrupting the debugging. Incase of breakpoint,… Read More »

Back to Basic : Difference between Start Debugging & Start without Debugging in Visual Studio

By | November 23, 2015

In this post we are going to talk about yet another very basic, simple topic but seems confusing among many beginners – ‘Start Debugging  (F5) ’ vs. ‘Start without Debugging (Ctrl + F5)’.  In Visual Studio, we have seen these two menu items one after other under the Debug menu. There are lot of confusion around ‘when to use… Read More »

Debugging Lambda Expression in Visual Studio 2015 – Watch Windows, Immediate Windows and also in DataTips

By | July 27, 2015

Debugging  Lambda expression is one of the coolest feature of Visual Studio 2015 and that’s bring lot of productivity among developers during debugging and release lot of pain. Using lambda expression is pretty often in code, mostly when we writes lots of LINQ statements. Priory to Visual Studio 2015, there was no direct and easy way, where we can… Read More »